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'Green News Report' - July 2, 2015

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

Vancouver: Whale Sightings in BC? There?s An App For That

9 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

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.

Study highlights investments in Columbia River ports. Ag Minute for July 2, 2015

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.

JPMorgan ChaseVoice: How A Local Backpack Shop Became A Global Outfitter For Digital Entrepreneurs

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 [...]

Record Heat: Northwest United States Sees Fires And Triple Digit Temperatures During Heatwave.

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

Wenas Creek: Life in 16,000 B.P.

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

Local Environmental Think Tank Sues Obama Administration Over Records Request Related to Crude Oil Exports

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

Carla Körbes Joins L.A. Dance Project

Ms. Körbes, who retired last year as a principal dancer at the Pacific Northwest Ballet, will become the associate artistic director in Los Angeles.

Bigfoot Protection Required for Chewbacca Actor

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.

Pacific Northwest Wedding Inspiration at Snoqualmie Pass

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

Gothard Sisters' New CD Inspired by "Love of Simple, Timeless, and Transcendent Things"

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

Cheering Dustin Johnson's failure and other observations from a week at the U.S. Open

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

Will El Niño Save the Western US from Wildfire Hell?

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

11.2 Million Viewers Witness Dramatic Conclusion of 115th U.S. Open Championship on FOX

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.

Strange Golf Theater on the Puget Sound

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

Seattle drivers get rewarded for not being jerks

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Northwest wheat growers eye early harvest. Ag Minute For June 22, 2015

Pacific Northwest wheat farmers are eyeing an early harvest due to dry conditions. Click here for full story.

The Latest: Pacific Northwest reveling in second major

The Latest: US Open in first foray to Washington nearly 2 decades after PGA Championship        

Jordan Spieth's Chambers Bay problem and other U.S. Open things to watch on Sunday

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

Kennewick Man's DNA Solves Scientific Controversy

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Scientists have cracked the genome of a man who died in the Pacific Northwest 8500 years ago—and his descendants still live nearby.

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