Nickname: Beaver State
Motto(s): Alis volat propriis (Latin: She flies with her own wings)
State song(s): "Oregon, My Oregon"

(Created on 07/01/2017)




  • Marijuana Growers Turn to Hemp to Fight Oversupply - Text + Audio + Pictures + Quiz - 20 May 2018
    "An oversupply of marijuana has led to sharply lower prices for the drug in the western American state of Oregon.
    However, it is also forcing producers to re-think what they are growing."

  • All aboard the Portland bus - with pictures - 29 December 2016
    "Photographer Geoffrey Hiller and writer Tom Vandel have spent the past year travelling on the number 75 bus in Portland, Oregon, stopping off along the way to explore and capture parts of the town usually only glimpsed thorough the window...
    Their pictures depict the wide range of communities spread along the way as well as capturing something of the gentrification in parts of the town."




    • The Oregon Trail - a worksheet (docx) created by Katie Jourdan (Ac. Versailles):
      "Voici une fiche pour travailler sur le documentaire The Oregon Trail and The Donner Party disponible sur youtube.
      Je ne travaille que les 3 premières minutes car je préfère éviter la partie où ils expliquent que la famille Donner est tombée dans le canibalisme pour survivre."

      - Niveau 2nde


  • Marijuana Becomes Legal in DC and Oregon - Article + Audio - 7 November 2014
    "Americans voted on ballot questions Tuesday in addition to choosing one third of the Senate and more than half of the state governors. Several places, including Washington, D.C., voted to legalize marijuana. Some states voted to increase the legal minimum hourly payment for workers."



  • Only Slightly Exaggerated | Travel Oregon
    "Based on actual events. More or less."
    "This lovely video very badly wants to be a Studio Ghibli film, but it's a tourism ad for Travel Oregon.  Now we know why Alex moved there.
    I still have a sneaking suspicion that they left a few things out. The animation is from Sun Creature Studio in Denmark and Psyop in Los Angeles,
    with music by the Oregon Symphony..."