Outdoors

Outdoors Ranch families flee wildfire east of Ashland Ranch families flee wildfire east of Ashland (Photo Gallery)
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.
Outdoors Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again
Lightning ripped a path across Oregon on Tuesday, sparking a new batch of wildfires.

And a new band of intense thunderstorms hit eastern Lane and Douglas counties Wednesday evening, raising the specter of new wildfires.
Outdoors Photos: African safari with Oregon mission group Photos: African safari with Oregon mission group (Photo Gallery)
KBOI 2News photographer Mary Kienzle, along with a team from Oregon, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa building a home for a less fortunate family. Toward the end of the trip, she spent three days on a safari in the Maasai Mara area. Photo by Mary Kienzle
Outdoors Idaho boy recovering from rattlesnake bite Idaho boy recovering from rattlesnake bite
Courtney Hines of Culdesac tells the Lewiston Tribune that her son, Kaden McKenzie, was bitten on Saturday afternoon at the beach, about nine miles south of Asotin.