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Apr 29, 2013 at 12:38 PM
A $1,500 reward is being offered, after the South Umpqua Falls Campground was hit by vandalism.  The campground has been closed while repairs are made.
Apr 6, 2013 at 8:44 AM
By Tuesday, the cabin burglar's life on the lam came to an end, done in by an educated guess by searchers who had grown to know his tendencies, the tracks he left with his snowshoes and the sounds of him chopping wood outside a cabin near a mountain reservoir.
Apr 4, 2013 at 7:52 AM
Sticky-fingered thieves are stealing the sap right out of Maine's maple trees.
Apr 2, 2013 at 5:00 AM
For the first time, federal biologists are assessing whether illegal marijuana gardens in the back woods of the West could threaten the extinction of a wild animal.
Apr 1, 2013 at 10:16 AM
A 17-year-old Milwaukie boy died and six other teenagers were injured in an SUV crash on a forest service road near Estacada Saturday night.
Mar 18, 2013 at 12:11 PM
A man who led authorities on a 25-mile chase through Marion County that ended with his capture in cave near the top of a 5,000-foot mountain had just been released from prison before his theft-spree on Friday afternoon, Marion County sheriff’s deputies said.
Mar 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM
After coming in $400 million over budget following last year's busy fire season, the Forest Service is altering its approach and may let more fires burn instead of attacking every one.
Mar 3, 2013 at 10:06 AM
Researchers are putting the spotlight on reclusive creatures in the Inland Northwest, ranging from slugs and frogs to lynx and wolverines.
Feb 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM
As exploding targets become more popular they are more often linked to wildfires. The devices have been blamed for starting at least two dozen fires across the West last summer.
Feb 7, 2013 at 3:24 PM
Big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns in a report released Tuesday.
Feb 4, 2013 at 12:47 PM
Two Oregon employees of a helicopter company accused of causing an accident that killed 9 people in 2008 by falsifying aircraft records could face prison if found guilty of federal criminal charges brought against them by a grand jury indictment.
Jan 3, 2013 at 7:05 AM
A track found in the northwest corner of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest is the latest evidence biologists have of wolverines in Oregon.
Dec 28, 2012 at 9:51 AM
The 4-month-old bear nicknamed "Boo Boo" was discovered by a fisherman in a tree along the Salmon River in August days after the 312-square-mile Mustang wildfire complex passed through the area.
Dec 24, 2012 at 4:09 PM
A forest supervisor now calls it "human error" that kept his agency from getting a jump on the Pole Creek Fire that turned into the largest of the summer in Central Oregon.
Nov 18, 2012 at 1:47 PM
Over the years riders have carved out a 135-mile web of trails through the vegetated sections of the Oregon Dunes. Now the Forest Service is cracking down on riding in unauthorized areas.