Stories tagged: oregon
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Wildfire smoke in southern Oregon is forcing organizations that are dependent on tourist dollars to scramble for other options.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
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
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
A new blaze in a wildfire-plagued area of Oregon nearly tripled in size overnight.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
A new fast-moving fire has forced mandatory evacuations south of The Dalles.
Sun., July 29, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, …
Tue., July 3, 2018
Sixteen gray and humpback whales have been reported stranded off Washington and Oregon since April 3, the largest number in nearly two decades.
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018
Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland, Oregon, between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests.
Mon., June 18, 2018
A dog that was shot twice and left for dead in a rugged area of northeast Oregon has been given a new home.