Episodes: July, 2012
July 31, 2012
The Salem-Keizer School District has $66 million in surplus bond money.
A new study suggests drought patterns will only get worse in the coming century.
July 30, 2012
The Secretary of State has completed verifying signitures for the citizens' initiatives heading to the ballot this November.
The Alzheimer's Association of Oregon will talk about its just released statewide plan for the first time on Think Out Loud.
July 27, 2012
The creator of Rash and Bust, Lauren Weedman, is in Portland trying to figure out what exactly makes it so weird.
The U.S. Senate is scheduled to take up the Cybersecurity Act soon. What would it do exactly?
July 26, 2012
The University of Washington is the latest school to try out a new approach to online learning that could reach thousands of new students.
July 25, 2012
How is computer hacking affecting security in our personal lives and in the country as a whole?
Where does Gary Haugen's challenge to the governor's reprieve of his death sentence stand?
July 24, 2012
Oregon has been granted a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act. What does this mean for the coming school year?
President Obama will be in Portland on Tuesday afternoon. What are his plans?
July 23, 2012
Four inmates have died in the Clark County Jail this year, including two suicides that took place in July.
Why were residents on Portland's west side advised to boil their water on Saturday?
July 20, 2012
July 19, 2012
In Malheur County 10,632 coyotes were killed from 1998 to 2008. What effect do coyotes have on livestock and wildlife in the area?
The Long Draw Fire has been fully contained. What was the extent of its damage, and how will the area begin to recover?
July 18, 2012
How is biking — and building routes for cyclists — different outside the city than within the city?
Consumer Reports ranked Salem Hospital as the safest in Oregon. What made it stand out?
July 17, 2012
In the next installment of our How We Live series we explore pocket neighborhoods. Do you live in a development where you share common space — and perhaps common beliefs — with your neighbors?
July 16, 2012
The Clean Water Act is 40 years old. We'll find out what impact it has had on the Pacific Northwest.
July 13, 2012
How one small Olympia record label changed the world.
Archaeologists at the University of Oregon have discovered new evidence of a prehistoric human population in North America.
July 12, 2012
The sun has been out and the summer heat is rising, but are people using the Willamette River to keep cool?
July 11, 2012
We check in with Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith about the latest business news.
July 10, 2012
July 9, 2012
What's the latest in the quest to replace the aging I-5 bridge over the Columbia River?
July 6, 2012
The 2012 Summer Olympics Games are just days away and in track and field alone, 24 names with local ties will go on to compete in London.
Today's the deadline for initiative sponsors in Oregon to turn in their signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
July 5, 2012
Will there be any great apes in the wild by the end of this decade?
We'll talk with Portland's first female Fire Chief as she wraps up her first month on the job.
July 4, 2012
July 3, 2012
In conversations about women "having it all," the focus is often on moms with high-powered careers. What about women who balance parenting duties with inflexible work schedules?
July 2, 2012
How are you affected by student loan debt?
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. What's next?