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SOPTV will be performing scheduled maintenance on Monday, September 18 from Midnight until approximately 6:00 AM. Programming on SOPTV PBS 8.1, SOPTV CREATE 8.2 and SOPTV WORLD 8.3 will be off the air during this time period.

The Vietnam War

This month, SOPTV features Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s 10-part, 18-hour documentary series: The Vietnam War. Ten years in the making, Vietnam tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. The … 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


Teacher Community Program

Teachers! Join SOPTV, PBS Education, and educators from across Southern Oregon for a FREE teacher summit that will help you tackle teacher challenges and explore tech related topics via workshops and an Edcamp. The SOPTV Teacher Summit is October 14, 2017, at Central Medford High School’s Board Room in Medford, OR. Space is limited, so register early. Breakfast snacks and lunch provided.


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the Online NewsHour

NextAvenue

  • Why Senior Housing Prices Are Impossible to Find
    If you’ve looked online to help find your parents an assisted living or independent living facility, a nursing home or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), odds are you’ve seen attractive ph …
  • The Best Way to Stress Less About Money
    (This column marks the debut of a bimonthly Next Avenue column on financial wellness by former Money magazine editor-in-chief Diane Harris. It will offer insights and advice to help you take the stres …
  • Can You Get Paid to Take Care of Your Mom?
    Among the many words used to describe family caregivers — invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few — one is often just assumed. That word is “unpaid.” Although family caregivers are often pr …

EarthFix


  • Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics
    Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.
  • Ruling Invalidates Key Permits For Proposed Wash. Methanol Plant
    A Washington state board ruled that the Port of Kalama and Cowlitz County violated the law by failing to fully evaluate greenhouse gas emissions from what would be the world’s largest gas to methanol …
  • Leaked Memo Suggests Shrinking Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

    New details about a proposal to shrink the size and loosen protections for Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument are being greeted with anger and dismay by opponents.


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