OPB | July 16, 2015
The Oregon Legislature passed a bill offering nearly free community college to certain high school graduates. We'll hear how a similar program is working in Tennessee.
OPB | July 06, 2015
A coalition of neighbors and community groups recently purchased the former Sugar Shack strip club as part of an effort to revitalize Portland's Cully neighborhood.
OPB | June 09, 2015
In the final weeks of the 2015 session, a bill to make community college all but free for some students is still alive in the Oregon state legislature.
OPB | June 16, 2015
Gary Betts has been working almost a decade to start a community radio station in the Pendleton area. Now it's finally on the air. He tells us about the new airwaves hitting the Blue Mountain region of Eastern Oregon.
OPB | May 13, 2015
Nkenge Harmon Johnson discusses the recently released "State of Black Oregon" report and what she hopes to accomplish at the helm of the Urban League of Portland.
OPB | Jan. 19, 2015
MONDAY: United Noshes is creating delicacies from around the world for Portland diners.
OPB | Jan. 15, 2015
THURSDAY: Some Oregon high schools are taking an unconventional approach to the governor's 40-40-20 plan.
OPB | Jan. 02, 2015
FRIDAY: We'll talk with the outgoing and incoming chiefs of the Portland Police Bureau: Mike Reese and Larry O'Dea.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2014
TUESDAY: Samantha Hess has built a business that she says caters to people who need more cuddling in their lives.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.
OPB | July 16, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about the decline in the number of spaces specifically for lesbians in Portland — and around the country — and different community responses to it.
OPB | July 08, 2013
Ninety percent of Americans want to stay in their own homes as they age. We examine what is happening to make that possible.
OPB | June 05, 2013
Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the moment.
OPB | Dec. 10, 2012
We remember Portland Observer publisher and editor-in-chief Charles Washington who passed away Saturday at the age of 60.
OPB | Nov. 08, 2012
We'll explore the turf war brewing between the publishers of the Forest Grove News Times and the Forest Grove Leader.
OPB | July 30, 2012
Rural Organizing Project founder Marcy Westerling died June 10, 2015 after a long battle with ovarian cancer.
OPB | Dec. 02, 2011
Design educators in Portland are celebrating the transformative power of design in a new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Craft and an annual program for MFA students.
OPB | Aug. 31, 2011
The University of Portland was ranked one of the best colleges in the country for community service. We'll talk to a student who taught business classes in Kakamega, Kenya.
OPB | July 22, 2011
The stabbing death of a mother and her four young children earlier this week has led to the biggest homicide investigation in Medford history.