The Oregon Zoo has scheduled an early morning press conference following a newspaper report about the ownership of its one-week old baby elephant.
It's a 300-pound newborn! Oregon Zoo officials say that Rose-Tu, the 18-year-old Asian elephant, gave birth to a female calf at 2:17 a.m.
The Boys Scouts of America and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a Portland man who said they didn't do enough to stop a Scout troop leader from sexually abusing children.
family-activities | Sports | local | NW LifeOPB | Nov. 21, 2012 2:41 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
Mother nature is giving winter sports enthusiasts something to be thankful for this year. Two Oregon ski resorts, Mt Hood Meadows and Mt. Bachelor, say they’ll be open for business on Thanksgiving Day.
A family whose 17-year-old daughter died in a snowboarding accident in January filed suit against Mt. Hood Skibowl Wednesday. The lawsuit asks for changes to a trail, and more than a half-million dollars.
The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group released its 27th annual Trouble in Toyland report Tuesday. The consumer watchdog group is urging holiday shoppers to avoid buying toys that could hurt small children.
A small warming fire lit by a canoeist on the Deschutes River grew to burn more than acre before it was extinguished.
family-activities | local | Health | NW LifeAP | Sept. 13, 2012 12:33 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon
Public health officials in Lane County are talking about broadening restrictions on smoking tobacco to all county property, including the 4,600 acres of parks, campgrounds and other recreation facilities it operates.