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Oregon Gold Miners Face Limits If Lawmakers Don’t Act

March 4, 2015 2:30 a.m.

The Washington and Oregon legislatures are considering limits on suction dredge mining -- a technique that uses large floating vacuums to suck up rocky streambeds and sift out precious metals. 

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Oregon Geology And Mineral Industries Head Leaving For New Job

Feb. 10, 2015 8:55 p.m.

The long-time head of Oregon's Department of Geology And Mineral Industries, Vicki McConnell, is leaving at the end of February.

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Matching Gifts

July 23, 2015 6:49 p.m.

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Bohemia Gold Mines

March 30, 2016 7:56 a.m.

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Survival In A Chilean Mine

Sept. 9, 2015 11:03 p.m.

University of Oregon Journalism professor Héctor Tobar spent months interviewing the thirty-three miners who were trapped in a mine in Chile 5 years ago. His book comes out in paperback this month.

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Mining Uncertainty: Laura Fritz In Focus

May 3, 2014 5:09 p.m.

Installation artist Laura Fritz talks about recent work. She's a recent recipient of an Oregon Arts Commission Fellowship.

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Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

Jan. 9, 2014 8:30 p.m.

While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost.

Off-shore Minerals

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Mining Special

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

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Mining For Gold In The Rogue River Valley

Feb. 4, 2013 3 p.m.

Kerby Jackson, a modern-day gold miner and historian, explains the history and legacy of gold mining on the Rogue River in Oregon.

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July 11, 2013 3:58 a.m.


Farmers Market Finds: Flowering Broccoli & Miner's Lettuce

June 5, 2012 midnight

Now that farmers market season is in full swing, you're probably wondering what’s new and in season. But before you fill a basket with only spring classics like strawberries and rhubarb, consider trying miner's lettuce and flowering broccoli.

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