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SOPTV Mourns Board Member

SOPTV mourns the passing of Don Lewis, who passed away on November 24, 2018.
In addition to his service as a member of the SOPTV Board of Directors, Don was a resident of Rogue Valley Manor, having moved … Continued

Annual Audit Results

Thanks to your support, SOPTV brings you “the best television, on television.” We appreciate your ongoing support, which gives SOPTV the resources to purchase programming from PBS and other distributors and to maintain our extensive network of translators throughout Southern … 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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    Lawmakers in both Oregon and Washington are considering bills that would ban single-use plastic bags statewide to reduce plastic pollution.

  • Portland Will Work To Block More Oil Trains, Though How Isn't Clear Yet

    Portland will work to block expansion of an oil train terminal, though how isn’t entirely clear yet. 

  • Bill To Stymie Offshore Drilling Passes Oregon Senate

    The bill is a response to the Trump administration’s embrace of coastal energy exploration. It’s also mostly symbolic. No one has drilled off the Oregon coast since 1964.