Episodes: October, 2014
October 27, 2014
October 24, 2014
FRIDAY: We catch up with former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to talk about some of the issues in his new memoir.
October 23, 2014
THURSDAY: Clark County has a new charter on the ballot this November that would change how its regional government operates.
THURSDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 89, which would amend the Oregon Constitution to prohibit discrimination based on gender.
October 22, 2014
WEDNESDAY: OPB reporter Rob Manning gives us a primer on the Metro measure on Portland-area ballots.
WEDNESDAY: County plans to demolish a building used by a domestic violence shelter to make way for a new courthouse have lead to a lawsuit and community outcry.
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Vancouver-based OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about an unusual influx of cash in the Clark County Commissioner race.
October 21, 2014
October 20, 2014
MONDAY: We'll learn about the similarities and differences between affordable housing in Portland and San Fransisco from housing activist James Tracy.
MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.
October 17, 2014
October 16, 2014
October 15, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Measures 91 and 92 could be likely to pass, but the driver card measure may fail by a large margin.
WEDNESDAY: Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber in the November election.
October 14, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments today on new legislation aimed at cutting costs to the state's public employee retirement system (PERS).
TUESDAY: We'll get analysis from political scientist Jim Moore about how the November legislative races are shaping up
TUESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Democratic incumbents for statewide office in Oregon are in the lead.
October 13, 2014
MONDAY: We'll hear why starfish are disappearing along North America's Pacific shoreline and the future of coal terminals.
October 10, 2014
October 9, 2014
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the last week, including Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes admitting she illegally married an 18-year-old immigrant so he could stay in the U.S.
October 8, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.
October 7, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland Police Chief Mike Reese will retire in early 2015.
TUESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 86, which would allow the state to borrow money to create a scholarship fund for Oregon students pursuing college or career training.
October 6, 2014
MONDAY: We'll hear about how prepared Oregon buildings are to withstand a major earthquake, and which ones may be getting upgrades.
MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.
October 3, 2014
FRIDAY: The University of Oregon recently commissioned a task force to examine the issue of sexual assault on campus. We'll discuss the findings of a new survey.
October 2, 2014
THURSDAY: OPB reporter Chris Lehman fills us in on the money flowing into campaigns in Oregon ahead of the November election.
October 1, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against creating a nonpartisan primary for all candidates. The top two would advance to the general election, regardless of party.
WEDNESDAY: Mohamed Mohamud, the young Beaverton man convicted of trying to bomb Portland's annual tree lighting ceremony in 2010, could face a sentence of life in prison.