Episodes: November, 2011
November 30, 2011
On Sunday, Rob Ingram, President of the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals and Director of Portland's Office of Youth Violence Prevention, died of a heart attack at 38. We speak to those whose lives he changed.
The Oregon Health Authority announced it will not require Portland to build a treatment facility for Bull Run, the city's water source, to guard against cryptosporidium.
November 29, 2011
November 28, 2011
What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?
November 25, 2011
November 24, 2011
November 23, 2011
Governor John Kitzhaber has put Gary Haugen's scheduled execution on hold and called for a reevaluation of capital punishment in Oregon. What's your reaction?
November 22, 2011
Portland author Karen Karbo has penned a unique take on the life of iconic artist Georgia O'Keeffe. We'll talk to her about her subject and what she's hoping to accomplish with her trilogy of biographies of famous women.
We'll get an update on Governor Kitzhaber's Commission on Public Safety, which is looking at ways to save money in the criminal justice system.
November 21, 2011
Janus Youth Programs is opening a new long-term shelter for youth sex workers. What impact will it have on Portland's sex trafficking problem?
November 18, 2011
Since our show about the Oregon Lottery's plans to roll out new online games, the governor has put a hold on the program and three lottery employees have resigned. What's next for the Oregon Lottery?
Dozens of Occupy Portland protesters were arrested in downtown Portland on Thursday. What happened?
November 17, 2011
Lisa Wells and Bobby Abrahamson set out to document the plight of Oregon small towns in the spirit of the Federal Writers Project during the New Deal.
What issues will be front and center during the 2012 Portland Mayor's race? And who, exactly, is running?
November 16, 2011
What is it like to play sports for a living?
Our regular business chat focuses this week on the departure of locally-based companies, the cost of cleaning up Occupy Portland, and plans for Memorial Coliseum.
November 15, 2011
Chapman and Lownsdale Parks are now closed. What's next for Occupy Portland?
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the Obama's health care overhaul. We'll discuss the implications.
November 14, 2011
We broadcast live during the police sweep of Occupy Portland yesterday. Today, we recap what happened.
November 11, 2011
A National Emergency System test that was scheduled this week failed. We'll find out why.
Advocacy group Basic Rights Oregon has decided not to try for a repeal of Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage in 2012. What's your reaction?
November 10, 2011
Two weeks ago, the base of the Condit Dam was blown up, and the White Salmon River flowed free for the first time in a century. What happens now?
Voters in three Oregon school districts rejected school funding measures this week. What's next for students, teachers and administrators in these districts?
November 9, 2011
What ballot initiatives and candidates are you watching in Oregon, Washington and elsewhere?
November 8, 2011
Hillcrest Elementary in North Bend and other schools are trying to make up for long summer vacations by getting students to continue learning online.
The Skidmore Prize is given by the Willamette Week to four people 35 or under in recognition of the significant work they do with non-profits in the community. We'll talk with some of the winners.
November 7, 2011
Portland Parks & Recreation was just awarded the top national honor from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and the National Recreation & Park Association. We'll find out why — and what may be next for the city's parks.
November 4, 2011
The city of Elgin is operating without local law enforcement since their chief and one remaining officer resigned. What's next for Elgin?
Besides the First Congressional District primary, there are a few other things in some Oregonians' ballot envelopes. Voters in Clackamas County and Beaverton are voting on urban renewal proposals.
November 3, 2011
For 552 days in a row Matt Kish made one drawing for each page of Moby-Dick. We'll find out how it changed his art — and his life.
Many senior citizens and people with disabilities in Oregon are finding they no longer qualify for a property tax deferral program. What will this mean for them when property taxes are due later this month?
November 2, 2011
November 1, 2011
The 68th annual National Congress of American Indians is in Portland for the first time in over 30 years. What are the important national issues for American Indians?