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Dean Hall Swims The Willamette

OPB | Broadcast: June 25, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A Gresham man battling cancer is swimming the entire length of the Willamette river.

Swimming in the Willamette

OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2012

The sun has been out and the summer heat is rising, but are people using the Willamette River to keep cool?  

Willamette River Superfund Site

OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2012

We'll find out where we are in the process of cleaning up the polluted stretch of the Willamette River that's been designated a Superfund site.

Retangling the Willamette River

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2011

Some environmental advocates think we should reconnect parts of the Willamette River with its traditional floodplains. How would this change the river as we know it?

Zebra Mussels Found

OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2011

Non-native zebra mussels have arrived in Oregon. Now what?

Rebroadcast: Guiding the Willamette

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2009

Rebroadcast: How do you experience the Willamette River?

Guiding the Willamette

OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2009

What do you get from the Willamette river?

The Art of Hard Times

OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2009

How are the arts responding to the recession?

Are You Gonna Swim In That?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 22, 2008

Just how safe is the Willamette?

Is Stumptown a Dumptown?

OPB | Broadcast: May 5, 2008

How did Portland get labeled the third most toxic city in the nation?