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Environmental Update On The Elwha Dam And The Wilderness Act

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Journalists from our EarthFix team will give us an update on the removal of Elwha Dam and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Transfer Policy Changes Coming To Portland Public Schools

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.

Natural Grocers Coming To NE Portland Site

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll talk with the head of the Portland Development Commission and others about the deal that was just announced that would bring a Natural Grocers store to a controversial development site.

News Roundtable: August 29th, 2014

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Our Computers, Ourselves: Technology and Wilderness

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In the third installment of our tech series, we'll ask if the capacity to access the internet almost anywhere diminishes our ability to enjoy wilderness.

Roundup And Other Threats To The Monarch Butterfly

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species. 

How Should Men Who Buy Sex With Minors Be Punished?

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk about how johns are prosecuted, and how that relates to the overall strategy of combating child sex trafficking.

Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:18 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

Teachers And Parents Question Superintendent's Raise

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.

Napa Valley Rocked By 6.1 Earthquake

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.

Our Computers, Ourselves: Mapping

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In the second part of our tech series, we'll discuss how the ubiquity of GPS and Google maps has shaped our knowledge and sense of our surroundings.

Steve Novick Wants A Socially Responsible Investing Policy For City Money

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.

Regulators Deny Permit For Export Coal Dock

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll discuss the decision not to issue a permit to build a coal export dock in Boardman.

Summer Food Program Helps Bridge A Gap

OPB |Aug. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We're live from Peninsula Park in Portland, one of the 600 sites in Oregon where kids from 1-18 can get a free lunch in the summertime.

Geese Create Poop Problem For Portland

OPB |Aug. 18, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Two groups have partnered in a pilot project to deal with goose droppings in public parks.

Annual TechfestNW Celebrates Innovation

OPB |Aug. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll discuss the future of technology on day one of a two-day festival celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship in Portland.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

The Realities of Depression

OPB |Aug. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of Robin Williams' death, we'll explore what it's like to live with depression.

Questions Raised By Response To Deadly Ebola Outbreak

OPB |Aug. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Bill Messer, an infectious disease expert, about the medicines available to treat Ebola and why, at this point, a focus on those could be counterproductive.

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