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.
Boaters no longer have to call or visit the Salem office during business hours to verify they have a card, and then wait for snail mail for their replacement, which typically takes two to three weeks.
The only hatchery in the Umpqua Basin is constructing more raceways for steelhead trout.
The event will take place in conjunction with Free Fishing Weekend, when ODFW allows adults and children to try fishing, crabbing and clamming anywhere in Oregon without having to purchase a fishing license or tag.
More than 160,000 folding knives made by hunting gear company Gerber are being recalled because the blade can unexpectedly unlock and cause cuts.
Fire crews had a line around the Sandy Creek fire by Monday morning, with 28 firefighters continuing to work to shore up control lines and mop up the fire, the Coos Forest Protective Association said.
It's a free boating safety app which offers state boating information, weather reports, and the ability to report hazards on the water.
KATU's chopper flew over Mount St. Helens Monday morning on the 35th anniversary of a deadly eruption. Photojournalist Mike Warner captured some amazing shots!
Beginning next winter, the park will collect a $10 per vehicle fee for visitors coming to enjoy the winter scenery and recreational opportunities. The park has always been authorized to charge fees in the winter, but has not done so in the past. Keeping the park open in the winter is very expensive, and it is hoped that the winter fee might help repair and maintain facilities that are subject to extreme wear and tear when kept open during the severe conditions encountered at the park in winter. Entrance stations will not be open, but visitors will be asked to stop at the visitor center to voluntarily submit the winter fee.
Razor clamming is closed along the entire Oregon Coast due to elevated levels of domoic acid, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday.