Outdoors

Outdoors Ranch families flee wildfire east of Ashland Ranch families flee wildfire east of Ashland (Photo Gallery)
Buildings have burned, but there are no reports of injuries from a wildfire that was touched off by lightning along the Oregon-California border and led to the evacuation of ranch families east of Ashland, a fire spokesman says.
Outdoors Cops crack down on illegal crab trade Cops crack down on illegal crab trade (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Newly-released video shows buyers who knowingly purchase crab caught outside the quota, and tubs with crabs that are undersized juveniles and females. Local fishermen worry the illegal catching and buying of crab in the Puget Sound is threatening the current crab population.