Red Smoke Blankets the Salem Area in Oregon, Casting an Apocalyptic Glow

Red Smoke Blankets the Salem Area in Oregon, Casting an Apocalyptic Glow

Smoke from multiple wildfires burning in the Santiam Canyon area and around Oregon blew into the Willamette Valley. Salem residents woke to dark orange and red skies. Continue reading »

Zoo Staff Notice That Their Annual Animal Health Check X-Rays Look Amazing, Decide To Share Them

Zoo Staff Notice That Their Annual Animal Health Check X-Rays Look Amazing, Decide To Share Them

Once in a while, zoos perform health checks on their beloved animals and you’d think that there couldn’t be anything really ‘artsy’ about it. Well, that’s what all of us thought until Oregon Zoo posted these incredible shots from their animal x-rays, and the results look way cooler than you’d think. Continue reading »

Now In Oregon You Can Have Llamas Dressed As A Bride And Groom Attend Your Wedding

Now In Oregon You Can Have Llamas Dressed As A Bride And Groom Attend Your Wedding

Brides Magazine reports that the faith-based nonprofit Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas has llamas and alpacas ready to dress up and party with you. Or, you know, just hang out and be adorable. All of the proceeds go to the organization’s therapy and education program. Continue reading »

The Colourful Hills in East Central Oregon

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Layers of breathtaking colour streak the rolling hills of this vast desert, making the landscape appear as though it has been tie-dyed. The natural phenomenon, nicknamed the “Painted Desert”, was formed when the area was once a river floodplain.

Each colour corresponds to a different underground geological feature – rocks which have seemingly dyed the layers of earth above. Formed from volcanic activity, the hills at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in East Central Oregon, USA, are almost bursting with colour. Pictured: The colourful hills at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in East Central Oregon, USA. (Photos by Mark Brodkin/Solent News/SIPA Press) Continue reading »

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

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Michael and April Wolber had picked the perfect place for their wedding, Rock Springs Ranch in Oregon. They couldn’t wait for an idyllic outdoor wedding with all of their friends and family.
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