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Free Admission, Camping At Oregon State Parks In Early June

AP | May 28, 2017 11:18 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Oregon State Parks will be open and free to the public June 3 in celebration of State Parks Day.

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Central Oregon Firefighters Battle Fire Near Tumalo Falls Trailhead

OPB | May 27, 2017 10:33 a.m.

The Cougar Butte fire started burning Friday afternoon.

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Man Survives 1,000-Foot Fall Into Crater Lake Caldera

Medford Mail Tribune | May 25, 2017 3:58 p.m. | Crater Lake National Park

Park rangers had to rappel roughly 600 feet into the caldera just to spot the man, McCabe said. His fall landed him about 100 feet from the lake.

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Northwest Tribes: Trump Budget 'Worst Attack On Indian Country In Recent Memory'

AP | May 25, 2017 3:12 p.m. | Portland

Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states are bashing President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs.

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Woman Dies In Boating Crash On Columbia River

AP | May 23, 2017 9:56 a.m.

Authorities say a woman died after the boat she was on crashed into a pylon on the Columbia River.

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Portland Gets Closer To 20 MPH Speed Limits On Residential Streets

OPB | May 22, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Portland

A bill allowing Portland to lower the speed limit on some residential streets is headed for the Oregon Senate.

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Rare Foxes Spotted In Oregon May Help California Population

AP | May 22, 2017 4:13 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Biologists are hoping a rare subspecies of foxes spotted in Oregon can help boost their number in California.  

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'The Four Top': 6 Seasons | Why Salmon Matters | James Beard On Film

OPB | May 22, 2017 6 a.m. | Portland

How many seasons are there in a year? Six, according to a new cookbook. A salmon expert shares a few summer grilling techniques, and finally, we discuss the lasting legacy of culinary legend James Beard.

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California Native Finds Her Racial Identity Changes In Ultra-White Oregon

OPB | May 22, 2017 6 a.m.

OPB is asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their lives. In the next installment, a California native whose sense of racial identity changes depending on where she lives.

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Former Klamath County Sheriff Guilty Of 5 Out Of 7 Counts

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | May 19, 2017 2:49 p.m. | Stephen Floyd

Former Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah has been found guilty of five out of seven misdemeanor counts after the jury delivered a verdict Friday afternoon.