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Anti-California | Chetco Bar Fire Evacuee | Debating Teen Punishment

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2017

Portland-area high schoolers discuss the punishment for the teen suspected of starting the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, we talk to a woman who was evacuated from her house near Brookings for over a month. Plus, an opinion about anti-Californian sentiment.

Forest Ecosystems | 'Class Of 2025' | Amazon Headquarters | Seattle Mayor

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2017

We consider the forest conditions of the Eagle Creek Fire and listen in to OPB's "Class of 2025" podcast. Also, we talk about Amazon's quest for a second headquarters and the resignation of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.

Fire Recovery | Oregon Rohingya Muslims | Free School Lunches

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2017

What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.

Wildfire Update | Police Oversight | Rene Denfield

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2017

An update on the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, a group of former law enforcement officers are calling for better police oversight. And local author Rene Denfield shares her latest novel.

DACA | Eagle Creek Fire | District Attorneys

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 5, 2017

We hear reactions to President Trump's decision about DACA, the Eagle Creek Fire and an ACLU of Oregon campaign about the role of district attorneys.

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.

Protesting In Portland | 'Land On Fire'

OPB | Broadcast: May 31, 2017

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler shares his thoughts after this weekend's deadly attack. We discuss protest vs. free speech in Portland. And nature writer Gary Ferguson explains the age of the "mega-wildfires."

Forest Service Responds | Woody Guthrie In The Pacific Northewest

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2016

The US Forest Service responds to our interview with Oregonian reporters about their Canyon Creek fire investigation. And KEXP DJ Greg Vandy about Woody Guthrie's time in our neck of the woods.

Fire Investigation | US Attorney On Marijuana Prosecutions | DACA Now

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2016

What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?

Keeping Young People In Klamath Falls | Women Firefighters | Foster Care Shortage

OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2016

A group of young Klamath Falls residents want to make their community more attractive to their generation. Then we discuss the challenges that face women firefighters. Last, we'll take up the shortages in Oregon's foster care system.

REBROADCAST: At Home With Wildfires

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 24, 2015

We listen back to one of our favorite interviews from the "At Home" series with Carolyn and Ira Hodge, whose home burned down in the Canyon Creek fire this summer.

At Home With Wildfires

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2015

We continue our "At Home" series with Carolyn and Ira Hodge, whose home burned down in the Canyon Creek fire a little over a month ago.

Small Newspaper Gains New Role During Wildfire Season

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2015

A small newspaper steps up in a big way to help keep local residents in Grant County up to speed on the wildfires.

With The Fire In Your Face

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2015

A local commercial photographer describes his first season as a wildland firefighter.

Rebuilding A Forest After The Burn

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2015

The National Forest Service is already planning restoration projects after fires char Eastern Oregon.

What Happens When Wildfires Return?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2015

The Carlton Complex fire ripped through Okanogan County last year. The same area is currently battling fires again.

News Roundtable: Aug. 21, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

Washington Wildfires Prove Deadly

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 20, 2015

Several of the nation's largest wildfires continue to burn across the region.

Wildfire Update

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2015

Several of the nation's largest wildfires continue to burn across the region.

Firefighting Costs Cast Shadow Over Forest Service Budget

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2015

As firefighting costs have risen to more than half the Forest Service budget over the last 20 years, we talk to the Pacific Northwest's regional forest manager about what that means for restoration and more.