OPB | July 25, 2016
OPB broke the news that some foster children are spending the night in offices and hotel rooms. Social workers tell what it's like to tuck them into cots on office floors.
OPB | July 25, 2016
Before the great recession, Oregon was producing about 4 billion board feet of lumber a year. That dropped after the recession as people stopped building houses.
NPR | July 25, 2016
Minimum wage flat, college tuition up, students broke: Summer jobs just doesn't have the purchasing power they used to, especially when you look at the cost of college.
For those eyeing city life, the trick to paying reasonable rent might mean downsizing — really downsizing. Developers of micro apartments says they offer affordability and a sense of community.
Economy | Nation | Election | Election 2016NPR | July 21, 2016 3 a.m.
Amid the horrors and divisions of 1968, Americans weren't as polarized as they are today. Nixon was making an appeal to a nation still hoping for a solution to its seemingly endless catastrophes.
We don't call Hollywood a "Dream Factory" for nothing. If you have a vision of the sort of place you'd like to live, Tinseltown can bring it to life.
This U.K. is one of the most giving countries in the world. Now what?
Some players in an emerging technology industry in central Washington are about to face higher electric bills. That’s because a major utility wants to protect itself from the uncertainties surrounding the trade in virtual currencies, such as bitcoin.
The newly approved Republican platform expands the party’s support for turning over federal lands to the states — creating a new flashpoint in the presidential campaign.
Economy | Nation | NW Life | News | CommunitiesPortland Tribune | July 19, 2016 9:55 a.m.
The Comprehensive Plan update recently approved by the City Council predicts that around 260,000 more people will be living in Portland by 2035, pushing the total to 880,000 or so.