It’s a beautiful sunny morning on the McKenzie River in Springfield, Oregon. Here, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is setting up for some of the first fieldwork of the season: they’re going electrofishing.
The Douglas Complex fire burned about 50,000 acres last year. The portion of the acreage that is privately owned is undergoing an aggressive reforestation process, according to Roseburg Forest Products.
The largest covered outdoor skatepark in the nation opens Friday in Eugene under the Washington-Jefferson Bridge.
Time to tiptoe through the tulips in Woodburn, where the Tulip Fest is on through May 4 at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm.
The watering hole has elements for people as well as pachyderms. There's an underground tunnel that takes human visitors into an enclosure, a 12-foot waterfall for the elephants' splashing pleasure and a seating area above the falls so people can enjoy the view.
A wolf is both a predator and a protector. Robin Youngblood says that spirit animal of her Native American faith kept her alive, and she won't let go of a painting that proves it.
Tsunami waves generated by an earthquake are a threat of earthquakes both near and far.
Lafe Jiricek was clad in a kilt, and he spun, grunted and heaved a "hammer," which sailed through the air at Waterloo County Park.
Coming off of April Fool's Day and coming into the month that traditionally has the most "severe" weather (at least by paltry Pacific Northwest standards) I wanted to highlight a trick of atmospheric dynamics that fools countless people every year: "Scud" clouds and their tornado-like funnel impersonations.
Tuesday marked the start of the Oregon pink shrimp season. Officials say that after a great season last year, bringing in over 40 million pounds to coastal ports, they expect to have another great year.
Oregon State Police says 32-year-old Tarah Colwell's vehicle was spotted by Oregon Department of Transportation employees off Highway 95 near Rome. The workers say they hiked about 100 yards to the vehicle and found Colwell conscious, but trapped inside.
Electric clocks on walls in Anchorage shut down at 5:36 p.m. on March 27, 1964. Time stopped at the start of the '64 Great Alaska Earthquake, the second largest ever recorded at magnitude 9.2.
The sheriff's office sent a search plane to the area he was said to be heading -- Wilson Creek and Chipmunk Meadows, which is about 12 miles north of Murphy Thursday morning, but were unable to see him or his vehicle.