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Welcome to our Oregon News category, where we bring you the latest and most relevant news stories from the beautiful state of Oregon. From the stunning Pacific coastline to the rugged Cascade Mountains, Oregon is home to a wealth of natural beauty, diverse communities, and exciting cultural events.

Largest U.S. Fire in Oregon May Intensify with Upcoming Storm

In a concerning report from OPB, wildfires are once again ravaging the West, with Oregon, California, and Washington bearing the brunt. This summer has been particularly alarming for us Oregonians who have watched these fires grow more intense each year. Now, the Durkee Fire near the Oregon-Idaho...

Oregon’s Wildfires Are the Top Priority in the Nation

With 38 significant, uncontrolled wildfires raging across 838,908 acres in Oregon and Washington, the Northwest region has become the highest firefighting priority in the United States. Oregon bears the brunt of this devastation, with 91.5% of the total burning acreage within its borders, making...

Portland Mayor Declares State of Emergency Amid Global IT Outage

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declared a state of emergency on Friday morning due to a global IT outage that has significantly impacted airlines, hospitals, and other services. The chaos originated from a flawed software update by CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity company based in Austin, Texas. When the...

Fugitive Who Escaped Oregon Prison 30 Years Ago Found in Georgia Using Deceased Child’s Identity

A man who had been on the run for nearly 30 years was apprehended in central Georgia this week, as reported by CBS News. The fugitive, who escaped from an Oregon prison in 1994, had been living under the identity of a child who died decades earlier in Texas, according to the U.S. Marshals Service....

Heartbreaking Fire Devastates Mr. Bill’s Village Smokehouse in Lincoln City

In a tragic twist of fate, just days after we featured Mr. Bill's Village Smokehouse in Lincoln City, Oregon, this beloved local gem suffered an extensive fire. On July 16, at around 2 a.m., an electrical fire broke out, causing significant damage to this family-run business, which has been a...
Multnomah Falls Named Top Instagrammable Waterfall In US

Multnomah Falls Named Top Instagrammable Waterfall In US

We all know how pretty The Beaver State is. Oregon is chock-full of hiking trails, gorgeous coastal vistas, snowcapped mountains, tranquil mountain lakes, hot springs, waterfalls, high desert sunsets, and breathtaking views. It's no surprise then that Oregon has been...

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