SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson campaigned for his job in 2008, he made a bold promise: To make Vancouver the greenest city in the world by 2020.
CASCADE LOCKS, Oregon, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
R ebeccah Winnier’s father had a well-worn saying: “Daughter,
when the fish are here, you’ve got to fish them.”
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From the Bullitt Center’s roof, Seattle’s status as the North American crane capital is in full view.
PORTLAND, Oregon, Oct 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
Three years ago, a group of eighth graders came before
Portland's City Council to ask for something unusual: a ban on
new facilities to transport or store fossil fuels in the city.
VANCOUVER, Washington (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a clear day, scientists at the Cascades Volcano Observatory can see the dimpled summit of Mount St. Helens from the rooftop of their base in a suburban office park.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A decades-old U.S. public fund used to purchase land for parks and recreation has dried up after lawmakers failed to meet a deadline to reauthorize its funding.
SAN FRANCISCO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of men decked out in platform boots, jock straps, leather harnesses or simply nothing at all will take to San Francisco's streets on Sunday in celebration of a gay subculture the city has made its own.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ashley Loring Heavyrunner disappeared from the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana in June 2017, one of thousands of indigenous women recorded missing in the United States and Canada in recent decades.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities will have to embrace "agility" to adapt land use to the flexible needs that new technological innovations will require, the World Economic Forum said in a report released on Wednesday.
SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Pearl Jam led 50,000 people in a chant of "Save the Showbox" in a Seattle stadium last month, the rockers confronted a question facing many cities: When do the cultural costs of a property boom become too high?