OPB | March 01, 2016
We'll hear about a bill that would allow pharmacists to prescribe a drug that helps reduce the effects of opioid overdoses. Then we'll get an update on Oregon's $50 a term community college program. Plus, a new study looks at the dramatic impact hatcheries have on the genes of steelhead trout.
OPB | Dec. 16, 2015
Umpqua Community College students, faculty, and others are considering options for the campus building where the deadly shooting took place Oct. 1
OPB | Oct. 06, 2015
Roseburg residents are raising money and offering moral support to those affected by the mass shooting there last week.
OPB | Oct. 02, 2015
We bring you updates and analysis of Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.
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.