Oregon Zoo releases a video showing Asian elephants Samudra, Rose-Tu and Chendra splash around Oregon Zoo’s Elephant Lands pool while enjoying some tasty treats. A record-breaking heatwave has swept across parts of western US and Canada since the weekend, prompting authorities to issue heat warnings and advisories.
Otters at Oregon Zoo enjoy an ice bath as the temperature in Portland reached 35°C on Monday. The mercury is expected to rise as high as 42°C during the week. "Set the A/C to ottermatic," the zoo cheekily posted on its Facebook page.
14 Sep 2020
Raging wildfires have forced half a million people from their homes in the Pacific state of Oregon. But officials believe one of the fires may have been started deliberately. Police have opened an investigation.
24 Jul 2020
In the predominantly liberal city in Oregon, a power struggle between authorities and demonstrators continues. The calls for defunding the police are only getting louder now President Trump has sent in special forces.
5 Feb 2017
Doctors in Portland, Oregon say they will perform heart surgery on a 4-month-old Iranian baby whose arrival in the U.S. for treatment has been delayed by President Donald Trump's travel ban.