Outdoors

Outdoors Sheriff offers free boat inspections Sheriff offers free boat inspections (Video)
The Sheriff’s Office is partnering with BiMart again this year to offer free boat inspections to help you get on the water safely! Let us help you double check to make sure you have everything you need.
Outdoors Mayor proposes Portland's 1st official beach along Willamette Mayor proposes Portland's 1st official beach along Willamette (Video)
A new city park in Southeast Portland is set for development if City Council approves the mayor’s proposed budget in next month. It would also be the city’s first “official” public beach. The goal is to make it a place for everyone to enjoy even though it’s near a spot where some of the city’s homeless population likes to rest and cool off.
Outdoors Geologist IDs earthquake 'time bombs' Geologist IDs earthquake 'time bombs' (Photo Gallery)
An emeritus Oregon State University geologist, who was one of the first scientists to point to the possibility of a major earthquake in the Pacific Northwest, outlines some of the world’s seismic “time bombs” in a forthcoming book.
Outdoors Logging closes some trails at Shotgun OHV area Logging closes some trails at Shotgun OHV area
Due to logging operations, Trail 7 and the northwest section of Trail 13 will be closed at the Shotgun Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area beginning in early May, the Bureau of Land Management said.
Outdoors Triple rainbow? What does it mean? Triple rainbow? What does it mean?
SHARE YOUR RAINBOW PHOTOS on KVAL.com: Find out how | Your rainbow photos

When one (or two) rainbows just won't do, head to Orcas Island during a rain storm.