Trail camera photos confirm that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has fathered at least two new pups.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking his presidential bid to the West Coast, with rallies planned in the coming days in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles.
The ancient skeleton of Kennewick Man should be returned to a group of Columbia Basin tribes, according to a bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.
The four lanes of Interstate 84 helped protect an Eastern Oregon city from a wildfire that has scorched 19 square miles.
Lawmakers are seeking budget solutions amid a superheated political climate as the wildland fires now raging across California, Washington and other Western states burn through federal dollars as well as forests.
An off-duty Tacoma police officer shot and killed a man who refused to drop his gun after stealing a woman's cell phone, the department said.
A wildfire that started Wednesday off Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon grew to nearly 11 square miles in just one day.
The evacuation order for the town of Roosevelt was lifted Wednesday after a fast-growing wildfire bypassed the community, fire spokesman Ron Fryer said.
The new Oregon law requiring background checks for private gun transactions will take effect Sunday amid plenty of uncertainty.
With funding from Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the project helps ranchers hire seasoned cowhands to watch over their herds and keep tabs on wolves in the hope of reducing conflicts with the new predators in the neighborhood.
The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a student who claimed she was sexually assaulted last year by three basketball players.
A wildfire burning near the Oregon border has forced the evacuation of an entire small Washington town, authorities said.
A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.
A plan to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver does not comply with the federal Clean Water Act, and should not be granted a key permit until its impacts are fully addressed, according to a letter the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week.
Seven people in Benton and Franklin counties are confirmed to have West Nile virus so far this year.
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