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Q&A: Steve Amen Of 'Oregon Field Guide' On Retirement, What's Next

OPB | March 23, 2017 12:30 p.m.

Steve Amen is retiring this year, and the next episode of "Oregon Field Guide" will be his last. He talks about his nearly three decades on the show — and what's next.

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Desert Rain: Bend Home Meets Living Building Challenge

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 9:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott have constructed the first single-family home to meet the Living Building Challenge.

History | local | News | Water | Environment

The Dangerous Life Of A Columbia River Bar Pilot

OPB | Oct. 18, 2016 1:30 p.m.

Imagine a stretch of water so dangerous even huge ships can’t cross it safely. Such a place exists in the Pacific Northwest. 

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Hear Neil Young's New Anti-Pipeline Protest Song

NPR | Sept. 20, 2016 6:38 a.m.

Young's latest single, "Indian Givers," takes on the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Oneonta Gorge: Forest Service Calls Crowds ‘Concerning’

Statesman Journal | Sept. 2, 2016 7:56 a.m.

But sharply increasing crowds at Oneonta during recent summers, numbering in the hundreds on weekends, has the U.S. Forest Service concerned about the impact to the gorge’s ecosystem.

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2016 Oregon Lens Series Schedule

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 9:46 a.m.

Oregon Lens showcases some of the best independent films in the Pacific Northwest.

NW Life | Food | Environment

Forget Turkey, This Thanksgiving Dig Into Northwest Oysters

OPB | Nov. 25, 2015 midnight

Connoisseurs say oysters can take on flavors of melon, cucumber and mushroom. Experts say its taste is all dependent on where the mollusk lives.

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After Denali, Should Oregon Change Mount Hood's Name?

OPB | Sept. 1, 2015 2:57 p.m.

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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Remembering 'The Big Burn' That Scorched The West

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015 10:44 a.m.

Thursday is the 105th anniversary of what's been dubbed "The Big Burn," a devastating wildfire that burned three million acres in Washington, Idaho and Montana, killing 80 people and changing the entire U.S. approach to forest fires.

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The Gasp Moment: Video Producers Get Mind-Blowing Images Of Local Landscapes

OPB | Aug. 13, 2015 11:17 a.m.

In three videos being screened for “Oregon Lens,” Uncage the Soul takes viewers to the Oregon coast, the Sandy Ice Caves and through the streets of Portland.