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Hazelnut Industry Squeezed By Hanjin Departure

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: The departure of shipping company Hanjin from the Port of Portland could be devastating for hazelnut producers and processors.

Portland Isn't As Young Or Underemployed As You've Heard

OPB | Feb. 12, 2015

THURSDAY: A new report from the city economist provides a surprising contradiction to the narrative that Portland is a place for young people to retire.

Overseeing Portland's Department Of Justice Settlement

OPB | Feb. 12, 2015

THURSDAY: We talk with Dennis Rosenbaum, the compliance officer/community liaison for the city's settlement with the U.S. Justice department over police use of force.

Hanjin Shipping Company Pulling Out Of Port of Portland

OPB | Feb. 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY: South Korean shipping company Hanjin accounts for a large percentage of business at the Port of Portland, and now the company says it's taking that business elsewhere. 

Talking Business

OPB | Feb. 09, 2015

MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Portland Mayor Outlines Priorities For 2015

OPB | Feb. 03, 2015

TUESDAY: We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about the priorities he recently outlined in his State of the City address. What would you like to ask him?

Rainn Wilson Plays An Unlikeable Portland Detective In "Backstrom"

OPB | Jan. 28, 2015

WEDNESDAY: "Backstrom" is Fox's new TV series set in Portland featuring Rainn Wilson as a brilliant but misanthropic detective.

City Will Vote On Plan For Affordable Housing In N/NE Portland

OPB | Jan. 28, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Traci Manning from the Portland Housing Bureau lays out plans for how $20 million in affordable housing money will be spent.

A New Source Of Hydropower: City Water Pipes

OPB | Jan. 23, 2015

FRIDAY: A Portland startup is generating renewable power with small hydroelectric turbines inside the city water system.

How Much Affordable Housing Will Portland's South Waterfront Include?

OPB | Jan. 22, 2015

THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.

"Don't Shoot Portland" Aims To Tackle Root Causes Of Violence

OPB | Jan. 19, 2015

MONDAY: In the last few weeks, Don't Shoot Portland shut down a Portland Public School meeting and a town hall held by Senator Ron Wyden.

Branding PDX: The Carpet, The Cuckoo Clock, Food Carts & More

OPB | Jan. 16, 2015

FRIDAY: We'll be live from PDX to talk about the restaurants and other vendors at the Portland airport, what's behind the #pdxcarpet phenomenon & more.

Portland Public Schools Will Redraw Boundaries

OPB | Jan. 15, 2015

THURSDAY: Portland Public Schools is beginning the process of redrawing the boundaries for neighborhood schools, and restricting transfers between schools.

Portlanders Will Vote On Options For Street Fee

OPB | Jan. 08, 2015

THURSDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales wants to give voters choices on how to raise funds for street repair and maintenance.

Portland Police Chief Job Changes Hands

OPB | Jan. 02, 2015

FRIDAY: We'll talk with the outgoing and incoming chiefs of the Portland Police Bureau: Mike Reese and Larry O'Dea.

Adding Teeth To Portland's Short-Term Rental Law

OPB | Dec. 22, 2014

MONDAY: We'll check in with City Commissioner Nick Fish about a plan to add some restrictions to Portland's short-term rental regulations, which govern people using sites like Airbnb. 

At Home With Blindness

OPB | Dec. 11, 2014

THURSDAY: Our new series of conversations in homes across Oregon kicks off with Kitt Jordan, a blind man with a singular sense of style.

Talking Business

OPB | Dec. 09, 2014

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Uber Launches In Portland

OPB | Dec. 08, 2014

MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally. 

New Report Recommends Changes At Portland Police Bureau

OPB | Dec. 04, 2014

THURSDAY: Outside consultants have once again issued a report with recommendations for Portland Police.