Oregon currently has over a dozen wildfires burning over 825 square miles of land. Many of the active conflagrations were sparked when lightning storms moved across the Pacific Northwest region on June 13 and 14.
Rescuers used a helicopter to hoist an injured hiker to safety near Mount Jefferson early Saturday morning.
An 81-year-old pilot and his 70-year-old passenger walked away from a plane crash with minor injuries Saturday morning after their aircraft went down in a stand of trees near Hubbard.
The owner and four employees of a Coos Bay business pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by selling $10 million worth of knock-off parts to the Department of Defense, including parts intended to keep the rotors on military helicopters.
A 21-foot baby gray whale made its way on to shore at Bastendorff Beach on Thursday and died.
"Honestly, I'm just overwhelmed," Willy Sanchez said Thursday as he watched the mill where he has worked for 3 years burn. "I just can't believe this is happening right now. I just can't believe it - it's just too much."
Over 150 employees were safely evacuated from the Swanson Mill in Springfield Thursday afternoon as flames tore across the wood processing plant, sending up a column of black smoke high above the South Willamette Valley.
A fire in Springfield sent a plume of smoke up over the city Thursday, and emergency workers ordered an evacuation in a 1-mile radius around the fire as it continued to rage an hour later.
An armed man suffered a gunshot wound in an exchange of gunfire with police Thursday, Oregon State Police said.
The City of Reedsport is looking at ways to bring its storm water system up to federal standards, including the levee that protects much of the town from flooding.
The Oregon attorney general has sued the makers and marketers of 5-Hour Energy, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.
The U.S. Geological Survey updated Thursday its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008, taking into account research from the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami off the Japanese coast and the surprise 2011 Virginia temblor.
Romanian princess Irina Walker has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in connection with a cockfighting enterprise in eastern Oregon.
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook beneath the ocean floor Wednesday morning off the Bandon coastline.