Fresh data released a few days ago is now suggesting there are significantly higher chances of a warmer and drier than normal spring and summer across the West, including the Pacific Northwest.
Billboards in Oregon will carry the image of Daniel Andreas San Diego, a man wanted by the FBI in connection with bombings a decade ago in California.
A driver missed a curve and drove the car off Highway 22 into Sardine Creek near the Big Cliff Dam west of Detroit on Thursday afternoon.
The competition started with 30.
By late morning Friday, only 2 remained.
"You shaking yet, bro?" David Nguyen asked his chess opponent Joey Kelly.
An 80-foot-long American flag took to the skies over Coburg on Friday at the new Camping World location.
A crowd of 2 dozen people cheered as the flag ascended the pole and the Oregon wind carried the stars and bars aloft.
A veteran with tears in his eyes talked about what it meant to see such a massive flag flying for the whole world to see.
Past 45 Arts and Crafts USA has been a Cottage Grove institution for 42 years.
The premise behind it: anyone over the age of 45 can make something, some sort of craft or good, and sell it there.
The sellers then turn around and volunteer to run the shop.
But after decades in business, the roughly 40 crafters are closing up shop.
They say business hasn't just been slow, it trickled nearly to a stop.
The fence at Mike Montgomery's place used to extend all the way to the power pole.
Then a log truck crashed, dumping timber in his front yard.
"I was in the front room waiting for a phone call," Montgomery said. "I felt the house shake and at first I thought we were having a minor earthquake."
"There was a log truck in the road and logs all the way up to our front porch."
The fire marshal is looking into what started an early morning fire in Springfield that displaced a family.
Even though there aren't security screeners, passenger trains have had their share of threats to public safety.
In the past decade, terrorists have targeted train depots and railway systems in London and Madrid. Police officials evacuated an entire train and the downtown Eugene Amtrak Depot last November because of a possible bomb threat.
Amtrak spokesman John O'Connor said the company uses tracks owned by Union Pacific - a freight train company with its own police force. O'Connor is a Police Chief with Amtrak's smaller police force, whose jurisdiction starts when a passenger steps aboard a train.
State police arrested a Grants Pass man, charging him with sexually abusing a young boy during the last two years.
To address the loud concerts that can stretch long into the night at Howard Buford Park's Emerald Meadows venue, county officials are bringing neighbors together with show promoters to discuss how future events will play out.
"We're fine with the mushroom festival one day and the flower festival one day,” said neighbor Scott Moore. “But three days of non-stop music... that just got to be over the top.”
Others living near the park said they are afraid of a repeat performance from last summer's Kaleidoscope Music Festival, which they say turned the Mt. Pisgah area into a non-stop party.
Police say a man was arrested Wednesday after a child pornography investigation.
The Eugene City Council passed motion to begin closing the Whoville camp at Broadway and Hilyard no later than April 1.
The Council also approved a third "rest stop" for homeless campers, to be located on city property along Northwest Expressway near an existing rest stop camp at Garfield and Roosevelt.
Looking Glass Youth and Family Services is cutting 16 positions by the end of March.
The program has to make the cuts due to a reduction in funding from the Oregon Youth Authority.
Looking Glass hasn't had as many adjudicated youth in their program as originally estimated.
Kaylee Graham started the Power of Florence event in her coastal town four years ago.
"It first came about when I wanted to do a volunteer camp, but my parents said that was too much so they said I could do one day and invite as many people as I wanted," the 14-year-old said. "So, I told them I was going to invite the whole community. And I did."
In recognition of her hard work in rallying her community on this day of action, Kaylee was chosen to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
Each year, one middle school student and one high school student are chosen from each state to receive the award, which includes $1,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.