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'Incredibly Important Step' Toward Restorative Justice as Tribes, Dem Governors, and Klamath Dam Owner Announce Salmon Restoration Plan

"At its heart, dam removal is about healing and restoration for the river, for the salmon, and for our people," said the Yurok Tribe chair.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·



Can You Afford to Breathe in the Pacific Northwest?

As climate change worsens wildfires each year, unhoused people in Oregon and Washington experience the worst of the smoke.

Taylor Griggs ·


If Report Proven, ACLU Says Federal Agents Tapping Phones of Protesters Would Be 'Outrageous' Constitutional Violation

"We are headed back to the days of J. Edgar Hoover, and fast. Congress needs to find out exactly what's happening," said one civil liberties advocate.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


As the West Goes Up in Flames, Trump Couldn’t Care Less

The president offers unambiguous proof that he couldn’t care less about the public good.

Robert Reich ·



Fires Ravaging US West a 'Bellwether of the Future,' Says Oregon Governor as Half a Million Residents Evacuate

"I wish the 2020 wildfires were an anomaly—but this will not be a one-time event."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Listen Quick, There's a Fire

Our planet, the only home we humans currently know, is quite literally on fire—and, even as I write this, my home and family is in the very frightening middle of it.

Debi Smith ·


Stark New Visualizations Show How Climate Change Is Fueling Worsening Western Wildfires

"We're seeing more wildfires, more acres burned, and longer, more intense fire seasons," says the Union of Concerned Scientists. 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·