OPB | March 28, 2016
In our second installment of Regional Roundup, we'll check in with the East Oregonian, to hear what's afoot in Pendleton. Then we talk to an Ashland-based about how we know or don’t know what animals are feeling. And we’ll hear about how some corporations are trying to fight climate change by collaborating with each other — and why that might put them in legally dubious territory.
OPB | March 17, 2016
This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we talk with the Oregon Congressional delegation's sole Republican member, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River). And we hear from former D.C. correspondents of northwest newspapers about covering the west from the nation's capital.
OPB | Sept. 23, 2015
The U.S. Interior Department announced its decision this week that the greater sage grouse does not need to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
OPB | Aug. 31, 2015
Pendleton and Hermiston are trying on new brands in an effort to lure fresh faces.
OPB | June 18, 2015
A program in eastern Oregon offers high school students a chance to earn college credits, and educators in other parts of the state are attempting to replicate the program.
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 | Jan. 27, 2015
TUESDAY: Ontario, one of the most economically depressed cities in Oregon, is seeing jobs come back into town through the onion industry.
OPB | Dec. 17, 2013
TUESDAY: Sam Hopkins-Hubbard is taking a leave from his job as city councilor in Milton-Freewater to get himself — and his horses — prepared to ride across America.
OPB | Aug. 12, 2013
The Federal Food and Drug Administration has proposed new safety rules that would, among other things, regulate irrigation water standards for crops.
OPB | May 17, 2012
We're talking to country music star Chely Wright about coming out as a lesbian. We'll also check in on the climate for gays and lesbians coming out in rural Oregon.
OPB | April 04, 2012
A new forest management plan would restrict access to thousands of miles of roads and trails in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
OPB | Jan. 27, 2012
In the next installment of the "Our Town" series, we'll hear about life in the small southeastern Oregon town of Monument on the John Day River.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2011
The city of Elgin is operating without local law enforcement since their chief and one remaining officer resigned. What's next for Elgin?
OPB | Sept. 29, 2011
Wolves are back in the news because of livestock deaths and a controversial kill order on the alpha male for one of Oregon's three wolf packs.
OPB | Sept. 13, 2011
An Oregon National Guard unit returns this month from a one year tour of duty in Iraq. What is it like for them to come back to civilian life?
OPB | Aug. 17, 2011
Earlier this month a man was fatally shot by a police officer in Elgin. Now some members of the community want to know: do they really need a police department?