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Fiber Line Would Triple Average Internet Speed In Grant County

Blue Mountain Eagle | Aug. 8, 2017 2 p.m.

Grant County residents could see internet speeds three- to 20-times faster in the near future.

Arts | NW Life | Music

Animal Collective Brings Experimental Pop To Portland

opbmusic | June 30, 2017 11:14 p.m. | Portland

Baltimore experimental pop band Animal Collective delivered a mixture of sounds, color and light at the Roseland Theater.

Politics | News | Technology | local

Lobbying Frenzy Over Access To Washington State Infrastructure For Small Cell Technology

Northwest News Network | March 9, 2017 7:27 p.m.

Wireless carriers are pushing legislation in Washington state to give them access to power poles, street lights and other public infrastructure for placement of the small antennas.

Arts | Music | local | NW Life | Sessions

Drive-By Truckers Perform Their Powerful New Album Live At OPB

opbmusic | Oct. 5, 2016 2 p.m.

Listen to our interview with Drive-By Truckers and watch the rock band's entire concert recorded in the OPB studios in front of a studio audience.

Arts | Music

opbmusic's Weekend Fix: Band Of Horses, Anna Tivel, The Dandy Warhols

opbmusic | May 20, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Listen to new sounds from the broadcast at opbmusic.

Animals | Water | Land | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Oregon Field Guide

Siuslaw Hairy-Necked Beetle

OPB | April 2, 2015 midnight

A story of dune grass, snowy plover protection, bulldozers and beetles. What it takes to save the world's fastest beetle on the Oregon coast.

Think Out Loud

New Report Says The U.S. Lagging Behind In Internet Speed And Cost

OPB | Nov. 11, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new policy paper from the Open Technology Institute says internet access in many U.S. cities is both costly and slow.

Sports | News | local | OPB News Blog

Top Stories: Damascus Residents Denied Annex, Trail Blazers Want Street To Honor Ramsay

OPB | May 2, 2014 7:10 a.m.

Headlines for Friday, May 2: The Damascus City Council denied some residents' request to annex from the city, about 400 Wilsonville residents were unable to place 911 phone calls Thursday afternoon, and the Portland Trail Blazers hope to name a street after Dr. Jack Ramsay.

News | local

Herald and News: Caretaker Believes Horses Were Abandoned

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Oct. 22, 2013 3:21 p.m. | Klamath Falls, Oregon

Nadine Hoy looked at the four emaciated horses rescued from the Topsy area on Highway 66, west of Keno, and said they were found just in time _ the animals would not have survived a winter on their own.

News | local

Herald and News: Making A Home For Redband Trout

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Oct. 15, 2013 2:37 a.m. | KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.

Gravel spit out of the back of the dump truck in a giant arc, landing on the far side of Crooked Creek. The angle changed, sending the gravel to the center and near side. Back and forth it went, the small rocks splashing into the water.

Music | local

Studio Session: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

OPB | Oct. 7, 2013 midnight | Portland

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound's latest record, Howl, finds the band putting some modern twists on the retro soul foundations they've established thus far.


Studio Session: Brainstorm

OPB | Sept. 11, 2012 12:15 a.m.

Portland band Brainstorm stopped by the opbmusic studios and played a set that includes their best-known song "Flat Earth."

Think Out Loud

A Route to Rural Broadband?

OPB | Feb. 24, 2009 9 a.m.

Is fast internet a 21st century necessity?

Think Out Loud

An Internet Speed Limit?

OPB | March 27, 2008 midnight

Should internet providers be allowed to limit your usage, or is fast and unimpeded connectivity an inalienable right? Is the internet a public utility?