Join Katie LaSalle and friends on a hike to the summit of South Sister. What does it take to climb Oregon's third tallest mountain? Join us for the first installment of ExplOregon #LiveOnKVAL Thursday, August 13, at 6 & 11 p.m.
This year, the peak of the Perseid meteor shower is expected to last through the late Wednesday night/early Thursday morning period of Aug. 12-13.
A Southeast Portland man thinks a meteor might have caused a mystery fire in his front yard.
The governor ordered firefighters to mobilize to protect homes and other structures threatened by the lightning-caused Cornet Fire burning approximately 7 miles east of Hereford.
On Thursday, the sheriff wrote on its Facebook page that "all residents evacuated due to Soda fire can return to their homes." Evacuations had been in place for areas primarily south of Homedale.
Hazy and smoky skies greeted many people as they woke early Thursday morning in the southern Willamette and the Umpqua valleys.
Lane County marine patrol deputies say there are two root wads with multiple strainers obstructing the McKenzie River just downstream of Bellinger Landing County Park.
A camera captured images of three yearling wolves playing in June, providing biologists with confirmation the offspring of Oregon's wandering wolf OR7 and his mate have survived.
The yellow plume of contaminated wastewater that spilled from an abandoned Colorado mineand flowed downstream toward two other states is three times larger than originally estimated, federal officials say.
In her eight years catching bats, Nadja Schmidt has learned lessons about them. First, they are fragile. Second, they should not be feared.
In yet another sign of this year's unusually dry, hot summer - a giant sprinkler system has been set up for the Olympic rain forest.
"We are quickly winding down this fire and wrapping it up. Your hard work and dedication brought us to this point and I want to thank you for that," said Link Smith, Incident Commander on the Cable Crossing Fire, told fire crews gathered at the Friday morning briefing.
Fire activity around the rest of the 20,804-acre Stouts Creek Fire was relatively calm overnight. Mop-up continued along the north and west flanks. Fire line construction also continued along the lower portion of the west flank, the south flank and portions of the east flank.