Ruling Invalidates Key Permits For Kalama Methanol ProjectA state hearings board has invalidated key permits issued to a nearly $2 billion project in Washington state that would convert natural gas to methanol.
Warm Waters Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects For SalmonFederal research surveys this summer caught among the lowest numbers of juvenile coho and Chinook salmon in 20 years, suggesting that many fish did not survive their first months at sea.
Environmental Groups Want More Water In Spokane RiverOfficials for the Ecology Department just received the petition Tuesday and are reviewing it
Pacific Northwest Could Become Hub For Methanol ProductionThe Pacific Northwest could become a major hub for methanol production if three proposed refineries are built along the Columbia River and Puget Sound.
1 Man Discharged, 1 Remains In Hospital After Dam ExplosionOfficials say one man remains in intensive care at a Seattle hospital nearly a month after an electrical explosion at a hydroelectric dam on the Columbia River.
Travel Guide To Portland, OregonTravel guide to the best attractions, overnight accommodations and dining in Portland, Oregon
Owners Seek To Improve The Gorge On concert weekends, the Gorge Amphitheatre becomes the largest community in rural Grant County in central Washington. Now owner Live Nation wants to improve and expand the scenic venue, upsetting residents who are tired of battling the crowds, the drinking and the trespassing that often accompany the concerts.
7-foot Mola Sunfish Washes Ashore Near IlwacoA warm-water fish rarely seen in Washington waters washed ashore last week on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Math Error May Be Cause For $60M Wanapum Dam CrackA team of engineers discovered the mathematical error while examining the original design calculations
Columbia River Dam Repairs Will Cost Estimated $61MEstimated cost could change as the utility continues to investigate the cause of the fracture
Best Summer Backpacking Trips In AmericaWhile it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
Blast Rocks Washington Gas Plant, 5 Workers HurtA large explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant on the Washington-Oregon border Monday, injuring five workers, causing about 400 people to evacuate from nearby farms and homes, and emitting a mushroom cloud of black smoke that was visible for more than a mile.