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Washington Week Has Moved to Sunday!

With the 24 hour news cycle – including our own PBS NewsHour upstaging Washington Week during the week, and very low ratings, we could no longer justify Washington Week on our main channel in prime time. For Friday viewers, however, … Continued

Learning Matters

I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.
— John Wooden, UCLA Basketball Coach*
Some might be surprised to hear this from a competitive NCAA Division One coach, but those who … Continued

OREGON FIELD GUIDE: Glacier Caves, Mt. Hood’s Secret World

Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Hidden beneath the surface of Mt. Hood is an ice cave hundreds of feet deep and 50 feet in diameter in some places. Explore what is the largest ice cave complex in the Lower 48, … Continued

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  • How Sound Is Helping Scientists Save A Prehistoric Fish

    The Kootenai River’s endangered white sturgeon are getting help from scientists who are using soundwaves to learn how sediment is building up and affecting the fish’s ability to reproduce.

  • Court Orders More Spill Over Columbia River Dams In 2018

    A judge has ordered federal agencies to spill more water over Columbia and Snake river dams to help threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead, though not until next year after testing.

  • A Forgotten Hero's Shipwreck Imperils Washington's Oysters

    Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.