Photo galleries around here are full of dramatic cloud shots created by some of the tallest mountains, be it Mount Rainier, Mount Hood or even just the Cascades or Olympics.
But mountains don't have to be measured in thousands of feet to create their own weather patterns.
Officials at Crater Lake National Park are still wondering what happened to a backpacker who eluded a ranger after scrambling down the caldera wall of the ancient volcano.
One thing is usually true with the Seafair airshows - they're much easier to hear than see. That's why we have professional photographers with high-tech cameras to capture what is really going on up above us when we hear those planes roaring by.
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter spotted a woman wanted for killing her 2-year-old daughter, Isabella, and for the attempted murder of her teenage daughter, Alana, and helped lead authorities to her location.
When a wildland firefighting company showed up at lacrosse practice looking for employees, Scott Charlson signed up.
The stunning photographs of F-15s against the backdrop of a billowing eruption of forest fire smoke are very real - and very educational.
A fire burned 1/4 acre near Frontage Road north of Canyonville.
Crater Lake National Park rangers would like to find a hiker who was seen falling from the caldera rim surrounding the Oregon lake. They want to find out what happened to him and make sure he's OK.
Firefighters are looking for new ignitions on the Umpqua National Forest after a storm peppered eastern Douglas County with lightning Monday.
A bicyclist somehow survived being hit by a semi truck Monday afternoon in Seattle.
The two victims of an unusual otter attack are back home and recovering this week - one, with hundreds of stitches to her face, head, and body.
Smoke from the Oregon wildfires swept into the Willamette Valley Sunday, covering the Cascades and the foothills in a haze.
Graffiti expressing affection for someone named Miranda has marred one of the most sacred sites for an American Indian tribe in Washington state.
An orphaned female bear cub was found hiding on a homeowner's property with badly burned paws after barely escaping from a wildfire near Wenatchee, and she now is being treated for her injuries, says an official with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Buildings have burned, but there are no reports of injuries from a wildfire that was touched off by lightning along the Oregon-California border and led to the evacuation of ranch families east of Ashland, a fire spokesman says.