A statewide fire program created by the Oregon State University Extension Service and College of Forestry is building on examples set by organizations like the Klamath-Lake Forest Health Partnership by expanding those efforts across the state and introducing even more education and outreach …
Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber expressed support for a bill U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced to the Senate last week that would allow pre-trial inmates to keep their health benefits while in jail.
Quan Jiang, a participant in a massive iPhone-trafficking scheme, was sentenced to just over three years in federal prison Monday afternoon.
Klamath County decided Wednesday in a County Counsel meeting that it would not help the state enforce and educate the community about Gov. Kate Brown’s flavored vaping products ban due to questions about the legality of the executive order.
Of the 10 states that gave Smarter Balanced academic achievement tests to their students in 2019, Oregon showed the second-worst math performance, behind only Nevada, a new analysis shows.
THE DALLES (AP) — Two prominent Pacific Northwest tribes said Monday the U.S. government needs to remove three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River to save migrating salmon and starving orcas and restore traditional fishing sites that were guaranteed to the tribes in a treaty more …
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced provisions in bills coming out of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development that will impact Oregon and its rural communities Thursday and briefed Oregon media outlets on local affects.
SALEM, (AP) — As dozens of horrified pilots and other aviation enthusiasts looked on, a small plane took off Friday from an airfield in the scenic Oregon town of Hood River then plummeted to the ground after its engine cut out, killing the pilot and his passenger.
COOS BAY (AP) — An underwater earthquake with an initial 5.9 magnitude has struck off the southern Oregon coast.
SALEM (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a vineyard has plausibly alleged harm from a neighboring marijuana operation and may proceed with a racketeering lawsuit against it.
PORTLAND (AP) — A Hillsboro man who formerly worked as a driving instructor at Portland Community College has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing 20 girls or women who took his course.
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon’s public health physician said Wednesday that a person who died recently of a severe respiratory illness had used a vaping device containing marijuana oil that was purchased at a legal dispensary.
SALEM (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is urging ranking members of the House Judiciary Committee to oppose a bill that targets white supremacist groups by criminalizing domestic terrorism.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River on the Oregon-Washington border to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead, federal officials said Friday.
PORTLAND (AP) — Two years after a fire consumed trails and forests in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, the popular Eagle Creek Trail is in the final phases of reopening to the public.
PORTLAND (AP) — A former police officer south of Eugene has pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from a police evidence room.
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — An Oregon man caused over $60,000 in damages while driving off-road at Crater Lake National Park.
Atop a low ridge in the heart of Oregon’s Blue Mountains, Michael McWilliams pushes through brittle branches and scrambles over toppled logs and decay. Bare trunks tower overhead, but the U.S. Forest Service pathologist focuses low. He’s searching for something that lurks underfoot, hidden d…