OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2017
We travel to far Eastern Oregon, where for many businesses, it's hard not to think the grass is greener on the other side of the border ... in Idaho.
OPB | Broadcast: June 1, 2017
While we're out in the field recording a show at Earl Boyles Elementary in East Portland, we listen back to a show recorded in 2014 at the same school with some of the same kids.
OPB | Broadcast: May 18, 2017
We spend the hour learning about the lives of two Oregon teachers.
OPB | Broadcast: May 10, 2017
We visit Bruce Campbell, who has made a home inside an airplane outside of Hillsboro. And we'll learn about the education issues on the Portland ballot for next week's election.
OPB | Broadcast: April 10, 2017
A small town in Southern Oregon is for sale. What are the legislature's statewide education goals? How does the Oregon Dept. of Corrections handle riots? An overhaul of the state Department of Energy is being proposed.
OPB | Broadcast: March 24, 2017
Portland State University social work professor Dora Raymaker said she wouldn't have survived her professional life without workplace accommodations.
OPB | Broadcast: March 23, 2017
Students from Catlin Gabel, Wilson and De La Salle North high schools in Portland launched a youth dialogue project designed to get young people from all over the country to talk — and listen — to each other.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2017
We hear about the Native American ceremony burying the ancient bones found in 1996 near Kennewick, WA; we talk remixes with a Grammy-winning Portland musician; and we find out the winners and losers behind free community college.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2016
We learn about bilingual education, the possible fate of the Junction City psychiatric facility and a climate-change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 1, 2016
We explore the funding for voter-passed Measure 98, the governor's proposed budget, the winds of change in Clackamas County, and a new exhibit about the history of East Portland.
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. 21, 2016
We meet the new president of Portland Community College, discuss what the Trump administration may mean for climate change and for marijuana laws, and find out what scientists are learning from whale poop.
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. 2, 2016
High school students from around Portland gathered in North Portland to share their personal stories, their experiences and what the American Dream means to them.
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. 11, 2016
This hour on TOL: An update of regional business news; a conversation with the four Portland teens whose film was featured at the White House Student Film Festival; and lichen and why it matters.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2016
We hear from an Oregonian who is this year's youngest Google Science Fair winner and a Portland comedian whose solo show draws on her dating life. And we explore Japan's love for all things Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 4, 2016
We talk to Don Tuski, the new president of Pacific Northwest College of Art and hear arguments for and against the corporate tax measure.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2016
We talk to an elementary school principal who has changed the school policy on homework. And we hear from the co-founder of PETA.