OPB | Aug. 30, 2016
Oregonian/OregonLive's Jeff Manning fills us in on the latest regional business news. We also dig into some hard numbers about Portland's use of Airbnb, and find out who's getting their marijuana convictions expunged.
OPB | Aug. 23, 2016
We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.
OPB | Aug. 16, 2016
We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.
OPB | June 27, 2016
The Portland police chief retires, minimum wage goes up, and the editor of the Oregonian's opinion page goes East. Also, we catch up on the latest business news.
OPB | June 08, 2016
We'll talk to two faith leaders from Eugene who are working to bring refugees to Oregon. We'll continue our series on this state's Soviet diaspora with a conversation about education. And we'll catch up on the latest regional business news.
OPB | May 17, 2016
According to a new article, Portland lost 11% of its African American population over a recent four-year period. We discuss why that might be. We also talk with the Portland creators of “The Benefits of Gusbandry,” a web series that’s been gaining notoriety. And we catch up on the latest regional business news.
OPB | April 25, 2016
Former Oregonian Jack Ohman talks about the 2016 election cycle, the Portland Opera stages a production designed by Maurice Sendak, and we get an update on some of the big stories in Portland business news.
OPB | April 05, 2016
We talk about problems in Oregon's foster care system, Whiteness History Month, and the latest headlines in local business news.
OPB | March 03, 2016
We learn whether ‘The Blob’ is dead and gone for good. We talk with the Portland Business Alliance about their perspective on homeless camping. And we discuss the Portland Trailblazers and their somewhat surprisingly successful season.
OPB | Feb. 02, 2016
We get an update on the possibility of an Owyhee wilderness area, and we hear from the state regulatory agency which just took partial control of Moda Health. We also talk to a birder who just set a new world record, and we get our regular business news update.
OPB | Dec. 29, 2015
We review some of the biggest business stories in Oregon this year.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The city of Portland is the latest employer to add paid parental leave to its list of benefits for city employees.
OPB | Dec. 01, 2015
Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2015
The Portland harbor was declared a Superfund site 15 years ago, and officials are finally close to a plan to finish cleaning up the toxic 11-mile stretch of the Willamette.
OPB | Nov. 10, 2015
Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, stops by for our regular business news update.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2015
The Portland City Council will debate the proposed rules for cabs and ride service companies this week.
OPB | Oct. 27, 2015
We talk with a startup entrepreneur and a company that funds them about the challenges of the industry and how women fare in this arena.
OPB | Oct. 06, 2015
An investigation by the Portland Business Journal shows Oregon is home to many "paper corporations" used for illegal activity.
OPB | Sept. 28, 2015
Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.
OPB | Sept. 14, 2015
Publicly traded Wall Street companies have started buying single-family homes in Portland. What does this mean for local renters and the city's housing market?