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Why Cherry Park Elementary Dumped Homework ... Mostly

Sept. 15, 2016 10:27 p.m.

Cherry Park Elementary School had third graders filling out reading logs and doing math homework every week. Fourth graders won't have to do either of those, under a new homework policy.

local | Environment | News

Fire Grows Near Crater Lake, But Park Remains Open

Aug. 3, 2016 5:03 p.m.

Visitors to Crater Lake have been asked to be ready to evacuate in case the Bybee Creek Fire makes a big run.

News | local | NW Life

Multnomah Greyhound Park Will Be Demolished Next Month

June 28, 2016 9:58 p.m.

The historic Multnomah Greyhound Park played host to a farewell celebration Tuesday before its complete demolition early next month.  

News | local | NW Life

How Portland's Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park Organized To Save Itself

June 15, 2016 2:45 a.m.

Sixty of Portland's most vulnerable residents faced eviction. So they've come up with a plan to buy their mobile home park themselves.

News | Health | NW Life | Lead In The Water

Portland Parks And Recreation Finds More Elevated Lead Levels

June 21, 2016 2:30 a.m.

The Portland Parks and Recreation Department conducted 180 tests and found elevated lead levels in 17 samples. Officials plan to replace fixtures with elevated levels. 

News | Environment

Bend Parks District Moves Forward With Plans For Mirror Pond's Future

June 8, 2016 3:30 p.m.

The Bend Parks and Recreation Board has passed a memorandum of understanding about the future of Mirror Pond.

News | local | Environment | Land use | Land

Visitors Flock To Smith Rock, Tax Trails And Parking

April 6, 2016 8:04 p.m.

In the past five years, visitation at the state park increased from 450,000 to about 700,000 day use visitors.

News | Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard Rescues Man Near Cape Lookout State Park

Dec. 27, 2015 4:11 p.m.

The 18-year-old man was swimming in a tide pool with two friends when a wave swept him away from the shore.

News | local

Portland Sticks With Parking Meter Provider That Bribed Officials

Jan. 20, 2016 10:22 p.m.

An independent legal review concludes a second procurement process with the parking meter vendor must be honored.

News | Business | Environment | Economy

Visitors To Region’s National Parks Spent Millions In 2014

April 23, 2015 10:30 p.m.

A new report from the National Park Service shows in 2014, visitors spent an estimated $15 billion in gateway communities to national parks, supporting more than 275,000 jobs.

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Official Contest Rules

Oct. 5, 2016 9:23 p.m.

Current contest rules and prize information.

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OPB’s Open House!

April 27, 2016 6:49 p.m.

OPB's Open House!

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Directions to OPB

May 10, 2013 10:40 a.m.

Directions to OPB

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Meet Our Partners

May 25, 2016 6:48 p.m.

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

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William Stafford Centennial

June 4, 2014 7:31 p.m.

This year, Oregon's award-winning poet laureate William Stafford would have turned 100. We explore his life and the impact he had across the state and genre.

Olmsted And America's Urban Parks

March 20, 2016 8:02 a.m.

National Parks: America's Best Idea

March 20, 2016 7:45 a.m.


Simon & Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park

July 7, 2015 7:52 a.m.

Join the iconic duo and the 500,000 fans who came out for this once-in-a-lifetime 1981 concert.

Sit and Be Fit Live in Central Park!

April 30, 2015 8:17 a.m.

10 Parks That Changed America

Feb. 25, 2016 4:25 p.m.

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