Jordana Gustafson is a reporter for OPB News. She began her radio career at WBUR in Boston and has reported and produced for numerous outlets, including NPR, Marketplace and This American Life. Jordana graduated from Connecticut College. She was a member of the WUNC-Chapel Hill team that won the 2006 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Broadcast News Award for the series Understanding Poverty. In 2010, she and her colleagues were awarded the Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for their documentary series, The Arab World's Demographic Dilemma. Jordana is a 2013 immigration reporting fellow with the Institute for Justice and Journalism. She speaks fluent Spanish, and she recently rode her bike from Slovenia to Spain. She was born and raised in Ojai, California.
When Liliana Ramos was deported to Mexico two years ago she left behind three children to be raised by their grandmother in Bend.
Oregonians found eligible for coverage through the health insurance exchange will have an extra week to select a plan.
The emergency program started in 2008 in response to the economic crisis. But since Congress did not extend it, about 18,000 Oregonians will lose their benefits.
State officials in Utah say they’ll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge’s decision last week that allows same sex couples to marry. Meantime, gay marriage advocates in Oregon are pursuing both a popular vote, and a court decision.
An Oregon man who recently married his partner of 60 years in hopes of passing on his Social Security benefits has died.
local | News | Gay MarriageOPB | Dec. 17, 2013 2:58 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Eric Marcoux and Eugene Woodworth have been together since the day they met in Chicago in 1953. Last week they made their marriage legal.
Downtown shoppers in Portland this weekend are in for a holiday treat: free parking courtesy of local businesses.
Portland General Electric is trying to find the root cause of the power outage that closed Portland City Hall and the Multnomah County Courthouse this week.
The Portland Development Commission has made an offer on the Chinatown property that’s hosted a homeless camp for more than two years.
Thousands of homes and businesses in rural Oregon will soon have faster Internet service.
local | Nation | News | Immigration ReformOPB | Dec. 5, 2013 6 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
Divided families have become a focal point in the national immigration reform debate. Many families separated by deportation are from Latino communities across the country.
local | Nation | News | Immigration ReformOPB | Dec. 3, 2013 2:04 p.m. | Portland
Advocates in Bend joined a national push Tuesday to bring comprehensive immigration reform to a vote on the U.S. House floor.
Millions of Americans are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Port of Portland expects nearly 300,000 of those travelers to pass through Portland International Airport this week.
Grocery shoppers at Rosauers in Hood River are being encouraged to use cash or check after a cyber attack on a network that processes financial transactions for several Northwest chains.