Experts say Lyme disease is carried by deer ticks and transferred to people when an infected tick latches on to a human. They also say you can use preventative measures like tucking your shirt in and pulling your socks over your shoes.
The Bureau of Land Management opened Tyee last month and Susan Creek opened last Friday.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Georgia Pacific are sponsoring a day of fishing at Olalla Reservoir.
Think clear thoughts: the Lyrid meteor shower hits its peak Wednesday night.
A three-alarm fire in a condo building at Oregon's Government Camp ski town is expected to burn for days.
Some of the people on their way into Seattle Wednesday evening got quite the hello from Mother Nature as lightning struck two different jets as they approached Sea-Tac Airport.
With a fatal boating accident occurring in Gold Beach over the weekend, it’s a good time to look at what to do if you're ever caught in rough waters.
A black bear cub burned in a massive Washington state wildfire last year is out of hibernation and is expected to be released into the wild this summer.
Unseasonably warm weather and low snow pack has created early recreational opportunities on the Umpqua National Forest. According to staff at Diamond Lake Resort, 1978 was the last year with weather this warm so early in the spring.
A red-tailed hawk who was found late last year tangled in a Vancouver, Wash. power line received a skin graft treatment for its burns.
Eagle resident Wendy spotted an albino deer in the Boise Foothills Thursday night near Polecat Loop near the top of Collister Road and State Street.
A man shot and killed a cougar Tuesday night that had been attacking sheep on his farm.
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.
Did You Know? The Moon is currently in a Waxing Gibbous phase (when more than 50% is illuminated but not yet a Full Moon). Here's some of the great photos you shared of the moon as seen from your neighborhood.
It's a surprisingly common question we get around here: "What's the difference between 'partly sunny' and 'mostly cloudy'? Isn't it if it's one, it's also the other?"
Oregon's wolf population grew from 64 at the end of 2013 to 77 by the end of 2014, the Oregon Department of Wildlife reports.
A sea turtle that was rescued from frigid Northwest waters and treated at the Oregon Coast Aquarium has caught a ride back to California on a Coast Guard training flight.
A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan, as well as China and Korea.
A sea turtle that was rescued from frigid Northwest waters and treated at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport is catching a ride back to California on a Coast Guard training flight.
It was a bit of a surprise considering there wasn't much solar flare activity but the Northern Lights made a faint appearance over Western Washington Monday night.
The U.S. Forest Service has closed most routes that off-road users have created through vegetated areas of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area but has allowed some informal routes and designated some restricted areas for open riding.
Trip visits to Smith Rock State Park, the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and Crater Lake National Park surged in 2014 due in large part, according to parks officials, to the state's savvy "Seven Wonders of Oregon" media campaign.
Right now no one is good enough to rehabilitate black bears in Oregon, where no rehab centers have the facilities, staff and policies in place to meet the meticulous protocols for ensuring that cubs raised in captivity don't turn into nuisance bears once released.
Wolves in Oregon have hit the threshold for consideration of taking them off the state endangered species list.
A man remains lost at sea after a boat with three people on board capsized off Paradise Point on Sunday afternoon. Two of the 3 made it safely to shore.
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse will re-open for free public tours starting Sunday.