Producer, Think Out Loud
Dave Blanchard is a producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, Think Out Loud.
He came to OPB by way of Seattle's NPR affiliate station KUOW, where he worked for a number of shows including Weekday, The Conversation and Speakers' Forum.
Dave graduated from Whitman College in Walla, Walla with a degree in philosophy in 2009.
Ammon Bundy’s former lawyer Marcus Mumford faces misdemeanor charges for failing to comply with and impeding federal police last fall.
Wednesday is the deadline for parents of Oregon students to get their children vaccinated.
Environment | Land use | local | NewsOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 3:10 p.m. | Portland
A group of counties that gets revenue from logging lands within the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument boundaries is suing the federal government.
Last fall, seven of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge were found not guilty of all of the major charges in the case.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 13, 2017 noon
How do Portland's landlords feel about the new renter assistance ordinance? What bills is the legislature looking at to curb racial profiling? And why did the first trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers end in a not-guilty verdict?
Oregon State University President Ed Ray said President Trump's executive order on immigration was "badly written" and "poorly implemented." It affected 165 students and scholars on the OSU campus.
More extreme weather is expected to hit an already soggy region over the coming days.
In his 2006 book, “The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia,” Gorsuch argued against laws like Oregon's Death With Dignity Act.
Speakers at the event inveighed against many American institutions, including the media, the justice system, public schools, the federal government and politicians.
Jeanette Finicum will sue Oregon State Police and the FBI for excessive use of force and improper police practices.
Hundreds of people are expected Saturday in John Day, Oregon, for an event organized by the widow of Malheur refuge occupier LaVoy Finicum.
The company has announced a new policy limiting Portland users to posting just one rental at a time.
A leaked draft of a Trump executive order shows it would bar the United States from accepting Syrian refugees.
Books | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 16, 2017 noon
We listen to a few conversations with authors we spoke to during the last Literary Arts Wordstock book festival in downtown Portland.
Portland Police said they conducted a number of welfare checks on people without housing during Tuesday night's blizzard in Portland.
Environment | local | NewsOPB | Jan. 11, 2017 6:33 a.m. | Portland
On top of historic snowfall recorded Tuesday evening, the area is expected to receive an additional 1-4 inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon.
Mayor Ted Wheeler held a public inauguration Wednesday morning at Jason Lee Elementary in East Portland.