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10 Most Viewed OPB Stories Of 2017

The Pacific Northwest and the nation saw drastic shifts in every aspect of life in 2017. Here, we've highlighted the top 10 most viewed OPB stories of 2017 and had reporters offer insight on each assignment.

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5 Most Important Environmental Issues Of 2017

From Paris to the White House to the wildlands of the Pacific Northwest, the environment was big news in 2017. 

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Frogs, Fish And Farmers Feel Out Compromise On Deschutes River

With Central Oregon’s booming population growth, water is an increasingly important resource. And on the Upper Deschutes River, scarce water has become a big problem for wildlife and river habitat.

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$20K Reward Offered In Eastern Washington Wolf Poaching Cases

Conservation groups are offering a hefty reward for information leading to the poachers who killed two protected wolves in northeastern Washington state.

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Thousands Of Pickle-Shaped Pyrosomes Washing Up On Oregon Beaches

Very little is known about pyrosomes or why they have shown up in force now. Research into what they eat and what it means to have them in the ecosystem is ongoing.

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US To Enter Into Columbia River Treaty Renegotiation In 2018

The U.S. Department of State and the Canadian government announced Thursday that formal renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty will begin in early 2018.

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Willamette Country Music Festival's Move Raises Concerns About Refuge

An opposition is building over the proposed location: 692 acres of farmland bordering Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, 12 miles south of Salem.

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Wildlife Cameras Capture The Secret Lives Of Predators In The City

A researcher collects and studies tens of thousands of trail camera photos to better understand the wild predators living among us the Northwest's most urbanized place.

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Northwest Wildlife Agencies Scrambling To Keep Region Free Of Chronic Wasting Disease

Hunters will no longer be allowed to bring certain big game across state lines from Montana into Washington because of Chronic Wasting Disease.

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As Northwest States Kill Wolves, Researchers Cast Doubt On Whether It Works

Northwest states have struck a compromise between preserving wolves and preventing livestock damage. Scientific evidence suggests it's an approach that will fail both wolf survival and ranchers.

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