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Tilikum Crossing Gets Explosive Party In Portland

OPB | Aug. 22, 2015 10:30 p.m. | Portland

Three weeks before the official opening of Portland's latest bridge, the Tilikum Crossing, TriMet invited the public to celebrate North America's longest no-car bridge.

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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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On View: State Of Oregon Craft

OPB | July 23, 2015 5:45 p.m. | Portland

Think you know what craft is? Broaden your horizons when you check out Museum of Contemporary Craft's latest exhibition, State of Oregon Craft.

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Artist Creates, Lives In Solitude Of Alvord Desert

OPB | June 26, 2015 4:26 p.m. | Portland

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.

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An Artist's Renaissance Post Hurricane Katrina

OPB | June 24, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

After being displaced by Hurricane Katrina, songwriting legend Allen Toussaint discovered a performance awakening.


Coastal Tribe Opening Casino Next week In Coos Bay

AP | April 30, 2015 2:41 p.m.

A tribal group plans to open its second casino next week along the Oregon coast.

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Appeals Court To Hear Slants Case

OPB | April 27, 2015 10:16 a.m.

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has agreed to hear the trademark case brought by Portland band The Slants.

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Appeals Court Rejects Trademark Claim From Portland Band The Slants

OPB | April 20, 2015 1:13 p.m. | Portland

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.

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Sleater-Kinney's Deleted Scenes

NPR | Jan. 20, 2015 5:29 a.m.

On the occasion of a new album, the band shares thoughts on singing, gigging and having famous fans.


It's Strawberry Pickin' Time

Pamplin Media Group | June 9, 2014 9 p.m.

U-pick and roadside stands are open for business. Find out why people enjoy picking berries and where to go near Gresham, Oregon if you'd like to get out there yourself.