Pacific Northwest

Peek Inside Oprah’s New Island House

For the most part, Oprah Winfrey’s list of favorite things is ever-changing. But if there’s one thing that stays constant, it’s the media mogul’s …

Wine Cellars

It's no coincidence that ICE agents are ramping up cruelty as Trump prepares their medals

On Wednesday afternoon, Joel Arrona was driving his wife Maria to a hospital in San Bernadino, CA for a scheduled Cesarean section. The two …

Liberal View

How To Clean Sand: Volunteers Take On Microplastics At Oregon Coast

How do you clean all the sand on a beach? A group of volunteers didn’t do it grain by grain, but took on the task screen by screen.<p>With the guidance …

Pollution

Man's body found on beach in Newport

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Police are investigating after the body of a 29-year-old man was found on a beach along the Oregon coast.<p>The Newport Police …

Oregon

16 Hiking Spots In The U.S. Are Completely Out Of This World

There’s nothing like shaking the cobwebs off your hiking boots and getting out into nature. When the siren call of the wilderness sounds, use our …

Hiking

Warnings for East Puget Sound Lowlands, Washington | Weather Underground

Weather

Columbia River prepares for 2018 high school football season

The Oregonian/OregonLive's annual high school football tour continued Thursday with a stop at Columbia River High School in Vancouver, where the …

Columbia River

Update on the sick little wild orca, (J 50) – new treatment plans

Biologists believe that Scarlet (J 50) may have a round worm infection, similar to what another wild calf, Springer (A 73) had when she was found …

Puget Sound

Visiting Crater Lake During the Wildfires

My luck with Crater Lake is rather nonexistent. Or perhaps its my planning abilities? The first time I went to Crater Lake I was not expecting huge …

National Parks

Rose society celebrates Rose Haven Heritage Garden anniversary

Thirteen years ago today, on August 18, 2005, Riverside County transferred 3.4 acres of land near the junction of Cabrillo Avenue and Jedidiah Smith …

Temecula

Former 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Actor Santino Fontana's Response To The Series' New Greg Is Super Supportive

Recasting TV characters is always tricky, but if any show can do it well, that show's probably going to be <i>Crazy Ex-Girlfriend</i>. Earlier this month, it …

Inland Empire

Are We Ready for the Next Major Earthquake?

Eventually, the Pacific Northwest will be hit by a major earthquake as tectonic plates buckle under the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Dr. Chris Goldfinger, a professor of marine geology and geophysics at Oregon State University, discusses what major cities in the Pacific Northwest can do to prepare for …

Cascadia

Largely peaceful dueling rallies at Seattle City Hall marked by lots of yelling, 3 arrests

Dueling rallies outside Seattle City Hall remained largely peaceful Saturday afternoon, even as heavily armed right-wing protesters traded verbal …

Rights & Freedoms

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.

Solar Eclipse

2 Men Hospitalized After Suffering Gunshot Wounds in Moreno Valley: Sheriff’s Dept.

Two people were found shot in Moreno Valley late Friday night, and investigators were working to determine who opened fire.<p>Officers received a call …

Riverside County

Ex-Skagit County sheriff's deputy pleads not guilty to fraud

A former Skagit County sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole money from a fund for police dog training. Brian Lehr worked …

Dog Training

Toles home run wins game in 11th inning

Toles drives in four in 6-4 victory over Iowa CubsThe Dodgers four full-season affiliates won each of their games which included Tulsa sweeping a …

Great Lakes

Planes, trains and automobiles (minus the trains): 5 Pacific Northwest stolen vehicle capers

<b>This week’s Five Spot: 5 historic, audacious and colorful Pacific Northwest vehicle heists.</b><p>1 August 2018 – Sea-Tac Airport grounds crew worker …

Trains

Pomona uses survey to support two tax measures for November ballot

Survey says: Both the ¾-percent sales tax and cannabis business tax have the support of Pomona residents.<p>The city commissioned a survey asking …

Cannabis Industry

LA Angels promote Torii Hunter Jr. Has been promoted to Inland Empire.

Although he is not having a spectacular season the LA Angels have promoted Torii Hunter Jr., yes the son of Torii Hunter, to Single-A Inland Empire. …

Baseball

Boston redevelopment agency OKs seven projects bringing 7,000 jobs, 223 residential units

Seven new development projects, which will include 223 residential units — 42 of them affordable — and create more than 4,000 permanent jobs have …

Urban Design

Gun-control initiative sparks face-off by City Hall

A far-right rally, "Liberty or Death," was met with equal resistance from counter-protesters on Saturday in front of City Hall.<p>The left and right …

City Halls

Misty MacDuffee, Dave Scott and Chris Genovali: Wild salmon, pipelines and the Trans Mountain expansion

As endangered southern resident killer whales continue to struggle from the combined forces of noise, pollution and food (Chinook) availability, …

Multiple Car Crash On Interstate 15

The incident was reported at 9:29 a.m. Saturday.<p>TEMECULA, CA -- Multiple cars crashed Saturday morning on Interstate 15 in Temecula, sending debris …

Temecula

A patio, wine and chocolate. Here’s what’s new with dining this week in Whatcom.

Here are the week’s comings and goings for food and dining in Whatcom County:<p>Latitude restaurant opened earlier this month at 1065 E. Sunset Drive, …

Food & Dining

15 Hiking Spots In Northern California are Completely Out Of This World

12. Siskiyou Wilderness<p>From the edge of the lake’s calm blue waters there are clear views of massive Mount Shasta and the surrounding mountains. If …

Hiking

British Columbia: Hidden gems

A couple of snowboarders on a run at Panorama Mountain Resort. Image: Destination BC/Kari Medig<p>Known for its cliffs and tantalising views of the …

Skiing

Temecula Man Sentenced for Murdering Woman With Whiskey Bottle in Random Attack at CVS

A man found guilty of murdering a woman by smashing a whiskey bottle over her head in an unprovoked and random attack at a Temecula drugstore has …

Crime

The right wing continues a destructive crusade

Sheri Berman’s Aug. 12 Outlook essay, “Do democratic socialists actually care about democracy?,” was well-written, thoroughly researched, accurately documented and about 180 degrees off concerning contemporary potential threats to our democratic system. Since at least 1980, an alliance of radical …

Opinion

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden Points to Oregon’s Catastrophic Wildfires—and Says Climate Change Is Here

Record-high temperatures. The massive wildfire that jumped across the Columbia River in the gorge last year. Portlanders warned to stay indoors to …

Oregon