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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.

Fire Recovery | Oregon Rohingya Muslims | Free School Lunches

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2017

What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.

Wildfire Update | Police Oversight | Rene Denfield

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2017

An update on the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, a group of former law enforcement officers are calling for better police oversight. And local author Rene Denfield shares her latest novel.

DACA | Eagle Creek Fire | District Attorneys

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 5, 2017

We hear reactions to President Trump's decision about DACA, the Eagle Creek Fire and an ACLU of Oregon campaign about the role of district attorneys.

Vaccination Numbers | Oregon Wildfire Voices | Surimi School

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2017

How accurate are federal vaccination numbers for Oregon? Also, we hear voices from the front lines of wildfires burning across the state, and we take a trip to the OSU Surimi School in Astoria.

Protesting In Portland | 'Land On Fire'

OPB | Broadcast: May 31, 2017

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler shares his thoughts after this weekend's deadly attack. We discuss protest vs. free speech in Portland. And nature writer Gary Ferguson explains the age of the "mega-wildfires."

At Home With Wildfires

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2015

We continue our "At Home" series with Carolyn and Ira Hodge, whose home burned down in the Canyon Creek fire a little over a month ago.

Small Newspaper Gains New Role During Wildfire Season

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2015

A small newspaper steps up in a big way to help keep local residents in Grant County up to speed on the wildfires.

With The Fire In Your Face

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2015

A local commercial photographer describes his first season as a wildland firefighter.

Rebuilding A Forest After The Burn

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2015

The National Forest Service is already planning restoration projects after fires char Eastern Oregon.

What Happens When Wildfires Return?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2015

The Carlton Complex fire ripped through Okanogan County last year. The same area is currently battling fires again.

Washington Wildfires Prove Deadly

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 20, 2015

Several of the nation's largest wildfires continue to burn across the region.

Impacts Of Drought In Washington

OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: March 30, 2015

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

The New Science Of Fighting Wildfires

OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2012

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