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From NPR's Latino USA: Reservations

Latino USA | Posted 11.24.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

The Yakama Nation is a Native American reservation in Eastern Washington that is home to about 11,000 Yakama people and almost three times as many L...

Wild Wolves: The Old and the New West

Brenda Peterson | Posted 11.16.2015 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Wolves are not only caught in the crossfire between rural ranchers and more urban wildlife advocates; this most misunderstood and maligned animal is also trapped along a cultural fault line between the Old and the New West.

Mary Iverson: Boxes of Rain

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

The box was a universe, a poem, frozen on the boundaries of human experience. -- William Gibson Mary Iverson: Tipsoo Lake, After (2014, oil on canva...

The White Liberal Chamber

Emily Alicia Affolter | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
Emily Alicia Affolter

No white person really wants to talk about how we participate in maintaining the status quo. Our silence keeps racism in place.

20/2 Clarity: Joe Brotherton Dreams of a World Where Everyone has a Voice

Stella Mowen | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact
Stella Mowen

There were twenty-four of us in total. Students of life. We stood in a circle, arm in arm, singing along to the chorus of Kris Orlowski's acoustic song Slide.

Newborn Orca 'Baby Boom' Depends Upon Our Breaching Deadbeat Dams

Brenda Peterson | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green
Brenda Peterson

What can we offer these orca families to commemorate their newborns after three years of heart-breaking losses of their calves? We can finally make good our government promises by tearing down the Snake River dams and help nourish orcas with the Chinook salmon they need to thrive.

Camping Can Be for All Ages

Rebecca Hall | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Rebecca Hall

I love nature, but as I get older, I love my creature comforts. So how can I spent a holiday completely within nature, without getting a bad back sleeping on a bumpy ground?

5 Reasons Why Treehouse Point Is Your Perfect Glampsite

The Outbound Collective | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Grown ups can actually do what they want and you know you still want to realize those dreams. Here's your chance!

New Graphic Novel Tells Capture and Survival Story of Pacific Northwest

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.06.2015 | Books
Kate Kelly

Captive of Friendly Cove tells the true story of young British metalworker, John Rodgers Jewitt, who accepts a job on the American trading ship, Boston, in 1802. What follows is an exciting adventure story about exploration, indigenous people and the clash between white traders and the local people.

Why "Craft Cannabis" is the Future of Marijuana

Adam Stites | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Adam Stites

The marijuana edibles (and drinkables) marketplace in Washington State has been live for more than a year -- and what a tumultuous year it's been! We've seen huge dips and swells in the availability of raw material as producers ride the wave of growing seasons and demand.

Those Dammed Salmon -- Set them Free!

Leda Huta | Posted 09.09.2015 | Green
Leda Huta

The one most important thing that we can do to set them free, free to provide this incredible, abundant resource for us and for the creatures with whom we share this planet, is to take down some dams that no longer serve our communities. And with well over 75,000 dams across America, there are a good number that fall into that category.

After 17 Years of Devotion, Ella Baff Exits Jacob's Pillow

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

But while Baff's physical imprint on the property has been huge, it's her realized vision of Jacob's Pillow as a breeding ground for art that has made the largest impact on dance.

Why We All Need to Learn the Word 'Anthropogenic'

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 07.30.2015 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away.

Assessing the Probability of a Massive Cascadia Earthquake

Paul Runge | Posted 07.24.2015 | Science
Paul Runge

Watching the waves spill onto the beach in Clatsop County, Oregon, it's easy to forget that the nearby houses are doomed. The Pacific waters are frigid blue. The beaches run inland from white sand to tough, salt-sprayed grass. It's too peaceful to envision disaster.

25 Waterfalls Every Nature Lover Should Visit Before They Die

DL Cade | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green
DL Cade

This week, our love of falling water sent us on a quest to find 25 of the most beautiful, most diverse, and most amazing waterfalls on the globe. A list that we think is worthy of the "before you die" classification. A list that every nature lover should add to their bucket list.

How Breast Cancer Helped Me Summit Mt. St. Helens

Molly Lindquist | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Molly Lindquist

At the suggestion of my friend Sam, five of us set out to summit Mt. St. Helens. I never would have attempted this hike pre-cancer, but now, almost four years after my diagnosis, I feel stronger physically and mentally than at any other point in my life.

'Green News Report' - July 9, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.09.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: While we were out: Record settlement in BP's oil disaster in the Gulf o...

'Green News Report' - July 2, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.02.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

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 ...

Lynne Peeples

This Growing 'Green' City May Be Ground Zero In Climate Change Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green

SEATTLE -- "That doesn't even look like a boat. How does it float?" Elizabeth Spence, 8, peered through a chain-link fence at a massive yellow dril...

Standing With Tribal Nations Opposing Coal Exports in the Pacific Northwest

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 05.21.2015 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

I was honored and inspired to stand with nine tribal nations from the Pacific Northwest as they came together in Seattle to sign a declaration urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a permit for North America's largest coal export terminal, the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in the Salish Sea.

Jordan B. Stead on Mobile Photography

Brad Puet | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Brad Puet

I am honored to have many mentors in the field of photography. From mobile photographers, photojournalists, fashion and portraiture, sports...you nam...

Might The Sonics Be the Great American Rock Band?

Steven Rosen | Posted 06.30.2015 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

True, The Beach Boys or R.E.M. or Nirvana are better known and had greater immediate impact, but The Sonics -- in the best American tradition -- turned their weaknesses into strengths and in so doing created an entire new aesthetic for recognizing rock at its best.

Little Fish Win Big Protections From Commercial Fishing

Jenna Ushkowitz | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green
Jenna Ushkowitz

If existing forage fisheries are managed sustainably, with an ecosystem-based approach, these small fish could directly feed millions more people a healthy seafood meal each day, helping to meet some of the world's hunger needs while simultaneously sustaining the oceans.

The Immersive and Minimal Black & White Mountain Landscape Photography of Scott Rinckenberger

DL Cade | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

I spent a solid hour browsing through a single photographer's account on 500px last night. This, for a photo editor who spends all his time looking at...

The Aloha of Kore Ionz

Brad Puet | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Brad Puet

Kore Ionz is an amazing reggae band that is Seattle based with its feet planted in the island reggae scene but always touching many different types of...