OPB | Sept. 03, 2015
Scientists at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument say they've confirmed that 29 million years ago, Oregon was home to a small lemur-like animal.
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The new novel reveals sharp observations and a compelling plot. But critic Roxane Gay says the book gets bogged down with absurdly-drawn characters and misfired critiques of modern life.
Hospital admissions caused by bike injuries have more than doubled in the past 15 years across the country. One doctor thinks the "Lance Armstrong effect" could be a reason for the jump.
Nestle, Netflix and Microsoft are among several major employers that have announced big increases in family leave benefits this year. The moves are seen as essential as companies compete for talent.
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Think Out Loud considers the idea of renaming Oregon's Mount Hood after Mount McKinley was renamed its traditional name, Denali.
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Go ahead, use this article to justify binge-watching Orange Is The New Black all weekend.
Even if you didn't watch Sunday night's telecast — especially if you didn't watch — we've got good conversation about Kanye's speech, Miley's hosting, and even who won the awards at the awards show.
The Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905 brought countless visitors to Portland to marvel at the wonders of the fair. Portland, wanting to be viewed as a safe city, took precautions to protect the perceived vulnerable female population.
Here in the heart of Eastern Oregon's sagebrush country lies an unusual resource: The oral histories of hundreds of Harney County's early residents.
Any weekend in Portland is a time to grab brunch, but this Saturday and Sunday, people made it a point to brunch, lunch and dine at dozens of black-owned establishments as part of the city's inaugural Support Black Restaurants Day.
Ever wanted to drink a beer that used to be part wastewater? You may get that chance soon.
The Portland press makes covers with polished, handmade flair in place of fancy foils and embossing.
Sour beers are made by deliberately adding microbes to create complex brews with a crisp, acidic taste. But that process takes lots of time and money, resulting in a pricey final product. Until now.
The demise of Business for Culture and Arts presents an opportunity for new ideas.
Humans toy dangerously with things we barely understand — and the consequences could be cataclysmic — but astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser says these five experiments shouldn't have driven such fear.
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