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Oregon conservation groups ‘stunned’ after big game hunter nominated to wildlife commission

The Oregon conservation community was shocked this week by the nomination of a big game hunter to the state’s Fish and Wildlife Commission, saying the nominee has shown a disdain for animals and has conflicts of interest.


Sea Surface Temperature and Oregon Beaches

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - How much time do you get to spend feeling the Pacific Ocean water that rushes to the Oregon beaches? If you're a surfer, you are probably watching the conditions every day. If you like to hit the waves, likely you are focusing on wave height and period, wind direction and tid


K-9’s face covered with 200 quills after encountering porcupine during search in Oregon

COOS BAY, Ore. – An Oregon sheriff’s K-9 is recovering after an encounter with a porcupine during a suspect search left him with more than 200 quills covering his face, authorities said Monday.


2018 Oregon dog bite insurance claims topped $5 million

PORTLAND, Ore. - In U.S. households, almost 90 million dogs are owned as pets and, in most cases, considered to be “part of the family.” But dogs in your care can also be a source of liability if they injure people or other pets, which is why insurers encourage dog owners to train and care for their


2019 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship: Oregon picks up first win in championship competition

Pac-12 Networks' Kevin Barnett and Camryn Irwin take us through the action as Oregon picks up their first ever win in Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championship competition. The Ducks took down Utah by a score of 3-1 to advance to the next round in the first match of the day after Brooke Nuneviller and Li


Man barred from running Oregon charter schools now runs online school in Washington

This story is the third in our series, “Who’s Counted: Taking a Closer Look at School District Graduation Rates.” The first part of the series examined how dropout re-engagement programs are excluded from district graduation rates under a state policy, and the second part focused on how online schoo


Oregon comedian files complaint against US Border Patrol

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A comedian from Portland, Oregon, has filed an administrative complaint against U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking $250,000 in damages after he was pulled off a bus in Spokane, Washington.


Want to see Garth Brooks this summer? Tickets go on sale Friday for his only concert in Oregon

EUGENE — For the first time in more than four years, Garth Brooks will return to Oregon for a performance in Eugene on June 29. Several stops in May and June on his stadium tour already are sold out and tickets for the Eugene performance will go on sale at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Friday — that’s 11


FBI In Oregon Investigates Possible Threat

The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force identified a possible threat to Islamic organizations in Oregon on Wednesday. The FBI immediately notified local law enforcement partners who increased patrols as appropriate.


Alaskan OL Makihele takes in Oregon State spring game

Saturday was an incredibly long day for Alani Makihele. With an invitation to attend Oregon State's spring game and junior day activities in...


Nevada baseball: Keaton Smith hits walk-off homer to complete sweep over No. 2 Oregon State

RENO, Nev. – On the first pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning, senior Keaton Smith blasted a home run over the left field wall to give Nevada (23-18) a 7-6 walk-off victory over No. 2 Oregon State (28-10-1) on Tuesday afternoon. The Wolf Pack swept its two-game series with the defending national


5 questions facing Oregon’s defense after spring practice

EUGENE — Oregon’s defense started the transition and installation of Andy Avalos’ defense during spring practice and there are clear differences in style and scheme. Avalos will run more of a four-man front than Oregon did previously and several players, mainly defensive linemen, said they felt more


Oregon judge says he’ll block Trump’s abortion rule

A federal judge in Oregon said late Tuesday night he would block the Trump administration's controversial overhaul of the Title X federal family planning program and indicated he would issue a formal opinion soon.


Disabled Oregon woman on mobility scooter arrested after leading police on low-speed chase

A disabled Oregon woman on an electric mobility scooter was arrested and charged with leading police on a low-speed chase after officers stopped her for riding the scooter on a sidewalk without a helmet, her lawyer told ABC News.


Oregon Church Builds 15 Tiny Homes to Help Reach the Local Homeless Community

A Portland, Oregon church is reaching out to the homeless community in their neighborhood by building 15 tiny homes on their 11-acre property. Central Church of the Nazarene saw a need and are extending a helping hand.


61-bedroom Oregon manor selling for just under $9 million

When you do the math, purchasing this one-of-a-kind property is kind of like buying 26 single-family homes for roughly $346,000 a pop. In recent days, a colossal Tudor style complex in Portland, Ore., hit the market for $8.79 million. With 61 bedrooms, 19 private bathrooms, a spacious commercial kit


Where are Oregon's NFL prospects going in final mock drafts?

The 2019 NFL Drafts begins on Thursday and a handful of former Ducks will be hoping to hear their names called over the weekend. Three Oregon seniors, Jalen Jelks, Ugo Amadi, and Justin Hollins plus Dillon Mitchell, who declared for the draft a year early, are seeing their names appear on a number o


Editorial: Oregon must rethink gross receipts tax plan

Oregon lawmakers want to raise an additional $1 billion a year in taxes to pay for new initiatives to improve K-12 education. The Legislature wants to raise a lot more money this session, despite already being on track to see revenues increase by 5%.


Measles Outbreak Update: Oregon, California Lawmakers Work To Pass Vaccine Laws Amid Protests While U.S. Surpasses Record Mark

Measles cases in the United States reached a yearly high in this millenium on Wednesday, not even a full four months into the year. And while The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the 2019 outbreak has now reached a new high mark since the disease was eliminated in 2000, lawmakers


Orland man found dead near Walker Ridge had been a suspect in Oregon robbery

An Orland man whose body was found near Walker Ridge in Colusa County was a suspect in an armed robbery in Oregon. Brandon Dawson, 26, disappeared under suspicious circumstances from his residence in rural Orland the morning of March 8, according to a press release from the Glenn County Sheriff’s Of