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Hungry Humpbacks Spotted Miles Up Columbia River

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weird News

People near the small port town of Astoria, Oregon, were treated to a bizarre sight earlier this week: several humpback whales swimming in the Co...

Maybe It Was the Mistletoe: Huge Settlement in Lawsuit Over Dirty Stormwater Pollution

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

In this story, it was regular citizens and a federal court, not the Ghost of Christmas Future, that gave the County a glimpse of what it means to be on the hook for Clean Water Act fines.


Frank A. Weil | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

We took a few days off to see the world that was the Pacific Northwest 20,000 years ago, and 200 odd years ago. Twenty thousand years ago, the Ice A...

Journey on the Ancestors Highway

Carla Moreno | Posted 11.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Carla Moreno

The Chinook people have inhabited what is now Washington and Oregon for thousands of years. Despite being well-documented in Pacific Northwest history with a present-day vibrant community, they are considered nonexistent.

WATCH: Early Celebration Leads To Last-Second Win

Posted 09.18.2013 | Sports

Here's a reminder to always keep playing until the whistle is blown. Columbia River High School in Vancouver, Wash. was down 24-23 to Skyview on F...

Waterkeepers Washington Celebrate Clean Water Act 40 and D.C. Rally

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, an historic piece of legislation that turned the tide on our polluted waterways and began to hold big polluters accountable for their actions and impacts on the health of our communities.

Did Christopher Scott Wilson Murder His 17-Year-Old Beauty School Classmate?

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 05.20.2012 | Crime

WENATCHEE, Wash. -- Mackenzie Cowell told her beauty school classmates she would be gone for 15 minutes just before she walked to her car and drove of...

Panel Seeks To Reduce Threat Of Sea Lions To Fish

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Wildlife officials have tried shooting them with rubber bullets, chasing them with boats and scaring them with flares. Nothing has worke...

Body Of Man Swept Away By Tsunami Found In Oregon

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 06.12.2011 | Los Angeles

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- The body of a man washed out to sea last month when the tsunami from Japan hit the Northern California coast has been found more ...

Endangerment Near a Nuclear Weapons Site

Robert Alvarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Alvarez

Production at Hanford ended 20 years ago, leaving behind one of the most contaminated zones in the western Hemisphere -- enough liquid waste has been dumped to create a poisonous lake the size of Manhattan Island.

Waterkeeper 10th Anniversary Conference and Gala Event with Bill Clinton and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Kevin George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin George

Our values are changing from profits and competition, to collaboration and community, focused on philanthropic giving for environmental and social responsibility.

Bridge Project Spans Gap Between Business and Green

Green Inc. | Libby Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President-elect Barack Obama's recent promise to make "the single largest new investment in our national infrastructure since the creation of the fede...