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Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake?

June 10, 2015 4:29 p.m.

Geological evidence shows that devastating 8.0 or 9.0 earthquakes, and accompanying tsunamis, have been striking Oregon every 300-400 years. OPB News and Oregon Field Guide have launched a year-long initiative to inform people about the dangers of a megaquake, and to examine ways that our region can be better prepared. You'll find information here about earthquake science, lessons we can learn from Japan, personal preparedness and more. Look for our special Oregon Field Guide documentary coming Oct. 1, 2015.

Politics | News

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

The Denmark Project Series

March 11, 2013 11:30 p.m.

A majority of climate scientists agree – the planet is warming. We decided to focus on the impact of climate change on one small town – the town of Denmark, Oregon.


Our Town

Sept. 3, 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.

Flora and Fauna | Environment

Can You Taste An Old Growth Forest In This Beer?

June 2, 2014 8 a.m.

In a tasty test of forest species diversity, a brewer teams up with a conservation group to make beer using wild yeast from an old growth forest near Portland.

Education | local | News | OPB News Blog

Northwest Student Makes Semifinals In Scripps National Spelling Bee

May 28, 2014 10:49 p.m.

Out of the 281 spellers, 46 will advance to the semifinals tomorrow. Only one from the Pacific Northwest is left in the competition, Téa Freedman-Susskind of Redmond, Washington.

local | News | OPB News Blog

Top Stories: 7 Counties Seek Unpaid Taxes, 2 Pesticides Banned To Protect Bees

June 27, 2014 2:18 p.m.

Headlines for Friday, June 27: Seven counties are going after businesses that haven't paid personal property tax, the Oregon department of ag is banning the application of two pesticides, a roundabout may come to Powell Butte Highway at Alfalfa Market Road and more.

local | News | Sports | OPB News Blog

Top Stories: Deschutes Issues Fire Restrictions, Gardeners May Be Hurting Bees With Insecticides

June 26, 2014 2:13 p.m.

Headlines for Thursday, June 26: Deschutes County is enacting fire restrictions on unprotected land, a new study says gardeners may be exposing pollinators to deadly insecticides and a man who held his breath and crashed his car has plead not guilty.

local | News | Environment | OPB News Blog

After Water Boil Advisory, Portlanders Joke About Beer, Hipsters, Grammar

May 23, 2014 9:11 p.m.

Leave it to Portland to make as many jokes as possible about drinking microbrews until the water is safe to drink.

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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.

State of Wonder

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

About OPB

Aug. 21, 2015 9:34 p.m.

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


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

About OPB

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April 25, 2014 3:53 p.m.

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

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Art Beat Performances

July 25, 2013 5:23 p.m.

Watch special performances from some of the artists who have been featured on our program.

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July 6, 2015 7:56 p.m.

Check out our fantastic sponsors and please thank them for supporting OPB!

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