Outdoors

Outdoors Winter is a special time to visit Oregon's Proxy Falls Winter is a special time to visit Oregon's Proxy Falls (Photo Gallery)
Take a hike on Proxy Falls Trail during summer or autumn, and there's a good chance you'll have company. Come back in winter, though, when the highway is closed to vehicles and the preferred mode of transportation is skis or snowshoes, and it's a far different experience.
Outdoors Idaho girl, 12, sets new yellow perch world record Idaho girl, 12, sets new yellow perch world record
A the story about an Idaho angler who caught a whopper of a rainbow trout -- 28 pounds in fact - went national on sites including Yahoo! and CNN.

Now a 12-year-old Eagle girl has just set the world record for largest yellow perch caught while ice fishing.
Outdoors State seeks zoo to rehab scrawny orphan bear State seeks zoo to rehab scrawny orphan bear
State veterinarians say they've put out a call across the continent for an accredited zoo that can rehabilitate a scrawny but otherwise healthy bear that fell from a tree in Southern Oregon earlier this month.