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Environmental Update On Flame Retardants, Aerial Herbicide Spraying & More

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2014

MONDAY: We'll get the latest on flame retardants in the Columbia River, pesticide regulation in Oregon and more with our EarthFix team.

What's It Like To Be A Wildland Firefighter?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 7, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll hear about the day-to-day life of a wildland firefighter who is battling wildfires this summer.

100 Climbs

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2012

Scott Peterson gave himself a challenge: 100 climbs in 100 days along 100 miles of the Columbia Gorge. He finishes his adventure on Sunday. We'll talk to him the morning after.

The View Point Inn

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2011

The View Point Inn, a 1920s hotel that once hosted presidents, celebrities and dignitaries, now sits empty after a fire and financial crisis. What will become of this Nationally Registered historic landmark?

Kayaking Waterfalls

OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2011

A 19 year-old injured his back this weekend while kayaking down Bridal Veil falls. We'll talk to someone who teaches people how to run waterfalls.

Capturing the Gorge

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2008

What do you see in photographs of the Columbia River Gorge?

Casinos and Condos in the Columbia Gorge

OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2008

How much development is too much — and how can you tell before it's too late?