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ICE Detainees Cast New Light On Conditions Inside Oregon Prison


Thoughts of suicide, hours of confinement and denial of medical care are among the complaints outlined in new federal court documents.

Crews Reach 44 Percent Containment On Substation Fire


Fire officials say crews have made significant progress fighting the Substation Fire burning near The Dalles, Oregon, which was at 44 percent containment by Saturday midday.

End Of An Icon: Historic Nelson House Burned In Substation Fire


For years it stood alone, tucked into a hollow on the high plains of Oregon. Now it's gone. Oregon lost the iconic Charles Nelson House to the ongoing Substation Fire.

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NYC Schools Chancellor, Oregon Education Leaders On How To Improve Schools

A meeting that was part reunion, part education summit, brought together education leaders from New York and the Portland area.

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WDFW Resisted Sending Helicopter To Save Woman Treed By Wolves

Recordings and summaries of emergency calls show Washington wildlife officials at first objected to an air rescue or help from the Okanogan County sheriff.

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Buehler's Platform Builds On Health Care Reform

The GOP's gubernatorial candidate pushes a health care reform plan with six broad goals.

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'Dark Money' In An Oregon DA Race Linked To Facebook Cofounder

The new Accountable Justice Action Fund bankrolled nearly $700,000 in spending for Washington County DA candidate Max Wall. It doesn't have to disclose its donors.

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Group Behind Attack Ads On Oregon GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Connected To Governor

Television viewers are seeing new attack ads in the race for Oregon governor – but it’s far from clear to the casual watcher who is paying for them.

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Can 'Moneyball' Fix How The West Manages Wildfire?


The U.S. Forest Service and others have been saying for decades that we need to allow more wildfire on the landscape. But so far, we haven't practiced what we preach.

Listen: OPB's 'Bundyville' Podcast


From Longreads and Oregon Public Broadcasting, “Bundyville” is a seven-part series chronicling the rise, fall and resurgence of the Bundy family, the armed uprisings they inspired and the fight over the future of the American West.

Listen: The OPB Politics Now Podcast


OPB Politics Now dives deep into the hottest political topics of the week, offering the scoop on candidates and issues affecting the Pacific Northwest.