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Solar Eclipse Or Bust: Small Oregon Towns Grapple With How To Prepare For Thousands

OPB | May 5, 2017 6 p.m. | Spray, Oregon

The town of Spray, population 160, is bracing for 10,000 visitors and wondering, how do you begin to feed and house that many?

NW Life | Recreation | Forestry | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | Arts | State of Wonder

A Hike In The Sky: The Path To Maya Lin's Sandy River Bird Blind

OPB | April 28, 2017 12:05 p.m.

The Confluence Project's monument to species, placed amid a restored Sandy River Delta. 

News | Environment | local | Recreation | Think Out Loud

Biking In Portland's Forest Park Draws Attention To Off-road Cycling Plan

OPB | April 3, 2017 noon | Portland

Two representatives of the city's Off-Road Cycling Master Plan spoke to OPB's "Think Out Loud" about the proposal's benefits, but others have concerns about more biking in Forest Park.

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Endorsements | Transgender In Prison | August Wilson's Widow

OPB | Oct. 24, 2016 noon

Three newspaper editors tell us who their papers endorsed, and why. Also, we learn about the treatment of transgender people in prison, and we talk to playwright August Wilson's widow about his autobiographical play, now running in Portland.

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XOXO 2016 Fest Will Be Its Last — For Now

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 4:45 p.m. | Portland

XOXO founders Andy McMillan and Andy Baio move their community onto Slack and into a workspace known as Outpost.

News | local | Sports | Recreation | Think Out Loud

Track Star Alexi Pappas Heads To Rio Olympics

OPB | July 13, 2016 noon

This summer, former University of Oregon and current TrackTown USA star Alexi Pappas will lace up her running shoes for the Greek team at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

News | Environment | local | Recreation | Think Out Loud

Senator Merkley Not Opposed To Owyhee Monument Designation

OPB | March 16, 2016 12:40 p.m.

Oregon's junior senator says he has urged the administration to address the concerns of locals.

Arts | NW Life | local | Recreation | State of Wonder

UX: Design For Space, Parking, Fly Fishing And The World

OPB | Jan. 23, 2016 noon

State of Wonder guest curator Elena Moon takes us through the world of user experience design, challenging us to think about what works and why.