local | NW Life | Food | EntertainmentOPB | Aug. 2, 2017 12:35 p.m. | Portland
We visited three of Portland's favorite ice cream shops to find out whose single scoop would last the longest in record-breaking heat.
High river temperatures in recent years has lead to the death of more than a quarter million salmon in the Columbia River.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Flora and Fauna | Agriculture | Recreation | Communities | Water | Science | EconomyOPB/EarthFix | June 9, 2015 1:15 p.m. | Klamath Falls, Oregon
Scientists say there’s not enough water flowing in the Klamath River. What water is there is too warm, allowing a salmon-killing parasite to thrive.
The ocean is going to be unusually warm this year off of Oregon and Washington, which could spell trouble for salmon and other marine life.
Last year was the hottest year on record, according to data released Friday by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Oct. 17, 2014 3:10 p.m. | Portland
It probably won't feel a lot like winter this year in the Pacific Northwest with meteorologists reporting warmer temperatures and less precipitation on their way, compared to annual averages.
A freeze warning is in effect Friday night in parts of Klamath and Lake counties. Temperatures are expected to drop to between 27 and 32 degrees, in the early morning hours Saturday.