Portland Remembers Politician & Activist Gretchen Kafoury

OPB | April 06, 2015

Longtime activist and former lawmaker Gretchen Kafoury died March 13 at the age of 72.

"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.

Rob Ingram Remembered

OPB | Dec. 28, 2011

In November Portland lost a true community leader: Rob Ingram. He died at 38 of a heart attack. Soon after his passing we talked to some people whose lives he changed.

The Legacy of Rob Ingram

OPB | Nov. 30, 2011

On Sunday, Rob Ingram, President of the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals and Director of Portland's Office of Youth Violence Prevention, died of a heart attack at 38. We speak to those whose lives he changed.

Northwest Passages: Willy Vlautin

OPB | April 23, 2010

Singer, songwriter and novelist Willy Vlautin on the hard-knock life.

Water: From the Bottle or the Tap?

OPB | March 22, 2010

Do you prefer your drinking water from the bottle or the tap?

Which Protests Work?

OPB | July 13, 2009

Of all the many ways to express dissent, what works best and why?