Outdoors

Outdoors State Parks buys 357 acres of coastal property State Parks buys 357 acres of coastal property(Photo Gallery)
The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously June 25 to purchase 357 acres of coastal property in Tillamook County. The department will eventually open the park after discussing parking options with the county and nearby residents.
Outdoors Studies: NW orcas among most contaminated marine mammals Studies: NW orcas among most contaminated marine mammals(Video)
Scientists studying southern resident killer whales for the past decade now know they are among the most contaminated marine mammals, with pollutants particularly high in the youngest whales, according to information released Wednesday.
Outdoors Where to watch pro fireworks shows in Oregon Where to watch pro fireworks shows in Oregon
Oregon law restricts the kinds of fireworks you can legally set off at home.

But professional fireworks operators set up shows across the region on the Fourth of July.

If you want to leave the rocket's red glare to the pros, here are some ideas where to go.