Stories tagged: oregon
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 6:13 p.m.
A judge in Oregon has halted a double murder trial for a man charged with kidnapping and killing his ex-wife after ruling that the defendant is mentally unfit to stand …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon officials moved Tuesday to use Facebook to bolster participation by reminding as many as hundreds of thousands …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Canada and the U.S. states of Alaska, Oregon and Washington would all reduce their catch of fragile salmon species under the terms of an updated international agreement that, if approved, …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says a dead hiker was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first verified fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
A roaring wildfire that has shut down a stretch of a major interstate in a rural area near the California-Oregon border has nearly doubled in size overnight.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Responding to poor steelhead numbers, Idaho, Washington and Oregon have slashed daily bag limits on the Snake River and its tributaries.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Construction of the Boardman to Hemingway (B2H) electric transmission line might do what Father Time’s corrosive hand has not – destroy the last remaining remnants of the Oregon Trail in …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
Standing at the bow of a little rowboat and chatting with my two companions, I realize I’m not just fly-fishing Oregon’s famed McKenzie River, I’m also a student in a …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
The only Oregon hospital to offer heart transplants abruptly shut down its program Friday, leaving nearly two dozen patients on its waitlist to seek out-of-state treatment and hundreds of others …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
An animal welfare officer in Oregon is getting attention after her body-worn camera captured her rescuing a baby deer.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Gonzaga has essentially adhered to a tournament rotation schedule for more than a decade, often visiting the top holiday basketball events once every four years. That rotation will continue in …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
An Oregon hunter who fell out of his tree stand and got tangled in his safety harness has been rescued after hanging upside-down for two days about 30 feet from …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Alarmed by as much as $20 million in lost tourism revenue in July due to visitors’ fear of wildfires, California’s state tourism agency said Thursday it is teaming up with …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A collision in rural Oregon that killed eight people happened when the driver of one SUV crossed the centerline and crashed into another SUV carrying seven people.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Wildfire smoke in southern Oregon is forcing organizations that are dependent on tourist dollars to scramble for other options.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Portland police are accused of being heavy-handed and reportedly causing some injuries against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
A new blaze in a wildfire-plagued area of Oregon nearly tripled in size overnight.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
A new fast-moving fire has forced mandatory evacuations south of The Dalles.
Sun., July 29, 2018, noon
Portland’s the kind of city where you can learn to bike-commute without fear, where bookstores rule and indie publishing thrives. It’s also the home of the Decemberists, Cheryl Strayed, Chuck …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
A dispute over acts of Congress in 1906 and 1937 has put the Trump administration in court – and into the unusual position of supporting a proclamation by former President …
Mon., July 23, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
A little girl who lost her beloved stuffed lion on a hike in the Oregon backcountry was reunited with her favorite toy over the weekend after a community effort to …
Sun., July 22, 2018
Nestled deep in central Oregon cattle country, about 15 miles off U.S. Route 97, a small town has once again captured public interest. In the 1980s, Antelope was infamous for …
UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Federal officials plan to put in more fuel breaks along roadways as part of a plan to stop wildfires in southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon.
Sat., July 14, 2018, 1:47 p.m.
Members of the Warm Springs Hotshots were getting ready to head home when the radio buzzed – a wildfire had started – and the elite crew launched into motion to …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. – in Bend. Oregon.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 12:25 p.m.
How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state’s program concede that they simply don’t know because of lax reporting by producers and a …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
The agency overseeing Oregon’s legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating opportunities for weed …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa on the Warm Springs Reservation will close Sept. 5, and all 146 employees will lose their jobs, according to a notice to the state of Oregon.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California’s border with Oregon killed one person and destroyed at least a dozen buildings as it burned largely out of control, …