Outdoors

Outdoors Some wildlife rehab work is a bear of a job Some wildlife rehab work is a bear of a job
Right now no one is good enough to rehabilitate black bears in Oregon, where no rehab centers have the facilities, staff and policies in place to meet the meticulous protocols for ensuring that cubs raised in captivity don't turn into nuisance bears once released.
Outdoors Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii (Photo Gallery)
Holland America Line's cruise ship ms Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue the pilot, who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue with the fuel system.
Outdoors Idaho girl, 12, sets new yellow perch world record Idaho girl, 12, sets new yellow perch world record
A the story about an Idaho angler who caught a whopper of a rainbow trout -- 28 pounds in fact - went national on sites including Yahoo! and CNN.

Now a 12-year-old Eagle girl has just set the world record for largest yellow perch caught while ice fishing.
Outdoors State seeks zoo to rehab scrawny orphan bear State seeks zoo to rehab scrawny orphan bear
State veterinarians say they've put out a call across the continent for an accredited zoo that can rehabilitate a scrawny but otherwise healthy bear that fell from a tree in Southern Oregon earlier this month.
Outdoors Photos: Above Oregon in a Coast Guard helicopter Photos: Above Oregon in a Coast Guard helicopter (Photo Gallery)
For a story set to air in January 2015, reporter Chris Liedle and photojournalist Loren Ruark joined the crew of a Coast Guard helicopter for a flight from Sector North Bend to Newport. Here's a sneak peek at what they saw over the Oregon Coast.