OPB |Dec. 02, 2014 12:25 p.m.
TUESDAY: The nonprofit Newport Fishermen's Wives, along with the port and city of Newport and Lincoln County, is suing the U.S. Coast Guard over the possible closure of the Newport Search and Rescue Station.
OPB |Oct. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll hear why starfish are disappearing along North America's Pacific shoreline and the future of coal terminals.
OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:20 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: After a recent assault on a fishery observer, we look into these little-known second crew members on west coast fishing boats.
OPB |June 17, 2014 12:20 p.m.
TUESDAY: We explore why Oregonians aren't hunting or fishing as much as they used to.
Dec. 05, 2012 12:45 p.m.
A controversial plan to phase out gillnetting on the main stem of the Columbia River may be adopted on Friday.
Nov. 16, 2012 12:06 p.m.
The next stop in the Our Town series is the coastal city of Port Orford.
Sept. 13, 2012 12:25 p.m.
Sponsors of a ballot measure to ban gillnet fishing have chosen to end their campaign in favor of a new policy promoted by Governor Kitzhaber.
Dec. 21, 2011 9:06 a.m.
Think Out Loud has just launched a new series called "Our Town" — exploring the history and personalities of places all over the Northwest — and Astoria is the first Oregon town to be profiled.
Sept. 19, 2011 9:40 a.m.
The Nature Conservancy has gotten into the commercial fishing game in recent months. We'll get an update on what their new "risk pool" program means for west coast fishermen.
Aug. 26, 2011 9:45 a.m.
Oregon's biggest seafood cash crop brought in $49 million for crabbers, making this season the second most profitable Dungeness crab haul in industry history.
Aug. 15, 2011 9:45 a.m.
We continue our regular series of conversations checking in on OPB's environmental coverage. Today, we talk about the biggest dam removal project in U.S. history with EarthFix reporter Ashley Ahearn.
June 03, 2011 9:45 a.m.
What are tiny piece of plastic in the ocean doing to the marine life... and to us?
Dec. 08, 2010 9 a.m.
How are businesses, individuals and governments preparing for environmental changes?
June 01, 2010 9 a.m.
How do federal and state agencies overlap with commercial and environmental interests off the Oregon coast?
May 07, 2010 9 a.m.
How do fish hatcheries impact the wild salmon population?
Feb. 11, 2010 9 a.m.
Commercial fishermen gather annually in Astoria to share their poetry.
June 17, 2009 9 a.m.
Can the sea power us in the future?
March 27, 2009 9 a.m.
Can recreation and research live in harmony at Mount St. Helens?
Feb. 27, 2009 9 a.m.
Should the Navy expand its training exercises off the Oregon coast?
Nov. 25, 2008 midnight
What does it take to make a living at sea, or to wait at home for a loved one who does?
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