The owner and four employees of a Coos Bay business pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by selling $10 million worth of knock-off parts to the Department of Defense, including parts intended to keep the rotors on military helicopters.
An abnormal number of dead on the Willamette River prompted a warning to avoid contact with the water until further notice.
A jail inmate due to be released July 24 walked away from a work crew assignment at the County Courthouse on Wednesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Friday afternoon.
The official cause of death for James Todd Sapp, 48, was asphyxia.
Motorists traveling north on Interstate 5 should expect lane closures, congestion and delays between Drain and Cottage Grove today and tomorrow, July 18-19, due to pavement repairs.
The county park that includes Mount Pisgah closed Friday while a helicopter dropped buckets of water on a wildland fire.
Over 150 employees were safely evacuated from the Swanson Mill in Springfield Thursday afternoon as flames tore across the wood processing plant, sending up a column of black smoke high above the South Willamette Valley.
A fire in Springfield sent a plume of smoke up over the city Thursday, and emergency workers ordered an evacuation in a 1-mile radius around the fire as it continued to rage an hour later.
A small north-central Washington town and a nearby hospital have been evacuated ahead of a wind-whipped wildfire that has already burned at least 35 homes, authorities said.
A large, wind-whipped wildfire in rural north-central Washington destroyed an estimated 100 homes, forced the evacuation of a small town and cut power to most of the scenic Methow Valley.
Thousands are taking to the trees near Veneta this weekend for 45th annual Oregon Country Fair.
Two people remain unaccounted for after a fire destroyed a home near Creswell on Wednesday afternoon.
Governor John Kitzhaber declared a state of emergency in Oregon to address wildfires burning across the state.
People in Central Oregon face evacuation notices as wildfires rage out of control across Oregon.
A huge 24-vehicle pileup has closed eastbound Interstate 90 east of Ellensburg, the Washington State Patrol reports.