Several hundred firefighters are working to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across 28 square miles in central Washington.
Emergency responders are calling this year’s number of drowning deaths abnormal and alarming, but Oregon has a higher overall death rate from drowning than Washington. KATU News found Oregon's prevention plan appears less specific.
Ten people drowned in 10 days on Oregon and southwest Washington waters, including 4 in Lane, Linn and Marion counties alone. In addition to the drownings, search and rescue crews have responded to several close calls.
Nearly 24,000 legal and trophy-sized rainbow trout are headed to Diamond Lake starting this week to boost fishing at one of Oregon’s most popular lakes.
A wildfire burning near Entiat grew to nearly 16 square miles on Thursday, and residents of 109 homes in the area were told to evacuate.
Firefighters have told residents of 27 homes in Mills Canyon that they should evacuate immediately because of a wildfire that has burned 8 square miles in the area about 4 miles west of Entiat in Chelan County.
The fire has blackened a square mile since it started Sunday, and officials hope to have it contained by Tuesday.
Crews have removed the second of three commercial airplane bodies from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment.
Elmore County Sheriff's Office said when they got on scene, the two men disappeared under the water and were swept away in the current before rescue crews could save them.
Boeing is deciding what to do with six newly manufactured commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in a derailment in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank.
The Blaine County Sheriff's Office says the blaze is burning off of Croy Creek Road near the mouth of Colorado Gulch.
The U.S. Forest Service says the crash occurred at the Landmark Airstrip, which is located at about 30 miles east of Cascade.
Benton County has an 18-mile long question on its hands: What to do with the abandoned Bailey Branch rail line?
A reward for information about a fire that threatened west Bend earlier this month has grown to $43,000.
A 12-year-old boy saved his 8-year-old brother from drowning in a Marion County creek on Monday, deputies said.