U.S. Forest Service
High winds and warm temperatures are challenging Northwest firefighters, especially in the typically windy Columbia River Gorge where a windblown wildfire on the Washington side damaged three homes and smoke from a fire on the Oregon side temporarily restricted traffic on Interstate 84.
U.S. Forest Service officials are warning people to stay away from a melting ice cave at a southeast Alaska glacier.
The poaching of knobby growths on ancient redwood trees has spread to national forests in Northern California and Oregon.
Montana wildlife officials say a hunter who was attacked by a grizzly bear over the weekend shot and killed the animal.
A squirrel is being blamed for starting a small brush fire south of Bend, Oregon.
Running out of money to fight wildfires at the peak of the season, the U.S. Forest Service is diverting $600 million from timber, recreation and other areas to fill the gap.
An Idaho family has sued the U.S. Forest Service demanding more than $1 million after a large dead tree at a remote campsite fell and injured their young son.