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The Tricky, Terrifying, Tedious Work On A Tug Boat

A trip down the Snake and Columbia Rivers aboard one of the tugs that push barges of grain, wood chips, garbage and other payloads between Lewiston and Vancouver year-round.

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Pyrosomes: Mysterious, Pickle-Shaped Visitors Of The Deep

The pickle-shaped sea creatures known as pyrosomes are rarely seen along the West Coast, but this year millions of them showed up. No one knows why they're here or how long they'll stay.

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The Hidden World Of Oregon's Overlooked Falls

Surrounded by derelict shells of old mills and factories, the largest waterfall in Oregon has been a mystery to most. Until now.

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The Trail That's Not A Trail Through The Oregon Desert

Oregon's newest long-distance trail charts a rugged course through the heart of the desert.

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California Or Mars? Rafting In The Red Canyons Of North Fork

The North Fork is a pocket of red planet oddness here on Earth.

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On A Wing And A Prayer: A Butterfly Rescue On San Juan Island

Rising seas test a rare butterfly’s comeback. The Island Marble thought to be extinct was rediscovered on San Juan Island. Biologists are scrambling to keep it alive.

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Friends Of Trees: Putting Down Roots In Winter

Friends of Trees has spread from a neighborhood cooperative to a regional tree-planting powerhouse.

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Portland Photographer Captures The Art Of Oil Pollution

Portlander Kevin Coulton is on a crusade to bring awareness to oil runoff through photography, one drip at a time.

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Oregon's Agricultural Landscape Can Take Your Breath Away

A photographic essay showcasing the beauty of Eastern Oregon's agricultural landscape.

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Oregon Scientist Hunts For New Species In One Man’s Backyard

You don’t have to delve into the densest rainforest or the deepest ocean trench to discover new species. Chris Marshall finds them in the most familiar places.