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Oregon Lawmakers Take Up Health Authority Debacle Next Week

OPB | Sept. 15, 2017 3:27 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers are returning to the Capitol for a three-day flurry of meetings. It’s the first round of Legislative Days since the 2017 session adjourned July 7.

Land | Environment

Eclipse Chasers Leave Little Damage Behind On Oregon's Wild Lands

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 25, 2017 7 a.m. | Prineville, Oregon

Anticipating up to a million eclipse visitors, public land managers in Oregon prepared for the worst. But their fears of human-caused wildfires and environmental destruction never came to pass.

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Still Plenty Of Eclipse T-Shirts Left As Visitors Head Home

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 23, 2017 6 a.m. | Prineville, Oregon

Businesses in Prineville, Oregon, are still humming with customers as the Symbiosis Festival winds down after Monday’s eclipse.

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Seattle Couple Gets Engaged In Newport During Eclipse

Statesman Journal | Aug. 22, 2017 10:02 a.m. | Newport, Oregon

A Seattle couple got engaged in Newport as the moon blocked the sun.

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Path Of Partiality: Portlanders Celebrate Solar Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 12:47 p.m. | Portland

Thousands gathered Monday along Portland's downtown harbor wall and in the Willamette River to see the solar eclipse.

Science | local | News | Think Out Loud

REBROADCAST: 'American Eclipse' Journalist David Baron On The Eclipse Of 1878

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 noon

Thomas Edison and other noted American scientists traveled out west to watch the eclipse of 1878. It was the dawn of the age of science in America.

Think Out Loud

Special Coverage: The Great American Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 9 a.m.

We're in Salem, Oregon, in the path of totality, talking to people about the solar eclipse.

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The 2017 Great American Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 7:52 a.m.

Watch the NASA documentary of the event, see how Oregon reacted via our social map, or read NPR's blog from reporters who covered the eclipse live.

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Oregon Eclipse Forecast: Clouds On The Coast, But Clear Skies Elsewhere

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Portland

Mostly clear skies are in the forecast across Oregon Monday morning for the total solar eclipse event. But cloud cover on the coast could be an issue.

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Visitors Descend On Madras Area For Oregon Solarfest

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Madras, Oregon

Traffic gets heavy around Madras Oregon, the center of the solar eclipse path of totality in the Beaver State.

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Eclipse Gives OSU Team Chance For Rare Research

The Register-Guard | Aug. 20, 2017 9:54 a.m. | Corvallis

About a dozen researchers from Oregon State University and elsewhere want to make Monday’s­ total solar eclipse a once-in-a-lifetime experience in more ways than one.

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Vendors In Madras Still Waiting For Eclipse Crowds To Arrive

The Register-Guard | Aug. 20, 2017 9:40 a.m. | Madras

Many vendors and staff in Madras were expecting crowds of 25,000 people, but only a fraction of that number were there on Friday and Saturday.

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How A Tiny Oregon Radio Station Is Expanding Its Reach, Thanks To The Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 5 p.m. | Mill City, Oregon

The eclipse led to a big payday for one small-town Oregon radio station.

Nation | News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Volcano Summit | Eclipse: Suttle Lodge

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 noon

We talk about some of the big stories in this week's news, get an earful about volcanology, and check in with OPB arts show "State of Wonder" on the eclipse road trip they're wrapping up soon.

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OHA To Eclipse Visitors: Beware Of Harmful Algae Blooms In Water

OPB | Aug. 16, 2017 2:24 p.m. | Portland

Eclipse campers might be tempted to find an alternative source for drinking water in lakes or rivers. But the Oregon Health Authority says that's not a good idea.

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Eclipse Road Trip: Madras | Migrant Summer School | Neighborhood Association Vote | Gentrification And Mental Health

OPB | Aug. 16, 2017 noon

Can remembering how a neighborhood used to be help preserve aging minds? Should people be required to have a legal address in order to join a neighborhood association? Also, an update on the "State of Wonder" eclipse road trip and a summer school for migrant students in Medford.

Think Out Loud

'State Of Wonder' In Corvallis | Opioid Lawsuit | Eclipse Cell Coverage | Portland's Tech Scene

OPB | Aug. 15, 2017 noon | Portland

What will Corvallis do for the eclipse? And will sketchy cell coverage in Eastern Oregon be a problem during the eclipse? Also, more on Multnomah County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, and an exploration of Portland's tech industry.

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Why Future Earthlings Won't See Total Solar Eclipses

NPR | Aug. 14, 2017 4:43 a.m.

The Earth won't enjoy total solar eclipses forever because the Moon is moving farther away, so it looks smaller and smaller over time.

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What Will The Weather Be Like In Oregon On Eclipse Day?

Statesman Journal | Aug. 13, 2017 8:21 a.m.

It's time to officially begin weather watching, to get a sense of whether we'll have clear skies for the big day. 

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Oregon Eclipse Festival | Eastern Oregon's Music Scene | Robert Michael Pyle

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," Oregon's most audacious eclipse festival, writer Robert Michael Pyle searches for Bigfoot, the descendant of an infamous train robber plays outlaw country and more.