The Canada-France-Hawaii observatory located atop the summit of the 13,800-foot Mauna Kea is there to be a "state of the art astronomical observing facility" and researchers have placed a few web cameras nearby to record the skies at night.
The observatory also posts daily time lapse videos of what their cameras caught.
Beginning on Wednesday, two more areas off the Oregon coast will be closed to fishing and other recreational seafood and seaweed harvesting.
The weather couldn’t seem to make up its mind what it had in store for Oregon in 2013.
The state saw drought and the wettest September on record, as well as withering heat and sub-zero temperatures in the Willamette Valley.
An early December storm dropped several inches of snow on Corvallis and Eugene, yet snowpack levels in the nearby Cascades are well below normal.
The men and women of the Oregon Department of Transportation cover the state from border to border. Here's a look at some of the photos they've taken over the course of 2013.
An Atmospheric Sciences professor at the University of Utah, who also holds a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington, is seeking to improve global snow forecasting through the simple act of taking photographs of snowflakes.
OK, so it's not simple. In fact, it's quite complex.
Oregon State Police are looking for the person or people that killed a deer in the northern part of the county.
Ranger-guided snowshoe walks have begun at Crater Lake National Park.
The free, two-hour walks are offered at 1 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through April 27. In addition, tours will be offered daily from Thursday, Dec. 26 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. The park provides the snowshoes.
Envy isn't healthy, but it probably best describes the feeling I used to get whenever I left Bend to recreate along Cascades Lakes Highway. As I drove along, I'd take in the houses of the lucky few who lived in developments along Bend's southwest edge, resentful of their quick access to fun.
A fishing boat out of Newport that had just set its crab pots for the first catch of the season ran aground Saturday night just off the South Jetty in Newport.
After being delayed for nearly two weeks, the commercial dungeness crab boats are heading out.
The Great Naming-The-Otter-Pup Contest has begun in Portland.
North Douglas schools will remain closed Friday, and South Umpqua school busses will be running on snow routes.
What to do when you've got a creative mind, a knack for photography, and temperatures are hovering near single digits? Go blow bubbles! Then take pictures of what happens next.
The past weekend was a busy one for ODOT crews in Douglas County. Here are some shots from around the area, showing not only the dangerous conditions, but the beauty of our area.