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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.  

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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.

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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.

Health | NW Life | News | 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. 

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Oak Leaf Trailer Park Aims To Become A Co-Op

June 10, 2016 12:16 a.m.

In a city with some of the country’s fastest rising rents, Oak Leaf has been a stable home for people who can’t afford to live anywhere else.

Environment | News

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.

local | News | Land | Environment | Land use

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.

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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.

Pacific Ocean | News

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.

Making A Difference: Forest Park

Sept. 9, 2014 7 a.m.

Located in the heart of Portland, Oregon, Forest Park provides stunning views and a one of a kind wilderness experience 10 minutes from downtown. This place makes a difference in people's lives, whether you're an aficionado or it's your first time hitting the trails.

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Oregon Experience

July 10, 2013 12:11 p.m.

This summer Oregon Experience invites you to See Oregon Through Its History.
Explore the unparalleled beauty of Oregon’s parks, coastal towns and rural communities. Whether hiking the trails, catching a play or enjoying local wineries, check in with Oregon Experience’s website each week. You’ll be surprised about the history of your destination and who or what played a key role in building this unique state into the place we call home.
Southern Oregon’s diverse vacation attractions brings tourists from afar to enjoy the scenic meadows, valleys, rivers and mountainsides of this part of the state.  Before you head out that way, understand more about the true origins and history of this region, by watching Capturing Oregon’s Frontier! A treasure of forgotten photo negatives, discovered by Lloyd Smith at a garage sale more than 30 years ago, will give you a visual authentic look at rural life and the people who lived in this region over a 100 years ago. Compare some of those pictures with what you are seeing with your own photos! From historical biographies to issues and events that have shaped our state, Oregon Experience is an exciting television series co-produced by OPB and the Oregon Historical Society. Oregon Experience, celebrating its 10th season, will continue to bring new episodes in the coming months. All previous season's exciting stories, exploring Oregon's rich past, can be watched online.


Oregon Art Beat

July 10, 2013 12:11 p.m.

Oregon Art Beat is OPB's Emmy Award-winning local arts series, now in its 17th season. Art Beat profiles artists, musicians and artisans from around Oregon and the Northwest. Tune in Thursdays at 8 p.m. Join Oregon Art Beat this Saturday to kick off the 20th anniversary of Art in the Pearl! We’ll take the stage near the north park blocks in Portland at 11:45 to tell you a little about what we’re working on for season 18 of Art Beat and give a big congratulations to Art in the Pearl!” We’ve featured a number of artists over the years who’ve participated in Art in the Pearl. Here’s a list of of those who’ll be exhibiting this weekend. Look for the “As Seen on Art Beat” signs in their booths." - Painter Alison O’Donoghue
- Metalsmith Carla Fox
- Potter Charles Gluskoter
- Artist David Bjurstrom
- Printmaker Gene Flores
- Sculptor Grayson Malone
- Mixed Media Painter Jill Mayberg
- Sculptor Kenneth Standhardt
- Fiber Artist Kimberly Morris
- Ceramic Artist Kimberly Murton We'll see you there!  

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April 27, 2016 6:49 p.m.

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April 26, 2016 6:54 p.m.

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May 10, 2013 10:40 a.m.

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May 25, 2016 6:48 p.m.

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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.

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