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Vaccination Numbers | Oregon Wildfire Voices | Surimi School

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2017

How accurate are federal vaccination numbers for Oregon? Also, we hear voices from the front lines of wildfires burning across the state, and we take a trip to the OSU Surimi School in Astoria.

'State Of Wonder' Newport | Drawing And Journalism | Diamonds

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2017

OPB's "State of Wonder" kicks off its pre-eclipse Oregon road trip. An artist and former journalist tells us about teaching other journalists how to draw. Also, we learn about lab-grown diamonds.

Looking For Ancient Humans On Oregon's 'Lost Coast'

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 19, 2015

Could the key to understanding North America's earliest inhabitants lie off of the Oregon coast?

Environmental Update On Vanishing Starfish And Coal Terminals

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2014

MONDAY: We'll hear why starfish are disappearing along North America's Pacific shoreline and the future of coal terminals. 

Oregon Considers Smoking Ban On Coastal Beaches

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about the Oregon Parks Department's proposal to ban smoking on beaches along the coast.

New Flood Insurance Maps Impact Northwest Residents

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Residents in Oregon and Washington have had mixed reactions to new flood plain maps that could dramatically change their flood insurance rates.

The End of the Tsunami Sirens in Tillamook County

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2012

Tillamook County plans to stop the use of tsunami sirens in favor of other emergency alert tools.

Coming Out in Rural Regions

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2012

We're talking to country music star Chely Wright about coming out as a lesbian. We'll also check in on the climate for gays and lesbians coming out in rural Oregon.

Rebroadcast: Paulann Petersen

OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2011

Oregon poet laureate, Paulann Petersen, calls herself an ambassador for poetry in Oregon. We explore what that means to her.

Shooting in Waldport Revisited

OPB | Broadcast: April 11, 2011

As Lincoln City police officer Steven Dodds returns home, the prime suspect in his shooting, David Duhram, is still at large.

Waldport Reacts to Shooting

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 28, 2011

How has a shooting and manhunt on the Oregon coast affected the surrounding community?

Warming Up to Climate Change

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2010

How are businesses, individuals and governments preparing for environmental changes?

Northwest Passages: Brian Doyle

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2010

First time novelist Brian Doyle sings a song of Oregon in Mink River.

Northwest Passages: Diane Hammond

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2010

Oregon author Diane Hammond on her life and novels.

The Oregon Coast Lifestyle

OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2010

The Rural Economy Project visits Newport to explore what the coastal community is doing to attract "lifestyle entrepreneurs" and kickstart its economy.

Northwest Passages: Fisher Poets

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2010

Commercial fishermen gather annually in Astoria to share their poetry.

Rebroadcast: Stranded

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2009

Rebroadcast: What do finds on our beaches tell us about the rest of the world?

Coastal Exercises

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 27, 2009

Should the Navy expand its training exercises off the Oregon coast?

Layoff or Day Off?

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2009

To what degree should employees bear the burden of this economic crisis?

Dollars and Sense

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2009

Is the economy sending you back to school?