Steve Allen, 67, of Walnut Creek, apparently tried to hurdle Devil’s Churn, a narrow boiling inlet just off Highway 101 south of Yachats on the central Oregon coast.
The Friday meeting between President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and seven Western US governors focused on wildfire prevention and response. KTVU's Greg Lee reports.
The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size of Rhode Island, was 40% surrounded after burning some 70 homes, mainly cabins, fire officials said.
Firefighters struggled to contain wildfires in California and Oregon as the fires continued to grow.
Video from space shows smoke from wildfires burning in the western U.S. blowing across the country, reaching as far as New York.
An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least six others were hurt overnight in downtown Portland when someone started shooting into a crowd of people near a food truck pod.
The largest wildfire burning in the country isn’t expected to be fully contained unless a “season-ending weather event,” such as significant rain or snow, lends a helping hand.
Smoke and heat from the massive wildfire in southeastern Oregon are creating so-called fire clouds over the blaze.
Airport officials facing jet fuel shortages are concerned they’ll have to wave off planes and helicopters that drop fire retardants during what could be a ferocious wildfire season, potentially endangering surrounding communities.
Farmers and fishermen along the California-Oregon border struggle to continue their family businesses as the water crisis reaches a state of emergency.
The unprecedented Northwest U.S. heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, moved inland Tuesday — prompting a electrical utility in Spokane, Washington, to resume rolling blackouts amid heavy power demand.
There is growing concern over the fate of a rare gray wolf that made a remarkable journey from Oregon and across at least 16 California counties, to travel farther south than any other GPS collared wolf in the Golden State in more than a century.
Prosecutors have levelled two criminal charges against a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives who let far-right rioters into the state Capitol in December.
Prosecutors have levelled two criminal charges against a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives who let far-right rioters into the state Capitol in December. Rep. Mike Nearman was charged with official misconduct in the first degree and criminal trespass in the second degree.
Portland has been the site of frequent protests, many involving violent clashes between officers and demonstrators. The latest comes after police shot and killed a man Friday.
A rare gray wolf being tracked by California and Oregon animal officials is moving into unchartered territory for GPS-collared wolves that have preceded him.
People in Oregon will be better prepared for earthquakes — particularly important in the Pacific Northwest because experts say “the big one" is coming — as an early warning system launched Thursday.
A person who went to work sick likely caused two separate COVID-19 outbreaks in Oregon, resulting in seven deaths and forcing more than 300 people into quarantine, officials said.
An Oregon hospital has placed an oncology nurse on administrative leave after she posted a video on social media in which she said she does not follow safety directives meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when she is not at work.
The plan released by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management aims to limit wildfires in a 350,000-square-mile area of mainly sagebrush habitat that includes parts of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah.