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Trek The Spectacular Wallowa Mountains With Legendary Mule Packer

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 8:30 p.m. | Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon

Trek the backcountry of the Wallowa Mountains the old school way, with mules taking the heavy loads.

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Finding Oregon's Tallest Trees Gets Help From Technology

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 8:30 p.m. | Coos County, Oregon

LiDar technology helps identify Oregon's tallest trees. But humans still need to climb the trees to confirm those readings.

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Photographing Parkdale In Winter

OPB | Oct. 5, 2017 8:30 p.m. | Parkdale, Oregon

Parkdale, Oregon, is known for its agriculture, but the quiet winter months offer supreme opportunities for photography, especially with the majestic Mount Hood as its backdrop.

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Circling Crater Lake In Winter Is No Summer Picnic

OPB | Oct. 5, 2017 11:15 a.m. | Crater Lake, Oregon

To circle Crater Lake in the summer is easy. In the winter, it is an entirely different story.

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OPB Tower Engineers Help Rural Community Stay Connected

OPB | Oct. 5, 2017 8:30 p.m.

OPB's field engineers are like the intrepid letter carriers, braving snow, wind, ice, scorning sun and everything in between to maintain the hardware that carries OPB’s radio and TV signals.

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Highlights From The Oregon Eclipse Festival

OPB | Oct. 5, 2017 8 p.m.

A glimpse at the largest eclipse-watching gathering in the country. "Art Beat" highlights from a new story coming this season from the Oregon Eclipse Festival in Big Summit Prairie.

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Fred Harwin Hand-Paints Windows To The Soul

OPB | Oct. 5, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

Fred Harwin is an “ocularist” — he makes prosthetic eyeballs, hand-painting each one so it perfectly matches the patient’s other eye.

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Pacific Northwest Plein Air Invites Painters To Get Outside

OPB | May 2, 2017 9:53 a.m.

The Pacific Northwest Plein Air painting event encourages artists to immerse themselves in the natural landscape

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Portland Winter Light Festival Sparks Illumination

OPB | May 4, 2017 8 p.m.

By the time February rolls around here in the rainy northwest, most folks are going a little bit crazy. A respite from those mid-winter woes: the Portland Winter Light Festival

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Portland Animator Rose Bond Changes Where Animation Lives

OPB | April 21, 2017 1:38 p.m. | Portland

Rose Bond calls herself an animator and media artist and says she includes “a lot of social practice, a lot of public involvement” in every piece she creates.