Nothing looks stranger than a canoe in the middle of sagebrush country, but we were hunting for Cow Lakes and what we thought would be a great spring bird-watching and paddling adventure in the remote wildlands.
Oregon lawmakers don't appear to be interested in asking voters to create a sales tax or require labels on genetically modified foods. But plenty of other ideas are still very much alive after a key deadline came and went last week.
Drought and demand are pushing the Colorado River beyond its limits — with the needs of more than 40 million people in seven Western states projected to outstrip dwindling supply over the next 50 years, according to an advocacy group's report on...
As Congress readies for a drawn-out immigration debate, an expanding network of Republican fundraisers is pressing for a path to legal status for millions of immigrants living in the United States illegally.
The Snake River across southern Idaho is long and wide and flows through marshlands, sagebrush country, agriculture lands and basalt canyons, offering hundreds of miles for bird-watching in late winter and spring.
The No. 6 University of Oregon softball team (36-6, 13-2) capped a historic weekend against eight-time national champion and No. 17 Arizona (27-16, 4-8) with a five-inning, 9-0 victory Sunday at Howe Field.
With Saturday's 8-0, five-inning victory, the No. 6 University of Oregon softball team (35-6, 12-1) topped No. 17 Arizona (27-16, 4-7) and guaranteed itself of taking its third straight series from the eight-time national champions.