OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 25, 2017
What were you thinking about in the news this week? Also, we talk to Senator Jeff Merkley, who just got back from a trip to the Korean peninsula.
OPB | Aug. 23, 2017
A recent attempt by the Overlook Neighborhood Association to restrict membership to those with a legal address further frayed relations between community leaders, the city and homeless residents.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 22, 2017
We get a regional business news update, perspectives on Hazelnut Grove and the Overlook Neighborhood Association, and a glimpse into the life of a sunken treasure hunter.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2017
On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.
OPB | Broadcast: July 11, 2017
A home security camera at a rental property stirs up legal issues. A reporter looks into climate change, dams and salmon. A Oregon bill reduces the penalties for drug possession. Also, we talk regional business news with Suzanne Stevens.
OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2017
Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.
OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2017
Oregon's working on making state IDs compliant with federal regulations. Portland's Good in the Hood Festival continues despite racist threats. Also, our news roundtable discusses the latest headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2017
Two representatives of the city's Off-Road Cycling Master Plan spoke to OPB's "Think Out Loud" about the proposal's benefits, but others have concerns about more biking in Forest Park.
OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2017
A new report offers a grim look at Oregon's child welfare system. A former Portland commissioner offers a vision for how to fix city hall. A church in Klamath Falls gets an organ it has been waiting for for nearly 100 years.
OPB | Broadcast: March 29, 2017
Senate President Peter Courtney reflects on the role he played in former Governor John Kitzhaber's resignation, as well as other highlights and lowlights from his long career. "You don't want to know how crazy I am," he says. But you really do.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 13, 2017
Oregon state Sen. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) spoke with OPB's Think Out Loud about how new proposed legislation grew out of his prior efforts to reduce racial profiling by law enforcement.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2017
Oregon's attorney general joins the show to talk about her role and how Donald Trump's presidency is changing how she does her job. Also, the Portland International Film Festival turns 40 this year.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 19, 2016
Jimmy Mak's jazz club is closing at the end of the year. We speak to the bar manager about the legacy of the club and a musician who is playing there on the last night—New Year’s Eve.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 14, 2016
Portlanders have reported almost 2,000 coyote sightings this year.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 6, 2016
We'll get a definition of a term that we've heard a lot lately: populism. We'll also hear about new savings accounts for people with disabilities. And we begin a series of interviews about the state's death penalty with a District Attorney who says it's his duty to push for a death sentence, even though he personally disagrees with it.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2016
We break down the results of yesterday’s election – both local and national.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2016
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 24, 2016
Three newspaper editors tell us who their papers endorsed, and why. Also, we learn about the treatment of transgender people in prison, and we talk to playwright August Wilson's widow about his autobiographical play, now running in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 15, 2016
We chat with millennials enjoying the outdoors and Republicans weighing their response to Trump. Also, Portland's mayor joins us for a conversation about what a new police union contract could do for the city.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2016
The weekly news roundtable addresses the presidential race, Portland's potential new homeless shelter and public records reform in Oregon. Also, a UO researcher explains "ban the box," and an Oregon cannabis researcher reacts to the DEA's announcement.