Jason Wahlawitsa fishes for salmon at Icicle creek at the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery, June 4, 2021.

Anthony Schick / OPB

The racism, and resilience, behind today’s Pacific Northwest salmon crisis

OPB investigative journalist Tony Schick shares this reporter's notebook. "Salmon have been endangered my entire life," he writes. "Here’s what I didn’t realize until I started reporting."


The exterior wall and a guard tower at a prison.

Oregon governor candidates weigh in on death penalty

In the race to be Oregon's next governor, the Democratic candidate says she’ll continue Oregon’s moratorium on capital punishment, while the Republican and unaffiliated candidates indicate they will revoke it, which could allow the state to resume executions.