Three portable seismographs will be installed in the Challis area in central Idaho to help experts better understand a recent flurry of earthquakes.
A 40-foot grey whale began washing up on the beach at Seaside, leaving a big mess for cleanup crews and a powerful odor for everybody in the general vicinity on Tuesday.
The first of four lunar eclipses over the next two years is set for Monday night.
The USGS reports the 4.1 earthquake's epicenter was reported about 9 miles northwest of Challis.
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.
Duncan Lou Who may be missing half of his legs, but he has no shortage of spirit - or fans.
The largest covered outdoor skatepark in the nation opens Friday in Eugene under the Washington-Jefferson Bridge.
Tuesday marked the start of the Oregon pink shrimp season. Officials say that after a great season last year, bringing in over 40 million pounds to coastal ports, they expect to have another great year.
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.
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.
U.S. officials are traveling to Beijing this week to discuss China's ongoing import ban on geoduck clams and other shellfish from the U.S. West Coast.
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.