Now Playing:


Continuing Coverage Of The Shooting In Roseburg

OPB | Oct. 02, 2015

We bring you updates and analysis of Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival To 'Modernize' The Bard

OPB | Sept. 30, 2015

Thirty-six playwrights will take on the task of making Shakespeare's plays a little easier to understand.

Between A Dock And A Hard Place

OPB | Sept. 29, 2015

Many liveaboard boaters who make their homes on the lower Willamette River are knowingly breaking a state law. They argue the law needs to change.

A Conversation With Governor Kate Brown

OPB | Sept. 30, 2015

We sit down with Oregon Governor Kate Brown to reflect on her first seven months in office and look ahead to 2016.

The Marijuana Banking Conundrum

OPB | Sept. 28, 2015

Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.

News Roundtable: September 25, 2015

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Checking In With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We talk to Mayor Hales about homelessness, development, climate change, and much more.

Greater Sage Grouse Will Not Be Listed As Endangered Species

OPB | Sept. 23, 2015

The U.S. Interior Department announced its decision this week that the greater sage grouse does not need to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Warm Springs Tribes "Recovering Voices" In D.C.

OPB | Sept. 22, 2015

Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs took advantage of a grant from the Smithsonian to go to the museum and access tribal artifacts.

Journalist Jon Palfreman Examines Parkinson's

OPB | Sept. 22, 2015

After he was diagnosed with Parkinson's, Jon Palfreman began researching the scientific understanding of the disease.

What's Next For Migrants Arriving In Greece?

OPB | Sept. 21, 2015

We speak with a Portland-based photojournalist about how the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe is playing out in Greece.

Catholics Respond To Pope Francis Ahead Of His US Visit

OPB | Sept. 21, 2015

We check in with Catholics and clergy members about what they think of the direction the Catholic Church is headed under the direction of Pope Francis.

OPB Music's Stagepass Series

OPB | Sept. 15, 2015

OPB Music curated and filmed a series of concerts at Mississippi Studios last year. Those concerts are now on TV.

Vancouver City Council Considers Changes To Camping Ban

OPB | Sept. 15, 2015

City council members moved forward on a proposed exception to the camping ban so that people who are homeless could sleep on public property from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

Is Wall Street Scooping Up Portland Rentals?

OPB | Sept. 14, 2015

Publicly traded Wall Street companies have started buying single-family homes in Portland. What does this mean for local renters and the city's housing market?

New Film Profiles Afghan Photographers

OPB | Sept. 14, 2015

"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.

News Roundtable: September 11, 2015

OPB | Sept. 11, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the big stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

Portland's New Bridge

OPB | Sept. 11, 2015

The first new bridge built in Portland since the 1970's opens this weekend. It will not carry any cars.

Portland Musician Creates Requiem Mass As Part Of PICA's TBA Festival

OPB | Sept. 10, 2015

Portland artist Holcombe Waller has created a Requiem Mass for people of diverse gender and sexual identities who have died or been killed.

Ted Wheeler To Run For Portland Mayor

OPB | Sept. 09, 2015

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is jumping in to challenge incumbent Charlie Hales in the 2016 mayoral race.