On Tuesday, the Oregon Department of Agriculture announced it is now safe to harvest razor clams north of the Siuslaw River. The lower part of the state is still closed.
Unseasonably warm weather and low snow pack has created early recreational opportunities on the Umpqua National Forest. According to staff at Diamond Lake Resort, 1978 was the last year with weather this warm so early in the spring.
Enough adult salmon are now finning off the Southern Oregon and Northern California coasts to give Brookings a good chance to repeat as Oregon's top port for boating chinook. But the ever-changing ocean currents have to do their part.
The board has received several reports of landslides and fallen trees in Oregon rivers.
It's difficult to say this, but there's a good chance my love of hiking Oregon Coast beaches is gone forever.
Eagle resident Wendy spotted an albino deer in the Boise Foothills Thursday night near Polecat Loop near the top of Collister Road and State Street.
Small clusters of survivors, bundled up against a chilly wind, gathered along Japan's northeast coast Wednesday to remember the nearly 19,000 lives lost in the March 11, 2011, tsunami. Four years later, the region is still struggling to recover.
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.
Did You Know? The Moon is currently in a Waxing Gibbous phase (when more than 50% is illuminated but not yet a Full Moon). Here's some of the great photos you shared of the moon as seen from your neighborhood.
It's a surprisingly common question we get around here: "What's the difference between 'partly sunny' and 'mostly cloudy'? Isn't it if it's one, it's also the other?"
Famous authors can make their boats famous too: Hemingway, Darwin, Cousteau, even Humphrey Bogart. Famous boats often fall into disrepair before a resurrection.
A sea turtle that was rescued from frigid Northwest waters and treated at the Oregon Coast Aquarium has caught a ride back to California on a Coast Guard training flight.
A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan, as well as China and Korea.
A sea turtle that was rescued from frigid Northwest waters and treated at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport is catching a ride back to California on a Coast Guard training flight.
It was a bit of a surprise considering there wasn't much solar flare activity but the Northern Lights made a faint appearance over Western Washington Monday night.
To check on the health of the giant Pacific octopus population in Puget Sound, an unusual census takes place every year.
Trip visits to Smith Rock State Park, the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and Crater Lake National Park surged in 2014 due in large part, according to parks officials, to the state's savvy "Seven Wonders of Oregon" media campaign.
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.
"There's big seas, high winds and bad weather. There's lots of steep cliffs, there's lots of inaccessible areas," Coast Guard pilot Lt. Caroline Kearney said. "We usually don't get a lot of calls here, but when we do they're usually pretty serious when the helicopter gets called out."
A 5.7 earthquake shook off the coast of Northern California on Wednesday just before 1:09 p.m.
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse will re-open for free public tours starting Sunday.
Wolves in Oregon have hit the threshold for consideration of taking them off the state endangered species list.
Watch #LiveOnKVAL Thursday at 6 or 11 p.m. for a special report on the Coast Guard and the Oregon Coast.
A man remains lost at sea after a boat with three people on board capsized off Paradise Point on Sunday afternoon. Two of the 3 made it safely to shore.
A cluster of 8 earthquakes shook northwestern Nevada overnight, about 40 miles southeast of the Oregon town of Lakeview.
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.