With smoke in the PNW popping up more frequently and sticking around longer, even people who aren't part of 'sensitive' groups are feeling its impacts.
As the state works to protect residents in a changing climate, a new study suggests the solutions should vary by location.
Videos of Mount Rainier 'venting' sent locals into a brief tailspin on social media this week. Here's how to know when to actually worry.
Ransacked by two disasters last year, Whatcom County has partnered with tribes and farmers with a plan to restore the watershed ecosystem.
The federal agency is failing to meet community needs in the wake of major disasters. Climate change isn't helping.
A reporter covering climate adaptation reflects on heat vulnerability in Western Washington.
More than 1,000 Washington residents have received live-saving air conditioning units as the region warms.
With wounds from last year's heat dome still raw, the county assesses its preparedness to keep cool in a warming climate.
A researcher shares tips on surviving a summer heat wave while keeping energy levels low.
Eight years after the deadly Oso slide, researchers are using the LiDAR program to scan landscapes that could be dangerous.
Policymakers and homeowners are scrambling to manage so-called 'wildland-urban interface' to mitigate the threat.
The money quadruples investment in wildfire prevention and complements Washington state's strategy, sources say.
As climate change and extreme weather challenge Puget Sound's emergency services, libraries are increasingly at the front lines of community care.
‘When the earth shakes, your neighbor is going to be your first responder.’
Colorado is preparing to pay search-and-rescue workers. Could Washington be next?
A local citizens group is fighting proposed changes to a ‘temporary permit’ that it fears could allow the waste to be dumped for decades.