Portland firefighters responding to an apartment fire Monday morning discovered a man down on the floor next to a burned couch.
A high level of blue-green algae has triggered a health advisory for Odell Lake in Klamath County.
Paramedics took 17 people to a hospital after accidental battery overcharging caused some of them to be exposed to toxic fumes.
Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of terrain.
The Okanogan County sheriff's office says a man died of an apparent heart attack while fighting a wildfire near his home.
A fisherman found a body on the banks of the Columbia River near Woodland, Washington.
Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.
Police say the boy wasn't wearing a helmet, which is required by Oregon law.
Maybe it's the medication. Or it could be the support from friends, who brought a juicer to his hospital room that put Miko Smilenski in a better mood.
The family of a man who drowned in the Sandy River is warning others to be cautions while on the water.
Oregon currently has over a dozen wildfires burning over 825 square miles of land. Many of the active conflagrations were sparked when lightning storms moved across the Pacific Northwest region on June 13 and 14.
There are enough clues about the potential surface of Mars at Craters of the Moon National Monument that NASA is investing $500,000 with Idaho State University to help uncover them.
Even though today was the last day for the annual Hood River Cherry Festival, the cherries are still in season! Tammy Packer joined KATU’s Matt Johnson to talk about this event.
Former state representative and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith and Lewis and Clark Law School professor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Huffman join KATU’s Brian Wood Sunday, July 20 in analyzing the gubernatorial debate Friday between Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson.
The fire marshal determined what caused the explosion and fire at the Scratch Restaurant at 149 A Avenue in downtown Lake Oswego.