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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.
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 14, 2013 at 6:00 AM

VALE, Ore. (AP) — Green has returned to the landscape in far southeastern Oregon, where the Long Draw fire burned across nearly 900 square miles of grass and sagebrush territory in July, killing livestock and damaging the prospects of ranchers...
Jan 8, 2013 at 7:01 AM
Five U.S. citizens are among seven people killed in the crash of a U.S.-owned cargo helicopter in the Peruvian jungle.
Dec 28, 2012 at 11:41 AM
2012 will likely go down as the warmest year on record for the lower 48 states, but it may be remembered just as much for its extreme events – and Oregon was no exception.
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 22, 2012 at 10:03 AM
The last building block of the Obama administration's strategy unveiled Wednesday to keep the northern spotted owl from extinction nearly doubles the amount of Northwest national forest land dedicated to protecting the bird by the Bush administration four years ago.
Nov 15, 2012 at 1:33 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Bigfoot is no stranger to the Pacific Northwest: about a third of reported sasquatch sightings happen in Oregon and Washington.

The legend - or search - has gained new popularity from "Finding Bigfoot" on Animal...
Nov 14, 2012 at 2:12 PM
"It won't take long, a few years tops," Portland native and bigfoot hunter Cliff Barackman told a Springfield High School club. "These things are real, and soon everyone is going to know about it."
Nov 6, 2012 at 3:51 PM
Fire investigators in Deschutes County said lighting caused a wildfire that burned over 40 square miles of the Deschutes National Forest in September.
Oct 24, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Stars sparkle like jewels in the night sky over the Oregon desert, the vast southeastern landscape that makes up a quarter of the state.
Oct 17, 2012 at 10:52 AM
There's no room in the county jail for burglars and thieves. And the sheriff's department in a vast, rural corner of southwest Oregon has been reduced by budget cuts to three deputies on patrol eight hours a day, five days a week.
Oct 6, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Forecasters predict that the winds of nearly 20 miles an hour, combined with low humidity, could cause any fire started in the area to rapidly spread out of control. The Oregon Department of Forestry issued a stop to all outdoor burning because of...
Oct 3, 2012 at 4:52 PM
Faced with near-record dry conditions and weather ideal for fanning wildfires, public land managers canceled prescribed burns planned for the Fern Ridge area this week.