Episodes: February, 2012
February 29, 2012
Starting in 2014, all new cars will likely have to be equipped with a rearview camera to help drivers see what's behind them.
The Portland Art Museum is home to the largest Mark Rothko exhibition exhibition that's been shown on the West Coast in over a decade.
February 28, 2012
Private school enrollment in Oregon is on the rise. At the same time, some public schools are opening up slots for transfers from other districts. How are parents making decisions about what school is right for their children?
February 27, 2012
How might new rules about about mortgage lenders put out by the Oregon Attorney General's office — and two Oregon legislative proposals on the same subject — affect homeowners?
February 24, 2012
How is the government partnering with faith-based groups to provide social services to low-income people?
February 23, 2012
The Ways & Means committee is making weighty decisions about the state budget as well as many other pieces of legislation as the short session draws to a close.
With a week left in the short session, we check in with two reporters covering the 2012 Oregon Legislature.
February 22, 2012
How big a problem are pharmacy errors? The Oregon Board of Pharmacy commissioned a survey that suggests a number of pharmacists think working conditions make errors more likely.
February 21, 2012
We'll ask how Portland Police are handling the increase of calls involving people who are suicidal.
February 20, 2012
February 17, 2012
February 16, 2012
The Three Rivers School District in Josephine County has announced plans to use drug dogs in their schools. What do you think of this idea?
February 15, 2012
The injection of millions of dollars of SuperPAC money in the 2012 election cycle has prompted Oregon Senators Wyden and Merkley to support a constitutional amendment to limit campaign contributions.
February 14, 2012
The German filmmaker Wim Wenders celebrates the work and life of choreographer Pina Bausch in his new 3D documentary, Pina.
February 13, 2012
TriMet has a $17 million hole in its budget. How will it fill it?
February 10, 2012
Health care legislation is moving quickly in the short session of the Oregon legislature. What changes are on the horizon?
The number of young hunters in Oregon is decreasing. What does that mean for the business and culture of hunting?
February 9, 2012
Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us to talk about the latest business news, including the mayor's new small banking initiative and Iberdrola's decision to stay in Portland.
February 8, 2012
Author Arianne Cohen has collected what she calls "sex diaries" — people's first hand accounts of their relationships, from the casual to the committed.
How is the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to strike down the ban on gay marriage in California likely to affect the ban on gay marriage in Oregon?
February 7, 2012
February 6, 2012
February 3, 2012
Two lawmakers have introduced legislation that would affect handgun owners in Oregon.
We'll talk with Senate President Peter Courtney and House Co-Speaker Bruce Hanna about their priorities for the 2012 legislative session.
February 2, 2012
Radon is the number two cause of lung cancer in the United States. You can't see it, smell it, or taste it. But is it in your home?
Researchers have taken a look into chronic absence in Oregon schools.
February 1, 2012
We'll sit down with Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to talk about the short 2012 legislative session, balancing the budget and his position on the dealth penalty, among other issues. What would you like to ask him?
On Tuesday, voters in Oregon's First Congressional District decide who will fill David Wu's vacant seat.