The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife and a group of stakeholders had considered cutting hatchery releases of certain salmon. But officials say a reduction wont be happening any longer.
A new study looking at the impacts of climate change on the world’s ocean systems concludes that by the year 2100, about 98 percent of the oceans will be affected by acidification, warming temperatures, low oxygen, or lack of biological productivity – and most areas will be stricken by a multitude of these stressors.
The fall chinook that return to the free-flowing Hanford Reach of the Columbia River are renown for including a few gargantuan survivors in the 50- to 60-pound range.
A stunning look at recent events from the Western United States, as captured by the lenses of the Associated Press.
Two top North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement officials unsuccessfully lobbied federal authorities Tuesday to dismiss the $125 “violation of closure” tickets issued to people who visited the closed Olympic National Park over the weekend.
Despite 14 flat tires, the uneasiness of biking alongside traffic and the government shutdown throwing a wrench into things on the last leg of their journey, a retired couple from Boise completed their mission.
Alaska's multimillion-dollar red king crab season opened Tuesday, but most of the participating boats remain at dock because federal managers who are supposed to set individual fishing quotas are among workers still furloughed in the government's partial shutdown.
Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon on Saturday after Arizona officials along with several counterparts agreed to a federal government plan to reopen national parks, which had been closed as a result of the partial government shutdown.
Gravel spit out of the back of the dump truck in a giant arc, landing on the far side of Crooked Creek. The angle changed, sending the gravel to the center and near side. Back and forth it went, the small rocks splashing into the water.
The Madras Mountain Views Scenic Bikeway, a 30-mile loop that starts and ends in Madras, offers up multiple treats for Central Oregon road cyclists looking to add a new route to their routine.
Bend mountain bikers Bob Woodward and Terry Foley have been on a mission the past few months in Skyline Forest: ride as much singletrack as they can in the remote 50 square miles of woods between Bend and Sisters.
A group representing the nation's ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year's ski season because of federal furloughs, even though about a third of the more than 350 resorts are located on federal land regulated by the U.S. Forest Service.
While water lapped against the dock and sunlight danced on the waves, a young woman with big dreams put her arms up on a sailboat, closed her eyes and smiled.