Pacific Northwest

B.C. crab and prawn fishermen dispute Port of Vancouver no-go zones

Fishermen worried port will force them from waters where they've long fished<p>Crab fisherman Stewart McDonald is steaming mad that he may soon be …

Oceans

Mountain glaciers shrinking across the West

Until recently, glaciers in the United States have been measured in two ways: placing stakes in the snow, as federal scientists have done each year …

Mount Rainier

To keep flying, we need to understand who we’re up against in the aerospace business

Contrary to what we might like to tell ourselves around these parts, the Puget Sound region is not the global center of commercial aerospace …

Business (Canada)

Top Wow Spots of Olympic National Park

Old Big Leaf Maple Trees<p>Moss and really-big-tree enthusiasts love Olympic. This photograph was taken at the Fairholm camping grounds. Visit the Hoh …

National Parks

This 5,300-Year-Old Corpse Was Found by Accident

Latest Videos<p>Now Playing This 5,300-Year-Old Corpse Was Found by Accident (3:20) This Brave Student Captured the Mount St. Helens Blast (2:07) What …

15 Stunning Camping and Glamping Instagrams That'll Inspire You to Get Outdoors

As summer finally gives way to fall, now is prime time to get outside and enjoy nature. If you've been thinking about escaping the city or you're …

Camping

Here’s what’s in the Puget Sound regional proposal for Amazon HQ2

Incentives are broken down by 10 sites<p>The deadline for Amazon HQ2 proposals has passed, and the greater Seattle area is in for three: One from the Tacoma area, one from the Tulalip Tribes, and a Seattle-backed regional proposal from King and Snohomish County.<p>That last proposal, while spearheaded by …

Puget Sound

Too much stress? Try yoga with an alpaca

Animals can be great stress relievers. The practice of using domesticated creatures to comfort people has gained mainstream acceptance in recent …

Yoga

Wind, rain warnings issued as another storm approaches B.C.'s South Coast

VANCOUVER - A rainfall warning has been posted for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Greater Victoria, and up to 70 millimetres are expected.<p><b>Get</b> …

Weather

Road Trip Diaries: 7 must-sees on the drive between Portland, Oregon, and Olympic National Park

“Lush” is the first word that comes to mind when you think of the Pacific Northwest. From the moss-draped bigleaf maples of Portland’s Forest Park to …

Olympic National Park

13 earthquake safety steps to follow when the ground starts shaking

Earthquake preparation awareness in BC has increased over the last few years with major earthquakes elsewhere in the world acting as a reminder of …

Earthquakes

Seattle’s Last Umbrella Shop Is Closing

The Pacific Northwest has no use for such things.<p>There’s a popular joke in the Pacific Northwest that goes something like this: “What do you call …

Culture

Report: Rising sea levels could flood 1 in 200 Seattle-area homes by end of century

Statewide, about 27,300 homes could be flooded if sea levels rise six feet, including one-fifth of homes in Grays Harbor County.

Climate Change

Anthony Gismondi: B.C. government liquor monopoly hurts everyone

News this month that liquor agencies are not being paid in a timely manner poses the question why is the government still buying and selling liquor …

Canadian News

‘The Big Dark’: Series Of Storms Stretching From China To U.S. Batters Northwest

NOAA has described the phenomenon as a "river in the sky."<p>A 5,000-mile-long belt of rain is battering the Northwest this week, an “atmospheric river” stretching across the Pacific Ocean from China to British Columbia.<p>The storm system, which some weather officials have described as “The Big Dark,” …

Weather

This Is the World's Most Expensive Cup of Coffee, Says California Roastery

Coffee roaster Mike Perry used to be a chemical engineer, so he appreciates how much science goes into a good cup of coffee. For one, you really need a kitchen scale to measure out the precise proportion of ground beans to water. And the water really has to be added in three parts, in …

Coffee

Celebrating the best of Pacific Northwest Architecture, GRAY Media announces finalists of the inaugural GRAY Awards

The Pacific Northwest has undergone rapid growth over the past decade as newcomers flock, drawn to its booming tech economy, casual atmosphere, and …

Architecture

The World’s Greatest Mountaineers Share the Incredible Stories Behind Their Most Cherished Pieces of Gear

On March 10, 1953, an army of nearly 400 men left Kathmandu, Nepal, and set out to conquer the highest peak on Earth. There were 13 mountaineers from …

Outdoors

B.C. angler lands possible San Juan Islands Atlantic salmon farm escapee on Harrison River

Abbotsford angler Don Temple thought he had hooked into a native coho salmon while fishing the Harrison River on Oct. 8, but was surprised by the …

Canadian News

Cascadia Cup Showdown

Join us for not only the last game of the season, the battle for 1st place in the West, but also the battle to be called the Cascadia Cahampion. This …

Cascadia

Backers of oil terminal pour money into Washington port race

SEATTLE (AP) — Developers of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal that would be the largest in the nation have poured big money into a port commissioner race in Washington state that may shape the project's future.<p>Backers of the Vancouver Energy project have given $370,000 in cash to support Kris …

Business

Triple storm dubbed ‘The Big Dark’ to slam Pacific Northwest

A triple weather whammy dubbed “The Big Dark” is hitting the Pacific Northwest.<p>A dramatic satellite image shows a series of rain and wind storms …

Weather

Where to find the most expensive coffee in the U.S.: Rancho Cucamonga

Want to know what some of the world’s most expensive coffee tastes like?<p>Starting next month, Klatch Coffee customers can pay $55 to sip eight ounces …

Coffee

Perfect Weekend in the San Juan Islands, Washington

From whale watching and kayaking to wine tasting and farming, outdoor activities and amazing vistas abound in this small archipelago north of Seattle.<p>…

Travel

Stormwater pollution in Puget Sound streams killing coho before they can spawn

Coho are killed by pollution as soon as they hit their natal streams in an estimated 40 percent of their range in Puget Sound.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

8 Key Trends in Local Journalism

Local journalism  —  like the wider news media  —  has been massively disrupted by the advent of new digital technologies and behaviors. This has …

Journalism

How did Chris Taylor go from 4A rover to NLCS hero?

Chris Taylor plays baseball like he can't believe his good fortune, and doesn't entirely trust it will last. This is most evident when he is on base, …

Major League Baseball

Colorado Editorial Roundup

The Durango Herald, Oct. 18, on recreation at Lake Nighthorse:<p>On these clear, windless autumn days Lake Nighthorse reflects the sky like a mirror.<p>And …

Business

8 Tracks: Of Pacific Northwest Indie With Ccfx

As far as supergroups go this one is pretty damn hot.

Music

Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victims

NEW YORK: Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different …

MGM Resorts International