Outdoors

Outdoors Coast Range a great place for spring hikes Coast Range a great place for spring hikes
These are destinations every bit as spectacular as Oregon's main tourist draws — Mount Hood, Columbia River Gorge, Silver Falls — that are visited a fraction of the time.
Outdoors No national system to track landslide hazards No national system to track landslide hazards
People living in the path of a deadly Washington state landslide had virtually no warning before a wall of mud, trees and other debris thundered down the mountain.
Outdoors Newborn penguins: 'The chicks look like velvety gray plush toys' Newborn penguins: 'The chicks look like velvety gray plush toys'(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Three new chicks have joined the Oregon Zoo’s Humboldt penguin colony this month. Visitors can look for the young penguins this summer, once the chicks fledge and begin to explore the rugged terrain of the zoo’s penguinarium, which simulates the endangered birds’ native habitat along the rocky coast of Chile and Peru.
Outdoors Group retracing trek of wandering Oregon wolf OR-7 Group retracing trek of wandering Oregon wolf OR-7
Wildlife advocates are preparing to retrace the 1,200-mile path of a wandering wolf whose trek in 2011 across Oregon and California attracted worldwide attention, hoping their upcoming journey will help build greater acceptance of wolves as they reclaim lost territories across the West.