“In 1976, Nanda Devi Unsoeld, the daughter of legendary alpinist Willi Unsoeld, died while climbing the massive Indian peak for which she was named.”
The Safest Place
“In five years Dante McFallo went from White House honoree to dying in a hail of bullets on New Year’s Day.”
Seventy-Two Hours Under the Heat Dome
“A chronicle of a slow-motion climate disaster that became one of Oregon’s deadliest calamities.”
Can We Move Our Forests in Time to Save Them?
“Trees have always migrated to survive. But now they need our help to avoid climate catastrophe.”
‘The Mansion on Emerson Street’
“After more than a year of allowing most homeless camps to remain intact so as not to displace people during the pandemic, cities across the country are now beginning to confront another public health crisis unfolding on their streets.”
‘What’s this guy doing loose in Malheur County?’
He faked an insanity defense, got out, and immediately committed another crime, and this time people are dead. He’s going to plead insanity again.
The Misconception of the Wild
Leo Schwartz finds out what lessons can be learned from the burned-out Oregon backcountry.
When the Climate Change Story Becomes Your Life Story
Moving from bustling, expensive Seattle to tiny Ashland, Oregon seemed like an improvement, until the forest fire season began.
Oregon’s Racist Past
Starting in the mid-19th century, and extending through the mid-20th century, Oregon was arguably the most racist place outside the southern states, possibly even of all the states.
One Consequence of Cannabis Legalization is Market Saturation
Supply side economics is clogging the overstuffed bowl of Oregon’s booming cannabis market, and there are not enough lighters in Oregon to smoke all the product.