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At Home With WWII Vet James Yamazaki

OPB | Sept. 07, 2015

A new installment of our "At Home" series features retired pediatrician and researcher James Yamazaki, who recently turned 99.

Boundary Changes Coming To Portland Schools

OPB | Sept. 08, 2015

Portland Public Schools is in the process of redrawing the district's boundary lines, which could dramatically alter demographics at some schools.

Small Newspaper Gains New Role During Wildfire Season

OPB | Sept. 04, 2015

A small newspaper steps up in a big way to help keep local residents in Grant County up to speed on the wildfires.

Josephine County GMO Ban Takes Effect — Kind Of

OPB | Sept. 04, 2015

Earlier this year, voters rejected a public safety levy that would increase funding for the cash-strapped Josephine County Sheriff's Office. Without those resources, the ban lacks any kind of enforcement teeth.

News Roundtable: Sept. 4, 2015

OPB | Sept. 04, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

I Scream, You Scream, 2 Guys Scream At Each Other About Ice Cream

OPB | Sept. 03, 2015

Dennis Roeper had already been slinging Drumsticks and Otter Pops from his multi-vehicle fleet for years when Efrain Escobar showed up on the scene. What followed was an all-out turf war.

Portland Film Festival Now In Its Third Year

OPB | Sept. 03, 2015

The festival, focused on independent filmmakers, is an event for mavericks, according to its executive director.

Exhibit Looks At Impact of Riot Grrrl

OPB | Sept. 02, 2015

A new exhibit at PNCA looks at the lasting impacts of the Riot Grrrl movement on artists.

Is Science Research In Crisis?

OPB | Sept. 02, 2015

A new project showed nearly 60 percent of 100 published studies in prestigious psychology journals didn't hold up the second time they were run. What does this mean for scientific research?

With The Fire In Your Face

OPB | Sept. 02, 2015

A local commercial photographer describes his first season as a wildland firefighter.

Mt. Hood Or Wy'east?

OPB | Sept. 01, 2015

We discuss the origin of the name of Mt. Hood and explore Wy'east, which has long been thought to be a Native American name for the mountain.

A New Kind Of College

OPB | Sept. 01, 2015

The Wayfinding Academy aims to be a new two-year college in Portland.

Union Members Voice Concern Over Correctional Officers' Working Conditions

OPB | Sept. 01, 2015

Long, stressful hours have high costs for Oregon corrections officers.

Rebranding Eastern Oregon

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015

Pendleton and Hermiston are trying on new brands in an effort to lure fresh faces. 

Rebuilding A Forest After The Burn

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015

The National Forest Service is already planning restoration projects after fires char Eastern Oregon.

Lloyd Center Gets Makeover, New Boss

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015

Portland's 55-year-old iconic mall will see massive renovations under the leadership of its new general manager, Bob Dye.

News Roundtable: August 28, 2015

OPB | Aug. 28, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

150 Years Of The Oregon State Fair

OPB | Aug. 28, 2015

We are live from the Oregon State Fair, where we'll talk to participants from all parts of the grounds — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.

At Home With Recovery

OPB | Aug. 27, 2015

A new installment of our "At Home" series features three women living in a communally run home for people dealing with drug and alcohol recovery.

What Portland's Affordable Housing 'Preference Policy' May Look Like

OPB | Aug. 21, 2015

The city has announced its first housing project built using some of the $20 million in affordable housing money allocated after Trader Joe's pulled out of a development deal in 2014.