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Pacific Northwest Rivers Rebounding From Pandemic

Long before European settlers arrived on the Columbia and Snake rivers, the waterways were important transportation corridors for the native peoples. When the Lewis and Clark expedition traveled down the rivers in canoes, William Clark noted that certain narrows and locations like Celilo Falls attracted “great marts of trade” and exchange.
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Book shines light on refugee families in Pacific Northwest

Seattle writer Karisa Keasey's first book, "When You Can't Go Home: Portraits of Refugees in the Pacific Northwest," describes – in words and original paintings – the hardships refugees can face when leaving their home countries. She focuses on the journeys to America of 10 families from their homes across...
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OneRail Coalition's Canby to step down

The OneRail Coalition yesterday announced executive changes, including the stepping down of longtime Director Anne Canby. Canby has led the coalition since it began in 2009. Deputy Director Devon Barnhart will succeed Canby as director, and Liz Hill will become deputy director. Over the years, Canby used her position to...

Grants aid Paradise Center improvements

The Paradise Center - formerly the Paradise Elementary School - will be receiving $185,720 in grants for two large projects they hope to get completed over the next nine months for capital improvements to the building that houses the main visitor center. The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington,...

PNNL Researchers Recognized by DOE’s Hydrogen Program

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) materials scientist Olga Marina was part of a team recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen Program at the program’s annual merit review June 7–11. Marina was one of six contributors in a team of national laboratory, industry, and academic hydrogen experts, consultants, and...

Kevin Calabro Returns To Trail Blazers TV Crew

Pacific Northwest sportscasting stalwart Kevin Calabro stepped away from the broadcast booth with the Portland Trail Blazers last year due to concerns with Covid-19 and to spend more time with his family. It was announced on Wednesday that Calabro would return to the booth for the 2021-2022 season, replacing Jordan Kent who spent one year in the role.
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New cranes, cross-docks to help handle growing volumes in Pacific Northwest

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) hailed the delivery of four super-post-Panamax cranes to the Port of Seattle as a “significant milestone” in the Terminal 5 modernization project. SSA Marine, the world’s largest privately held marine terminal operator, is the owner and future operator of the ZPMC-built cranes, each standing 316...
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Blood supply in Pacific Northwest hits lowest level since start of pandemic

EUGENE, Ore. - Bloodworks Northwest says the supply of Type O blood has dropped to its lowest level since the pandemic began. "Bloodworks is 900 units below operational levels for Type O red cells, having a significant impact on local hospitals," the local blood bank said. "We have over 1,800 appointments open in the next two weeks and need them heavily filled by Type O donors." | MAKE AN APPOINTMENT NOW.

Tips for chasing coastal cutthroats in the Pacific Northwest

Coastal cutthroat trout from a stream near Ketchikan, Alaska. Chris Hunt photo. The coastal cutthroat trout is a fish of many names: sea-run cutthroat, blue-back, harvest, among others. Regardless of the name, most Pacific Northwest anglers agree the coastal cutthroat is a fantastic gamefish for anglers of all ages. Often the top predator in rivers and streams, the coastal cutthroat’s eagerness to bite and acrobatic displays when hooked all make it a highly sought-after catch.
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These Pacific Northwest Cities Are Among The Best For Staycations

It's summer time, which means it's prime time for vacations. While it's also fun to travel to other cities, states and even countries, sometimes there's nothing like home. And depending on where you live, you can get just as much fun out your hometown or nearby city. Not only do you have to worry about travel expenses, but you can sit right at home and figure out your next destinations or discover something new about where you live.