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"Snow Dragon" Cave On Mt. Hood Collapses

OPB | March 05, 2015

THURSDAY: A glacial cave on Mt. Hood recently collapsed and is no longer stable enough for exploration.

Farming Internships Are Creating The Next Generation Of Farmers

OPB | March 04, 2015

WEDNESDAY: With the average age of farmers nearing 60, farming internships are aiming to revitalize the industry with a younger generation.

City Of McMinnville Orders Homeless Camp To Disband

OPB | March 04, 2015

WEDNESDAY: The camp, run by the McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, has until March 31 to disband.

Talking Business

OPB | March 03, 2015

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

Fatal Shooting In N Portland Continues Violent Winter

OPB | March 03, 2015

TUESDAY: A 29-year-old man was shot and killed in Portland yesterday. It's the latest shooting in a season that has already seen an unusually high number of violent incidents.

Catching Up With Cover Oregon

OPB | March 03, 2015

TUESDAY: Lawmakers voted recently to dissolve Cover Oregon, but lawsuits over the state's failed health insurance exchange drag on.

Are Birds And Bees Affected By Warmer Weather?

OPB | March 02, 2015

MONDAY: We'll find out if the spring-like warm weather is throwing off local wildlife.

Death With Dignity Proponent Faces Own Illness

OPB | March 02, 2015

MONDAY: Former oncologist and palliative care doctor Peter Rassmussen, who pushed for death with dignity laws in Oregon and Canada, now faces a terminal illness.

New Leadership For The Oregon GOP

OPB | March 02, 2015

MONDAY: Republican leaders have chosen Bill Currier as the new chair for the state party.

What Is The Value Of Nature?

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles. 

News Roundtable: February 27, 2015

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

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

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden Reacts To FCC Vote

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve new rules governing internet service providers, something Sen. Wyden (D-OR) has championed.

Represented: Police Relations In NE Portland

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015

THURSDAY: We're launching a new series called "Represented," where we'll look at some of the issues that matter most to Oregonians through the lens of the state's legislative districts.

Vancouver City Council Considers Affordable Housing

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015

TUESDAY: Vancouver's City Council met this week to discuss protections for people living in below market-rate housing.

Department of Corrections Cutting Parenting Program For Incarcerated Mothers

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015

TUESDAY: A new documentary focuses on a unique parenting program being phased out of the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

Does "In God We Trust" Belong On Government Buildings?

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.

Architect Of Affordable Care Act Challenge Speaks In Portland

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week on a case that challenges the tax credits at the heart of the ACA. We'll talk to one of the lead thinkers behind that legal strategy.

Full Speed Ahead For Low Carbon Fuel Bill

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

The clean energy bill is moving quickly through the Oregon legislature, despite its association with the Cyliva Hayes-John Kitzahber ethics scandal.

Political Scandals In History

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: We get some historical context for how often politicians run into trouble in connection with the actions of their family members.

Lawmaker Seeks Ethics Reforms After Kitzhaber Scandal

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn) wants to change laws to guard against the kind of scandal that lead to Governor Kitzhaber's resignation.