Fifty years ago this week, some riverside residents of Western Oregon had to make a hard shift from preparing for Christmas to preparing to evacuate their homes.
Photo: The Oregon Historical Society. Photo from The Oregonian, June 6, 1941.
Overharvesting decimated native populations of oysters growing in bays along Oregon’s coastline. Find out how resourceful oystermen revolutionized the industry through persistent experimentation.
Congress passed legislation to extend the IRA Charitable Rollover for 2014, allowing individuals who are 70½ or older to make gifts to charitable organizations, like OPB, from their IRA. Visit opb.org/ira to learn more.
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Some second graders at Earl Boyles Elementary are reading. Some are struggling. Oregon officials say how kids read by 3rd grade has a big influence on whether they'll graduate - nine years later.
Watch Sallie Ford's new band play a rocking set from their release, Slap Back. They're at the Wonder Ballroom Saturday night.
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Oregon Bottle Bill redemption rates aren't expected to come close to topping the 80 percent return rate needed to keep the deposit at a nickel. Are bottle redemption centers the answer?