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Digestable Battery | Vancouver Mural | A Craft Brewing Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 20, 2016

Oregon's microbrewing economy faces a new hurdle; an Oregon student won a scholarship for inventing a digestible battery; and Vancouver High School students recently painted a mural on police headquarters.

Restaurateur Chooses To Raise Minimum Wage For Employees

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2015

Kurt Huffman is paying his The Loyal Legion employees starting wages between $15-18 to assure them a livable income.

Craft Brewers Gather In Portland

OPB | Broadcast: April 16, 2015

More than 11,000 people are in the Rose City for the 32nd annual Craft Brewers Conference.

Environmental Update On Beer, Salmon, And Marijuana

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2015

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will join us to discuss greener beer, energy efficient marijuana, and a new salmon tracker.

10 Barrel Brewing Sold To Anheuser-Busch

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 7, 2014

FRIDAY: What happens when a beer giant buys an Oregon craft brewery?

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2014

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

OSU Houses Oregon Hops And Brewing Archive

OPB | Broadcast: April 17, 2014

THURSDAY: Oregon State University's Oregon Hops and Brewing Archive is the first archive in the country to document the history of beer.

Beer at Food Carts?

OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 2012

One food cart pod wants to be allowed to serve beer and wine, but Portland city officials don't like the idea.

On The Job: Brewpub Historian

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2012

Tim Hills has spent 15 years as the historian for McMenamins, guiding the artwork that goes into the local chain's restoration of historic buildings.

Winter Drinks

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 28, 2011

When the weather gets chilly and the fires are burning, what drink do you reach for? We got some beverage advice at the beginning of the season and we'll bring it to you again today.

Winter Drinks

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2011

It suddenly got rather cold this week. Luckily, local brewers and distillers are releasing porters, ciders, and spiced wines to keep you warm.

The New American Tradition

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2011

Journalist Christian DeBenedetti traveled all over the country exploring the nation's growing craft beer movement. We'll hear what he discovered and why America may be the best place in the world for a cold pint. 

Oregon's Stimulus

OPB | Broadcast: March 18, 2010

How well has the state's stimulus package worked?

Rebroadcast: Shaindel Beers

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 1, 2010

Refreshing poet Shaindel Beers.

No Place to Call Home: Rural Homelessness

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2009

The next in our No Place to Call Home series takes a look at homelessness in rural areas.

Northwest Passages: Shaindel Beers

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 27, 2009

Shaindel Beers writes poetry because it's "faster than fiction."

Raising Revenue: Corps and Brews

OPB | Broadcast: March 11, 2009

Are higher beer and corporate minimum taxes good ways to raise state revenue?

All Hops Up

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 8, 2008

What will the rising price of hops do to your favorite pint?