A big, hairy mystery is unfolding in a remote community off the coast of northern Vancouver Island.
A popular hot spring will close in October while crews work to stabilize the hillside behind the top soaking pool, the USDA Forest Service said.
Get ready for a rare double feature this weekend, starring our very own moon.
The State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is still investigating the illegal shooting of a bull elk in the Panther Creek area.
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There's a full list of activities, including everything from a morning paddle to a waterfront cleanup and competitive paddleboard jousting.
Water tests found high E. coli counts in the Umpqua Hot Springs, prompting the USDA Forest Service to issue an emergency closure of the recreational site in the North Umpqua River recreation coordior.
The Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Network responded to two adult harbor seals, one adult Steller sea lion and a 7-foot striped dolphin that were all believed to be close to shore after being attacked.
Three orphaned cougar cubs — with fuzzy, spotted coats, baby-blue eyes and some surprisingly big voices — have briefly taken up residence behind the scenes at the Oregon Zoo’s veterinary medical center.
If you miss Sunday's total eclipse the the supermoon, you won't have another chance to see one until the year 2033.
The U.S. Interior Department says the greater sage grouse does not need federal protections across Oregon and 10 other Western states after some limits were put on energy development and other activities.
As hunting season is underway, the public is reminded that fire season is not over. Campfires must be drowned until cold to the touch.
Razor clamming was scheduled to resume on Oct. 1. Razor clamming along the entire Oregon coast has been closed since May 14.
Two dogs suffered injuries consistent with a wolf attack last month in a part of Oregon with no recent confirmed wolf activity.
"We have between 400-500 participants registered for the race."
The 10 men came from across the United States for what should have been a thrilling Alaska adventure. Instead, their plans were cut short by tragedy.
Prior to this decision, timber revenue from the common school lands funded public schools throughout Oregon.
Crack in the Ground is a volcanic fissure over two miles long and up to 70 feet deep in Lake County Oregon. The length of the fissure can be hiked.
The restrictions apply to all contractors and permit holders working on the Umpqua National Forest, including those with permits to cut personal-use firewood.
Drinking the water can be deadly to animals and to young children, but she says dogs are the most at risk; there have been several dog deaths from drinking the toxic water.
Fort Rock towers hundreds of feet above a flat plain, the remnant of a volcanic eruption that sent magma shooting up through the muddy bottom of what was once a lake.
It's also a year-round state park.
It's also a year-round state park.
There's no entry fee and the event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Two 75-year-old raceways for winter steelhead brood stock were reconstructed and now there are four.
For example, from now on the trout opener will consistently fall on May 22 instead of the ‘fourth weekend of May.’
"Really the beginning of Oregon archaeology is this one site," said archaeologist Richard-Patrick Cromwell. "Working this site, for Oregon archaeology, it'd be like excavating one of the pyramids."
"All of the campgrounds surrounding Diamond Lake are now open,” says Lucero Hernandez with Umpqua National Forest. “That includes Thielsen View, Diamond Lake and Broken Arrow campgrounds."
On August 29, Oregon State Troopers from the Roseburg Area Command received a report of an elk shot and left in the Panther Creek area off Highway 42 near the Coos and Douglas County line.