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Kicker | Black Market Marijuana | Immigration Legal Help | God Squad

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 23, 2017

There are not many options for legal assistance for immigrants in the Eugene area. Irrigators in Oregon and Washington are calling on the so-called "God Squad" to keep Snake River dams from coming down. Also, the kicker.

REBROADCAST: The Names Of Our Stars | In-Home Care

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017

Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.

Sen. Merkley | 'Ricochet River'

OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2017

We celebrate the 25th anniversary edition of the very Oregon book Ricochet River. And Senator Jeff Merkley joins us from DC.

Opening Bell In Salem | Oregon Farmers & Immigration Changes | Sea Lion Control

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2017

Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.

Reactions to Clinton Nomination | Ron Wyden At The DNC | Philadelphia Uber Driver | Salmon Reintroduction

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2016

We hear from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) from the Democratic National Convention and talk to an Uber driver in Philadelphia. We'll also discuss an effort to reintroduce salmon to the upper Malheur River.

'Free' Community College Update | Effect Of Hatcheries On Fish | Naloxone In Pharmacies

OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 2016

We'll hear about a bill that would allow pharmacists to prescribe a drug that helps reduce the effects of opioid overdoses. Then we'll get an update on Oregon's $50 a term community college program. Plus, a new study looks at the dramatic impact hatcheries have on the genes of steelhead trout.

Environmental Update: Dying Fish And Arctic Drilling

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2015

We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.

Environmental Update on Cormorants and Sea Lions

OPB | Broadcast: March 30, 2015

MONDAY: We'll check in with our EarthFix reporter, Cassandra Profita, about stories she's following.

Beavers Provide Free Labor To Build Salmon Habitat

OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2015

TUESDAY: Not all dams are bad for salmon.

Environmental Update On Cormorants And Starfish

OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2014

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on the disease affecting sea stars in the Pacific ocean and a plan to kill thousands of birds preying on endangered salmon.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix and OPB reporters about landslides, lawsuits against hatcheries, and a pesticide dump cover-up.

Safeway And Kroger Won't Sell GE Salmon

OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2014

FRIDAY: Two of the country's largest grocery chains have joined a long list of stores that won't sell genetically engineered salmon.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 27, 2014

THURSDAY: We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.

Sea Lion Deaths in the Northwest

OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2012

What do we know about the deaths of 20 sea lions in the past two months in Oregon and Washington?

Salmon Virus Hits WA Fish Farms

OPB | Broadcast: May 30, 2012

A disease that has promted B.C. fisheries to kill nearly 600,000 fish has turned up in Washington state fish farms for the first time.

What Happens Next at Condit Dam?

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2011

Two weeks ago, the base of the Condit Dam was blown up, and the White Salmon River flowed free for the first time in a century. What happens now?

Rare Salmon Disease in B.C.

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2011

A virus that has devastated Atlantic salmon populations was discovered in two sockeye salmon in British Columbia.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2011

Earthfix Editor, David Steves, talks about the removal of two dams in Washington and future dam removals in the Northwest. 

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2011

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.

Fishing for Answers

OPB | Broadcast: May 7, 2010

How do fish hatcheries impact the wild salmon population?