Willamette Wake Up 09/21/2020 — Opal Creek Wilderness – A Documentary Disrupted By Wildfires

Willamette Wake Up

Willamette Wake Up 09/21/2020 — Opal Creek Wilderness - A Documentary Disrupted By Wildfires

Show Notes

Filmmaker Andy Adkins was documenting the story of Opal Creek Wilderness and Jaw Bone Flats.  The Beachie Creek Fire interrupted his plans on September 7, 2020.  Hear Adkin's story: the history of Opal Creek Wilderness, the characters who made it happen, and what's next for the filmmaker.  At the time of this interview, the main character George Atiyeh was missing. Two days later a body, believed to be Atiyeh's, was found dead. 

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Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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