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.
Crews spent all night battling a stubborn brush fire along northbound Interstate 5 near SeaTac, and one lane of the freeway is still blocked at the scene, officials said.
A wildfire burning in central Washington didn't grow much on Monday, despite scorching temperatures in the region, fire officials said Monday.
Thousands of lightning strikes set forests and brush on fire across Oregon, sending firefighters scrambling to contain the blazes on the Willamette National Forest and in Central Oregon.
The City Club of Eugene on Friday held a panel discussion about geological hazards like the Oso landslide.
A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and seven people were hospitalized, park officials said.