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On The Road: 'As Western As It Gets' In Southeast Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: July 4, 2017

A radio road trip from Fruitland, Idaho, to McDermitt, Nevada, through the sparsely populated and beautiful corner of Southeast Oregon.

Youth Suicide In Idaho

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2015

Idaho ranks among the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation. We'll hear how state officials are approaching the problem.

Boise's Treefort Music Fest Includes Many Portland Bands

OPB | Broadcast: March 26, 2015

THURSDAY: Boise's Treefort Music Fest, now in its fourth year, kicked off this week.  

Bowe Bergdahl Released

OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2014

MONDAY: Sgt. Bergdahl has been a prisoner of war for nearly five years. Now, his parents are preparing to welcome him home to Hailey, Idaho.

Shawn Vestal Talks About "Godforsaken Idaho"

OPB | Broadcast: April 24, 2013

Shawn Vestal's debut short story collection Godforsaken Idaho is based on his experience growing up Mormon in southern Idaho.

Occupy Boise

OPB | Broadcast: March 29, 2012

Despite efforts by Idaho's state government, Occupy Boise is still camping at the capitol, long after most other occupations were evacuated.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: March 26, 2012

We check in with OPB reporter Jessica Robinson about a Supreme Court case regarding two Idaho property owners.

Dangerous Year at the Lucky Friday Mine

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2011

The recent collapse at Lucky Friday Mine in Idaho left seven miners injured in an accident that occurred 6,000 feet underground. It was the third major accident at the mine since April.

Josh Ritter and "Bright's Passage"

OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2011

Musician and writer Josh Ritter joins us to talk about his songs, his life, and his new novel.