Episodes: October, 2012
October 31, 2012
Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us for a business news update.
October 30, 2012
We'll check in on some of the statewide measures and races with OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman.
Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna are running for the open governor's seat in Washington.
October 29, 2012
A team of OHSU scientists has created a viable embryo with the genetic material from three different parents. We'll discuss the implications.
We check in with Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins about the election in Washington.
October 26, 2012
The embattled head of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced this week that he will step down.
October 25, 2012
Oregon State Representative Mary Nolan is challenging City Commissioner Amanda Fritz for a seat on Portland's city council.
What does it mean to assert your fifth amendment rights during a legal proceeding?
October 24, 2012
October 23, 2012
Did you watch the last presidential debate of 2012? What were you hoping to hear?
Attorney general candidate James Buchal joins us to make the case for electing him as the state's top law enforcement official.
October 22, 2012
Should Oregonians amend the state constitution to allow non-tribal casinos?
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joins us to make the case for keeping her job.
October 19, 2012
We check in with Oregonian reporter Maxine Bernstein about changes at the Portland Police Bureau following a recent report from the Department of Justice.
October 18, 2012
Kim Stafford discusses writing about the most painful story of his life: his brother's suicide.
Tens of thousands of pages of confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America were released Thursday.
October 17, 2012
The candidates for chair of Clackamas County face off.
We react to the news about Nike dropping Lance Armstrong in response to the recent release of doping evidence.
Did you watch the second presidential debate? What stood out to you?
October 16, 2012
Should Multnomah County create a library district to permanently fund the library through property taxes?
October 15, 2012
State Senator Bruce Starr is challenging incumbent Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian in this nonpartisan statewide race.
Now that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has recommended Lance Armstrong be stripped of his titles, where does that leave Livestrong supporters and cycling fans?
October 12, 2012
October 11, 2012
October 10, 2012
On Friday Mayor Sam Adams announced that the Oregon Sustainability Center proposal will not be moving forward.
We check-in with Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith about the latest business news.
October 9, 2012
October 8, 2012
Are school disciplinary policies effective?
October 5, 2012
October 4, 2012
Did you watch the presidential debate? What did you think?
October 3, 2012
How can architecture and building regulations help solve the problem of youth homelessness?
We'll find out what's on the upcoming Oregon Field Guide season.
Scientists are trying to gain special access to the underwater lives of orcas in the Puget Sound region.
October 2, 2012
How will an Oregon Court of Appeals ruling on the right to a jury trial affect counties across Oregon?
The Illiinois Valley is getting invaded with an unwelcomed visitor. The yellow tuft alyssum poses a huge threat to rare plants in the area and its growth doesnt seem to be slowing down.
October 1, 2012
A new report details how well Oregon is doing at teaching English as a second language to public school students.