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Cannabis Country: SW Oregon's Pot Economy

Dec. 15, 2014 5:49 p.m.

With the legalization of recreational marijuana on the ballot, we visit the rural towns in southwest Oregon where pot's been a cash crop for decades.


Earthfix Sponsors

Jan. 16, 2015 12:05 a.m.

List of sponsors for EarthFix


Our Town

Nov. 26, 2015 7 a.m.

Once a month, Think Out Loud heads to a different town in Oregon or Southwest Washington to find stories that go beyond the daily news.

Penalties Of $2,800 Issued For Wilsonville Bee Deaths

Dec. 20, 2013 8:52 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has fined pesticide company Collier Arbor Care and four of its employees for the deaths of thousands of bumblebees.

local | Business | NW Life | Agriculture | Food

Craft Beer Sales Driving Growth In Northwest Hop Industry

Dec. 31, 2013 11:36 p.m.

Growing consumer demand for craft beers helped make 2013 a good year for Northwest hop farmers. A new report from the US Department of Agriculture shows hop production in the Northwest grew by 13 percent in 2013.


Bees And PDX Carpet Among 2013's Top Stories

Dec. 26, 2013 9:57 p.m.

As 2013 winds to a close, we look back at the top five stories OPB readers visited during the year.

Flora and Fauna | Environment

Oregon Bill Would Limit Household Pesticide Use To Protect Bees

Jan. 3, 2014 7:30 p.m.

In response to a massive bee die-off last summer, an Oregon lawmaker is proposing restrictions on household use of four pesticides that pose a risk to bees.

local | News

Explosion, Fire At Jackson County DA's Office 'Could Have Been A Lot Worse'

Nov. 14, 2013 12:19 a.m.

Investigators from several police forces - including the Medford police, Jackson County sheriffs, and federal agencies - are looking into an explosion early Wednesday behind the district attorney's office in Medford. 

Flora and Fauna | Environment

Reports of Christmas Tree Disease in Oregon Have Been Exaggerated

Dec. 5, 2013 6:13 p.m.

Experts say native root rot is not a potential $304 million problem in Oregon, as some new outlets have reported. That's actually the potential cost of sudden oak death.

Oregon Restricts Pesticides Responsible For Bee Die-Offs

Nov. 22, 2013 8:55 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is restricting the use of two pesticide ingredients implicated in the deaths of more than 50,000 bumble bees earlier this year.

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Literary Arts: The Archive Project

Oct. 3, 2014 7:39 p.m.

Since 1984, Portland Arts & Lectures has been bringing the world’s most celebrated writers, artists, and thinkers to our community. As part of Literary Arts programming, this lecture series has grown from a humble basement gathering in the Portland Arts Museum to sold-out shows at the Arlene Schnitzer concert hall.

Oregon Field Guide

July 10, 2013 12:11 p.m.

For 27 years, Oregon Field Guide has been OPB’s weekly TV news magazine exploring the ecological issues, natural wonders and outdoor recreation of the Northwest. Join us Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. for Oregon Field Guide's next new episode or watch online! Enjoy this week's Nature Break video - brought to you by the Oregon Field Guide team. This short clip shows the astonishing beauty of Mount St. Helens and the elk that have returned to the surrounding landscape to graze and grow their herds. This footage was originally shot for an Oregon Field Guide segment in 2011. To see the entire segment, Elk at Mount St. Helens, click here.  

State of Wonder

Sept. 25, 2013 9:24 p.m.

About OPB

Nov. 23, 2015 5:20 p.m.

News and information about Oregon Public Broadcasting. PHONE: Front Desk: 503-244-9900, Membership: 1-800-241-8123


Official Contest Rules

Oct. 29, 2015 12:50 a.m.

Official Contest Rules


OPB Awards

Aug. 15, 2015 9:26 p.m.

OPB's Awards

About OPB

Internships at OPB

April 14, 2015 4:26 p.m.

Internships at OPB

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April 25, 2014 3:53 p.m.

Terms of Use


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Nov. 18, 2013 1:18 p.m.

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