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Top Stories: Wild Horses Up For Adoption, Search Continues For Missing Vernonia Hunter

Sept. 22, 2014 3 p.m.

Headlines for Monday, Sept. 22: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will gather feral horses on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge and put them up for adoption; search and rescue crews are still seeking a missing elk hunter in Vernonia; Oregon government officials are discussing how to manage recreational pot, in anticipation of voters approving Measure 91; and more.

Idaho Suspends Plan For Hired Wolf Hunter

July 29, 2014 6:26 p.m.

Idaho Fish and Game officials say they’re suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness until at least November of 2015.

local | Music | NW Life | Arts

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. 

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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.

local | News | Recreation

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.


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.

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Top Stories: UO Presidential Documents Returned; Bill Seeks To Ban Drones For Hunting, Fishing

Jan. 29, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Headlines for Thursday, Jan. 29: A University of Oregon professor returned more than 22,000 pages of uncensored UO presidential documents; a proposed bill would ban drones for hunting and fishing; Umpqua Bank is now considered the largest community bank on the West Coast; and more.

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Oregon Truffle Hunters Persist Despite New Regulations

Jan. 31, 2015 11:25 p.m.

Foragers say some of the best soil in Oregon belongs to private timber companies that no longer permit truffle hunting. 

Sustainability | local | News | Flora and Fauna | Environment

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.

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Florida State Serves First Hit To UO In New 'Duck Hunt' Parody

Dec. 29, 2014 5:17 p.m.

Days away from the Rose Bowl, Florida State has declared duck season with the release of a parody of the classic video game "Duck Hunt."

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Hunting And Fishing In Oregon Dip To A 30-Year Low

June 17, 2014 7:20 p.m.

We explore why Oregonians aren't hunting or fishing as much as they used to.

NW Life | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | Land

Shed Antler Hunting

Jan. 29, 2015 9:42 p.m.

Families hunt for antlers without actually hunting animals.

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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.

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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). 

OPBMusic Video Interview - Van Hunt

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

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