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Top Stories: ODFW Releases Updates To Wolf Program, Portland Police Target Sidewalk Violators

July 31, 2014 2:28 p.m.

Headlines for Thursday, July 31: ODFW releases an updated wolf protection plan, Portland police will target cyclists and skateboarders on downtown sidewalks, Whole Foods is scheduled to open in Eugene in 2016 and more.

Flora and Fauna | Environment

Wandering Wolf Returns to Oregon After a Year in California

March 13, 2013 5 p.m.

Conservationists say a wandering wolf known as OR-7 has crossed back into Oregon after spending more than a year in California.


Male Wolf Found Dead In Northeastern Oregon

Oct. 5, 2010 4:25 p.m.

Oregon authorities confirmed Tuesday that they discovered a dead wolf in the northeastern part of the state.


ODFW Will Winnow Wolf Pack Down To Two

Sept. 25, 2011 6 a.m.

Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife has decided to kill two more wolves in the Imnaha pack, after a number of recent livestock losses.

News | Science | local | OPB News Blog

Bovine PTSD? Scared Cows Cost Ranchers Too

March 6, 2014 6:51 p.m.

A study finds that cows that have suffered trauma or stress-related illness experience more difficulties getting pregnant in comparison to cows who haven't. For ranchers, this means lost profits.

Environment | Communities | Agriculture | Science | Animals | Fish & Wildlife | Flora and Fauna

When Have Wolves Made A 'Recovery?' It Depends On Your Definition.

May 2, 2015 8 a.m.

Oregon's impending decision on removing endangered-species protections for the gray wolf raises the question, what does species recovery actually mean?


Washington Survey: 3 Breeding Pairs, 27 Wolves In State

Jan. 5, 2012 2:05 p.m.

Washington State's Department of Fish and Wildlife has released its annual survey of the state's wolf population.

Environment | local

Cattlemen Seek Solutions In Face Of Wolves' Return

March 31, 2011 6 a.m.

The House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee held its first hearing on a series of controversial wolf bills on Wednesday. All five bills have support from the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association and Rep. Greg Smith. But only one has support from wolf conservation groups.

News | Politics | Education | Elections | local

Measure 86: Weighing Financial Risks Against Funding Oregon Students

Oct. 10, 2014 1 p.m.

In many ways, Measure 86 is about the future. It would allow the state to borrow money for a scholarship fund for Oregon students pursuing college or career training. Opponents say it carries financial risks into the future. Proponents say it's about the future of college students.

News | Science | Elections | local

Polk County Sheriff: Deputies Will No Longer Respond to All Emergency Calls

March 1, 2014 9:10 p.m.

The sheriff in Polk County says he is cutting back on patrols due to the failure of a public safety levy last November. In Columbia County, if a levy fails in May, the jail could close. 

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Wolf Haven International

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Oregon Field Guide

Wolf Haven International

March 22, 2013 3:30 a.m.

A wolf sanctuary near Tenino, Washington, Wolf Haven International is one of the few places where people are guaranteed to see and sometimes hear this elusive creature up close.

Classroom at Crater Lake; Photographer Bill Wallauer; Wolf Haven International

July 16, 2013 8:22 p.m.

Classroom at Crater Lake; Photographer Bill Wallauer; Wolf Haven International

Oregon Field Guide

Wolf Recovery

Feb. 2, 1994 3:30 a.m.

There haven't been wolves in Oregon since the 1940s, but that may change.



Nov. 6, 2009 6:53 p.m.

Maybe you haven't noticed, but it's the golden age of music video all over again. Once left to the likes of big budgets, Top 40 and MTV, indie musicians are teaming with burgeoning auteurs to create a new wave of DIY audio/visual splendor. This week's edition: Ramona Falls, Grand Archives, Bishop Allen and Spiral Stairs.

State of Wonder

John Waters: 'I've Made Bad Taste A Little More Respectable'

Nov. 25, 2014 10:29 p.m.

Filmmaker John Waters is coming to Portland to perform his Christmas show. We'll talk to him about the holidays, and hear about his legacy as he approaches 70.

Arts | State of Wonder

Musicians Consider Options Under New Health Care Law

Nov. 30, 2013 7:13 a.m.

Amid the shaky launch of the Affordable Care Act, musicians and other creatives are seeking new options, in a market that has traditionally shut them out.


Weekend Wrap: 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' Bodyvox & More

Oct. 3, 2011 midnight

Portland journalist and Oregon ArtsWatch editor Barry Johnson discovered that Profile Theatre's Lips Together, Teeth Apart was a portal that led to the past.

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