Highway Abuzz With Millions Of Bees After Semitruck TipsA semitruck carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.
Portland, Oregon Bans Pesticides Harmful To BeesThe Portland City Council has banned the use by the city of a class of pesticides particularly harmful to bees, including one that is the most effective control of a pest that attacks roses — the city's symbol.
Oregon Pesticide Company Fined For Killing Thousands Of BeesState officials accused the tree care company of "carelessly" spraying pesticides on flowering trees.
Family's Pit Bull Saves 8-Year-Old Boy From Swarm Of BeesAn Oregon City family had their pet pit bull to thank for saving their 8-year-old son after the boy and his friends were attacked by a swarm of bees.
Oregon Agriculture Dept. Taking Measures To Protect Bee PopulationsAlarmed by multiple incidents of bee deaths this summer, the Oregon Agriculture Department has temporarily restricted the use of pesticides containing two active ingredients that are dangerous to bees
Oregon Legislature Passes Bill To Protect BeesOregon lawmakers will not restrict pesticides suspected of causing bumblebee die-offs in Wilsonville and Hillsboro last summer.
Swarm Of Bees Delays Mariners-Angels GameA swarm of bees invaded right field at Angel Stadium on Sunday, causing two delays in the Los Angeles Angels' game against the Seattle Mariners.
Bear Helps Itself To Bee Hive Honey Near CarnationBee hives on a farm near Carnation were an obvious target for a bear that pushed down a fence and helped itself to more than 100 pounds of honey. After the damage was discovered Wednesday, Ballard Bee Co. owner Corky Luster salvaged the two broken hives.