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The Latest Update On Oregon Wildfires

OPB | Aug. 11, 2014

MONDAY: We'll get the latest on the South Fork Complex Fire.

News Roundtable: August 8, 2014

OPB | Aug. 08, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

What's It Like To Be A Wildland Firefighter?

OPB | Aug. 07, 2014

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

Rowena Fire

OPB | Aug. 06, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We get the latest on the Columbia Gorge fire that has caused evacuations in the Oregon town of Rowena.

Checking In On Northwest Wildfires

OPB | July 15, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporter Devan Schwartz and Robin DeMario from the Northwest Coordination Center about wildfires in the Northwest.

New Vancouver Fireworks Law Limits Sales And Use

OPB | June 27, 2014

FRIDAY: This year, Vancouver, Washington residents will only be able to set off fireworks on July 4.

Containing The Two Bulls Fire Near Bend

OPB | June 09, 2014

MONDAY: We'll find out how firefighting efforts are going in Central Oregon and what the blaze could suggest for this summer's fire season.

The New Science Of Fighting Wildfires

OPB | Sept. 27, 2013

As another deadly and expensive fire season comes to an end, scientists are trying to better understand how fire spreads.

Exploring Firefighter Fatigue

OPB | Aug. 29, 2013

Firefighters work long shifts in intense conditions. What keeps them coming back for more, and how do they prevent fatigue?

Northwest Fire Season Hits Its Stride

OPB | July 29, 2013

The annual fire season intensified over the last week, with a lightning storm setting off blazes in southwest Oregon.

Warm Springs Fire Grows

OPB | July 22, 2013

A fire at the Warm Springs Reservation forced an evacuation at Kah-Nee-Ta resort and continues to expand.

Dry Weather Impacting Water Users And Wildfires

OPB | May 13, 2013

We'll check in on how the dry weather is affecting Klamath Basin water users and the early wildfire season.

Looking Back On 2012

OPB | Dec. 31, 2012

We'll catch up with Think Out Loud guests who joined us earlier this year to talk about some of the big moments of 2012.

Malheur Lumber Fights to Keep Doors Open

OPB | Sept. 19, 2012

Malheur Lumber will stay open past its original November close date, due to an unlikely collaboration.

Fires Continue To Rage Through The Northwest

OPB | Sept. 10, 2012

We'll get an update on the fires burning through Oregon and Washington.

Washington Wildfire

OPB | Aug. 16, 2012

The Taylor Bridge fire has burned more than 28,000 acres in Central Washington.

What's Next for the Long Draw Fire?

OPB | July 19, 2012

The Long Draw Fire has been fully contained. What was the extent of its damage, and how will the area begin to recover?

A Look Back on the Biscuit Fire

OPB | July 12, 2012

Friday, July 13th will mark the 10-year anniversary of the beginning of Oregon's largest and most expensive wildfire fire in the past century. 

Culture Club

OPB | July 06, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Fire Chief Erin Janssens

OPB | July 05, 2012

We'll talk with Portland's first female Fire Chief as she wraps up her first month on the job.