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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.

New Approaches To Managing Big, Expensive Wildfires

OPB | May 27, 2015

Many wildfire policy experts say the goal with some wildfires isn't to stop the fire, but to manage the way they burn.

Oregon State Wildfire Insurance In Jeopardy

OPB | March 30, 2015

MONDAY: Oregon legislators worry about how to cover wildfire costs as insurance prices rise.

The Latest Update On Oregon Wildfires

OPB | Aug. 11, 2014

MONDAY: We'll get the latest on the South Fork Complex Fire.

Checking In On Northwest Wildfires

OPB | July 15, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporter Devan Schwartz and Robin DeMario from the Northwest Coordination Center about wildfires in the Northwest.

The New Science Of Fighting Wildfires

OPB | Sept. 27, 2013

As another deadly and expensive fire season comes to an end, scientists are trying to better understand how fire spreads.

Northwest Fire Season Hits Its Stride

OPB | July 29, 2013

The annual fire season intensified over the last week, with a lightning storm setting off blazes in southwest Oregon.

Warm Springs Fire Grows

OPB | July 22, 2013

A fire at the Warm Springs Reservation forced an evacuation at Kah-Nee-Ta resort and continues to expand.

Dry Weather Impacting Water Users And Wildfires

OPB | May 13, 2013

We'll check in on how the dry weather is affecting Klamath Basin water users and the early wildfire season.

Malheur Lumber Fights to Keep Doors Open

OPB | Sept. 19, 2012

Malheur Lumber will stay open past its original November close date, due to an unlikely collaboration.

Fires Continue To Rage Through The Northwest

OPB | Sept. 10, 2012

We'll get an update on the fires burning through Oregon and Washington.

Washington Wildfire

OPB | Aug. 16, 2012

The Taylor Bridge fire has burned more than 28,000 acres in Central Washington.

What's Next for the Long Draw Fire?

OPB | July 19, 2012

The Long Draw Fire has been fully contained. What was the extent of its damage, and how will the area begin to recover?

A Look Back on the Biscuit Fire

OPB | July 12, 2012

Friday, July 13th will mark the 10-year anniversary of the beginning of Oregon's largest and most expensive wildfire fire in the past century. 

Dollar Lake Forest Fire

OPB | Sept. 07, 2011

The Dollar Lake forest fire, now burning on the north slope of Mt. Hood, has grown to 4,480 acres. How are containment efforts going?