Firefighters in the Pacific Northwest are scrambling to keep up with multiple catastrophic fires in the region that have forced people to flee their homes and trapped firefighters and civilians.
By Gillian Flaccus, Sara Cline, Associated Press
A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.
By Jes Burns, OPB/EarthFix
It’s when, not if, the Pacific Northwest is due for a major seismic disaster; scientists say there’s a 37 percent chance one could strike in the next 50 years. FEMA estimates such an earthquake and resulting tsunami could kill thousands…
By PBS NewsHour
Shellfish made poisonous by toxic algae may bloom into bigger problem…
By Saskia de Melker
Washington's Quileute tribe, thrust into the spotlight by the "Twilight" series,' has been struggling to reclaim land threatened by floods and sea level rise. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the tribe to hear their story.
As part of the Patchwork Nation series examining communities across the U.S., Ray Suarez travels to picturesque Lincoln City, Oregon, where the recession has sapped the local tourism industry.
Special correspondent Hendrick Smith reports on pollution in the Pacific Northwest's salmon streams four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act. Smith's report grew out of research from his recent Frontline project, "Poisoned Waters."…
Rising fuel costs are reaching far into the pockets of tuna fisherman, who are struggling to keep their businesses alive as the price of fuel skyrockets.
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