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Digital Producer

Bryan M. Vance

Bryan M. Vance is a daily digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Previously, Bryan was a digital producer for the Greenville News in South Carolina and the Asheville Citizen-Times in North Carolina. He also worked with SB Nation in a variety of roles.

Bryan graduated from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and an associate's degree in electronic media production.

When he's not at work, Bryan is spending time with his dog, Thor, and sharing way too many photos of him.

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Recent Articles

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Breaking Down The Regulatory Differences Among West Coast Cannabis Markets

With California joining the growing list of states with legalized recreational cannabis in 2018, let's break down the differences in how West Coast states regulate their industries.

local | News | Business

Demystifying Cannabis Concentrates

If you're new to the recreational cannabis game, you may be overwhelmed by the idea of extracts and concentrates. Here's a guide to make sense of the different terms and products available.

local | Animals | NW Life

Goat Yoga's Rise From Oregon Experiment To Internet Sensation

After Goat Yoga rose to internet fame, its Oregon founder has tried to turn the viral sensation into a sustainable business.

local | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

I-84 To Remain Closed For Another Week Due To Eagle Creek Fire

The Eagle Creek Fire remains the nation's top firefighting priority and is burning more than 33,000 acres in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge.

Environment | News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Eagle Creek Fire Burning 32K Acres, Multnomah Falls Spared

The human-caused Eagle Creek Fire, which exploded in growth Monday evening and jumped the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday, continues to grow.

local | News | Health

Air Quality Warning In Effect For NW Oregon, SW Washington Tuesday

With wildfire smoke in the air around Oregon, the state Department of Environmental Quality and public health officials are urging residents to take precautions.

Environment | News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Eagle Creek Fire Jumps Columbia River Gorge Overnight

Fire officials confirmed Tuesday morning that the growing Eagle Creek Fire jumped the Columbia River Gorge. Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River remains closed.

local | Education | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Heat, Wildfires Prompt Many School Districts In The Gorge To Alter Plans

With temperatures soaring and wildfires blazing along the Columbia River Gorge, many area districts announced closures or early dismissals on Tuesday.

Environment | News | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Hikers Caught Between Columbia Gorge Wildfires Rescued

The Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks is under evacuation notices due to the nearby Eagle Creek Fire, which is just 1/2 mile away. On Sunday, crews rescued hikers stranded in the Gorge overnight.

local | News | NW Life | OPB's Coverage Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

Oregon Eclipse Forecast: Clouds On The Coast, But Clear Skies Elsewhere

Mostly clear skies are in the forecast across Oregon Monday morning for the total solar eclipse event. But cloud cover on the coast could be an issue.

local | News | Nation | Politics

Portlanders Gather In A Show Of Solidarity With Charlottesville

A few hundred people gathered at the steps of Portland City Hall Sunday evening for a vigil and rally in response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Environment | News | local

Rain At Last: Portland’s 57-Day Dry Spell Ends In A Drizzle

After nearly 60 dry, hot days without a single drop of liquid sunshine, Portland-area residents were greeted with the familiar feeling of a pleasant drizzle early Sunday morning.

Arts | Entertainment | Music | NW Life | local

Pickathon 2017, Saturday: Scenes From The Woods

The temperatures may have dipped ever so slightly Saturday, but the fire that is the Pickathon lineup didn't let up. See photos and reviews from Saturday's shows.

Pickathon 2017, Friday: Scenes From The Woods

Pickathon artists and fans took on the Northwest heatwave with a jam-packed day of shows. See photos and reviews of Deer Tick, Charles Bradley, Big Thief, the Last Artful, Dodgr and more.

Family | Arts | Entertainment | Music | local | NW Life

Where To See Fourth Of July Fireworks In The Northwest

Here are some of the Northwest’s top Fourth of July celebrations, offering everything from Main Street parades to glittering fireworks displays.

Photos: Portland Celebrates Pride

Thousands of people flocked to downtown Portland Sunday for the city's annual Pride Parade. OPB was there to capture the scene.

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Supreme Court Sides With Portland Band The Slants In Trademark Dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of an Asian-American band from Portland, The Slants, in a trademark dispute with the federal Patent and Trademark Office. The ruling ends an eight-year legal battle. 

News | Politics

Northwest Politicians Respond To Congressional Shooting In Virginia

Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon’s only Republican member of Congress, tells OPB he was not at the scene of the shooting Wednesday morning and is safe.

local | News | Nation

Man Confirms Officers Asked For Help Arresting Portland Protester

OPB spoke with one of the two militia members involved in the arrest of a private citizen Sunday at a pro-Trump free speech rally in Portland.