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Hunt For 6-String Treasures Ends At Portland's Black Book Guitars

Aug. 28, 2015 9:45 p.m.

Son of a professional treasure hunter, Nate Fasold buys and sells rare, vintage guitars belonging to the likes of Elliott Smith and Kurt Cobain at his Portland shop, Black Book Guitars. 

local | Recreation | News

Hunt Begins For Bikes Hidden At Oregon's 7 Wonders

June 19, 2015 7:30 p.m.

In its second year, Travel Oregon's Seven Wonders tourism campaign is hiding seven bikes at each of the state's wonders. The first will be hidden at Mount Hood this Saturday.

local | News

Silicon Valley On The Hunt For East Portland Homes

June 8, 2015 1 p.m.

As housing prices continue to creep up in the Golden State, Silicon Valley residents are starting to look north for homes in their price range.

Environment

Washington Tribe's Whale Hunt Proposal Gets First Look From Regulators

March 7, 2015 1:30 a.m.

Washington's Makah Indian tribe wants to resume its traditional practice of whale hunting.

local | News | Sustainability | Environment | Flora and Fauna

Truffle Hunters Shut Out Of Some Favorite Spots This Season

March 5, 2015 12:05 a.m.

It’s truffle season in Oregon’s forests. The fungus is prized by restaurants and can sell for $400 a pound or more. But this year truffle hunters are shut out of some of their favorite spots.

World | Gun Stories

Mandated Shots: Hunting In Germany Is A Different Game

Oct. 31, 2013 11:15 p.m.

What is hunting like in a country with some of the strictest gun regulations in the world?

World

Hunting In Germany

Oct. 31, 2013 9:33 p.m.

Germany has some of the strictest gun regulations in the world. This three-part series looks at gun policy, sport shooting, and hunting in Germany.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

The Paradox Of Octopus Hunting And Eating

Oct. 18, 2013 3:30 p.m.

There’s an interesting feature in the New York Times Magazine this week looking at the controversy surrounding octopus hunting in Puget Sound.

Environment | Flora and Fauna

Illegal Eagle Hunt Garners $250 Fine, Probation

Dec. 11, 2013 3:35 p.m.

U.S. District Court in Portland sentenced a man to a year probation and a $250 fine for killing three bald and three golden eagles on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

Health | local | News

Plagued With Problems, Cover Oregon Hunts For Cure

Dec. 9, 2013 11:47 p.m.

Oregon's health insurance exchange has been struggling to sign up applicants.  The state has asked people to submit paper applications, because of problems with its website.

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Workplace Giving

July 23, 2015 6:50 p.m.

Information about giving through your employer and having it matched. Also includes info about the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and the participant code for OPB.

Make sure OPB is part of your legacy.

OPB Legacy Society Members

May 26, 2015 10:09 p.m.

OPB Legacy Society Members

Lost Treasure Hunt

Nov. 23, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Great Aquarium Treasure Hunt

April 24, 2015 8:14 a.m.

local | Land | Science | Oregon Field Guide

Geologic Snowflake Hunters Flock To Oregon For Thundereggs

Nov. 1, 2013 3:30 a.m.

Oregon's high desert from Madras to the Ochoco Mountains has some of the largest deposits of thundereggs in the world. Rock hounds slice them open to find agate, jasper and opal, sometimes in ornate patterns, hidden inside. They are the first people in history to ever see the formations since they were encased in cooling lava 60 million years ago. Thundereggs were named the state rock of Oregon in 1965.

OPBMusic Video Interview - Van Hunt

Dec. 10, 2013 8:17 p.m.

Van Hunt - Eyes Like Pearls

Dec. 10, 2013 8:17 p.m.

OPBMusic Video Interview - Van Hunt

Dec. 10, 2013 8:17 p.m.

Think Out Loud

Artist Versus Treasure Hunters

Aug. 19, 2013 7:35 p.m.

Early this year, Brad Daily and Mike Claxton won an auction for a locked storage unit in Independence, a town just southwest of Salem. When they opened it, they found 114 paintings by internationally renowned artist and Oregon State University alumna Tala Madani. Last week, the two men filed a suit against her, claiming she was interfering with their attempts to sell the art. They say she scuttled a $15,000 sale to the prestigious Phillips Gallery by threatening the gallery with a lawsuit and denying the authenticity of the work. The new storage unit owners want a judge to get her out of their way, and claim more than $250,000 is at stake. Madani is asserting a set of rights she has under the federal Visual Artists Rights Act. It doesn't give her ownership or copyright claims, but it does give her what are called "moral rights." Those stay with her no matter who owns her work. Moral rights include her right to claim authorship of a work (though disclaiming a work is a trickier matter). She could also prevent someone else from saying a work is hers. At issue is whether these paintings, many of them signed by Madani, are her works. But even more interesting, says lawyer Kenneth Kahn, is whether a particular piece should be a considered a work of art (rather than, for instance, a draft that was not intended for public view). 

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