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Eclipse: Symbiosis Fest | Port of Portland | Murals | PSU President

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2017

On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.

Swimming In The Willamette | Cyberbullying | Cycling With Disabilities

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2017

We learn about changing attitudes toward swimming in the Willamette River and how a school in the Salem-Keizer district is handling cyberbullying. We also talk to a quadriplegic cyclist about bike-sharing for people with disabilities. 

Final Superfund Cleanup Plan | Death Penalty: Investigator | Urban Hawks

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2017

The final Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup has been released. Also, we'll continue our death penalty series, and we'll learn about using hawks to get rid of urban crows.

Willamette River Cleanup Plan | On The Road: US Route 395

OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2016

We learn about the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft clean-up plan for the Willamette River Superfund site. And we take you on a radio road trip down route 395 from Pendleton to John Day.

Between A Dock And A Hard Place Again

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2015

Many liveaboard boaters who make their homes on the lower Willamette River are knowingly breaking a state law. They argue the law needs to change.

Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Portland Harbor Superfund

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2015

The Portland harbor was declared a Superfund site 15 years ago, and officials are finally close to a plan to finish cleaning up the toxic 11-mile stretch of the Willamette.

Between A Dock And A Hard Place

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2015

Many liveaboard boaters who make their homes on the lower Willamette River are knowingly breaking a state law. They argue the law needs to change.

Who's On Algae Duty?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2015

Blue-green algae blooms are a growing problem on the Willamette River - but who's in charge of keeping them under control?

Designing Willamette Falls Riverwalk

OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2015

A design team including three different firms will work together to create a public walkway for a place with special significance in Oregon's history.

Geese Create Poop Problem For Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2014

MONDAY: Two groups have partnered in a pilot project to deal with goose droppings in public parks.