Oregon environmental head steps down ahead of schedule
Richard Whitman oversaw the state's efforts to combat climate change and pollution.
How Oregonians can prepare for a power outage
Safety experts recommend charging your phone in advance, checking on neighbors and keeping your refrigerator door closed.
Facing high temperatures and strong winds, Oregon prepares for increased fire risk
Utilities and schools are among those preparing for what could be a tough stretch in Oregon's fire season.
Oregon cities break heat records for July and August
At least 12 Oregon cities just experienced the warmest temperatures on record for July and August.
Farmers warn crops will die after water cutbacks in Klamath Basin
Head of Klamath Irrigation District says not enough water is being made available to support farmers in the region.
Smog alert issued for Salem and Oregon City
State officials have issued an air quality advisory for Salem and Oregon City because of smog.
Portland adopts limits on fossil fuel terminals
Portland City Council voted on Wednesday to limit the expansion of fossil fuel terminals in the city. Supporters say the move is a critical step in the city’s efforts to combat climate change and reduce the potential for an environmental catastrophe.
Science group sanctions OSU professor serving as White House adviser
A prestigious scientific organization has sanctioned a renowned Oregon State University marine biologist and White House climate adviser for errors in a published paper she edited in 2020.
Police investigating Eastern Oregon wolf killing
A wolf has been shot and killed in Baker County, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.
Groups seek pause in long-running Columbia River Basin salmon dispute
On Thursday, a coalition of tribes, environmental groups and the U.S. government asked a federal judge for another year to craft a long-term plan that protects fish while safeguarding the region’s power system.