Mac McPherson said it sounded like a tornado when the weekend landslide slammed into his house, killing his wife and wiping out his home.
History rests at Eugene Masonic Cemetery. Established back in 1859, it's the resting place for a number of Eugene's founding fathers, including Eugene himself.
After 2 days of snow, a layer of ice formed around trees, signs, light fixtures, cars - anything stationary outdoors. I took the dog for a walk at dusk, shot some photos, got home in time for dinner - and the power to go out for 6 days. These photos from February 8, 2014, got lost in the process.
Wildlife advocates are preparing to retrace the 1,200-mile path of a wandering wolf whose trek in 2011 across Oregon and California attracted worldwide attention, hoping their upcoming journey will help build greater acceptance of wolves as they reclaim lost territories across the West.
Authorities say they expect the death toll of 14 from a massive Washington state mudslide to increase as crews continue to search through the debris field.
The slide that devastated Oso, Wash., is rare because of how much landed shifted and how fast it moved, experts say. But landslides are a common geologic threat in Oregon, said Ian Madin, the chief scientist at the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries.
The National Weather Service forecast a high of 70F for Eugene on Monday, just a degree shy of the record 71F set in 1925.
Voices of people crying for help in the wreckage of a deadly Washington state mudslide have stopped, and hopes of finding any more survivors waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field and crews worked through the night into Monday.
U.S. officials are traveling to Beijing this week to discuss China's ongoing import ban on geoduck clams and other shellfish from the U.S. West Coast.
Wildlife biologists trapped and euthanized a second cougar near Hendricks Park and have set a trap for a third big cat captured on camera entering a chicken coop at a home near the park, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said.
Two people who drove on to a beach in Lincoln City ran into some trouble when high tide caused their car to get stuck in the sand.
A bipartisan effort underway in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds instead of money intended for fire prevention, lawmakers from Oregon and Idaho said Monday.
The remains of a long unused trolley bridge have been removed from the Clackamas River, and state regulators say the stream is again open to boaters.