As Oregon Live reports, after five days of terrible destruction, firefighters have begun to contain the Eagle Creek wildfire in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge—one of several currently scorching the northwestern United States.
In response to the flames, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife evacuated three fish hatcheries in the fire's proximity, which led some fish aficionados to wonder: What's going on with Herman, the famous 79-year-old sturgeon, who lives at the Bonneville Fish Hatchery and is widely regarded as "an Oregon icon" and "the state's most famous fish"?
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The Royal Gorge fire has already incinerated over 3,800 acres of land just south of the Royal Gorge bridge and Arkansas river. Four viscous wildfires fueled by high winds and dry weather have had firefighters battling for control on...
Michelle Nijhuis reports from her home on the Columbia River, in Washington State, where smoke from the Eagle Creek Fire has been in the air for days.
by Dirk VanderHart Fires burn unchecked in the Columbia River Gorge on Monday. WHEREINTHEGORGE.COM It's entirely possible one Portland woman saw the exact moment the Eagle Creek Fire began. Liz FitzGerald reached out to several medi...