Sacramento State University students spent some time in the Siskiyou Mountains studying a herd of wild horses that they say could help reduce wildfires. It’s through an internship program in partnership with the nonprofit Wild Horse Fire Brigade that researches ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) LONGVIEW, Wash. (KGW) — It was all smiles and applause in Longview, Washington on Thursday as dozens of state and local officials joined company leaders to break ground on a new food waste processing facility. The facility, which ...

Author: Chris McGinness (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — The Oregon Solar Car Team, a group of teens from four Central Oregon high schools, just did something remarkable. They fundraised for their own solar-powered car and then built it from scratch, ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) EUGENE, Ore. (KGW) — The city of Eugene reversed a controversial policy about natural gas appliances after it faced both local opposition and a federal legal threat. The Eugene City Council, arguing that natural gas is ...

Author: Casey McCabe (KGW) CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) — Pacific gray whale populations are threatened by microplastics in the ocean, according to an Oregon State University study that analyzed the poop of whales feeding off the Oregon coast. The researchers determined ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Environmental advocates delivered more than 45,000 comments Tuesday to two federal agencies considering rules that would protect mature and old-growth forests in the state. The comments are on two proposed rules — one for ...

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – The first Klamath River dam is coming down creating a pathway for the other dams to follow. Copco 2 is one of four dams expected to be removed in the world’s largest dam removal project. This month, ...

TRUCKEE RIVER, Nevada (NBC) – As strange as it sounds, a new “freeway for fish” is actually helping a threatened species recover. It’s a species that, for decades, had disappeared. 120 years ago, Derby Dam was built on the Truckee ...

Author: Grant McOmie (KGW) TILLAMOOK, Ore. (KGW) — John Kallas is a nutritionist, teacher and wild food forager who likes to say that when the tide goes out, his dinner table is set! I recently joined the wild edible pro ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Portland officials plan to announce a new pilot project that would restrict a 16-block area of downtown to only zero-emissions delivery vehicles as part of a $2 million federal grant program. The ...

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