The 125 Guard troops called up by the governor under Op Plan Smokey completed a week of basic fire training at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training on Tuesday.
The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in Wenatchee.
A motorcycle officer was hit by a car Tuesday morning while responding to a traffic crash on Southwest Denney Road.
"It's so fortunate that he was in that car that day and how many lives he ended up saving; it's just incredible."
A North Bend man filmed an encounter with an Oregon State Police Trooper over the weekend and then posted the video to Facebook, where it had been viewed almost 70,000 times by Monday afternoon.
Washington is looking for citizen volunteers who have their red card showing they have wildland firefighting training. Oregon is encouraging people to train to join firefighting forces as well.
Police say an inmate walked away from his 10-man work crew near a Salem school Tuesday morning.
The University of Oregon came under fire last year for the way it handled sexual assault allegations. But since then, university officials said they have made strides in prevention and education.
Smoke from Northwest wildfires poured into the Willamette Valley on Saturday, sending air pollution to the worst levels on record, the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency said.
On Facebook we asked our followers to share their smoke photos with us. We received photos from all parts of the Willamette Valley and beyond. Remember, this smoke can create some unique photos, but it can also be hazardous to your health. Check the latest air quality updates before spending extended periods of time outside.
Classic and luxury car fans had a field day Sunday for the Concours on the Green Car Show. The vehicles on display are many owners’ pride and joy. But they wouldn’t be show-worthy if it weren’t for regular maintenance and upkeep.
Pets with paws, hoofs, and talons assembled Sunday to take part in the pet PAWrade put on by the Festival of Eugene and Greenhill Human Society. Animals and their owners gathered around a stage and voted for the best tricks, the best owner and pet matching costumes, and the most creative outfits. The weekend event at Skinner Butte Park lasts through Sunday night.
When she was 6 1/2, Ashley Okura picked a kitten from a litter and named him Corduroy. That was 1989. It's now 2015, and Corduroy keeps on purring.
Dozens of community members and a few SLUG Queens gathered in clever costumes Saturday morning to parade around the Whiteaker Neighborhood. The “Masquerade Parade” was part of the Festival of Eugene. The festival will run through the weekend in Skinner Butte Park. It features a car show, musical performances, vendors, and family entertainment.
The Kitsap County Sheriff's office is looking for a woman they say stabbed a Port Orchard man who had paid her for sex, but later asked for his money back.