Epic Gridlock: Winter storm creates 115-mile backup along snow-clogged I-5 in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — There is traffic gridlock… And then there are backups that stretch for 115 miles. Nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow fell around the Eugene and southern Willamette Valley area Monday, toppling trees and power lines across … Read More

California wildfires: Satellite imagery reveals shocking blanket of thick smoke over western US

New satellite imagery reveals thick blankets of smoke over California and Oregon from the raging wildfires that have incinerated hundreds of thousands of acres across the U.S. this summer. Persistent, record-breaking heat and an extremely dry landscape set the stage … Read More