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Rogue River Highway, Ore. — A car was found submerged in the Rogue River Friday, with a body inside. However, crews won't be able to retrieve either because it isn't safe. The initial call came in from a nearby landowner, concerned about a mailbox that was knocked over. But when Oregon State Police ...
Beyond these questions, watershed stewardship should be paramount in plotting any path forward for Oregon's forests. Healthy rivers and streams are our essential water supplies, the foundation of commercial fisheries, the prerequisite of sport fishing and the lifelines of recreation that now fuel 140,000 ...

NEW DELHI (AP) - A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a river in western India after smashing through a bridge railing, killing 12 and injuring another three, police said Saturday. The accident took place on Friday night when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the outskirts of Kolhapur, a town in ...
Tillamook County is blessed with an abundance of rivers that hide secret prizes and angling adventures. Like the ... fast water secrets. The two of us moved along the banks of the small Oregon coast range river – looking for the small pockets of whitewater where Anderson said, “eager biters” like to hold.
On the west side of Oregon, snowpack has started to improve but still is just 40 to 50 percent of normal. In addition to snow, forecasters said some flooding would be possible in northwest Oregon. “Rivers are already running high from the rain this week, and soils are fully saturated,” the National Weather ...
Keep an eye on weather and river forecasts/readings as the rivers will be going up, which usually brings in the first good push of steelhead into local rivers. Water temperatures likely will plunge later in the week with heavy snow in the mountains and cool daytime/evening air temperatures. Let the river warm ...

The body parts, wrapped in newspaper and tied up in burlap sacks, started showing up in the Willamette River in April of 1946. The sacks bobbed to shore between Portland and Oregon City over several months. They contained the remains of a middle-aged woman. The victim's head, The Oregonian wrote ...
Oswald West was pivotal in preserving Oregon's coastline for public access. Current day heroes include Roy Keene, Robert Emmons, Lauri Segel-Vaccher, Joe Moll of the McKenzie River Trust (Register-Guard, Dec. 18, 2017) and Travis Williams of Willamette Riverkeeper (Register-Guard guest viewpoint, ...
Snake River Correctional Institution, with its proximity to the Boise metro area, draws in applicants from Idaho because of its higher wages. Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville and Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla struggle the most with attracting new hires. Turnover rates also vary, ...
The sheen was first spotted Thursday afternoon near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria. It soon spread some five miles along the river. The Coast Guard reported Saturday that contracted salvager Global Diving and Salvage had located a 20-foot-long tank underneath a pier near the boutique hotel.
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an oil spill has created a sheen spanning five miles of the Columbia River near Astoria. The Daily Astorian reported Friday the Coast Guard believes the source of the leak is believed to be near the Cannery Pier Hotel. The pier in that area houses the Union Fisherman ...
BEND — A project designed to help fish populations travel more effectively is coming to an Oregon river. ... The primary goal of the $10.7 million project is to allow chinook salmon and steelhead in the Deschutes Basin to travel up the Crooked River more effectively, reuniting disconnected fish populations, ...
The Oregon Humane Society says the dog's death appeared to have been fairly recent. The Chihuahua had brown fur with black markings and a black muzzle. She wore a collar, but had no tag or microchip. The Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
PORTLAND – Records show Oregon Congressman Greg Walden paid $7,000 in a secret settlement with a staff member to resolve the man's complaints that Walden unfairly cut his hours because of health-related problems. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Thursday that Walden of Hood River settled ...
The lawsuit seeks $100 million to use to mitigate pollution, particularly along a 10-mile (16 kilometer) stretch of the Willamette River in Portland that will be ... In Oregon, more than two dozen rivers and streams have tested positive for PCB contamination and fish and wildlife in more than 40 watersheds have ...
The Oregon Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever killed a dog by dropping it into Clackamas River trapped in a plastic pet carrier sometime last month. On the morning of Dec. 18, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office discovered the body of the female ...
A solid number of winter steelhead have started arriving in Oregon's rivers, meaning now is the time for anglers to begin targeting the sea-run rainbow trout ... Good bank access can be found in many locations along the river from Gladstone, Cross Park, Riverside Park, along Clackamas River Road, Carver, ...

The county also will roll out an overnight homeless camping parking pilot program on properties along Eugene's River Road corridor that are under county jurisdiction. The program will provide up to 10 locations for homeless individuals or families with vehicles to park in the lots of businesses or churches ...
We asked readers to rank the Top 10 Oregon business stories of the year, and housing crisis costs narrowly beat out ongoing troubles with the public ... The Umpqua River hugs its northern flank. ... Oregon avoided a controversial public lands sale when it bought back a portion of its own forest this year.
A police chase in Oregon this week ended with a fleeing suspect driving off a pier at full speed into the Columbia River. Timofey Erofeeff, 27, was allegedly trespassing at a marina in Astoria, Oregon, according to the Daily Astorian, when the police chase was triggered. The unbelievable video shows the ...
A police chase in Oregon this week ended with a fleeing suspect driving off a pier at full speed into the Columbia River. Timofey Erofeeff, 27, was allegedly trespassing at a marina in Astoria, Oregon, according to the Daily Astorian, when the police chase was triggered.
Workers for the Bureau of Land Management have been patrolling a section of the Deschutes River in Central Oregon looking for large household appliances deposited into the river during a truck crash last month. The BLM says a delivery truck crashed Nov. 21 at Sherars Bridge, northwest of the town of ...
(AP) — A Western Oregon city remained without a key water source Sunday after a vehicle crash led to fuel spilling into the North Santiam River, state officials said. Officials say 11,600 gallons of fuel spilled with an unknown amount entering the river, and the city of Salem, which is downstream, shut off its ...
So, this week's fishing report will focus on winter steelhead and where to land them in coastal rivers, based on the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's ... The early hatchery steelhead run is in on the lower Nestucca River and Three Rivers, but fishing has been slow with the low water and cold temps.
25, 2017, photo, Joe Moll, of the McKenzie River Trust, holds his boat in an eddy where the McKenzie, left, flows into the Willamette River in Oregon. ... Moll positions the drift boat in an eddy where the two rivers come together, holding us in place with small strokes of the oars while we talk about restoration ...
The small dog was stranded on an island in the Mckenzie River in Springfield. ... paid off for a Eugene Springfield Fire boat rescue team, which on Friday saved a puppy that reportedly had been marooned on an island in the McKenzie River for more than a week. ... But rivers rise this time of year, he said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- A boat collision last summer on the Columbia River is now the subject of a lawsuit. Salmon fishermen were on a smaller boat when they were forced to jump overboard as a larger boat bore down on them. The crash was all caught on camera. The crash happened at the mouth of ...
Conservationists employed a rarely used provision in the federal Clean Water Act to protect the North Fork Smith River and all its tributaries as an “Outstanding National Resource Water.” The designation, adopted in July by the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission, halted the mine. It also essentially ...
Because wildfires will always be a part of Oregon life, Mark Johnson, ... for more year-round jobs in the Columbia River Gorge communities that ...
... by tossing fireworks along a trail in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge ... More: Columbia River Gorge towns hurt by Eagle Creek Fire pin ...
The state's snow-capped volcanoes and salmon-filled rivers already fuel ... While places such as the Columbia River Gorge and Bend area are ...
LINCOLN CITY, OR-- The body of a missing Oregon woman was found ... last night, her body was found in the D River near the Rodeway Inn.
Two men charged in pair of Crooked River Ranch drug raids ... of marijuana, the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team reported Saturday.
It will stretch from just east of Boardman, Oregon — along the Columbia River — to a substation southwest of Boise. Construction is expected to ...
About 600 more leisure and hospitality jobs were lost in the central Oregon, the Columbia River Gorge and the southwest Oregon regions in ...
Walkers enjoy the Columbia River Historic Highway State Trail west of Hood River. Photo Oregon State Parks is waiving the day-use fee to 26 ...
Residents on the southern Oregon coast might have felt a bit of trembling ... was recorded about 81.7 miles off the coast near Pistol, River Ore.
One of Oregon's most popular rivers for rafting and kayaking will be open ... Multiple trees fell into the river after wildfires ravaged the area this ...
Corps takes another look at stored Willamette River Basin water ... in a proposed reallocation of the river basin's stored water, the Oregon Farm ...
The Oregon Court of Appeals has thrown cold water on a Lane County ... to siphon millions of gallons of water daily from the McKenzie River.
Played The Oregon Trail in school? The classic classroom frontier game has had a modern day makeover. An ambitious promotional tool from ...
While at the Oregon Trail Museum, I found another reference book to add to ... Serendipitously, we ran into two Hood River Full Sail employees, ...
U.S. organizations participating include the Army, Oregon National Guard, Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, Army Corps of Engineers, ...
Voters in Oregon and Washington are deciding on a few high-profile ... who opposes a $210 oil terminal on the Columbia River, is leading Kris ...
The Portland Spirit is suspending a captain who forced rowers to evade the vessel's path during a race on the Willamette River late last month.
Wild steelhead returned to rivers such as the North Santiam and Molalla ... The decline of native salmon and steelhead in the Willamette River ...
HOOD RIVER, Ore. – A semi-truck hauling a manufactured home crashed Monday morning while on Interstate 84 in Hood River, the Oregon ...
It's a desert river that flows through the heart of a rainforest. That's the joke, anyway, among river guides that paddle the North Fork Smith River, ...
A controversial mining proposal in southwest Oregon could get a fresh life ... by the Obama administration to protect several iconic rivers in Oregon and ... What: An Oregon Field Guide episode on the North Fork Smith River, ...
'Atmospheric river' will deluge Washington state, Oregon ... Atmospheric rivers transport up to half the West Coast's precipitation each year ...


 

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