A yellow Labrador that got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in the Columbia Gorge, snapping her leash and plunging 150 feet down a cliff, was rescued in the dark by a climber who rappelled to a narrow ledge where the dog was trapped.
Unusual late-summer rains are helping crews battle wildfires in southwestern Oregon and the Columbia Gorge — and even driving some from soaked tents to bed down indoors.
Multnomah County authorities say a hiker lost overnight in the Columbia Gorge was found Friday morning.
A body found by a hiker at the bottom of a ravine in the Columbia Gorge has been identified as that of a man suspected of smashing into a motel room and dragging his wife toward a car before a witness intervened.
According to an article in USNews.com, the Northwest ranks right up there with New England when it comes to lush fall color and beautiful road trips.