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On The Road: 'As Western As It Gets' In Southeast Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: July 4, 2017

A radio road trip from Fruitland, Idaho, to McDermitt, Nevada, through the sparsely populated and beautiful corner of Southeast Oregon.

News Roundtable: Oct. 23, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2015

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

Portland Police Oversight: Kathleen Saadat

OPB | Broadcast: June 23, 2015

Kathleen Saadat has taken the place of Paul DeMuniz on the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison team which will oversee mandated reforms of the Portland Police Department. 

Ramadan Enters Its Last Week

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2013

Oregon's growing Muslim communities spend Ramadan fasting during the day, often without friends and coworkers knowing they're observing the holiest time of their year

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 17, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Exit Interview: Sam Adams

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2012

We talk with Portland Mayor Sam Adams as he prepares to leave City Hall at the end of the year.

Developing West Hayden Island

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2012

Mayor Sam Adams wants to make West Hayden Island part of the City of Portland to open it up for industrial development, but others argue this undeveloped land should be maintained as wildlife habitat. 

New Mental Health Center

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2012

Portland may get a new mental health center in 2013. What would this mean for the city, the police and people with mental illness?

Oregon Sustainability Center Gets The Plug Pulled

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2012

On Friday Mayor Sam Adams announced that the Oregon Sustainability Center proposal will not be moving forward.

The Future of the Occupy Movement

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2011

So far, the relationship between Sam Adams and Occupy Portland remains cordial, but will that change in the near future? And what's the future of the broader Occupy movement?

Office of Equity

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2011

What will the City of Portland's new Office of Equity look like?

Employee Benefits

OPB | Broadcast: June 7, 2011

Mayor Sam Adams wants to expand health benefits for city employees to include sex reassignment surgery. How do employers decide what should be covered by their health plans?

Cracking Down on Gun Violence

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2010

What's the best way to combat gun violence?

20 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2010

As the ADA turns 20, what's the lasting legacy of the the law — and where does the future point?

New Police Chief

OPB | Broadcast: May 13, 2010

What will a new chief of police mean for Portland?

Northwest Passages: Kathleen Alcala

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2009

Author Kathleen Alcala on borders, families, and writing to free people of cultural and personal restraints.

Special Coverage: Kroger Won't Charge Sam Adams

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2009

What's next for Sam Adams now that Attorney General John Kroger won't pursue criminal charges?

Canada-US Relations

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2009

What do you want to know from Canada's Ambassador to the United States?

Within Bounds

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2009

What will the Metro region look like in twenty years if we don't expand the UGB?

State of the City

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2009

What is the state of Portland and the surrounding region?