The Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans Tuesday to list four subspecies of Mazama pocket gophers as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
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.
Time to tiptoe through the tulips in Woodburn, where the Tulip Fest is on through May 4 at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm.
The earth shook for 4 1/2 minutes on March 27, 1964, at 5:36 p.m. as the largest earthquake in U.S. history tossed and bent Alaska. The 9.2 magnitude earthquake killed 15 people. Another 113 died in tsunamis, including 4 in Oregon. The damage was costly: $113 million in 1964 dollars, more than $2.3 billion by today's standards.