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.
The Bootleg Fire incinerating part of southern Oregon is the largest wildfire currently burning the U.S., spreading across more than 200,000 acres.
Hundreds of deaths in Canada, Oregon and Washington may have been caused by the historic heat wave that baked the Pacific Northwest and shattered all-time temperature records in usually temperate cities.
Lilly, a rescue cat in Lake Oswego, Oregon, saved her owners when she sniffed out a dangerous gas leak at their home on Friday, according to local reports.
An oncology nurse in Oregon has been placed on administrative leave after she bragged on social media that she does not wear a mask in public and flouts other COVID-19 restrictions.
The governors of California, Washington and Oregon issued travel advisories Friday urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel outside the three states to self-quarantine to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Oregon could be the first state in the US to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs. Instead of being arrested, the users would have the option of paying $100 fines or attending free addiction recovery centers.
Protest organizers dubbed the event “Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage,” in response to Monday’s federal holiday named after 15th-century Italian explorer Christopher Columbus.
Over two dozen Minnesota firefighters are back home after heading west to help stop the wildfires.
29 Minnesota firefighters and nine trucks will head to the front lines of wildfires raging in the state of Oregon Tuesday.
The USPS announced it will temporarily be disrupting services in several neighborhoods in California, Oregon and Washington as wildfires continue to burn.
Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year.
Seventy-four people are now facing federal charges related to protests that have rocked Portland, Oregon, for three months since George Floyd was killed, the local U.S. attorney announced Thursday.
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear gassed by federal agents late Wednesday as he stood with protesters at a fence guarding a federal courthouse.
The Trump administration is facing growing pushback — in the courts and on the streets — to sending federal agents to Portland, Oregon, and potentially other Democratic-led cities.
Several big-city mayors that have seen upticks in violent crime and escalating clashes between police and protesters are demanding federal agents be withdrawn from their cities -- and any plans for more federal deployments be halted.
“Jeopardy!” teen champion Avi Gupta used social media to help raise over $200,000 for cancer research in Alex Trebek's honor.
The settlement, totaling nearly $9 million, will be distributed to customers who were forced to overpay their telecom bills since 2011.