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Trump is the new hero in Timber Country

This story originally appeared on OPB/EarthFix. In Riddle, a town of 1,200 people in the southwest corner of Oregon, neighborhoods end where stacks of sprinkler-soaked…

A big bet on oil train safety in Vancouver

This story first appeared on EarthFix. The company behind the oil-by-rail terminal proposed for the Port of Vancouver announced new safety measures Friday. It hopes…

WSU: Hydropower dams contribute to climate change

This story was originally published by OPB/Earthfix. Hydroelectric power may not  be a carbon-free energy source after all. A new study from Washington State University finds…

Climate change threatens coastal archaeological sites

This story is a production of OPB/EarthFix. Photos by Jes Burns.  It’s the kind of foggy day you’d expect at Redwood National Park on the Northern…