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Apr 2, 2013 at 11:12 AM
Mary Owen parked a borrowed white SUV among the polished rides of Oregon's ritziest ski resort, hunkered down in the driver's seat and closed her eyes. Before sleep came, she asked God to wake her when he wanted her to climb the mountain.
Mar 30, 2013 at 11:05 AM
A 23-year-old woman who was missing for days on Mount Hood was found alive Saturday, nearly a week after she was last seen.
Mar 29, 2013 at 12:44 PM
Authorities are searching for a hiker on Mount Hood who was last heard from on Sunday and is without her backpack.
Mar 12, 2013 at 11:14 AM
"Go for it and don't give up. It's probably the hardest thing you're going to do, but it just takes a lot of sheer will and discipline."
Feb 19, 2013 at 11:55 AM
As we all know, the Pacific Northwest truly is a beautiful place, and no where is that more evident than when you look at some of the portfolios of the region's great photographers.
Oct 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Can you imagine walking more than 20 miles a day or walking over 2,600 miles? That's the mission of an inspiring young man who's battling a devastating disease.
Sep 22, 2012 at 10:57 AM
The Pole Creek blaze is expected to burn until autumn rains extinguish it, but there's no moisture in the forecast. Only dry thunderstorms and a red flag warning for the coming days.
Sep 18, 2012 at 8:03 PM
Smoke and air quality are major concerns as crews battle the Pole Creek fire near Sisters. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality rated the air quality in Sisters as "hazardous" on Wednesday.
Aug 16, 2012 at 5:13 PM
Eight firefighters rappelled from a helicopter to a recent addition to the Buckhead Complex burning the Cascade crest that has officials advising hikers and campers to steer clear of the area, fire officials said.
Aug 16, 2012 at 10:16 AM
The Butte Fire, which broke out on the Diamond Lake Ranger District on the Umpqua National Forest late Tuesday afternoon near Windigo Butte, is now estimated at 120 acres and is also burning on Deschutes National Forest.
Aug 15, 2012 at 9:27 AM
Two wildfires broke out on the Diamond Lake Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest late Tuesday afternoon near Windigo Butte.
Jul 26, 2012 at 2:28 PM
Unless you live far away from the bright lights of the city, much of the clear nighttime skies are just relegated to the brightest of stars. But "out in the boonies", the pitch-black skies are the perfect canvass for some incredible displays of nature and astronomy.
Apr 6, 2012 at 7:43 AM
Offshore drilling fees are financing the purchase of $41.6 million worth of new national forest lands in 15 states.
Feb 29, 2012 at 8:10 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Joel Starr's idea of a good time is sawing apart felled logs and brush blocking a trail in the forest.

"I like to feel like I've accomplished something," Starr said.

Starr's accomplished quite a lot when...
Feb 29, 2012 at 7:00 AM
The U.S. Forest Service named Joel Starr its national individual volunteer of the year — as well as its individual volunteer of the year on Region 6, which covers Oregon and Washington.