Oregon

One Oregon county has widespread COVID-19 testing. Others aren’t so lucky.
One Oregon county has widespread COVID-19 testing. Others aren’t so lucky.
‘They don’t have a rainy-day fund or bucket of money that’s just waiting for a big crisis.’
‘If I can move, I feel much better’
‘If I can move, I feel much better’
Why staying indoors is so hard right now.
Western states lead the way in vote-by-mail elections
Western states lead the way in vote-by-mail elections
As COVID-19 closes most in-person polling locations, will states be able to scale up in time?
Trains carrying oil raise tough questions in Northwest
Trains carrying oil raise tough questions in Northwest
As crude oil rail shipments increase, residents fear derailments and explosions.
Virus implicated in starfish wasting disease
Virus implicated in starfish wasting disease
A team of scientists have figured out what’s killing West Coast sea stars, but bigger mysteries remain.
Timberland herbicide spraying sickens a community
Timberland herbicide spraying sickens a community
Companies deposit thousands of pounds of herbicides each year on Oregon forests.
Photographs of the Gold Beach community
Photographs of the Gold Beach community
The people affected by this timberland herbicide cocktail.
How the West fared in the midterms
How the West fared in the midterms
Summary: It's mighty red out there.
Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
Utilities experiment on the rural Northwest
Real-time response to demand could radically shift how the grid operates.
Don’t drink the water
Don’t drink the water
Portland’s fluoridation battle shows how tricky it is to integrate science into debates that have as much to do with values as policy.
Hurdles mount for Northwest coal exports
Hurdles mount for Northwest coal exports
How high are the stakes for Western coal producers?
Closure of federal sheep facility would be a victory for grizzlies
Critics see GOP wildfire bill as attack on environmental protections
A once nomadic firefighter decides to stay put
A once nomadic firefighter decides to stay put
The author sees wildfires differently now that she's settled down.
Our reliance on drones to patrol the borders
The Latest: After a long battle, agreement for the Klamath
The Latest: After a long battle, agreement for the Klamath
Tribes, greens, farmers come to consensus; dams may eventually be removed.
Railroads inch toward transparency on oil shipments
ESA changes could help protect sage grouse on private land
Against all odds, wolf OR7 may have found a mate
Adventure travel vs. conservation
Adventure travel vs. conservation
A conversation with outdoor entrepreneur Bill Bryan.
Discovery: Good ol' tallgrass was formed by good ol' bacteria
The gray area: a conversation with artist Renee Couture
The gray area: a conversation with artist Renee Couture
An Oregon artist reinterprets the region's timber wars.
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