A House panel is taking up two proposals that would increase logging in federal forests to raise money for struggling timber counties.
The federal government is recommending that all four aging hydroelectric dams should be removed from the Klamath River in southern Oregon and Northern California to help struggling wild salmon runs, and nearly $1 billion should be spent on environmental restoration.
Anyone who wants to mine gold in Idaho streams with a suction dredge will need to get a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The latest population tally shows an 11 percent decline in the number of wolves roaming Idaho.
Washington state will soon embark on a study of the best ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The research is one provision of a measure Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday. So why are Republicans declaring victory?
Wildlife managers are euthanizing bighorn sheep in central Washington, where a herd has been infected with a disease that causes pneumonia.
An environmental group has stopped an agreement between the timber industry and federal wildlife officials that would have delayed new protections for a threatened seabird.
Several environmental groups say coal that escapes from trains is polluting the water and should be regulated under the Clean Water Act.
The last investor in the proposed coal export terminal for the southern Oregon coast has pulled out of the deal. It's the second time a coastal site for such a development in the Northwest has lost its backers.
An eastern Oregon biofuel plant has announced it’s laying off workers. The news comes three weeks after it began producing ethanol.