FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 3:16 P.M.
A giant among giants and a beacon for countless tourists driving through the Columbia River Gorge is dead.
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016, 3:40 P.M.
Pines, oaks and madrone do better in drought conditions than Douglas firs, but even more drought-tolerant trees like ponderosa pines have lost out in southern Oregon’s competition for water.
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016, 5:57 A.M.
The nation’s top wildfire-fighting official says the 2016 season isn’t expected to be as bad as last year, when a record 15,800 square miles burned nationwide.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
A woman lost in an Arizona forest survived for nine days by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out “help” on the ground with sticks.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 3:28 P.M.
The Hundred-Acre Wood is alive and well and real.
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015, 9:52 A.M.
Burning is now banned on all Washington State owned land.
SUNDAY, OCT. 27, 2013
After plenty of pestering by a precocious 9-year-old, there’s a new grove of freshly planted trees in a north Spokane park. Holly VanVoorhis was 7 when she asked her dad, …
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
Bark beetles have ravaged hundreds of thousands of acres of Colorado’s forests, yet that state has only one large sawmill left to bid on federal timber sales. That’s a problem …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2008
OLYMPIA – Some rural residents, describing noisy off-road-vehicles barreling down country lanes, are trying to head off a new proposal that could usher more of the machines onto city and …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2007
Federal forest managers have begun scrutinizing environmental impacts of Idaho’s plan to manage its 9.3 million acres of roadless national forest, including several tracts in Kootenai County. Should it become …