Bryan M. Vance
Bryan M. Vance is a daily digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Previously, Bryan was a digital producer for the Greenville News in South Carolina and the Asheville Citizen-Times in North Carolina. He also worked with SB Nation in a variety of roles.
Bryan graduated from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and an associate's degree in electronic media production.
When he's not at work, Bryan is spending time with his dog, Thor, and sharing way too many photos of him.
The Eagle Creek Fire remains the nation's top firefighting priority and is burning more than 33,000 acres in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge.
The human-caused Eagle Creek Fire, which exploded in growth Monday evening and jumped the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday, continues to grow.
With wildfire smoke in the air around Oregon, the state Department of Environmental Quality and public health officials are urging residents to take precautions.
Fire officials confirmed Tuesday morning that the growing Eagle Creek Fire jumped the Columbia River Gorge. Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River remains closed.
With temperatures soaring and wildfires blazing along the Columbia River Gorge, many area districts announced closures or early dismissals on Tuesday.
The Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks is under evacuation notices due to the nearby Eagle Creek Fire, which is just 1/2 mile away. On Sunday, crews rescued hikers stranded in the Gorge overnight.
Mostly clear skies are in the forecast across Oregon Monday morning for the total solar eclipse event. But cloud cover on the coast could be an issue.
A few hundred people gathered at the steps of Portland City Hall Sunday evening for a vigil and rally in response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Environment | News | localOPB | Aug. 13, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Portland
After nearly 60 dry, hot days without a single drop of liquid sunshine, Portland-area residents were greeted with the familiar feeling of a pleasant drizzle early Sunday morning.
Arts | Music | Entertainment | local | NW Lifeopbmusic | Aug. 6, 2017 7:49 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon
The temperatures may have dipped ever so slightly Saturday, but the fire that is the Pickathon lineup didn't let up. See photos and reviews from Saturday's shows.
Pickathon artists and fans took on the Northwest heatwave with a jam-packed day of shows. See photos and reviews of Deer Tick, Charles Bradley, Big Thief, the Last Artful, Dodgr and more.
Thousands of people flocked to downtown Portland Sunday for the city's annual Pride Parade. OPB was there to capture the scene.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of an Asian-American band from Portland, The Slants, in a trademark dispute with the federal Patent and Trademark Office. The ruling ends an eight-year legal battle.
Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon’s only Republican member of Congress, tells OPB he was not at the scene of the shooting Wednesday morning and is safe.
OPB spoke with one of the two militia members involved in the arrest of a private citizen Sunday at a pro-Trump free speech rally in Portland.
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about his conversations with President Donald Trump and the FBI's investigation of possible Trump campaign connections to Russia.
In a post on the Portland March Against Sharia Facebook event page, organizer Scott Ryan Presler said he has decided to cancel the Portland event after what he said was a "blatant attempt to suppress freedom of discourse" by Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.
Portland police have released a 51-year-old man who led officers on a 10-hour manhunt through the city's Laurelhurst neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
Police took in a man matching the suspect's description at a nearby location Sunday evening.