4 Jul 2021
The US National Weather Service has said the heat wave "will likely be one of the most extreme in recorded history" for parts of the region, as people are warned to take precautions against "life threatening" heat.
4 Jul 2021
Hundreds seek shelter at a cooling center in Portland, Oregon's biggest city, to escape one of the state's hottest heat waves on record. Portland hit 45°C (114°F) on Monday according to the US National Weather Service (NWS), breaking back-to-back records set over the weekend.
27 Jul 2020
Trump has been accused of "blatant abuse of power" after unmarked federal agents seized protesters in Portland. Protests are still ongoing after the killing of George Floyd.
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.
28 May 2017
Two men were stabbed to death in the U.S. city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop a man described by local media as a white supremacist, harassing two women who appeared to be Muslim, police said.
27 May 2017
Two men were stabbed to death in the U.S. city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, on the eve of Ramadan, police said.
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.