Oregon

SALEM, Oregon | 2 ranchers pardoned by Trump arrive home in Oregon

SALEM, Ore.  — Father and son ranchers who were pardoned by President Trump after becoming the focus of a battle about public lands flew home Wednesday to Oregon and were greeted by family members and riders on horseback carrying American flags. “We’re going to do a lot of decompressing and get back to our families,” … Continue reading SALEM, Oregon | 2 ranchers pardoned by Trump arrive home in Oregon

PORTLAND, Oregon | Groups mobilize against threat to Oregon’s ‘sanctuary’ law

PORTLAND, Ore. — Opponents of an Oregon ballot measure that would repeal the nation’s oldest statewide sanctuary law on Monday launched a counter-campaign as elections officials scrambled to certify the tens of thousands of voter signatures required to place the issue on a November ballot. Oregon’s sanctuary law is the oldest in the nation and … Continue reading PORTLAND, Oregon | Groups mobilize against threat to Oregon’s ‘sanctuary’ law

OREGON | Groups aim to boost non-lead ammo for ecosystem health

OREGON– The North American Non-Lead Partnership — formed late last year by the Oregon Zoo, The Peregrine Fund and the Institute for Wildlife Studies — seeks to expand the coalition of hunters, anglers and other conservationists dedicated to improving ecosystem and wildlife health by choosing non-lead options. “This is a long-term, multi-organization effort to help … Continue reading OREGON | Groups aim to boost non-lead ammo for ecosystem health

Oregon | Sockeye opens, adult Chinook retention closes on Columbia River below Bonneville Dam as of July 1

CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington modified regulations for the mainstem Columbia River recreational fishery today.  The following sportfishing regulations will be in effect from July 1-31. As of Sunday, July 1, the retention of adult Chinook is prohibited in the mainstem Columbia River from the Astoria Megler Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam. Also … Continue reading Oregon | Sockeye opens, adult Chinook retention closes on Columbia River below Bonneville Dam as of July 1

OREGON | Marine fish daily bag limit reduced to 4 beginning July 1 2018 sets new record for fishing effort through May

NEWPORT, Ore.—The daily bag limit for general marine fish (rockfish, greenlings, skates, etc.) will be reduced from 5 to 4 beginning July 1. “Participation in this fishery has been really good so far this year with effort higher than even record years seen in two of the past three years,” said Lynn Mattes, Project Leader, … Continue reading OREGON | Marine fish daily bag limit reduced to 4 beginning July 1 2018 sets new record for fishing effort through May

OMAHA, Neb. | Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. — Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland made it look easy for Oregon State. Until it wasn’t. Abel turned in the Beavers’ best start of the College World Series and the usually reliable Mulholland came on in the eighth inning with a four-run lead and retired the first five batters he faced. But Mississippi … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb. | Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

Oregon News: Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum Looking for Information from Oregonians on Children Separated from Families at the Border

SALEM, OR – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today encouraged Oregonians who believe they may have family impacted by the Trump administration’s decision to separate families at the border, or know of children who have been separated and may have been placed in Oregon, to contact the Oregon Attorney General’s office. “Right now, we have … Continue reading Oregon News: Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum Looking for Information from Oregonians on Children Separated from Families at the Border

OREGON | Leave young wildlife in the wild: Young animals are rarely orphaned, so leave them alone this time of year

SALEM, Ore.—Put it back. That’s the advice you’re likely to hear if you bring a young wild animal home to “take care of it”—and you might get a warning or citation from Oregon State Police, too. Oregon’s deer and elk give birth from May through July and many other wildlife species also bear their young … Continue reading OREGON | Leave young wildlife in the wild: Young animals are rarely orphaned, so leave them alone this time of year