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Bend Says Goodbye To 'Oregon Field Guide' Host Steve Amen

OPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

NW Dance Projects' 'Carmen' Combines Passion With Humor

OPB | March 14, 2017 10 a.m. | Portland

The Portland company’s first story ballet is its most ambitious collaboration yet with resident choreographer Ihsan Rustem.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life

Exploring The World Of Oregon Sculptor Lee Kelly

OPB | March 11, 2017 1 p.m. | Oregon City, Oregon

At 84, sculptor Lee Kelly is still creating monumental steel works that are shown all over Oregon. 

local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Animals

Urban Sprawl Forcing Pacific Northwest Songbirds To 'Divorce'

Northwest News Network | Feb. 10, 2017 2:47 p.m.

Urban development is encroaching on forests and impacting the love lives of some songbirds in the Pacific Northwest.

News | NW Life | local

Snow-Covered Buildings Collapsing In Rare Western Weather

AP | Jan. 24, 2017 1:54 p.m. | Boise

The accumulated weight of snow has crushed an old lumber mill in Oregon, the main grocery store in a small Idaho town, a sports complex in Alaska and a conference center in Colorado, among others.

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5 Things To Know About The Presidential Inauguration

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 3:28 p.m.

Donald Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States on Friday. Here are five things to know about the inauguration, Northwest storylines and what happens next.

Environment | Climate change | Recreation

Bright Side To Climate Change? More Mild Days In The Northwest

KUOW/EarthFix | Jan. 17, 2017 10 p.m. | Seattle

New study finds as climate change advances, the Northwesterners will see more ideal weather days in the spring and fall.

Environment | Water

Environmental Group Sues Over Water Pollution In Washington State

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 8, 2016 12:10 p.m.

Northwest Environmental Advocates go to court, accusing the state of Washington of failing to control water pollution along the coast and Puget Sound.

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Race In The Northwest: Hood River Man Learns His Family's Surprising Truth

OPB | Dec. 7, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Hood River, Orego

OPB has been asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their daily lives. Today, a Hood River man with a complicated family history. 

Climate change | Transportation | Economy | Environment | Recreation | News | Family | Nation

Snowstorms To Hit Northwest Passes, Impacting Holiday Travel

Statesman Journal | Nov. 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The first major snowstorms of the season are expected to hit the Pacific Northwest just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.

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Race In The Northwest: African Student Came For An Education — Not This Kind

OPB | Nov. 4, 2016 10:48 a.m.

We're asking people in the Pacific Northwest to talk about how race impacts their day-to-day lives. We talked to a Muslim immigrant from West Africa who says she is routinely harassed because of her head scarf. 

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Race In The Northwest: Mixed-Race Woman Learns To Answer 'What Are You?'

OPB | Nov. 1, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

We're asking people in the Pacific Northwest what role race plays in their daily lives. First up, a mixed-race woman explains how she answers the question she hears so often: "What are you?"

News | NW Life | Climate change | local

Strong Wind Gusts Cause Power Outages, Fallen Trees Across Northwest

OPB | Oct. 15, 2016 3:40 p.m. | Portland

Crews are cleaning up after a tornado ripped through Manzanita, Oregon, Friday. More bad weather is forecast for parts of the West Coast Saturday.

NW Life | Climate change | Uncategorized | Environment | News | Nation | local

The Columbus Day Storm Of 1962

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 12:11 p.m.

As Oregon and the Pacific Northwest prepares for the coming storm, take a look back at Oregon's catastrophic windstorm that struck 54 years ago this week.

News | NW Life | Climate change | Nation

Wind, Rain Wallop Pacific Northwest

AP | Oct. 14, 2016 7:50 a.m.

In Oregon, Portland General Electric reported that more than 4,000 customers were without power at 5 a.m. Friday.

Economy | News | local

Northwest Exporters Brace For Ocean Freight Increases

Northwest News Network | Sept. 20, 2016 4:49 p.m.

Exporters are bracing for ocean freight price increases due to the collapse of Hanjin Shipping, one of the trans-Pacific lines serving the Northwest.

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Neutral Weather Pattern Sets Up 'Anything Goes' Northwest Winter

Northwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:07 p.m.

What kind of weather might the Northwest be in for this fall and winter? For much of this year, federal forecasters thought a mild La Niña was developing. But no longer.

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Many Northwest Olympians To Skip Opening Ceremony In Rio

Northwest News Network | Aug. 4, 2016 6:14 p.m.

Flashy Brazilian music and dance is likely to light up your TV screen Friday night when the Olympic cauldron is lit to officially launch the Summer...

Music | Entertainment | NW Life | Arts | News | local | Summertime In The Pacific Northwest

Oregon's Largest Bluegrass Festival Celebrates 15 Years

OPB | July 17, 2016 9 a.m. | North Plains, Oregon

The growing bluegrass music scene in the Pacific Northwest stays alive with the Northwest String Summit celebrating its 15th year at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon.

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Chimps Alert Humans To Wildfire Burning In Central Washington

Northwest News Network | July 3, 2016 8:45 a.m.

Washington state fire officials say the larger of two wildfires near Cle Elum is now 65 percent contained. The 50-acre fire caused several homes to be evacuated and threatened Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.