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From I-90 To North-Central Washington, Bridges And Tunnels Save Animals And Prevent Wrecks

A 12-mile stretch of Highway 97 in north-central Washington outside Omak is one of the state’s most dangerous corridors for wildlife collisions. More than 350 deer are hit each year. New wildlife crossings like those seen over Interstate 90 and Snoqualmie Pass may help. Continue Reading From I-90 To North-Central Washington, Bridges And Tunnels Save Animals And Prevent Wrecks

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The latest variant of the Cubic Ares unmanned reconnaissance drone during flight testing at Pendleton on October 28. CREDIT: CUBIC CORP.

In Eastern Oregon, Pendleton Has Become A Drone-Testing Hub, With Hopes For More

A dream to make rural Pendleton, Oregon into a drone testing mecca is becoming very real. It’s so real, in fact, that the city-owned airport has run out of hangar space to rent to global aerospace companies. Now, the Pendleton airport is seeking millions more in public funding to help expand. Continue Reading In Eastern Oregon, Pendleton Has Become A Drone-Testing Hub, With Hopes For More

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Katherine Barner, Logan Wheeler

Getting To Know Logan Wheeler, A Washington State Veteran And Alum Who Died A Century Ago

Sometimes we grieve for people we’ve never met. Walking through a cemetery, looking at the graves of people who exist to you only as names in stone, it’s easy to wonder at the loss. It’s a shallow grief, not the long-term grief for a friend lost, but the fleeting interjection of some unknowable person into your periphery. Continue Reading Getting To Know Logan Wheeler, A Washington State Veteran And Alum Who Died A Century Ago

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The Chetco Bar Fire remained relatively quiet for its first month before exploding into Oregon's largest wildfire. Courtesy of Chetco Bar Fire incident command team

To Save Money And Resources, Replanting Trees After Wildfires May Not Be Necessary

After wildfire season ends each year, land managers start planning what comes next for the areas that burned. Often, the strategy used to ensure the forests return is to salvage log and then replant. But a recent study suggests that in some areas, it might be just as effective to leave the forest alone. Continue Reading To Save Money And Resources, Replanting Trees After Wildfires May Not Be Necessary

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