OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2017
Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson discusses voter fraud and election reform. We also talk about police oversight, treating Portland's water, and hear from TriMet.
OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2017
We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.
OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2017
A Portland summer camp teaches girls to use power tools. Also, an appeals court ruling may change the kinds of billboards we see in Oregon. And how has legal marijuana affected tourism in the state?
OPB | Broadcast: May 16, 2017
On the show today: The latest Oregon economic forecast, a new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, and an overview of the homeless situation in Douglas County.
OPB | Broadcast: April 14, 2017
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week. Then, we look into a spike in inmate suicides in Washington. We'll also hear about an effort to silence train whistles in La Grande.
OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2017
New homes are getting built, but is it enough? What will our cities look like when self-driving cars really become a reality? And the young Oregonian behind the Sunshine Girl YouTube phenomenon joins us to talk about her latest book.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 22, 2016
We get different perspectives on a student protest in Portland, check in on the state's unemployment rate, and hear from first-time voters about their response to the election.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2016
Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2016
We talk to a leader of some of the protests this weekend and about how some African-Americans are envisioning life under President Trump. We also look at how the Portland city council is thinking of changing the city's zoning.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2016
Retired dental hygienist Linda Hellenthal lives on 800 acres in Roseburg with her husband, a logger. She's achieved the dream, she says, but she worries for her grandchildren.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2016
We break down the results of yesterday’s election – both local and national.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2016
Ana del Rocío Valderrama says she has a good job but she still struggles mightily, and the dream is not complete until the most vulnerable in the community are taken care of.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2016
Three dozen high schoolers gathered for a town hall convened by "Think Out Loud" and the CENTER in North Portland to talk about how they define the American Dream today and their hopes for the future.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 7, 2016
We hear about some unusual voting issues in Oregon and Washington, presidential powers writ large, and the staggering influence of Facebook.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 26, 2016
Unsure how to fill out your ballots? We'll break down the various ballot measures for you today. Also, a one-on-one interview with gubernatorial candidate Bud Pierce.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2016
Anand Tawker, a former director of emerging markets in India for Hewlett Packard, says he hopes the "American Dream" can become more substantive and meaningful for more Americans.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2016
Phil and Penny Knight donate $500 million to the University of Oregon. Climate change is directly tied to wildfires in the West. A naturalized citizen tells us about the American Dream. And we dive deep into Measure 97.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2016
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week. Then, we hear about overcrowding at Oregon's only women's prison, and we hear about how depression affects the mortality rate of lung cancer patients.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2016
We speak to Cliff Thomason, the Independent Party candidate for Governor, and host a debate between the three major party candidates for Oregon State Treasurer.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2016
Our series exploring what the American Dream means to Oregonians continues with communications professor and Osage Native American tribal member Cynthia Coleman.