The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says two salamanders in Oregon and Washington may qualify for Endangered Species Act protection.
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.
Check out photos from the Rose Festival Junior Parade through the Hollywood neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.
With summer break just around the corner, it’s just a matter of time before parents hear that complaint. To help parents in need and on a budget, KATU Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah has her “Summer Seven” – the top picks for free or nearly-free fun.
Northwest doctors say as long as you are exercising, it’s less important what activity you do.
The California state parks system, beset by financial problems and scandal, is launching a study commission that leaders hope will reshape the system and restore public confidence and financial stability.
From the Adams Community Garden to Woodstock Park, all of Portland's parks and recreation areas have one thing in common: the distinctive Portland Parks and Rec sign.
The 4-month-old bear nicknamed "Boo Boo" was discovered by a fisherman in a tree along the Salmon River in August days after the 312-square-mile Mustang wildfire complex passed through the area.
Saturday marks the 33rd anniversary of one of the biggest news stories ever experienced in the Pacific Northwest.
It's one of the latest trends among photographers - wearable 'action' cameras that allow us to share unique perspectives of the world around us.
On Sunday, disabled veterans, and anyone else with a disability who wanted to try it out, got a chance to get on board a dragon boat, kayak or rower and give it a whirl.
The seals and sea lions at the Oregon Coast Aquarium now have more room to play and one of the biggest gripes for visitors - not being able to see them very well - has been addressed.
The Skamania Lodge at Stevenson is opening a zip line ride next week that gives visitors a thrilling two-hour tour through a canopy of Douglas fir trees.
Parks officials say they get more complaints about scooping and leash violations than any other type of illegal activity in city parks. To help cut down on people who don’t scoop dog poop, they want the ability to fine violators $150.
Fisheries officials are projecting the largest fall chinook salmon run since 2004 as part of the salmon seasons set for the Columbia River.
Monday is a work day for a lot of folks but it's also a day to appreciate the natural environment we live in and take some time to think about what we, as humans, can do to preserve it for future generations.
While birds play the starring role, the refuges also feature wildflowers, roaming elk and trails to spectacular Willamette Valley views.