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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.

A Man, A Plan, A Palindrome: Oregonian Mark Saltveit

OPB | Broadcast: March 22, 2017

Oregonian Mark Saltveit is defending  his title as the reigning world champion palindromist this weekend.

At Home With A Language's Last Native Speaker

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2015

Verdena Parker lives in Winston, OR, and is the last living native speaker of the Hupa language.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2013

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

Teaching English as a Second Language

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2012

A new report details how well Oregon is doing at teaching English as a second language to public school students.

Slang for English Learners

OPB | Broadcast: June 12, 2012

You can go to class to learn English grammar and vocabulary, but how do you learn slang and its appropriate uses?

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: June 7, 2012

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

Saving the Siletz Language

OPB | Broadcast: May 18, 2012

The Siletz tribe may have found an unlikely aid in preserving its language: the internet.

English as a Second Language

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 18, 2010

What is the best way to learn English?

Worthington Trial: The Verdict Is In

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2009

What does the verdict in the Worthington trial say about Oregon's faith healing law?

Measure 58: English as a Second Language

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2008

What is the best approach to teaching English as a second language in Oregon schools?

Language Lessons

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2008

What do you learn when you learn a language -- and can it prevent a war?