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Hanford Cleanup | Social Studies Bill | Finicum Shooting | Opioid Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2017

We hear about what it will take to clean up the Hanford nuclear reservation, new statewide social studies standards, a possible indictment in the 2016 shooting of LaVoy Finicum, and the opioid crisis in Oregon.

Seattle Safe Injection Sites | Umatilla County Sheriff | Gresham Mayor

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 7, 2017

Seattle approves legal injection sites for heroin users. The Umatilla County Sheriff is taking care of 200 neglected cows. And we talk to the Gresham Mayor who has been in office for 11 years.

Meth Trafficking Still On Rise

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2015

Meth is the top illicit drug used and trafficked in Oregon according to the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area's 2016 annual report.

Addicts Trained To Administer A Drug That Can Reverse Opiate Overdoses

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2013

THURSDAY: Since a new law went into effect this summer, more than 400 laypeople have been trained to administer naloxone to revive someone after an opiate overdose.

Heroin Overdoses

OPB | Broadcast: May 24, 2012

Oregon saw a spike in deaths by heroin overdoses in 2011. What are the causes and solutions?

Cracking Down on Heroin

OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2010

How can state and federal agencies work together to keep heroin off the streets?