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Solar Eclipse Could Bring Chaos To Oregon's Forests And Mountains

Statesman Journal | July 23, 2017 9:16 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Millions of visitors are projected to swarm the forests and mountains in states within the eclipse path of totality, at the same time wildfire danger and summer tourism is reaching its apex.

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A New Eclipse Book Aimed At Elementary Astronomers

OPB | July 21, 2017 12:09 p.m.

“The Big Eclipse,” by award-winning author and illustrator Nancy Coffelt, balances goofy, eclipse-glasses-wearing animals with lessons about science and safety.  

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Forestry Asks Landowners For Help Avoiding Eclipse Wildfires

OPB | July 21, 2017 11:41 a.m.

Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.

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Portugal. The Man | Eclipse Preview | Daniel H. Wilson

OPB | July 22, 2017 noon

On this week’s "State of Wonder": Portugal. The Man on the key to their new album, sci-fi best-seller Daniel Wilson on the ancient robots in his newest novel, and eclipse mania.

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Eastern Oregon University Offering Dorms To Eclipse Tourists

AP | July 20, 2017 3:51 p.m. | La Grande, Ore.

People traveling to northeastern Oregon to see next month's solar eclipse now have another lodging option.

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More Oregon Eclipse Sites Opening In Grant County

Blue Mountain Eagle | July 20, 2017 2:31 p.m.

More eclipse accommodations are opening in eastern Oregon, including a celebration hosted by the Burns Paiute Tribe.

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10 Tips To Master Taking Photographs Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse

OPB | July 19, 2017 12:01 p.m. | Portland

On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.

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5 Things We Learned About The Eclipse Of 1878

OPB | July 19, 2017 9:23 a.m. | Portland

Author David Baron wrote "American Eclipse," a book about the eclipse of 1878. He explains how the celestial event gave American scientists a chance to prove themselves on the world stage. 

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

OPB | July 18, 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.

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Oregon AG To Eclipse Visitors: Check Your Hotel Reservations

OPB | July 15, 2017 2:07 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Justice says some hotels are capitalizing on the demand for hotels ahead of the eclipse.

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Oregon Farmers Clear The Air For Eclipse Viewers

Portland Tribune | June 29, 2017 1:54 p.m. | Salem

Farmers have agreed not to burn their fields either the weekend before the eclipse or on Monday, Aug. 21.

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Alaska Airlines Offers Charter Flight For Solar Eclipse Chasers

AP | June 26, 2017 12:34 p.m. | Portland

Alaska Airlines is offering a charter flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 that will allow select passengers to view the astronomical event from the sky.

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Oregon's Public Lands Could Face The Brunt Of Solar Eclipse Visitors

OPB | May 9, 2017 2:27 p.m. | Terrebonne, Oregon

With nearly every lodging option booked within the path of the eclipse, thousands of visitors are expected to spill over onto public lands.

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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?

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Oregon Officials Approve Solar Eclipse Gathering In Crook County

AP | April 23, 2017 8:49 a.m. | Prineville, Oregon

Central Oregon officials have lifted the attendance cap to 30,000 for a music and arts festival scheduled to coincide with a solar eclipse in August.

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Well, That Was Fast. Additional 1,000 Campsites For Oregon Eclipse Gone

AP | April 19, 2017 4:01 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

State park officials opened 1,000 additional campsites for people coming to watch the summer solar eclipse from Oregon. And it didn't long for them to fill.

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Visitors To Oregon For Solar Eclipse Could Exceed 1 Million

The Register-Guard | March 27, 2017 8:03 a.m.

On Aug. 21, not long after the clock strikes 10 a.m. on the central Oregon Coast, the moon will blot out the sun, briefly turning day into night and warmth into coolness.

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Blink And You Could Miss Saturday's Total Lunar Eclipse

OPB | March 30, 2015 1:45 p.m. | Portland

Rain, rain, stay away so we can catch the lunar eclipse on Saturday.

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Lunar Eclipse Offers Pre-Dawn View Of Celestial Movements

OPB | Oct. 8, 2014 7:15 a.m.

A lunar eclipse grazed the skies of Portland Wednesday morning. 

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October Brings Two Eclipses To Oregon Skies

OPB | Sept. 26, 2014 3:04 p.m. | Portland

Keep your eyes to the sky next month because you'll have the chance to see not just one, but two eclipses during October.