Central Oregon Bureau Chief
Emily Cureton is OPB’s Central Oregon Bureau Chief. She formerly contributed award-winning programming to Georgia Public Broadcasting and Jefferson Public Radio, and reporting to community newspapers like the Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City, California, and the Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa, Texas.
Emily graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with degrees in history, studio art and Russian. Among other adventures, she’s driven a van from Oregon to Costa Rica and hiked from the California coast to the Pacific Crest in Ashland. Send her feedback and story ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Is there a plan in their office to deal with mass incarceration?” asked former prosecutor Adam Foss.
Local and tribal officials in eastern Oregon are pushing for Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency to help pay for the aftermath of extensive flooding.
After lead testing in 2018, people at the Boys and Girls Club of Warm Springs have had to avoid the water in a building that was an elementary school for decades.
An attorney for Western Communications says the goal is to sell all but two of the company's seven newspapers serving rural Oregon and California.
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Delivering water in a pipe isn’t a radical idea. Unless you’re talking about modernizing irrigation in Central Oregon.
A staffing report shows high turnover, low morale and botched work.
One emergency service shelter became a flashpoint for a community responding to people on the fringe of its growth.
A frolicking good snow week for some Oregonians means surviving blackouts and dangerous roads for others.
Bend and Prineville break February records, with more on the way for Central Oregon.
A Redmond man was exonerated and freed from prison last year, but his case won’t be closed for decades.
Western Communications controls the fate of local news where no one else delivers it, and the company is in dire straits.
It was the Republican's first town hall visit to Bend since being booed in 2017, and losing Deschutes County voters to a Democrat in 2018.