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 waterfalls in Silverton to dense rainforest in Roseburg; from the high desert hot springs of the Oregon…
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…
Dr. Jereld Rice is not a quitter.
As the all-volunteer staff of Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race readies the 2019 course, there’s already some good news for this year’s event.
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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A conservation easement in the heart of Wallowa County farmland is being managed to grow large white tail buck deer for big game hunting — and philanthropy.
Steelhead fishing on the Umatilla River ended Monday due to the low number of returning fish.
Oregon State Police conducting deer poaching stings during the weekend cited three Milton-Freewater men and seized two rifles.
Oregon hunters are getting a new incentive to turn in poachers.
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…
CLACKAMAS — Low returns of salmon on the Columbia River prompted fishery managers to end salmon fishing after Wednesday.
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…
Name: American vetch
PORTLAND — Oregon and Washington outdoor lovers have a new app to help enjoy and navigate national forests.
Name: Blue Kittentails
SALEM — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Pendleton and Heppner are in the mix for public meetings in July about the 2019 big game hunting regulations.
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.
WALLOWA LAKE — People are invited to participate in a guided hike on the East Moraine of Wallowa Lake.
Record numbers of Pacific lamprey made a splash in the Umatilla River.
The new Heppner district ranger for the Umatilla National Forest has experience in both ranching and forestry.
Name: Long-leaved Hawksbeard
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.
SALEM — The Oregon Marine Board advised paddlers, rafters and tubers to look out for trees and other river obstructions.
Oregon State Police used a Pendleton teen’s own digital images to help put him in jail for poaching multiple game animals in 2017.
Name: Low pussytoes
Cottonwood Canyon, one of Oregon’s newest and most expansive state parks, is getting several new facilities to host more campers and activities.
Name: Annual agoseris
Name: Spring Whitlow-grass
A silent and live auction featuring 16 guns and outdoor gear valued at more than $20,000 is featured during the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association banquet.
Nestled below the east face of Steens Mountain, Mann Lake is an oasis in the rugged southeast Oregon desert and a popular draw for anglers from across the Northwest.
The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that Slater Turner is now the acting forest supervisor of the Umatilla National Forest.
Athena resident Jim Marquardt was recently appointed to a three-year position as the northeast director with the Oregon Hunter Education Instructors Association.
Verlyn Savage may speak elk, but there’s more than one language.
MAUPIN — Jim Bittle’s participation in one of Oregon’s greatest wildlife success stories came strictly from behind.
For the first time in Eastern Oregon, the Montana-based Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has organized an event geared toward future hunters and conservationists as young as six years old.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown will apparently not ask state agencies to reopen their investigation into the killing of a female wolf Oct. 27, 2017 in Union County, despite concerns from multiple cons…
ENTERPRISE — Eastern Oregon county commissioners will make their voice heard Dec. 12-14 when Pacific Northwest Regional Forester Jim Peña presents the Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision in Wa…
ENTERPRISE — Oregon State Police are asking for help finding a poacher who shot and killed a wolf in Wallowa County.
LA GRANDE — The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help in finding who poached a deer for its antlers in Union County.
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations for up to nine positions on the John Day-Snake River Resource Advisory Council, a citizen-based group that provides guidance on managing pu…
The Oregon elk hunter who shot a protected gray wolf believes he would have been mauled or killed if he hadn’t fired when it ran at him.
Fishery managers in Oregon and Washington are looking to fill positions on two joint advisory committees managed between the states, overseeing sport and commercial fishing interests on the Co…
A 38-year-old Clackamas man says he feared for his life when he shot and killed a gray wolf Friday, Oct. 27 while hunting elk in Union County, according to Oregon State Police.
Anglers are getting one more day Saturday to keep sturgeon caught on the Columbia River from the Wauna power lines to Bonneville Dam.
For the first time since 2013, anglers will have the chance to keep sturgeon on the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam.
Fire managers on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest plan to burn approximately 12,000 acres this fall as part of the forest’s prescribed burning program.
A combination of high heat, wildfire smoke and tinder-dry forests is putting bow hunters to the test roughly halfway into archery season across northeast Oregon.
The trek to Tombstone Lake is arduous enough that after arriving at its shores, your eyes will want to soak up every second of its beauty — but your hamstrings may be begging for a nap.
Low projected returns mean anglers can expect to keep fewer summer steelhead on the Grande Ronde and Imnaha rivers when the season opens Friday.
Common Name: Leafy Aster
As eclipse watchers descend upon Oregon for the big day Monday, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has banned campfires on all state parks — including all Oregon beaches — until furthe…
ELGIN — Public access to Lookingglass Hatchery is closed weekdays from sunrise until 6 p.m. as workers continue to pave the entrance road and parking lot.