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A Single Mom, A Latino Immigrant And The Struggle Of Addiction Recovery

OPB | Sept. 30, 2017 2:16 p.m. | Portland

Some former addicts say catch-all services often leave people behind because they don’t meet the specific personal, cultural or geographical needs of addicted individuals.

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Fire Burning Near Summer Lake In South-Central Oregon

AP | July 9, 2017 11:50 a.m.

A wildfire burning in near Summer Lake in south-central Oregon has destroyed a hunting cabin and an outbuilding.

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Containing The Two Bulls Fire Near Bend

OPB | June 9, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll find out how firefighting efforts are going in Central Oregon and what the blaze could suggest for this summer's fire season.

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Is Central Oregon's Economy Turning A Corner?

OPB | March 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Recent unemployment figures suggest that Central Oregon's economy is improving. It was one of the hardest hit by the recession and housing bust.

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Our Town: La Pine

OPB | Sept. 28, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Our next stop in our Our Town series is the Central Oregon city of La Pine.

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Little Century: Central Oregon in 1900

OPB | July 26, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Anna Keesey's debut novel, Little Century, looks at ranching life in Oregon at the beginning of the 20th century.

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New Evidence for Early Prehistoric Oregon Population

OPB | July 13, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Archaeologists at the University of Oregon have discovered new evidence of a prehistoric human population in North America.

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Our Town: Warm Springs

OPB | March 8, 2012 9:06 a.m.

We're heading to Warm Springs for the next in our Our Town series. Do you live in Warm Springs? Have you visited?

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1st Congressional District Election Results

OPB | Feb. 1, 2012 9:06 a.m.

On Tuesday, voters in Oregon's First Congressional District decide who will fill David Wu's vacant seat.

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Crooked River Roundup

OPB | June 24, 2011 9:15 a.m.

The Crooked River Roundup takes place in Prineville this weekend. We'll find what effect the rodeo has on this depressed Central Oregon town.

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Mental Health Crisis Center Opens

OPB | June 20, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What difference will Portland's new Crisis Assessment and Treatment Center make?

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Northwest Passages: Ellen Waterston

OPB | June 2, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Through her life and her writing, Ellen Waterston captures change in Central Oregon.

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66 and 67 Have Passed. Now What?

OPB | Jan. 27, 2010 9 a.m.

What does the passage of measures 66 and 67 mean for Oregon?

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Worse Before Better: The Central Oregon Economy

OPB | Oct. 8, 2008 midnight

What are the lessons of central Oregon's boom and bust, and what are the right engines for its future success?

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Fishing for Passion

OPB | Oct. 7, 2008 midnight

What's the true art of angling? And should you eat what you hook?

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Stranded in Oregon

OPB | May 14, 2008 midnight

What are the unique issues facing homeless people in rural Oregon?

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The Business of Prisons

OPB | March 10, 2008 midnight

How are prisons affecting your local economy?