The Eagle Creek Fire spread through the Columbia River Gorge, September 4, 2017.

The Eagle Creek Fire spread through the Columbia River Gorge, September 4, 2017.

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  • American cranberry farmers have asked the federal government for permission to destroy a portion of their crop. The industry has struggled with an oversupply of berries for nearly two decades. Kim Patten, a cranberry extension specialist with Washington State University, joins us to discuss the implications for Oregon and Washington cranberry farmers.

 

  

  • Third Angle New Music in Portland will feature a new work called “Contralto” this week. It’s part music, part documentary and it features the voices of transgender women. Sarah Hennies is the composer.

 

  

  • A year after the Eagle Creek Fire, middle school students in the Columbia River Gorge have produced documentaries about the fire and its effects on the Gorge. The project was led by Story Gorge, partnered with Arts in Education of The Gorge, the Washington Arts Commission, White Salmon Valley Educational Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service. We talk with Henkle Middle School student Camden Uffelman and Story Gorge CEO Sean O’Connor.

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