You have to hand it to the folks at PETA — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. They know how to get their names in the news. Whether it’s trying to assert constitutional rights for killer whales, having movie actresses pose naked for ads slamming the fur industry or even planning a …

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When state wildlife managers moved elk into the Skagit Valley, they took responsibility for them. So did the area Native American tribes, who helped with the effort.

It appears the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may have seen the light. In its preliminary environmental impact statement, the agency has recommended against draining Detroit Lake. The reservoir …

Farmers are closely watching the Trump administration as it negotiates new trade treaties with Asian nations such as China and Japan. But another treaty negotiation closer to home could have a…

New York Congresswoman and socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC to the tabs), along with a group of other Democrats in Congress, last week released the framework for a 10-year plan to fight…

Al Garre’s farm represents the kind of agriculture Portlanders love — a small, family operation bringing fresh vegetables and other edibles to local tables. That makes it all the more interest…

You have to hand it to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. When the legislators rejected plans to cap and tax carbon in his state he decided to do an end run around them and told his Department of Eco…

A federal judge has dismissed a third lawsuit filed by an environmental group to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from shooting barred owls in an experimental attempt to boost numbers o…

The 2018 Farm Bill just passed by both the Senate and House of Representatives takes hemp off the list of controlled substances and legalizes its cultivation as an agricultural commodity.