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Resources For Veterans And Survivors

OPB | Sept. 15, 2017 2:52 p.m.

For veterans, war survivors and non-service members needing help, here are available resources.

Nation | Water | Environment | Climate change | News

Vanishing Kelp: Warm Ocean Takes Toll On Undersea Forests

AP | Aug. 22, 2017 9:49 a.m. | Appledore Island, Maine

The Gulf of Maine, stretching from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia, is the latest in a growing list of global hotspots losing their kelp.

local | Environment | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Warm Springs Reservation Fire Grows To 34,000 Acres

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:10 p.m.

The Nena Springs Fire is burning in dry grass and brush on steep terrain.

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Q&A With Ken Burns And Lynn Novick On 'The Vietnam War' Part 2

OPB | July 25, 2017 11:15 a.m.

Co-directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novak talk about their upcoming 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War.

History | NW Life | World | The Vietnam War

'The Vietnam War,' A PBS Documentary

OPB | July 24, 2017 1:30 p.m.

"The Vietnam War" — a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series — directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere Sept. 17, 2017, on OPB.

Education | Family | News | Arts | NW Life | Entertainment | The Vietnam War

Q&A With Ken Burns And Lynn Novick On 'The Vietnam War' Part 1

OPB | July 24, 2017 10:14 a.m.

Co-directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novak talk about their upcoming 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War.

Sports | local | News

Eugene Loses Bid To Host 2020 Olympic Trials

The Register-Guard | June 28, 2017 3:01 p.m.

The U.S Olympic Track & Field Trials will not be held at Hayward Field in 2020.

Education | local | News | Teachers | Arts | NW Life | State of Wonder

Hood River Teacher Wins Tony Award For Theater Education

OPB | June 23, 2017 1:55 p.m. | Hood River, Oregon

Step aside Bette Midler: The Tony Award for education goes to Rachel Harry of Hood River.

local | Arts | Music | Sessions

Boone Howard's New Music Breaks Old Habits But Keeps Its Edge

opbmusic | June 22, 2017 11:45 a.m. | Portland

Portland's favorite sound guy plays from his new solo record and chats with opbmusic's Matthew Casebeer about his evolution as a songwriter.

Health | Politics | local | News

Health Care 'Provider Tax' Heads To Oregon Governor's Desk

OPB | June 21, 2017 1:31 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a tax increase meant to ensure continued health care coverage for low-income Oregonians.

local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News

Sword Fern Deaths In Washington's Seward Park Mystify Experts

AP | June 18, 2017 8:49 a.m. | Seattle

Officials tracking the forest dwelling sword ferns in the 300-acre (121-hectare) Seward Park in Seattle say the ferns have been dying at an accelerating rate in the last few years.

World | Politics | News

Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US

NPR | June 15, 2017 6:11 a.m.

"What's the difference between the FBI director and Mr. Snowden?" Russian President Vladimir Putin asked Thursday, responding to a question in his annual Direct Line session.

Nation | News | Think Out Loud

Publishing A Felony Conviction | American War

OPB | June 13, 2017 noon

Local author Omar El Akkad's new book is fiction, but it feels distressingly realistic. Also, we talk to Oregonian reporter Danny Moran about his story on OSU pitcher Luke Heimlich.

Energy | Environment

Oregon Utility Board Considers Controversial Sale Of Oil Tanks

OPB/EarthFix | June 12, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Oregon utility regulators are considering a request by Portland General Electric to sell nine oil storage tanks on the Columbia River near Clatskanie.

History | local | Arts | NW Life

'Oregon Experience' Receives The Oregon Heritage Excellence Award

OPB | May 31, 2017 7 a.m.

Each year the Oregon Heritage Commission honors individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon’s heritage.

Business | Economy | Technology | News | Nation

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

NPR | May 15, 2017 6:02 a.m.

The NSA's losing control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack is like "the U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen," Microsoft President Brad Smith says.

Nation | Politics | World | News

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House

NPR | April 30, 2017 11:56 a.m.

Trump had a "very friendly" phone call with Rodrigo Duterte, a leader accused of leading a mass killing of drug addicts in his country who also once called Barack Obama "the son of a whore."

local | Books | NW Life | State of Wonder

Oregon Book Award Winners Announced

OPB | April 25, 2017 6:30 a.m. | Portland

A dazzling literary chronicle of one of America’s most haunting writers took the top prize for general non-fiction at this year’s Oregon Book Awards.

World | News

US Says Its Mosul Airstrikes Hit Area Where Civilian Casualties Are Reported

NPR | March 25, 2017 12:19 p.m.

As many as 200 civilians were reported killed in western Mosul, where a U.S.-led coalition is fighting ISIS. It's not clear whether the rules of engagement have changed.

Agriculture | local | Environment | News

Northwest Wine Grape Scientists And Growers Study Weather Extremes

Northwest News Network | March 3, 2017 7:11 p.m.

Wine scientists and grape growers will converge in the Tri-Cities, Washington, next week to talk about how to produce high-quality wine when the climate is getting more extreme.