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Watch Now: 'The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers,' An 'Oregon Experience' Documentary

OPB | July 24, 2017 1:30 p.m.

A new OPB documentary explores how the Vietnam War still deeply affects Oregonians, even nearly 50 years after the end of combat operations in Vietnam.

Recreation | local | NW Life

Portland Lets Loose At 2017 World Naked Bike Ride

OPB | June 25, 2017 8 a.m. | Portland

Thousands bared it all on a bike ride through the streets of Portland in the 2017 edition of the World Naked Bike Ride.

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Old Burns Hotel Among 27 Projects To Get Oregon Dollars

OPB | May 10, 2017 10:09 a.m. | Burns, Oregon

An old, vacant hotel in Burns will be refurbished with funding from the State Historic Preservation Office.

News | local | NW Life | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown Makes Her First Post-Occupation Visit To Burns

OPB | April 12, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown spent Wednesday in Harney County, talking with local residents and officials. OPB reporter Amanda Peacher was there. 

News | local | Land | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

2nd Malheur Trial Offers Hope For Some Harney County Residents

OPB | Feb. 20, 2017 2:02 p.m.

In Harney County, some residents hope this next trial offers a second shot at justice for their community. 

News | Politics | local | Land | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

A Year After His Death, LaVoy Finicum's Widow Carries On His Mission

AP | Jan. 15, 2017 7:28 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

LaVoy Finicum's widow, Jeanette, and their children are planning to hold a meeting later this month to talk about the Constitution, property rights and other issues.

News | Communities | Land | Nation | Think Out Loud

Oregon Standoff Verdict: Not Guilty

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 noon

The verdict is in for the trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers. All seven defendants were found not guilty of conspiring to impede federal workers of doing their jobs. We'll talk about the verdict, reaction to it and what it might mean for federal workers and patriot movements going forward.

News | Animals | local | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Malheur Refuge Headquarters Will Remain Closed During Trial

OPB | Sept. 3, 2016 1:51 p.m. | Portland

The headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could remain closed for the rest of the year. It’s been closed since the armed occupation in January.

News | local | Nation | Think Out Loud

Rebroadcast: 41 Days, Refuge Occupation Documentary

OPB | Sept. 5, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We listen back to our documentary of the nearly six-week Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation in this hour-long Think Out Loud special.

News | local | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Judge Approves Harney County Video Feed Of Refuge Trial

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 4:24 p.m. | Portland

U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown approved a request by prosecutors to set up a remote video of the trial at the Bureau of Land Management office in Burns.

News | local | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Malheur Refuge Occupier And 'Recruiter' Blaine Cooper Pleads Guilty

OPB | July 7, 2016 4:43 p.m. | Portland

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupier Blaine Cooper pleaded guilty Thursday to his actions in the standoff at the beginning of this year.  

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Refuge Occupier Accused Of Stealing Government Cameras

Blue Mountain Eagle | March 24, 2016 11:03 a.m.

A grand jury indictment accuses Scott Willingham of taking government-owned cameras on Jan. 15. He has been charged with theft of government property.

News | local | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Occupier Who Threatened To Shoot Law Enforcement Arrested

AP | March 18, 2016 8:47 a.m. | Portland

A county prosecutor says a man who was at the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge has been arrested after threatening to shoot federal law enforcement officers.

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4 Things To Know About The LaVoy Finicum Shooting

OPB | March 9, 2016 6:46 a.m.

On Tuesday, law enforcement tasked with investigating the Jan. 26 fatal shooting of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupant LaVoy Finicum during a traffic stop outlined their findings to the public.

News | Politics | Land use | local | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Judge Detains Refuge Occupier David Fry, Releases Wampler

OPB | March 4, 2016 3:04 p.m. | Portland

Two more militants associated with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge appeared in court for detention hearings Friday.

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Malheur Refuge Manager: 'It's 1 Big Mess'

OPB | March 1, 2016 8:23 p.m.

For the 16 federal employees who work at the refuge, this season will be very different from years past.

News | local | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Santilli's Attorney To Argue Nevada Detention In Portland

OPB | March 1, 2016 3:32 p.m.

Federal prosecutors from Nevada will come to Oregon next week to argue that Pete Santilli should remain in jail.

News | local | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Another Of The Final 4 Refuge Occupiers To Be Released From Jail

OPB | Feb. 26, 2016 2:25 p.m.

Jeff Banta, 46, of Elko, Nevada, will be released from jail on Monday.

local | Land | News | Nation | Politics | Land use | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Proposed Spending Plan Includes Up To $2 Million For Malheur Occupation

Northwest News Network | Feb. 24, 2016 5:48 p.m.

While costs associated with the 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge are tallied up, the legislative budget proposal includes up to $2 million to pay the bills.

local | Land | News | Nation | Politics | Land use | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Grant County Warns Potential Militants, Denouncing Occupation

OPB | Feb. 24, 2016 5:19 p.m.

Grant County leaders passed a resolution Wednesday in denouncing the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. They hope it sends a warning to out-of-county militants that they are not welcome.