The biggest change is that campfires are now allowed on private property and in designated campgrounds with the landowner's approval.
Get ready for a rare double feature this weekend, starring our very own moon.
The Trail Blazers showed their support for victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting as they started their preseason this week.
The Pacific Northwest will see the remnants of Hurricane Oho as it trails off toward the upper part of the North American west coast.
The State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is still investigating the illegal shooting of a bull elk in the Panther Creek area.
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There's a full list of activities, including everything from a morning paddle to a waterfront cleanup and competitive paddleboard jousting.
The Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Network responded to two adult harbor seals, one adult Steller sea lion and a 7-foot striped dolphin that were all believed to be close to shore after being attacked.
If you miss Sunday's total eclipse the the supermoon, you won't have another chance to see one until the year 2033.
As hunting season is underway, the public is reminded that fire season is not over. Campfires must be drowned until cold to the touch.
Razor clamming was scheduled to resume on Oct. 1. Razor clamming along the entire Oregon coast has been closed since May 14.
The 10 men came from across the United States for what should have been a thrilling Alaska adventure. Instead, their plans were cut short by tragedy.
Prior to this decision, timber revenue from the common school lands funded public schools throughout Oregon.
Crack in the Ground is a volcanic fissure over two miles long and up to 70 feet deep in Lake County Oregon. The length of the fissure can be hiked.
The restrictions apply to all contractors and permit holders working on the Umpqua National Forest, including those with permits to cut personal-use firewood.
Drinking the water can be deadly to animals and to young children, but she says dogs are the most at risk; there have been several dog deaths from drinking the toxic water.
University of Washington researchers are testing an earthquake alert system as the Pacific Northwest prepares for the day when a 600-mile-long fault line looming off the coast unleashes a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
There's no entry fee and the event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For example, from now on the trout opener will consistently fall on May 22 instead of the ‘fourth weekend of May.’
Scientists with NOAA now have even better views of a baby orca that has been born to an endangered group of killer whales off the San Juan Islands, marking the fifth birth among the region's three pods since December.
"Really the beginning of Oregon archaeology is this one site," said archaeologist Richard-Patrick Cromwell. "Working this site, for Oregon archaeology, it'd be like excavating one of the pyramids."
A human-caused fire burned 56 acres and forced some golfers at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort to abandon their games Monday afternoon. The fire burned in gorse, the invasive ornamental shrub blamed for the fire that burned Bandon to the ground in 1936.
"All of the campgrounds surrounding Diamond Lake are now open,” says Lucero Hernandez with Umpqua National Forest. “That includes Thielsen View, Diamond Lake and Broken Arrow campgrounds."
There's free food, plenty of games, and the first 100 kids will get a picture with Smokey Bear.
On August 29, Oregon State Troopers from the Roseburg Area Command received a report of an elk shot and left in the Panther Creek area off Highway 42 near the Coos and Douglas County line.
Effective immediately, campfires are allowed in fire rings within designated campgrounds. Charcoal briquettes can only be used in Forest Service-provided fire rings and grills.
Two weather entities have been battling it out for media attention of late: The warm 'blob' of water in the Pacific Ocean largely blamed for our year-plus long of warmer temperatures in the Northwest, and a budding El Niño of super strength that has been given a variety of monikers, from "Bruce Lee" El Niño to "Godzilla" El Niño.