Western red cedars are dying across the Pacific Northwest, and researchers are studying trees in the Coast Range to find out why.
The Oregon Supreme Court has ended a six-year legal battle between the state and 13 western Oregon counties over logging practices by declining to hear the case.
The cause of muddied waters, which could have negative effects on fish, drinking water, and irrigation in the Gales Creek area and into other parts of Washington County has been tracked to two large landslides located on the southeast slope of Round Top on Stimson land in the Tillamook Forest.
Over the past few weeks, Gales Creek residents have noticed muddy waters in Gales Creek intermittently, even when it wasn't raining. It's believed the likely culprit is a large landslide on North Fork Gales Creek about two miles south of Reehers Camp.