OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.
TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about some of the business stories on her radar.
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.
OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.
OPB |July 31, 2014 12:40 p.m.
THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.
OPB |July 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: More than 70 Oregon businesses are calling for the state to take action on climate change.
OPB |July 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We're live from Vancouver's first recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, which opens for business today.
OPB |July 03, 2014 12:45 p.m.
THURSDAY: We'll hear from SEIU Local 503 executive director Heather Conroy on the implications of Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues.
OPB |July 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll find out what Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues will mean for an ongoing debate in Oregon.
OPB |July 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.
TUESDAY: Portland could become one of the first major cities to create a legal framework for people who want to rent out rooms in their homes on a short-term basis.
OPB |April 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.
OPB |March 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Recent unemployment figures suggest that Central Oregon's economy is improving. It was one of the hardest hit by the recession and housing bust.
OPB |March 06, 2014 12:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: We'll hear from business owners and residents who support a new Trader Joe's on the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. in Portland.
OPB |Feb. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: A new study suggests that many Western Oregon University students are suffering from a lack of access to an adequate supply of healthy food.
OPB |Feb. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: The latest economic forecast shows more money for Portland schools, but not the overall funding boost lawmakers were hoping for.
OPB |Feb. 10, 2014 12:15 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll find out what the deal brokered by Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz means for the homeless campers at R2D2 — and for the thousands of other Portlanders without homes.
OPB |Feb. 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll find out how the PDC is moving forward and responding to some members of Portland's African-American community after Trader Joe's dropped out of a proposed development.
OPB |Jan. 07, 2014 12:50 p.m.
TUESDAY: In our regular business update, we'll discuss high stocks for Oregon companies in 2013, whether people are keeping their health plans, and more.
OPB |Jan. 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: Oregon has just joined a growing number of states that allow businesses to register as a Benefit Companies — meaning corporations can be defined not only by profit-making but by social goals as well.
OPB |Jan. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.
FRIDAY: We'll explore the effect of the expiration of the federal wind energy tax credit, and the role that subsidies play in energy production more broadly.
OPB |Jan. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: The Federal Aviation Administration accepted an application from Alaska, Hawaii, and Oregon to test unmanned aircrafts in an effort to integrate them into the nation's airspace.
Call In: 888-665-5TOL (or 665-5865)
On Air: Monday - Friday, Noon - 1 p.m.
Thanks to our Sponsors:become a sponsor
From time to time, Think Out Loud heads to a different town in Oregon or Southwest Washington to find stories that go beyond the daily news. Visit the series here.
Point us in the direction of good guests, juicy topics, feisty conversations, and books, events, or news that might turn into Think Out Loud conversations.
Thanks to our Sponsorsbecome a sponsor
Funding Provided By
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Dawn and Al Vermeulen
Ray and Marilyn Johnson