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Live Coverage: The 2017 Great American Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017

Watch a live NASA stream, see how Oregon reacts via our social map, or follow along with a live blog of coverage from across the nation.

Oregon Wildfire Causes Evacuations In Prime Eclipse Zone

AP | Aug. 18, 2017

Residents of more than 400 homes in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon were ordered to evacuate Friday because of a rapidly growing wildfire that had already closed access to a portion of a wilderness area and a regional highway.

Evacuations Ordered As Chetco Bar Fire Threatens Homes

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017

Approximately 300 homes are under a level 3 evacuation notice as Gov. Kate Brown declares the Chetco Bar Fire a conflagration.

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Tribe's Huckleberry Harvest Brings Fire (Or Something Like It) Back To The Forest

KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 21, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington

Washington's Tulalip Tribe is working with the Forest Service to recreate open patches in the forest.

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Where The Wildfires Are In The Pacific Northwest

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017 11:15 a.m.

As the 2017 Pacific Northwest's wildfire season rages on, here is the list of all of the fires that have happened so far

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Hundreds Take To 2 Portland Bridges, March In Solidarity With Charlottesville

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 10 p.m. | Portland

Hundreds of people in Portland marched in solidarity with the community of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday night following last week's deadly white supremacist rally there.


Protesters Strike A Confederate Monument In Southwest Washington

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 7:45 p.m. | Ridgefield, Washington

A Confederate monument in southwest Washington has been damaged. Vandals struck two stone markers near Ridgefield dedicated to Confederate leader Jefferson Davis

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As Chair Steps Down, Energy Council Grants Another Extension For Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 7:15 p.m.

For the seventh time, a decision on a controversial Vancouver oil terminal has been pushed back. The Washington state energy board now has until November 30 to make a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.

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A Guide To The Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

Get ready, Oregon. A total eclipse on Aug. 21 is expected to bring upward of a million people to the state.

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OPB | May 11, 2016

OPB Politics Now dives deep into the hottest political topics of the week, offering the scoop on candidates and issues affecting the Pacific Northwest.