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Snowpack In The West Has Resisted Climate Change But That Won't Last Forever

For the last 35 years, the snowpack in the West’s mountains has resisted the impacts of global warming. But that could soon change, according to a new study out of Oregon State University.

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Lawmakers And Labor Bureau To Pursue Settlement In Capitol Sexual Harassment Complaint

The state labor bureau announced Friday that it will enter mediation at the request of the Legislature.

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Vandalism Closes Bridal Veil Post Office Indefinitely

The U.S. Postal Service shut down its Bridal Veil Post Office after the small building was broken into on Christmas Eve.

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Umatilla's Owl Man Is Bringing Burrowing Owls Back From The Brink

A decommissioned chemical weapons depot and a lone biologist might be the last hope for a population of burrowing owls.

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Oregon Man Becomes 1st Person To Cross Antarctica Unaided

Colin O’Brady just became the first person to cross the continent of Antarctica alone and without wind assistance. 

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OPB's Favorite Videos From 2018

On resilience and wonder: Replaying OPB's standout videos of 2018.

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Honey, I Shrunk The Gorge! Model Railroad Re-Creates Iconic Region

The biggest model railroad club in the Northwest has hand-built everything from Union Station to Multnomah Falls in meticulous detail — with the occasional whimsical flourish (we see you, Bigfoot).

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The (Mostly) Invisible Volcano That Built Bend

Four hundred thousand years ago, a monster eruption shook the central Cascades. Today, most of the evidence of it is gone — unless you know where to look.

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OPB's Top 10 Stories Of 2018 (Plus A Few More)

What will we choose to remember about the year 2018 and why will we remember it? We consider those questions as our latest revolution around the sun comes to a close.

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New Chinatown Museum Open In Portland

The Portland Chinatown Museum opened this December with the aim of illustrating the seldom-told story of Chinese Americans in the Pacific Northwest.