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A look at how the isolated, storm-battered lighthouse on Tillamook Rock earned the nickname "Terrible Tillie." See the pleasures of river snorkeling and all lies beneath even the smallest bodies of water. And a simple broadcast of the comings and goings of ships passing Astoria has evolved into the most popular show on KMUN. It illuminates the sometimes invisible world of mariners.

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Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A look at how the isolated, storm-battered lighthouse on Tillamook Rock earned the nickname "Terrible Tillie."

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River Snorkeling

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8:30 p.m.

There are a number of great places to go river snorkeling in Oregon.

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The Ship Report

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A simple broadcast of the comings and goings of ships passing Astoria has evolved into the most popular show on KMUN. Joanne Rideout provides the voice of passion that aims to illuminate the sometimes invisible world of mariners.

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Major Support Provided By: Dorothy D. Gage

Additional Support Provided By: the Coit Family Foundation, Fred and Clara Dolen Charitable Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Christine and David Vernier, and the Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy.

Special thanks for support by: The Roundhouse Foundation, Jon and Nancy Decherd, Bonnie and Peter Reagan