Episodes: May, 2012
May 31, 2012
After 78 years of state liquor sales, alcohol will be back on the shelves of Washington grocery stores Friday.
An external audit of the Portland Police Department reviews what happened in seven officer-involved shootings and makes recommendations. We'll get the details.
May 30, 2012
We talk with Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith about the latest business news.
A disease that has promted B.C. fisheries to kill nearly 600,000 fish has turned up in Washington state fish farms for the first time.
May 29, 2012
A new study by Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality suggests that air quality is decreasing in the state. What are the causes?
A group of fourth and fifth graders in Bend just spent the past year creating a High Desert Museum exhibit based on their cultural and family histories.
May 28, 2012
May 25, 2012
The tech industry is big in Portland, but according to a Willamette Week story, women are missing out on tech sector jobs. How come?
May 24, 2012
A committee of lawmakers in Salem heard a somewhat optimistic revenue forecast this week. We'll get an update about the state of the budget and other news from the Capitol.
May 23, 2012
Karen Spears Zacharias's latest book — part crime story, part memoir — explores the brutal 2005 murder of a three-year-old girl.
May 22, 2012
The Portland City Council voted last week to create a $169 million urban renewal area around the Portland State University campus. Now what?
May 21, 2012
May 18, 2012
The Siletz tribe may have found an unlikely aid in preserving its language: the internet.
The Northwest chapter of a national organization to reform the Catholic church is meeting in Portland — we'll dig into the issue of women in the priesthood.
May 17, 2012
May 16, 2012
We'll take a look at the primary election results and hear from some of the candidates.
May 15, 2012
Former Portlander and bestselling author Rebecca Skloot joins us to talk about her book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Are you voting in the May 15 primary election? What's the most exciting election on your ballot?
May 14, 2012
The Obama administration recently committed $1.9 billion in Oregon's coordinated care system. How exactly will that be spent?
Teachers in the Eagle Point School District are on strike and another district has voted to approve a strike later this month. What's going on?
May 11, 2012
The daughter of the late comedy icon George Carlin is swinging through Portland. We'll talk to her about her one woman show about her relationship with her dad.
May 10, 2012
What does it mean that President Barack Obama publicly voiced his support for same-sex marriage?
May 9, 2012
May 8, 2012
We'll get an update on the ongoing controversy surrounding the plan to remove Klamath River dams.
Soon after being declared an epidemic in Washington, whooping cough is spreading in Oregon.
May 7, 2012
Law enforcement in Oregon will accept IDs issued by the Mexican government as a form of identification for traffic stops and other minor incidents.
May 4, 2012
May 3, 2012
May 2, 2012
How many people die on the street each year? The fact is, we only know a small part of the story.
May 1, 2012
Protestors around Portland will roll out a series of loosely coordinated demonstrations on May Day.