President Barack Obama has picked Sally Jewell, a business executive who has earned national recognition for her support of outdoor recreation and habitat conservation, to lead the Interior Department, the White House said Wednesday.
A bulge near the prominent Cascade Range volcano known as South Sister has nearly stopped growing, scientists say.
The 400-page report released Monday was produced by federal scientists to help evaluate the project, which has been endorsed by the states of Oregon and California, the dam owners and 42 groups representing Indian tribes, salmon fishermen, farmers and conservation groups.
If you're thinking of climbing Mount St. Helens this year, now is the time to get your permit for the 2013 season.
Who says you can't ride a bike in the snow? All you need is a 'fat bike' with super wide tires that give you plenty of traction and keep you from slipping and sliding around.
A boat crew armed with seal bombs and shotguns loaded with firecrackers will be back on the Willamette River this year trying to keep sea lions from chowing down on salmon bottled up at Willamette Falls.
Oregon hunters have just a few days to report last year's deer and elk tags to avoid a $25 fine.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is drawing up rules that could limit smokers to their personal and recreational vehicles.
It's speed dating with a twist.
KATU Meteorologist Rhonda Shelby said the snow level will be at about 2,000 feet and up to three feet of new snow could fall at ski resort levels in the next 36 hours.
The two Borah High School grads are now in their early 40s and have done a series of Web videos that have attracted around 170,000 YouTube hits and gained fans from as far away as England, South Africa and Tasmania.
With overnight temperatures approaching below zero in the Treasure Valley, conditions are just about perfect for many of the valley's water fountains to freeze over.
As more recreationists head into untracked wilderness - outside resort boundaries and ski patrols - experts say more accidents are inevitable.
A state agency says it wants to make permanent its rules allowing aircraft to use Waldo Lake in the Cascade Range, where lake users for years have fought over engines.