Guest Opinion: Does the public want to protect salmon-producing rivers? The answer will be a big factor for policy-makers.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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With the assist of a friendly Conservative government in Canada, Big Energy wins a skirmish. How will it affect the larger battle over coal and oil exports?READ MORE 32 COMMENTS
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
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a pact with other governors and the head of the B.C. government. But where does that leave his own climate task force?READ MORE 12 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
International interest in the Eastside real-estate market may pose the potential for zombie neighborhoods, already a worry in Vancouver. But trading ideas about the shape of urban life is a rich part of our history.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
Mastros' jewelry: not gaudy enough. Student loans to skyrocket. Bike to Work day.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
The new owner of The Herald and Seattle Weekly is point man for a controversial refinery at Kitimat, B.C, tapping Alberta oil sands. David Black makes his case, and talks about his Seattle publishing plans.READ MORE 14 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
The Obama administration gets the value of tourism for job creation. All the neighboring states do. Washington is trying to build momentum without state support.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
There's all that oil from Alberta's tar sands, and coal in Wyoming and Montana. All of it is yearning to burn free, but not for free, in Asia, or wherever else top dollar will be paid.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
A 100-acre urban farm near the Vancouver airport is making a difference in how people think about their food.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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
The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Fifth farm in B.C. under quarantine for avian flu
Authorities say it won't be surprising if they have to quarantine more farms and destroy more birds than the 140,000 are already slated for euthanization.
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