While birds play the starring role, the refuges also feature wildflowers, roaming elk and trails to spectacular Willamette Valley views.
Oregon's tallest peak has raked enough moisture out of passing storms to claim the only normal snowpack in the state. But the farther a river basin is from Mount Hood, the worse summertime river flows look.
Folks have been shooting clay targets at the Portland Gun Club for a very long time - 100 years to be exact.
He's a grown man and he isn't ashamed to admit that his rubber ducky goes wherever he goes.
The Oregon Senate has voted 18-11 to approve a ban on gas-powered engines on Waldo Lake.
After rejecting a land management plan by a nudist group, the Lane County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously voted to endorse the bid of a local conservation group to buy a controversial parcel of county-owned floodplains.
"Go for it and don't give up. It's probably the hardest thing you're going to do, but it just takes a lot of sheer will and discipline."
After coming in $400 million over budget following last year's busy fire season, the Forest Service is altering its approach and may let more fires burn instead of attacking every one.
A wayward beaver that seemed to have lost its way got a police escort late last night.
A sea lion has shown up on a rocky beach at a West Linn park.
At Meany Lodge, it's as if time stood still. Here, just 10 miles from the Summit at Snoqualmie's crowds and modern lifts, a Chevy truck engine still powers the longest of three rope tows.
Portland has plenty of beautiful vistas, but we think we've found the best five spots to enjoy the best our city has to offer.
A newly-combined state park on the coast has been named after the late Brian Booth, who helped set policy and direction for Oregon State Parks.
There's somewhat of a craze building on Mount Hood and it has nothing to do with skis or snowboards.