News | Environment | History | localOPB | 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.
With just his dog at his side and Facebook at his fingertips, solitary artist John Simpkins carves out productive time in one of Oregon's most remote landscapes.
A tribal group plans to open its second casino next week along the Oregon coast.
A federal appeals court has upheld a Patent and Trademark Office decision that denied The Slants a trademark for its name, ruling that it's disparaging.