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Episodes: September, 2010

September 30, 2010

Northwest Passages: Brian Doyle

First time novelist Brian Doyle sings a song of Oregon in Mink River.

September 29, 2010

What's Working (and not) in Education

What's working — and not working — in Oregon's public schools?

September 28, 2010

Candidate Conversation: Metro President

Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey face off in the race for Metro Council President.

September 27, 2010

Global Trade in the Northwest

How does global trade factor into economic recovery in the Northwest?

September 24, 2010

Measure 74

The pros and cons of medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon.

September 23, 2010

Measure 73

Our election coverage starts to heat up with a conversation about Measure 73.

September 22, 2010

Schools & Community

How much do community services help improve student performance?

September 21, 2010

The Forefront of Cardiology

How one man changed the course of medical history.

September 20, 2010


Why might someone choose to purposefully injure or mutilate themselves?

September 17, 2010

Native Americans at Round-Up

How are Native American traditions and culture incorporated in the Pendleton Round-Up?

September 16, 2010

Let 'er Buck: The Pendleton Round-Up

How is cowboy life reflected in the rich history and modern day expression of the 100-year-old Pendleton Round-Up?

September 15, 2010

Private vs. Public Liquor Sales

Should liquor sales be controlled by the state?

September 14, 2010

Northwest Passages: William Gibson

Legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson's latest book is Zero History. He lives in Vancouver, BC.

September 13, 2010

Measure 75: Wood Village Casino

What are the pros and cons of Measure 75?

September 10, 2010

Execution in Washington

How does Washington's first execution in nine years shape your thoughts on capital punishment?

September 9, 2010

Northwest Passages: Jean Auel

Jean Auel wrote her bestselling novel The Clan of the Cave Bear thirty years ago. Her series imagining prehistoric human stories continues with a coming sixth book.

September 8, 2010

Musical Fusion

What happens when musical collaboration blends different genres?

September 7, 2010

Chrissy Steltz

How a disfiguring accident changed the course of a young woman's life.

September 6, 2010

Labor Day Special: TOL's Rural Economy Tour

What makes rural economies thrive?

September 3, 2010

Cracking Down on Gun Violence

What's the best way to combat gun violence?

September 2, 2010

Cold Cases Heating Up

What does it mean to families and to law enforcement when a cold case is solved?

September 1, 2010

Metro Prez Heads to NYC

As Metro President, David Bragdon, prepares for his new job in New York City, what does he think about this place he's leaving?

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