Poor returns of steelhead to the Columbia River Basin this year prompted the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to extend a fishing closure on the Deschutes River through the end of the year. Coho salmon angling is also temporarily banned to support fish habitat.
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It was a bit surprising to discover that some of the rivers proposed for Wild and Scenic designation were dried up or creeks, streams or gulch…
Fifteen Oregon counties were put back under the extreme risk category for COVID-19 spread on Tuesday as Gov. Kate Brown sought to stem the latest spike in pandemic infections.
A steep surge in COVID-19 cases will likely lead to the shutdown of indoor dining and other severe restrictions in at least 12 counties, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday.
Twelve counties will see fewer COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and activities beginning Friday as the state dropped risk level ratings for counties due to a decline in new infections.
Oregon continued its run of backing Democrats for President that dates back to when "Kokomo" by the Beach Boys was the No. 1 song in the country.
A fisherman swings his fly through a run while fishing the Lower Deschutes for steelhead as a train passes.
SALEM — Oregon’s population increased by more than 40,000 people over the last year — or 1%, according to an estimate from Portland State University’s Population Research Center.