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  1. Missing Florida motorcyclist found alive in Oregon wildernessRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | The Oregonian

    An air ambulance took Matthew Chapin to a hospital in Springfield, Oregon on Sunday after Chapin was discovered injured in a Southern Oregon wilderness area. Chapin had been missing for days.


  2. Story collection about rural West focuses on alienation and rebellionRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 |

    In an age when large portions of our country are angrily baffled by the attitudes and mindsets of other large portions of our country, can fiction provide a bridge of sorts? Maxim Loskutoff gives it a try in his debut collection of short stories, " Come West and See " . Loskutoff lives in western Montana, where he grew up, but is a product of New York University's master of fine arts program and a winner of fellowships that have taken him to the United Arab Emirates, India and a dozen other places.


  3. How to get rid of lawn-invading bluegrass: Ask the expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 |

    Bulbs are up, buds are bursting. Spring is here, and gardeners are ready to go. Got a question? Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University's Extension Service.


  4. Coos Bay man, 50, dies in logging accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 |

    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Monday afternoon in the unincorporated community of Umpqua.


  5. 81 summer rentals in Oregon, from lookout towers to lakeside cabinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 |

    Imagine yourself waking up on a lazy summer day, getting out of bed and looking out the window at a blue alpine lake - or a misty mountain range, or lush northwest forest, or sweeping ocean view. All of it is possible in vacation rentals available on public lands in Oregon: cabins, yurts, guard stations, and fire lookout towers at state parks and in national forests around the state.


  6. Oregon senators help secure wildfire funding 'fix' in federal spending planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The Oregonian

    The way firefighting in the west is funded will change dramatically following the introduction of a $1.3 trillion federal spending plan that includes a shift in the way the U.S. Forest Service spends its money. Currently, the U.S. Forest Service and other firefighting agencies have to divert funds from other programs when costs exceed their budgets.


  7. The next wildfire season starts soon. The government wants to use drones to fight it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 |

    Last summer, one of the many fires with which federal and local officials had to contend raged in the Umpqua National Forest in southwest Oregon, close to the California border. During one flight over the fire in August, a Bureau of Land Management pilot saw something he later said "wasn't supposed to be there."


  8. Two Oregon men land on list of 'alt-right killers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 |

    Two men involved in separate high-profile killings in Oregon are part of a class of violent extremists immersed in a right-wing subculture rooted in racism, misogyny and Internet memes, a new study claims. Christopher Harper-Mercer and Jeremy Christian are among 13 men that the Southern Poverty Law Center classified as "alt-right killers" in a report published this week.


  9. Capitol Christmas Tree to come from OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 |

    America's top Christmas tree producing state -- will be providing a tree next Christmas for the Capitol in Washington, D.C. And the tree will come from the Sweet Home Ranger District of the Willamette National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service announced Friday. It's an honor for the national forest and the state, said Willamette National Forest spokesman Scott Owen.


  10. 2017 in review: Top 10 Oregon business storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Oregon home prices and rents rose more slowly this year than they did in 2016 a period when the Portland-area had the nation's fastest-climbing housing costs. But they're still going up, a trend that weighs heavily on Oregonian/OregonLive readers, who voted the surging cost of housing the biggest business story of 2017.


  11. The all-time top 25 most dominant high school football teams in Oregon's second-highest classificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 |

    Last year, we ran down the top 25 most dominant high school football teams in the history of Oregon's big-school division. This year, we decided to take a crack all-time most dominant teams from the second-highest classification.


  12. PCC bond will help Oregonians move forward: Editorial endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Oregonian

    While it is Oregon's largest college, Portland Community College, doesn't always get the attention or acclaim of the state's other, more well-known colleges and universities. Or, for that matter, the anonymous donations worth $50 million -- with no strings attached.


  13. Gov. Kate Brown aims to further restrict gun ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 |

    Gov. Kate Brown holds a press conference on Oct. 1, 2015 regarding the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg. Two years later, on Oct. 6, 2017, Brown announced that she will push for further restrictions on gun ownership.


  14. Politicize Las Vegas tragedy? Yes, please: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 |

    The horrific news out of Las Vegas on Sunday wasn't even 12 hours old before Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer , Sen. Jeff Merkley and others challenged Congress to take up gun control, thereby politicizing the mass slaughter that left at least 59 people dead and 500-plus wounded. It was exactly the right call to make.


  15. Las Vegas, Oregon mass shootings share the same day: Guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 |

    I sat around a living room discussing politics with a group of mostly Democrats. Each of us was asked about our position on guns and gun control.


  16. Umpqua shooter fits FBI profile: 'They consider, plan, prepare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 |

    A day after a student killed nine people and wounded eight others at Umpqua Community College before killing himself, FBI agent Karie Gibson flew into Roseburg from her Virginia office to begin a post-attack analysis. Two years later, Gibson will return to Oregon, this time sharing with police what she learned about the 26-year-old shooter, Christopher Harper-Mercer.


  17. Rain dampens flames, but fire season isn't over yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 |

    That's good news for crews battling wildfires around the state. For months, dozens of fires have been fueled by a hot, dry summer, prompting evacuation notices and scorching hundreds of thousands of acres.


  18. UCC shooting: New gun law may have applied to deeply troubled shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 |

    Two days before carrying out the deadliest mass shooting in modern Oregon history, Christopher Harper-Mercer walked into a Roseburg pawnshop, selected a .389-caliber handgun from a glass case, cleared the background checks, paid $163 and walked out with his new purchase. Despite Harper-Mercer's long history of struggles with serious, sometimes debilitating, mental health problems, nothing in state and federal law prohibited the troubled man from buying a gun.


  19. Will wildfires affect the taste of Oregon's wines?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 |

    Days after the Eagle Creek fire, a haze of choking smoke settled over Portland. It turned the sun and moon an ominous blood orange and forced many to wear specially rated masks to combat the unhealthy air quality.


  20. UCC mass shooting: Killer "angry at the world," mom told detectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 |

    Laurel Harper scanned her son's room searching for his collection of guns. She worried he might be the killer at Umpqua Community College, the man responsible for Oregon's deadliest mass shooting, the person who murdered eight classmates and one teacher while injuring eight others.


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