The county park that includes Mount Pisgah closed Friday while a helicopter dropped buckets of water on a wildland fire.
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 man was found dead Thursday morning southeast of Silverton after he attempted a BASE jump, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.
Governor John Kitzhaber declared a state of emergency in Oregon to address wildfires burning across the state.
Winds out of the east brought smoke from Oregon wildfires into the Willamette Valley overnight.
A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes.
A Klamath County wildfire that forced over 100 people to evacuate their homes Sunday afternoon was more destructive than authorities initially believed, as officials raise the total of structures burned from 20 to 33.
Jude McHugh, spokesperson for the Willamette National Forest, says the U.S. Forest Service recently partnered with Avenza Corporation to create a smartphone application that uses recreation trail maps.
Sheriff's deputies and firefighters have rescued a man who was trapped in rushing water at the base of a southwestern Washington waterfall after his legs got caught in rocks.
A mandatory evacuation has been downgraded to standby as firefighters make progress containing the Moccasin Hill Fire north of Sprague River.
Tourism officials say this is the time of year where the coast sees a boost of people trying to beat the heat.
Search efforts are under way in Mount Rainier National Park for a day hiker who went missing Saturday while hiking with his son in the Panhandle Gap area on the Wonderland Trail.
As temperatures warm up across the region, people in Eugene-Springfield can cool off in air conditioned libraries, community centers, swimming pools and spray play areas in parks.