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Portland's Toxic Air Problem

March 15, 2016 4:03 p.m.

A study of tree moss in Portland revealed high levels of arsenic, cadmium, nickel and lead in the air surrounding a pair of Portland glass companies. The revelation showed holes in the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's testing procedures and regulations. Now a push is one by state and local officials to fix the pollution problem and tighten regulations.

local | Technology | News

Oregon Legislature Considering Drone Regulation

March 28, 2013 11:57 p.m.

 The Oregon Legislature is looking at proposals to regulate the use of drones in the state. OPB's Think Out Loud travelled to Salem Thursday, to speak with those working on legislation about the use of the unmanned aircraft.


Investigation Of Metal Factories Spurs Oregon Regulators Into Action

Oct. 16, 2012 7:56 p.m.

A nationwide investigation into abandoned metal factories has spurred regulators in Oregon to act.

Health | local | Vital Signs

Oregon Official: 800 Pharmacies Are Safe, Sufficiently Regulated

Oct. 10, 2012 7:26 p.m.

Oregon officials say the 800 pharmacies in the state are safe and sufficiently regulated. This follows news that 12 Americans have died from an outbreak of fungal meningitis.

local | Education | parenting

Survey: 6 Out Of 10 Teachers Regularly See Hungry Kids In Classroom

Aug. 31, 2012 3:06 p.m.

A national survey says six out of 10 teachers regularly see hungry students.

Sports | local | News

Blazers End Regular Season Wednesday, Upending Expectations

April 13, 2016 7:03 p.m.

The Blazers close out their regular season Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets, seeking their 44th win in a year of squashing low expectations.

Energy | Environment

Oregon’s Top Utility Regulator Resigns

March 18, 2016 11:30 p.m.

Oregon’s top regulator of power companies announced her resignation Friday in a letter to Gov. Kate Brown.

Agriculture | Land | News

Warm Springs Tribes Work Out Pot Regulations, Taxes

Dec. 30, 2015 10:30 p.m.

The plan for marijuana cultivation on the reservation is underway. The tribes aim to have the first marijuana for sale January 2017.

local | Environment

Bald Eagle Eggs Show Dioxin Regulations Working

Oct. 27, 2011 6 a.m.

New research shows bald eagles on the Columbia River are benefiting from a regulation that removed toxins from paper mill wastewater in the 1990s.


Regulars already flock to Lunch Lady

Nov. 12, 2011 12:39 a.m.

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Official Contest Rules

April 26, 2016 6:54 p.m.

Current contest rules and prize information.

About OPB

Terms of Use

April 25, 2014 3:53 p.m.

Terms of Use


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Nov. 18, 2013 1:18 p.m.

Terms of Use


Official Contest Rules

June 22, 2016 6:08 p.m.

Official Contest Rules

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June 15, 2016 6:56 p.m.

Accessibility Services

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OPB's Editorial Policy

May 8, 2013 3:05 p.m.

OPB's Editorial Policy

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Exclusive Benefits for Business Partners

March 17, 2015 3:42 p.m.

In addition to applause and praise from their customers and communities, OPB sponsors receive special benefits.


Digital Conversion Resources

Jan. 23, 2015 5:09 p.m.

How to find more information about digital television broadcasts.

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Our News Bureau in SW Washington

Oct. 30, 2014 12:41 a.m.

Support or learn more about the OPB Bureau in Southwest Washington.



April 23, 2015 11:01 p.m.

opbmusic regularly records studio sessions at OPB and soundcheck sessions at venues around Portland, featuring great local and touring bands in an intimate setting. Watch our videos here.

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