ASHLAND, Ore. – Southern Oregon University will receive $2 million in federal funding to support its transition to solar power and energy independence. The federal funding will be used to partially fund the university’s multi-year solar transition, which aims to ...

Author: Tim Gordon (KGW) EUGENE, Ore. (KGW) — Up close, bees are beautiful creatures. There are quite a few varieties of them in the Pacific Northwest but they are in trouble. Their numbers are down. In Oregon, a few types ...

SALEM, Ore. – Monsanto will pay nearly $700 million for allegedly polluting Oregon with “polychlorinated biphenyls,” or “PCBs.” Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s office said PCBs are toxic compounds formerly used in coolants, electrical equipment and hydraulic oils. They were ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) PHILOMATH, Ore. (KGW) — Dan Barnhardt has been raising cattle on his ranch outside of Philomath his whole life. He inherited the ranch in Benton County from his father, who inherited it from his father, who started ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — A group of thirteen Oregon cities and one county have sued Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development, challenging a new set of environmental regulations that the group argues would force them ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving lab-grown chicken the green light. California-based “UPSIDE Foods” will be able to start selling its products once its facilities have been inspected by the Department of Agriculture. The FDA ...

Author: Kale Williams (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — As world leaders continue to meet at the U.N. COP 27 climate conference in Egypt, two members of Oregon’s congressional delegation, who recently returned from the meetings, said this meeting felt different than ...

(NBC) Tuesday marks the UN projection for when the world’s population is expected to hit eight billion people, though officials are careful to note it’s not a precise milestone. Nigeria is among the eight countries that the UN says will ...

Author: Tim Gordon (KGW) CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) — There is so much we still don’t know about our oceans and how they relate to climate. But expeditions to the North Pacific by Oregon State University researchers from the College of ...

Author: Daisy Caballero (KGW) TURNER, Ore. (KGW) — The Weyerhaeuser Turner Nursery, located around 20 miles south of Salem, has been growing Christmas spirit for decades. Inside their massive greenhouses are rows of tiny fir trees that start their lives ...

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