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With new shipments of oil running through Washington and British Columbia's waters, volunteers hope to get a handle on where any spill might flow.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Guest Opinion: Environmental campaigner David Ellis writes about a foray into south central British Columbia to look at a pipeline in south central British Columbia where the Canadian government would like to send Alberta oil on its way to the Pacific.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The city councilwoman explains her favorite historical scuffle, which may or may not have revolved around a pig.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Commentary: I narrowly escaped the collapse of the I-5 Skagit bridge. What did God have to do with it?READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
Mastros' jewelry: not gaudy enough. Student loans to skyrocket. Bike to Work day.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
The transformation of the Eastside by foreign immigrants creates an opportunity for a new discussion about the ambitions of a booming city.READ MORE 18 COMMENTS
Canadian firm Teck Cominco used the Columbia River as a hazardous waste dump for about 60 years. What will it cost them?READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Envelope, please: Politicians played heavy hands in the destruction of history across the Northwest, particularly in Seattle and Washington state, during 2012.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
The Coho sails between Port Angeles and Victoria, BC any time of year. Plus, it's easy on your wallet.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
We're rapidly being colonized by the culture and landscape of British Columbia. What's that all a-boot, eh?READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
Canada's western provinces used to be a sleepy extension of our own agricultural inland. Now a boom has Canada looking for faster ways to bring in skilled immigrants to help with all the work.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A 100-acre urban farm near the Vancouver airport is making a difference in how people think about their food.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A Canadian naval vessel had engaged in sonar training just days before a female orca, who might have bred and helped with L pod's recovery, washed up on the coast.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Radical U.S. environmentalists are out to get Canada! And seize the energy, oil, and wood businesses for the U.S.! Or, so a hypocritical government says.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
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