Tuesday Aug 19
Big Coal's Plans For The Pacific Northwest Take A Major Hit
On Monday, an Oregon state agency announced its rejection of a permit for a coal export facility on the Columbia River.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Courier Mailer
Intel's tax break: Compare it to other Oregon tech deals
Intel's 30-year property tax exemption, potentially worth $2 billion to the company , is almost certainly the largest deal of its kind in Oregon history.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
South County Spotlight
Drive time? Area offers great roads
For others, the pleasure is in the journey. It's where you can find the rhythm of the road, hitting each curve perfectly, and listening to the melody of the motor.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Some Residents Returning Home After Columbia Gorge Wildfire Evacuations
Some residents of the 275 homes evacuated in the path of a wind-driven wildfire in Oregon's Columbia Gorge have been allowed to return.
Northwest wildfires: Crews brace for heavy, widespread lightning in Oregon, Washington
Firefighters battling 16 large, uncontained blazes in Oregon and Washington face a potentially difficult week, with heavy lightning storms expected across the two states.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The discovery of two missing mothers dominates week's news: The Oregonian Week in Review
With the discovery of Jennifer Huston's suicide along a rural Sheridan logging road, people across the region -- and the nation -- were haunted by the sad end to the 12-day search for the missing Dundee wife and mother.
Wildfires roundup: Rowena, Oregon Gulch mostly contained, South Fork raging
While fire crews battle to get control of the South Fork Complex Fire and the smaller Bald Sisters Fire , they were gaining the upper hand on other fires around the region.
Firefighters make progress containing Rowena fire; hunting for hotspots
Firefighters say the Rowena fire near The Dalles is now 65 percent contained, with firefighters mopping up along the front lines of the fire and hunting for hotspots to extinguish.
Mount Hood's Cooper Spur hike has views of Eliot Glacier (road...
The route up Cooper Spur is the highest constructed trail on Mount Hood, reaching 8,514 feet in elevation.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Northwest wildfires: Rowena fire containment continues, as crews face 17 other large blazes
As residents return home after the Rowena wildfire near The Dalles forced their evacuation , fire crews are attacking 17 other active fires in the Northwest.
Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow catch figures
The harvest total from July 28-Aug. 3 was 6,428 pikeminnow from 747 anglers for a catch average of 8.6 fish per angler with three tags recovered .
Destructive Oregon wildfire threatens homes
This Aug. 2, 2014 satellite image provided by NASA shows a view from space of several fires burning in northern California and southern Oregon.
Insurance Journal West
Hundreds of Oregon Households Told to Flee Wildfire
A new wildfire pushed by gusting winds threatens the small Columbia River Gorge community of Rowena, Ore., where residents of 275 homes had been told to evacuate.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Firefighters gain ground on Oregon blaze
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Rowena wildfire: Displaced resident spends her birthday at a Red Cross shelter
Catherine Berry, 77, recalls her evacuation from her mobile home near The Dalles on Wednesday, Aug. 6, as the wildfire spread.
Rowena wildfire: Eye doctor from The Dalles creates time-lapse video of fire
So he did what he usually does when he sees something he thinks is cool: He took out his camera.
Northwest wildfires: Crews battling 18 blazes face strong winds with lightning ahead
Firefighters battling 18 blazes in the Northwest face another hot, dry day with strong winds whipping up in the afternoon.
Rowena wildfire: Blaze declared No. 1 in nation with extreme weather, homes threatened
"Of all the fires burning in the U.S., this is the one that poses the biggest threat to life, property and resources," said Dave Wells, an Oregon Department of Forestry spokesman.
Classic Car Show Still On Despite Wildfire
John Kiser, with the Mid-Columbia Car Club , says the 20th annual "Cruise The Gorge" classic car show is set for Saturday at a city park in The Dalles.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Rowena fire burns right to edge of man's house
Jim McGee drove up in his golf cart and told us there a was a fire in the yard at his house near The Dalles Country Club.