Tag: Pacific Ocean

Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US

With nearly two-thirds of the United States abnormally dry or worse, the government’s spring forecast offers little hope for relief, especially in the West...

With ‘big one’ coming, quake alert system launches in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — People in Oregon will be better prepared for earthquakes — particularly important in the Pacific Northwest because experts say “the big...