Seven people have been charged with smuggling bladders from an endangered fish in what authorities said Wednesday may be a growing international practice in which the bladders are sold for up to $20,000 each to be used in a highly desired soup.
One of the directors of an aquarium in Idaho, who also just recently opened up an aquarium here in Oregon, is facing charges for allegedly conspiring to illegally harvest marine animals in Florida and then bring them to Boise.
Computer software millionaire John McAfee, who is on the run from police in Belize, now says he plans on staying in Portland for a few years. KATU's Emily Sinovic took a walk with McAfee on Monday to hear his story.
Students were catching simulated waves on surfboards at the University of Oregon campus during finals week when a group that appeared on the ABC show "Shark Tank" a few moths ago hosted classes at the rec center.
Pacific island nations and environmentalists raised an alarm Sunday over destructive fishing methods and overfishing that they say are threatening bigeye tuna - the fish popular among sushi lovers worldwide.