Stories tagged: oregon
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
First-year Minnesota coach Lindsay Whalen became the 39th person to play and coach a team that was ranked when her alma mater entered the women’s basketball poll Monday at No. …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, noon
I felt every drop of sweat make its way down my face, neck and back as I stared down the rattlesnake, its beady eyes locked with mine, daring me to …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Oregonians are deciding in the Nov. 6 election whether to repeal the Sanctuary law, even as some other states, such as Vermont, have adopted sanctuary policies and others, like Texas, …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Hundreds of “witches” traded in broomsticks for paddles in Oregon during the last weekend before Halloween.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
A Silverton, Oregon, man said he made a disturbing discovery while driving to work Friday morning: A kitten that was apparently glued to the road, stuck in a busy lane …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Norm and Kathy Daviess stood in the shade of a prison wall topped with coiled razor wire, waiting for three immigrants to come out. It’s become an oddly familiar routine, …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
Oregon officials are proposing a new framework for managing wolves that prey on livestock.
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
“One special seed” and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Spokane’s once-meticulous tracking of recycled materials has gone away under the single-stream system, and the company that sorts it all in a facility on the West Plains declines to make …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Prosecutors in central Oregon have accused the head of the Washington state office for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of touching and exposing himself to an employee over the summer.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Oregon pinot noir is so popular that some winemakers elsewhere are making false links to the state’s viticultural areas for their own wines, and might be breaking the law, experts …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek wants to sit down with Washington lawmakers before the end of the year to further discussions about replacing the Interstate Bridge, a newspaper reported Friday.
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 …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
A body found in the trunk of a car during a traffic stop likely belongs to an 89-year-old woman who has been missing for a week and the driver of …
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.