According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the little creature I almost stepped on today, which would have been an accident, was a salamander. More specifically, I’m pretty sure it was a newt.
If you’re looking for a little solitude close to home, the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area northwest of Albany is the place to go. And if you take your bike instead of driving, you don’t have to worry about the $10 parking permit the state wants you to buy before leaving your car at any of the areas […]
In northeast Oregon’s Wallowa County on Thursday, state employees shot and killed four wolves to keep them from killing more livestock. That’s what happened, according to the news, but that’s not what officials and publicists called it.
March 1 is still winter, supposedly, but it sure felt like spring in the Willamette Valley, and that called for the obligatory bike ride on the abandoned roads of the former Camp Adair. Well, almost abandoned roads.