Five juveniles were swimming on the east side of Woahink Lake when a member of their group went underwater and didn't resurface Thursday around 6 p.m., the sheriff's office said. Divers found a body Friday morning.
The fire, ignited June 11 by lightning, has burned almost 5,000 acres. Managers said the wildfire is 30 percent contained.
What started as a day of training has now become an active search after a 78-year-old woman wandered away from her Port Orford home.
The classes will be Saturdays beginning June 20 and lasting through August 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. near the park band shell stage.
Approximately 100 acres will be carefully burned to improve elk forage and habitat at the popular wildlife viewing area, BLM says.
Federal biologists have embarked on a research expedition to examine the largest toxic algae bloom along the West Coast in more than a decade, an occurrence that has prompted the closure of some shellfish harvests in Washington, Oregon and California.
Kit fox pups play in the desert of southeastern Oregon in new remote camera footage captured by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife scientists.
While it’s common to hear that drowning victims were healthy and good swimmers, Douglas County Fire District No. 2 officials say while the weather is very warm, conditions of the water can be deceiving.
If you think current fishing regulations are daunting or too complex, you're not alone; the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has heard this complaint for years. Now those complaints have led to the formation of the Regulation Simplification Committee.
Mother Nature left the oven on this week - and forecasters now say Oregon might start to really burn.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says no fishing licenses or tags will be required anywhere in Oregon. However, all other regulations still apply.
A ban on fireworks on federal lands in Oregon and Washington took effect Monday. The ban is in effect on public lands managed by the Bureau of Lane Management.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the draft plan for six recovery units spread over Idaho, western Montana, Washington, Oregon and a tiny portion of northern Nevada will be released Thursday.
A sheriff's officer says four central Oregon residents were rushed to a hospital after they used a phone app to identify wild mushrooms but ended up consuming mushrooms that were poisonous.
A series of three earthquakes have rumbled off the Oregon coast, but all appeared too distant to cause any problems on land.