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ILWACO — Tuna landings are still trickling into local ports, capping what has been a calamitous season for commercial albacore fishermen across the Pacific Northwest. With only weeks remaining…

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NORTHWEST COAST — The National Science Foundation has funded a multi-institutional team led by Oregon State University and the University of Washington to work on increasing resiliency among P…

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The Washington Supreme Court will hear arguments Sept. 28 on whether an $18 million fine against food companies for illegal campaign activities was a politically motivated assault on political speech.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) and Kurt Schrader (OR-05) on July 14 announced that a joint Community Project Funding request they supported to protect endangered s…

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When the recent heat wave broiled the Northwest, some meteorologists started to question the validity of historical climate comparisons, as our past is increasingly disconnected from our prese…

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ASTORIA — In 1943, in the midst of World War II, Navy ships and amphibious seaplanes moored in a sheltered harbor east of Astoria, then known as Naval Air Station Tongue Point.

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Biden administration has halted its predecessor’s decision to sell the federal archives building in Seattle, following months of opposition from people across the Pacific No…

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An ongoing La Nina enhances chances that late winter and early spring in Washington will be cool and wet, the federal Climate Prediction Center forecasted Thursday.

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PACIFIC OCEAN — By now, just about everyone has heard of “the Blob” — a mass of warmer seawater blamed for steadily declining salmon and steelhead populations along the West Coast, along with …

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COLUMBIA RIVER — A new federal rule gives states and tribes greater flexibility to kill double-crested cormorants to help migrating salmon.

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A La Nina has formed and is expected to make winter in Washington and the Idaho panhandle wetter and colder than average, the federal Climate Prediction Center said Thursday.

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CANNON BEACH — After what the city called one of the worst years for July 4 fireworks, the City Council unanimously voted Sept. 1 to ban all fireworks.

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PACIFIC COUNTY — What happens in the minutes and hours after the Cascadia Subduction Zone ruptures along the state’s outer coast is shown in alarming new simulations released Aug. 26 by geolog…

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Odds increasingly favor a La Nina weather pattern taking hold by fall, upping the chances for a cold and wet Northwest winter, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center says.

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SOUTH BEND — Preparations are in full swing for Cascadia Rising 2022. Pacific County Emergency Management Agency Director Scott McDougall is one of many emergency management directors amping u…

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PORTLAND — NOAA Fisheries has released a draft plan for public comment to remove and kill as many as 416 California and Steller sea lions each year in a 180 mile stretch of the Columbia River …

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A Washington State University agricultural weather service is reorganizing staff and expanding weather stations following a vacanies in staffing.

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WALDPORT, Ore. — A 20-foot juvenile humpback whale washed shore north of the Alsea River near Waldport on Wednesday, Aug. 14, and remains beached Thursday morning.

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Washington's drought retreated slightly over the previous week, the U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday, and federal climatologists said they're less confident fall will be warmer than average.

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WASHINGTON COAST — A whale expert is reporting a rare sighting of blue whales off the Washington coast. The largest animals on the planet have also been sighted in unusual numbers offshore of …