The Legislature's failure to pass a capital budget means the state Department of Natural Resources is short of money to deal with unhealthy forests
Residents in rural north-central Idaho have been told to be ready to evacuate due to a 2-square-mile (5-sq kilometer) wildfire burning in timber in steep terrain about 40 miles east of McCall.
Most of Oregon’s statewide elected officials spoke in support, while commissioners in Jackson, Klamath and Siskiyou counties opposed the 48,000-acre expansion.
Idaho officials have decided to continue buying timberland and farmland to generate revenue for public schools following a financial consultant's review of the state's reinvestment plan
The U.S. Forest Service didn’t violate federal environmental law by removing vegetation along a 20-mile-long, 300-foot-wide firebreak in Washington’s Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, a judge has ruled.
Two timber companies filed a lawsuit earlier this year to block the expansion.
Logger was pronounced dead at the scene in Tillamook.
Cap and trade puts a limit on carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits to release greenhouse gases.
Known on maps as Forest Service Road 23, Bear Camp Road is a one-lane, paved road over the Siskiyou Mountains used by rafters and others.
Firefighters on Monday made progress against wildfires burning across numerous states in the hot, dry West.
That included California, where slightly cooler temperatures and diminishing winds helped firefighters as they battled several wildfires...
Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground.
The fire was one of several burning in hot, dry northern Nevada.
The state’s largest current wildfire has grown to more than 16.5 square miles in the rugged southern Sierra Nevada.