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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.

News Roundtable Jan. 8, 2016 | Lily Tomlin

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2016

We look back at some of the big stories in the week's news; then we talk with Lily Tomlin, who's in Portland next week for a one-woman show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Klamath Basin Water Agreement Could Fall Apart

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2015

If Congress doesn't act by Dec. 31, the stakeholders are back to square one.

Greater Sage Grouse Will Not Be Listed As Endangered Species

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2015

The U.S. Interior Department announced its decision this week that the greater sage grouse does not need to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Klamath Farmers Brace For A Dry Season

OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2015

Gov. Kate Brown declared drought in Klamath County earlier this week and farmers are anxious about the low snowpack.

Oregon Faces A Continued Dry Spell In 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2014

THURSDAY: It's been a particularly dry winter for Oregon. Businesses from agriculture to recreation are feeling the repercussions of the dry spell.

Ranchers Concerned About Sage Grouse Conservation Plans

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon cattle ranchers react to plans to reappoint some public lands currently used for cattle grazing as a protected habitat for the sage grouse.

Oregon Cattlemen Celebrate 100 Years

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2013

The Oregon Cattlemen's Association is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in Baker City where the organization was founded.

Looking Back On 2012

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

Coyotes in Malheur County

OPB | Broadcast: July 19, 2012

In Malheur County 10,632 coyotes were killed from 1998 to 2008. What effect do coyotes have on livestock and wildlife in the area?

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2012

Cassandra Profita updates us on the many controversies surrounding wolves in the western states.

Wolf Update

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2011

Wolves are back in the news because of livestock deaths and a controversial kill order on the alpha male for one of Oregon's three wolf packs.

Legislating Wolves

OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2011

Oregon ranchers want to see changes to state laws that protect wolves.

Live from Haines: Ranching Roundtable

OPB | Broadcast: July 22, 2010

What are the changing economic realities of ranching in eastern Oregon?

Keeping Track of Cows

OPB | Broadcast: April 15, 2010

What's the best way to determine who owns a cow?

The Switch: Geothermal Energy

OPB | Broadcast: June 5, 2009

How can geothermal energy become a bigger part of Oregon’s energy picture?

Sentencing and Spending

OPB | Broadcast: May 22, 2009

Will state budget restrictions mean a delay in Measure 57?

The Big Bad Wolf?

OPB | Broadcast: May 11, 2009

Should a rancher be allowed to kill a wolf that threatens his property?

Cows v. Elk v. Wild Horses

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 20, 2009

Who should eat the grass on public lands?

Meat Me In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2008

Is eating meat cool again?