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Coal By Wire | Motor Voter | Valhalla

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 4, 2016

We talk to legislative representatives on both sides of a bill that would eliminate the use of coal energy by Oregon's two biggest utilities by 2035. The Oregon Secretary of State discusses how the implementation of the state’s automatic voter registration law is going. And we speak with the backcountry guide who led a trip down a previously undocumented slot canyon for Oregon Field Guide.

Snow Dragon Cave On Mt. Hood Collapses

OPB | Broadcast: March 5, 2015

THURSDAY: A glacier cave on Mt. Hood recently collapsed and is no longer stable enough for exploration.

Buried In The Sky Sheds Light On Sherpas' Lives

OPB | Broadcast: May 24, 2013

Buried in the Sky tells the story of the sherpas and high-altitude porters who do much of the heavy lifting on the tallest — and most deadly — mountains in the world.

Cheryl Strayed

OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2012

Portland author Cheryl Strayed's new memoir chronicles her journey along the Pacific Crest Trail at a critical time in her early twenties.


OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2010

What's your experience with geocaching?

Class Size

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2009

Does class size affect student achievement?