The U.S. Coast Guard detained two dozen protesters who formed a blockade with kayaks and other vessels Monday to try to stop Royal Dutch Shell's drill rig as it left Seattle on its way to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
A Minnesota native who apparently died while climbing Mount Rainier had a passion for climbing and the outdoors, the man's father said.
The search for the missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier was called off Saturday afternoon after a helicopter spotted the body of a deceased male climber near the summit.
An ancient fish that's a source of food for tribes in the Pacific Northwest, lampreys have been in drastic decline in recent decades.
Just after 6 p.m. June 5, police say someone reported seeing an unknown adult woman take two life jackets, one infant and one youth sized, from a life jacket loaner station at Baker Park in Grants Pass.
"Winds were really close to about 40 mph down on the waterfront,” says Coos Bay Fire Battalion Chief Dan Crutchfield.
The Goodyear Blimp “Spirit of America” was almost grounded due to strong winds on the airship's third day in Eugene.
When you get to tour luxury houses as much as we do, it's easy to become jaded. (I know, I know - play us the tiniest violin in the world).
A 22-year-old man swimming in the Clackamas River where it meets the Willamette died off of Dahl Beach Tuesday night.
According to the latest numbers from the federal Centers for Disease Control, between 2004 and 2010, Oregon ranked number eight in the nation for accidental drownings.
A photographer's touching 7-minute tribute to his long-time best friend has gained international acclaim and reached viral status this week.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says 33-year-old Terry Sonner of Hammett died Wednesday morning after collapsing.
Fire burned across an estimated 4,000 acres Wednesday about a half-mile from homes in Warm Springs.
Crews battled a large grass fire in Biggs Junction in the Columbia River Gorge.