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Impacts Of Drought In Washington

OPB | June 02, 2015

Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency in May. We discuss what that means for the state's residents and wildlife.

Backcountry Skiers On The Lookout For Avalanche Danger

OPB | Feb. 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A recent spike in avalanche deaths in Western states highlights the risk for backcountry skiers.

City Responds To Portland's Snow Days

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk with the head of Emergency Management for the City of Portland about how the weekend went and what to expect.

President Obama Speaks on Russia, Healthcare and the Economy

OPB | Aug. 09, 2013

We'll react to President Obama's press conference with our weekly News Roundtable.

Economic Impact Of Shortened Ski Seasons

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012

A new study shows climate change could affect the ski industry of many western states.

Flooding in Western Oregon

OPB | Jan. 20, 2012

Western Oregon felt cold temperatures and got some snow earlier this week, and now is facing heavy rain and flooding.