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Long Odds Confront Those Hunting Cougar That Killed Oregon Hiker

How do you know you've caught the right cougar? Bad weather and difficult conditions slow the hunt for a cougar thought to have killed a hiker in Oregon.

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4 Accidents On God's Thumb Spur Concern, New Plan In Lincoln City

One of the Oregon Coast's most beautiful spots has become an increasing headache for rescue teams in Lincoln City.

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Umpqua National Forest Campground Closes Due To Vandalism

The Umpqua National Forest’s Lake in the Woods campground has closed early for the season because someone damaged the tube used to collect camping fees, the U.S. Forest Service said.

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Class Of 2025: An Oregon School Getting To PE Ahead Of Time

Oregon legislators passed new PE time requirements back in 2007, when the Class Of 2025 were babies. Many schools still haven't reached the goal. But Logan's has.

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Our Favorite Mountains Are Under Siege. Blame Your Selfie.

Like democracy and cute animals before it, The Enchantments mountain range is suffering from the misguided side-effects of social media — in particular, Instagram.

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Judge Rejects Proposed Off-Road Vehicle Trails At Ochoco National Forest

Preliminary ruling scuttles proposed 137-mile trail system and sends USFS back to the drawing board. 

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Campaign For A New Oregon Wilderness Bedevils Conservationists

The latest push is underway to turn Devil's Staircase into a protected wilderness area in Southwest Oregon. And the chief sponsor in Congress is ready to try again, next year.

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Wild Totality: Capturing The Solar Eclipse From A Cascade Peak

On the anniversary of the total solar eclipse, "Oregon Field Guide" looks back at a once-in-a-lifetime assignment.

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Work On Salmonberry Trail Project Has Finally Begun

The highly anticipated Salmonberry Trail project has finally begun, with one of the first small "catalyst" projects in the extensive project showing progress earlier this month in Tillamook.

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Out With South Eugene's 'Axemen,' In With The 'Axe' Team Name

The team name change was announced in February after some said that the Axemen name, which dated back more than 90 years, was sexist and excluded those who don’t identify as male.