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TILLAMOOK BAY — Tidepools are the most precious and unique part of the Oregon coast.

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PILOT ROCK — The Umatilla/Morrow Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA) invites forestland owners from the two counties to join them Friday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m. at Camas Pr…

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — This story veers from my traditional narrative and addresses such topics as sleepless nights, drug use and loose women. You have been warned.

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ATLANTA — Apart from some phenomenal tourist attractions, such as the Civil Rights Museum and Coca Cola Headquarters, the mediocre attractions such as the Chik-Fil-A College Football Hall of F…

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What a winter this has been. The road closures, power outages, record snowfall, snow days and frozen landscape have been something Elsa.

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Modern environmentalism is split into two main camps: conservationism and preservationism. The rivalry between them is intense. This is fitting, considering the earliest mainstream proponents …

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Oregon is as beautiful and varied as any state — perhaps more than any other state. From the salt marshes of the Tillamook Bay to the rugged mountains and canyonlands of the Wallowas; from wat…

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Every year for more than 15 years, I’ve made a trip to the sporting goods counter as close to New Year’s Day as possible with two goals: (1) buy a new fishing license and (2) pick up the lates…

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I started hunting waterfowl in my early twenties, and quickly fell in love with the pastime. Marsh sunrises, excited dogs, shotguns, fast-flying birds, decoys, calls; I was hooked on the whole…

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PENDLETON — The Forest Service has issued a new parking configuration for the south parking area at Spout Springs Ski Area along Highway 204, which authorizes overnight parking for trucks and …

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September 9 was a gorgeous day to be on the Columbia River. Even better, I was in a kayak drifting through the Hanford Reach National Monument near Richland, Washington, on a tour with Columbi…

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PORTLAND — Authorities say a dead hiker whose body was recovered this week was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon and the second in the Pacifi…

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JOSEPH — An outdoor course offered through Prairie Mountain Folk School will equip participants with skills to diminish the chance they will get lost in wilderness settings.

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The spring chinook salmon season on the lower Umatilla River from the Highway 730 bridge to Threemile Dam has been extended through June 30, because of a strong return of fish to Threemile Dam.

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Cottonwood Canyon, one of Oregon’s newest and most expansive state parks, is getting several new facilities to host more campers and activities.