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Fast-Spreading Oregon Wildfire Threatens Hundreds Of Homes

Reuters | Courtney Sherwood | Posted 08.08.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug 8 (Reuters) - A fast-spreading wildfire threatened 740 dwellings in northern Oregon on Friday after destroying a home and five o...

This Hidden Waterfalls Is Totally Gorgeous

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel

It takes some effort to see Oneonta Falls, but it's totally worth it. Tucked away in Oregon's Oneonta Gorge (a slot canyon in the Columbia River G...

DAMS TO THE LEFT, DAMS TO THE RIGHT?

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...

PHOTOS: Portland Or Portlandia

Global Yodel | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

There's more to Portland than bike valets and artisan knot shops.

PHOTOS: Day Trips Put Cities In Context

Global Yodel | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.

Cycling the Columbia River Gorge

Chuck Kellen | Posted 10.13.2012 | Green
Chuck Kellen

Being a part of helping these children smile and learn about something so important to our communities, trees, was the most fitting end to our journey.

EPA Protects West Coast Ports Besieged by Coal

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

It's amazing what a determined group of people can do, even in the face of the combined forces of coal, railway, and shipping industries. I sure hope they succeed.

Controversy Surrounds Plans For Wind Farm

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire on Monday approved plans for a wind farm on the north side of the Columbia River Gorge over the ...

PHOTOS: 5 Unforgettable Fall Foliage Drives

Shermans Travel | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

We've rounded up five top drives for taking in fall's fiery red, orange, and yellow palette -- and only one of these excursions is located in the Northeast.

Northwest Power Surplus May Halt Wind Energy

AP | By TIM FOUGHT | Posted 07.14.2011 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The manager of most of the electricity in the Pacific Northwest is running such a surplus of power from hydroelectric dams that it p...

Fall Leaves: 10 Places For Vibrant Foliage

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the autumn season in full swing, this means we'll be seeing leaves change color and carpet the ground. Check out the best places from the around...