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In the Pacific Northwest, salmon declines upend a way of life
Every spring and fall, Chinook salmon make their way from the Pacific Ocean into the Klamath River, in northern California. Historically, their black-speckled bodies would swim upstream ...
Northwest cherry harvest smallest in 14 years due to spring snow
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Pacific Northwest cherry crop this year is the smallest in 14 years at least in part because of a spring snowstorm. The smaller-than-usual fruit harvest happened ...
When the Big One Hits Portland, Cargo Bikers Will Save You
and because this is Portland, that disaster will probably be the Big One: the magnitude 9.0-or-so earthquake that has a one-in-three chance of leveling the Pacific Northwest in the next half-century.
90 Day: The Single Life
It’s like TLC knows people are bored of the Happily Ever After concept because they decided to offer a new season of The Single Life simultaneously. So, here we are! Even though we’ll be ...
Smoke from raging Pacific Northwest fires spreads far inland, worsening air quality
In the much more immediate vicinity of the Pacific Northwest blazes, both Seattle and Portland ranked within the top 20 cities worldwide for air pollution levels on Monday, according to the Swiss ...
How will we recognize life elsewhere in the cosmos?
In the search for extraterrestrial life, astrobiologists face a bit of a conundrum: How wide of a net should they cast when searching for life elsewhere in the cosmos? After all, scientists have ...
Brits in Portland react to Queen's death
PORTLAND, Ore. — Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died after 70 years on the throne on Thursday. She was 96 ...
‘Race for the Championship’ Episode 1: What we learned
here’s a quick look back on what he learned in Episode 1. DRIVERS STRUGGLED AT EARLY TESTS WITH THE NEXT GEN CAR: Kyle Larson, Ryan Blaney and others at the preseason test found the car extremel ...
The Working-Class Loggers Who Saved an Old-Growth Forest
Editor’s Note: This essay is excerpted from the forthcoming book Strong Winds and Widow Makers: Workers, Nature, and Environmental Conflict in Pacific ... and life in the rural Northwest.
Western redcedar trees in the Pacific Northwest are struggling
Your browser does not support the audio element. One of the most iconic trees of the Pacific Northwest has been showing signs of distress for years. Western redcedars ...
'House of the Dragon' episode 3: The king — and the show — go hunting for validation
This recap of House of the Dragon's third episode contains spoilers for ... the two-stroke engine of courtly life. Ladies Redwyne and Lannister urge Rhaenyra to get her father to do something ...