Now Playing:

News

Oregon Businesses Form New Alliance To Fight Climate Change

OPB/EarthFix | June 22, 2017

More than two dozen Oregon businesses are banding together to fight climate change through a new organization called the Oregon Business Alliance For Climate.

Record Heat Puts Record Demand On Electric Utilities

NPR | June 22, 2017

Extreme heat across much of the U.S. means people are blasting their air conditioners day and night, creating record demand for electricity.

Oregon Democrats, Governor Say They'll Skip The Corporate Tax Hike

OPB | June 22, 2017

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown say they've given up trying to increase taxes on corporations during this year's legislative session.

More News

NW Life | Nation | News | Election

Trump: 'I Did Not Make, And Do Not Have' Recordings Of Comey

NPR | June 22, 2017 10:41 a.m.

After it was leaked that Trump allegedly asked former FBI director James Comey for loyalty during a private dinner, Trump suggested there may have been "tapes" of their conversations.

Health | local | News

Oregon 6-Year-Old Gets 3-D Printed Prosthetic Hand

OPB | June 22, 2017 noon | Portland

Jude Rochon, 6, is at Oregon Health & Science University Thursday to be fitted with a prosthetic hand. But rather than spending $50,000 for it, the hand was made with a 3-D printer and cost about $50.

Communities | Nation | local | Family | News

Oregon Moves Closer To Stronger Sanctuary State Law

OPB | June 20, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers want to make it harder for federal immigration agents to find people living in the country illegally.

Education | Nation | News | NW Life

Principals Call On PPS Board Member Paul Anthony To Resign

Portland Tribune | June 21, 2017 1:06 p.m.

The group representing Portland Public Schools principals is calling on school board member Paul Anthony to resign over what the group deems to be inappropriate and demeaning behavior toward school administrators, the interim superintendent and other board members.

local | News | Business

Tiny Sumpter, Oregon, Becomes Unwilling Marijuana Mecca

OPB | June 18, 2017 midnight

The eastern Oregon town of 200 people is now unexpectedly home to two dispensaries.


See Headlines For:

Follow Us

Featured

Broken Treaties: The History Of Oregon’s Native Population

The history of the native people of Oregon and how they went from possessing 100 percent of the state’s land to nearly none of it.  

Listen: The OPB Politics Now Podcast

OPB | May 11, 2016

OPB Politics Now dives deep into the hottest political topics of the week, offering the scoop on candidates and issues affecting the Pacific Northwest.