Oregon

West Coast salmon show up in Virginia courtroom

Oregon salmon affected by pesticidesBy Chris Thomas, Oregon News Service

CASCADES VOLCANO OBSERVATORY WEEKLY UPDATE

Friday, October 19, 2012 8:06 AM PDT

CASCADE RANGE VOLCANOES
Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL
Current Aviation Color Code: GREEN

Snow and Cold Aim at the Northwest

Northwest snow mapThe coldest air of the season so far is forecast by AccuWeather.com to roll into the Northwest this weekend, and it will be accompanied by snow in some areas.

Tree full of applesBy Carol Savonen

There are hundreds of varieties of apples grown in Oregon, from old heirlooms to modern disease resistant cultivars. But often apple tree owners don’t know what kind of apple tree they have, much less recognize when their specific type of apple is at its peak of perfection and ready to harvest.

Elk hunters may see tribal

deer hunters in the fields

Elk in fieldOregon State Police and the Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife are reminding elk hunters that they may see tribal deer hunters in the field during the Cascade elk season, which began on Saturday, October 13th.

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McKenzie River Reflections is the weekly newspaper serving Oregon's McKenzie River Valley. Available by mail for $23/yr in Lane County, $29/yr outside Lane. Digital subscriptions are $23/yr. Subscribe at: http://mckenzieriverreflectionsnewspaper.com/catalog/subscriptions-0. Purchase copies online at: http://mckenzieriverreflectionsnewspaper.com/catalog/back-issues-0. Read about area communities including Cedar Flat, Walterville, Camp Creek, Leaburg, Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Blue River, Rainbow and McKenzie Bridge.