Two people were found dead inside a Sherwood home after a 5-hour standoff with police that started early Thursday morning.
Holiday Tree Farm relies on helicopters to help harvest Christmas trees from its 8,500 acres near Corvallis, Oregon.
Holiday Tree Farms is the biggest Christmas tree farm in Oregon. The Beaver State is the nation's leading producer of Christmas trees with $110 million in annual sales.
A whole turkey is safe when cooked to a minimum internal temperature of 165 °F as measured with a food thermometer. Check the internal temperature in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast.
Tap water may appear cloudy but is safe to drink after a water main break sent 500,000 gallons blasting out a break in a pipe.
When Catherine Beeston went to look at the dogs at Greenhill Humane Society, something happened.
"They give me the paperwork, and I can't fill out that form, and my hands start to shake and my blood sugar - I started to sweat, which is usually an indication to me that my blood sugar's dropping," she recalled. "It got really bad."
She wasn't the only one who noticed.
As Beeston's blood sugar dropped, she happened to be visiting with a dog named Claire
"She just kind of turned her head and was looking at me with the oddest ... that look of, 'What the - what is wrong with you, human?'" Beeston recalled.
Conscientious Oregonians have been storing up firewood for the inevitable cool days of winter and the experienced wood-gatherers know that dry, seasoned firewood burns most efficiently, provides the most heat and smokes the least.
In fact, unseasoned wood is not suitable for open fireplaces, according to Steve Bowers, a forester with Oregon State University Extension Service.
If you live in lionfish territory in the Atlantic Ocean, the last thing you want to be is a small fish with a long, skinny body, resting by yourself at night, near the bottom of the seafloor.
If so, your chances of being gobbled up by a lionfish increase by about 200 times.
Cupcakes these days are usually adorable - but Trophy has outdone themselves this year with their Thanksgiving Dozen.
A vehicle hit a pedestrian on Highway 58 about 8 miles east of Pleasant Hill on Wednesday, Oregon State Police said.
Police discovered a woman's body at a motel last weekend. A death investigation is in progress.
Officers shot and killed an armed man outside a burning Vancouver apartment complex late last night after getting reports that he started the fire while in a fight with a woman.
Two men were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds Tuesday night, and investigators are working to find out if three separate shootings are connected.
If you plan on getting anything through FedEx for the holidays you'll want to be extra cautious due to a cyber scam sweeping the area.
Alexis Lawrence anxiously waited for the announcement Monday evening.
"I was at home with the rest of my roommates and we had a couple of friends over while watching CNN, patiently awaiting for the decision of the verdict," said Lawrence, a member of the Black Student Union.
When the news broke that a grand jury declined to indict a police officer of any criminal conduct in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Lawrence felt disappointed.
"We were all very sad, tears began to run from our faces," she said. "We were just really ashamed with how our justice system works in America."
Kevin Anderson owns 10 locations of The Mac Store in the Pacific Northwest.
Some of his stores are in malls that will be open on Thanksgiving day.
His stores won't be open, however.
"Enough is enough," he said. "We're completely gobbling up Thanksgiving in the name of additional commerce. We're not going to participate."