Police have arrested a Central Oregon man accused of starting a wildfire that burned a Klamath County cabin and forced the temporary evacuation of about 120 homes.
With 400,000 uninsured Oregonians expected to get health insurance in the coming years, the state and medical community are scrambling to make sure there are doctors, nurses and other health care providers available to treat them.
A new report from the Press Democrat says scientists are still puzzled as to how millions of krill died and washed ashore along 250 miles of coast from Northern California to southern Oregon last month.
The search continues Monday for a climber lost on Mount Hood.
Thousands of dead and dying bees have been found in the parking lot of a shopping center in Wilsonville, Ore., southwest of Portland. Oregon officials say their preliminary investigation indicates blooming trees in the lot were recently sprayed with an insecticide known to be toxic to bees.
It was indeed a tornado that damaged several buildings Thursday in the community of McMinnville, southwest of Portland, the National Weather Service has confirmed. Nobody was hurt, but three commercial buildings, all of them used for storage, were damaged.
Several Washington wheat growers filed suit Thursday against Monsanto Co. over the unauthorized release of genetically modified wheat, claiming the discovery of the wheat in an Oregon field last week has damaged sales of exports.
A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after being pulled from the Willamette River near Newberg, Ore., and spending more than 30 minutes underwater.
The Agriculture Department says a non-approved strain of genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field.
An Alaska Airlines passenger accused of trying to open an emergency exit during a flight from Anchorage to Portland told investigators he has been diagnosed as bipolar and had not been taking his medicine.