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150 Years Of The Oregon State Fair

OPB | Aug. 28, 2015

We are live from the Oregon State Fair, where we'll talk to participants from all parts of the grounds — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.

How Will A Third Major Party Affect Oregon Politics?

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon was just certified as the state's third major party, joining the Democratic and Republican parties. What does this mean for Oregon?

Talking Business

OPB | Aug. 18, 2015

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

Beetles Invade Portland Neighborhood

OPB | Aug. 13, 2015

Beetles that were released by the Oregon Department of Agriculture as a biological control agent have spread into the neighborhood beyond.

Do Firearms Belong In Emergency Preparedness Kits?

OPB | Aug. 14, 2015

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Is Portland Arts Funding Out Of The Woods?

OPB | Aug. 04, 2015

The recession hit the Portland art scene hard. How are arts organizations doing now?

Could This University Of Oregon Professor Restore Vision To The Blind?

OPB | Aug. 03, 2015

University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg. 

Seattle's Inaugural Art Fair Raises Hopes and Questions

OPB | July 28, 2015

This weekend, the crème de la crème of the international art scene flock to Seattle to celebrate the inaugural Seattle Art Fair.

Rebroadcast: A Conversation With Author Katherine Boo

OPB | July 22, 2015

We revisit our conversation with Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers."

'Essentially Ellington' Winners: Live Performance And Interview

OPB | July 03, 2015

American Music Program's national award-winning Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra comes to the OPB studios.

Environmental Update On Oil Trains and Google Trekker

OPB | June 22, 2015

We check in with members of our EarthFix team about Google Trekker and one man's effort to get information on oil trains.

Talking About Stuttering

OPB | June 19, 2015

Local filmmaker Michael Turner discusses his autobiographical documentary about navigating life and family with a stutter.

Vinyl Lovers Rejoice

OPB | June 04, 2015

A new record pressing plant opened in Portland last week.

Earthquakes Off The Oregon Coast

OPB | June 01, 2015

Geologists say the recent activity is not usual, and no tsunamis were triggered.

Earthquake Preparedness: What's In Your Kit?

OPB | May 19, 2015

OPB challenged four Oregon families to live off their earthquake preparedness kits for a weekend. We'll find out how the experiment went.

News Roundtable: May 1, 2015

OPB | May 01, 2015

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

Live At Literary Arts With Katherine Boo

OPB | April 24, 2015

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," joins us for a live discussion at Literary Arts.

New Exhibit of Rick Bartow's Art

OPB | April 15, 2015

The University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum in Eugene will be the first to host a retrospective of Native American artist Rick Bartow.

Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

The Math Behind Jackson Pollock Paintings

OPB | April 13, 2015

Richard Taylor, a University of Oregon physics professor, uses computers to determine the authenticity of Jackson Pollock paintings.