With the fire danger high, you may want to leave the fireworks to the professionals at shows planned across Western Oregon.
Five juveniles were swimming on the east side of Woahink Lake when a member of their group went underwater and didn't resurface Thursday around 6 p.m., the sheriff's office said. Divers found a body Friday morning.
The fire, ignited June 11 by lightning, has burned almost 5,000 acres. Managers said the wildfire is 30 percent contained.
What started as a day of training has now become an active search after a 78-year-old woman wandered away from her Port Orford home.
Approximately 100 acres will be carefully burned to improve elk forage and habitat at the popular wildlife viewing area, BLM says.
Federal biologists have embarked on a research expedition to examine the largest toxic algae bloom along the West Coast in more than a decade, an occurrence that has prompted the closure of some shellfish harvests in Washington, Oregon and California.
Kit fox pups play in the desert of southeastern Oregon in new remote camera footage captured by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife scientists.
While it’s common to hear that drowning victims were healthy and good swimmers, Douglas County Fire District No. 2 officials say while the weather is very warm, conditions of the water can be deceiving.
If you think current fishing regulations are daunting or too complex, you're not alone; the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has heard this complaint for years. Now those complaints have led to the formation of the Regulation Simplification Committee.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says no fishing licenses or tags will be required anywhere in Oregon. However, all other regulations still apply.
A 1923 Madison Park brick mansion was recycled and barged to Bainbridge Island saving landfills' space and new owners' money.
A fake life-sized orca that spouts water and plays recordings of its real-life counterparts is being deployed to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast, but it ran into a snag its first day on the job.
A ban on fireworks on federal lands in Oregon and Washington took effect Monday. The ban is in effect on public lands managed by the Bureau of Lane Management.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the draft plan for six recovery units spread over Idaho, western Montana, Washington, Oregon and a tiny portion of northern Nevada will be released Thursday.
Boaters no longer have to call or visit the Salem office during business hours to verify they have a card, and then wait for snail mail for their replacement, which typically takes two to three weeks.
A series of three earthquakes have rumbled off the Oregon coast, but all appeared too distant to cause any problems on land.
The only hatchery in the Umpqua Basin is constructing more raceways for steelhead trout.
The meeting is Thursday afternoon (May 28) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Salmon Room at the Mill Casino to discuss its Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Western Oregon forests.
The event will take place in conjunction with Free Fishing Weekend, when ODFW allows adults and children to try fishing, crabbing and clamming anywhere in Oregon without having to purchase a fishing license or tag.
More than 160,000 folding knives made by hunting gear company Gerber are being recalled because the blade can unexpectedly unlock and cause cuts.
Fire crews had a line around the Sandy Creek fire by Monday morning, with 28 firefighters continuing to work to shore up control lines and mop up the fire, the Coos Forest Protective Association said.
It's a free boating safety app which offers state boating information, weather reports, and the ability to report hazards on the water.
KATU's chopper flew over Mount St. Helens Monday morning on the 35th anniversary of a deadly eruption. Photojournalist Mike Warner captured some amazing shots!
Beginning next winter, the park will collect a $10 per vehicle fee for visitors coming to enjoy the winter scenery and recreational opportunities. The park has always been authorized to charge fees in the winter, but has not done so in the past. Keeping the park open in the winter is very expensive, and it is hoped that the winter fee might help repair and maintain facilities that are subject to extreme wear and tear when kept open during the severe conditions encountered at the park in winter. Entrance stations will not be open, but visitors will be asked to stop at the visitor center to voluntarily submit the winter fee.
Razor clamming is closed along the entire Oregon Coast due to elevated levels of domoic acid, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday.
You may know Chris Liedle's stories for KVAL News. But what does the surfer and former lifeguard-turned-reporter do for fun on the weekends? He agreed to share the fruits of this recent adventure with visitors to KVAL.com.