A new wolf pack has been confirmed in central Washington. The Wenatchee Pack makes 10 confirmed packs in the state, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. But the pack has run into trouble with ranchers.
A bill headed for the floor of the Idaho House would tap into the interest in hunting wolves to raise money for ranchers who lose livestock to those wolves. A legislative committee approved the measure Tuesday, despite legal concerns.
Baby rabbits are part of the latest chapter in the Columbia River pygmy rabbit success story. This season’s litter has begun exploring a 6.5-acre pen at Sagebrush Flat Wildlife Area.
Western environmental groups say they're alarmed that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a plan to end federal protections for gray wolves in areas where the animals no longer exist.
Year after year many pesticides farmers use expire or become banned. Often these chemicals pile up in barns and storage sheds until farmers can find a safe way to dispose of them.
On Monday, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and Washington Governor Jay Inslee sent a joint letter to the Council on Environmental Quality, President Obama's top environmental advisory group, asking them to consider the impact of coal exports on the climate.
Up to three gallons of radioactive waste per day at Hanford seeps into the desert sand from underground tanks, not far from the Columbia River. That’s prompted Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to tour the remote site along with buses full of officials and media that roll through a sea of sagebrush.
Bills to fund the clean up and prevention of derelict vessels have now been passed in the Washington house and senate, but no permanent sources of funding for large vessel removal have been identified.
Five years ago Washington committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Today, the state is not on track to meet that goal. But the tide may be turning.
The top of a Japanese temple gate may be the latest tsunami debris to wash ashore in Oregon.