The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Alaska and the Pacific Northwest are on fire; Warming oceans linked to more shark attacks in North Carolina; China and Brazil formally commit to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions; PLUS: Fracking companies can now be sued for causing earthquakes... Show More Summary
Whale watching season in the Pacific Northwest is in full swing! (Your best chance of seeing whales is from April to September.) If you find yourself in British Columbia this summer, keep an eye out for fins.
Businesses using the Columbia River have invested hundreds of millions of dollars since a 2010 project to deepen the 110-mile lower navigation channel from 40 feet to 43 feet, according to a study by the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association and the Port of Portland. For full story click here.
By Kelly Clay Just a few short years ago, Brenthaven was a local manufacturer providing backpacks to the explorers and adventurers of the Pacific Northwest. Today, the Seattle-based maker of luggage and electronics cases is an international corporation designing innovative products for the digital lifestyle. Like many growing businesses, Brenthaven's path to [...]
The mercury was rising fast over the weekend in the Pacific Northwest. Record heat in the Northwest corner of the United States is causing fires and temperatures to hit 111 degrees Fahrenheit during the first full week of summer. Temperatures...Show More Summary
If you were to walk along the terrain near the small town of Selah, Washington, you would see a hilly, desert-like landscape, reflecting the dry climate that is characteristic of the eastern half of this Pacific Northwest state; however,...Show More Summary
WE WILL RIDE ETERNAL, SHINY AND CHROME! VALHALLAAAAAA! Dervin Witmer/Shutterstock What would happen to the Pacific Northwest if Congress lifts the nation's 40-year-old crude oil export ban? According to the Sightline Institute, a local...Show More Summary
Ms. Körbes, who retired last year as a principal dancer at the Pacific Northwest Ballet, will become the associate artistic director in Los Angeles.
Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) was required to be accompanied by crew-members who wore brightly-colored vests while in the forests of the Pacific Northwest filming scenes set on Endor, so as not to be mistaken for Bigfoot and shot.
The Pacific Northwest is best characterized by its epic landscapes of foggy mountains, pine trees, and serene bodies of water. This Snoqualmie Pass shoot designed by Wild Spirit Events and photographed by Marcela Garcia Pulida depicts romantic wedding style that is just as visually stunning as the incredible views in the backdrop. Show More Summary
Photo by Gabriel Bienczycki, Zebra Visual The Gothard Sisters, three sisters who are "multi-instrumentalist Celtic-influenced folk musicians, songwriters, and performers from the Pacific Northwest, USA," have a new CD out this week, Mountain Rose (released Tuesday, June 23, 2015). Show More Summary
The 2015 U.S. Open was one of the most unique in the 115-year history of the championship and it concluded with one of its most memorable finishes. Here are a few observations and notes from the week in the Pacific Northwest. 1. The future arrives. Show More Summary
The great 2015 drought, which is really just a subcategory of the Great Forever Drought of the American West, extends clear through the theoretical rainforests of the Pacific Northwest. The southwestern US drought map looks like someone...Show More Summary
Capping off what was a memorable week in the Pacific Northwest, Sunday’s final round of the 115th U.S. Open Championship reached its crescendo at the 18th and final hole.
WHAT A STRANGE U.S. OPEN. And I'm not talking about Curtis. Jordan Spieth has two majors.(Image courtesy of AT&T) This one, the 115th, had some firsts. The first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest. The first U.S. Open broadcast by FOX Sports. Show More Summary
Welcome to the Pacific Northwest: Where You Can Be A Baby For Life.
Pacific Northwest wheat farmers are eyeing an early harvest due to dry conditions. Click here for full story.
The Latest: US Open in first foray to Washington nearly 2 decades after PGA Championship
The stage is set for a fantastic finish at the U.S. Open. Here are 5 things to expect Sunday in the Pacific Northwest. UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- We started this U.S. Open week with a wide open field on an unpredictable new course in a region that never hosts major championships. Show More Summary
Scientists have cracked the genome of a man who died in the Pacific Northwest 8500 years ago—and his descendants still live nearby.