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After Living In One, Andrew Heben Says Tent Cities Can Help End Homelessness

OPB | April 27, 2016

Andrew Heben, author of "Tent City Urbanism," became a builder and advocate for city-sanctioned tiny-house villages for homeless people after living in one and seeing the strong community there.

6 Things We Learned From Record Holding Birder Noah Strycker

OPB | Feb. 02, 2016

Oregonian Noah Strycker just broke the world record for the number of bird species seen in one year: 6,042.

Addressing Homelessness in Eugene

OPB | Nov. 13, 2015

Eugene is trying to find more places to shelter people for the night during the winter, and asking the state government for help addressing homelessness.

Eugene Writes Carbon Reduction Into Law

OPB | July 31, 2014

THURSDAY: The Eugene city council passed an ordinance this week that requires concrete plans to meet the city's carbon reduction goals.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB | July 28, 2014

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

Does Mandatory Sick Leave Work For Everyone?

OPB | June 23, 2014

MONDAY: A proposed mandatory sick leave ordinance in Eugene is modeled off the one that passed in Portland last year.

Different Approaches To Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Jan. 30, 2014

THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.

Eugene Dumps Fossil Fuel Investments

OPB | Jan. 16, 2014

THURSDAY: Following the lead of other progressive cities across the U.S., Eugene has decided to divest from fossil fuel companies.

The Eugene Mission Downsizes

OPB | Aug. 08, 2013

The Eugene Mission is imposing new admission limits. What will that mean for the homeless population in the area?

Eugene Elections

OPB | May 09, 2012

Candidates for city council and mayor of Eugene join us to talk local politics.

The Ross Brothers

OPB | Dec. 29, 2011

The Ross brothers live in Eugene: one is a respected journalist; one is homeless. They came together on Think Out Loud earlier this year to share their stories.

Weekend Look-Ahead 11/17

OPB | Nov. 17, 2011

Music fans have a lot to choose from in Portland and Eugene this weekend. We'll hear two entertainment writers' top picks.

The Ross Brothers

OPB | Sept. 30, 2011

Andrew and Winston Ross are two brothers living very different lives in Eugene. One is a successful journalist; the other has been homeless since he was 18.

To Pledge or Not to Pledge?

OPB | July 05, 2011

The Eugene City Council got national attention this week for a vote on whether or not to start their meetings with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Proposed Tax Increases in Eugene and Baker County

OPB | May 11, 2011

We're tackling two more items from the May ballot: a five-year levy to raise $3.6 million for Baker School District and a temporary income tax in Eugene to fund schools.

(Not) On a Jet Plane

OPB | July 16, 2008

How will airline cutbacks impact the way you travel?

Oregon Runs Wild

OPB | June 27, 2008

Tapping into Oregon's running culture.

Declaration of Candidacy Day

OPB | March 11, 2008

Do you know who you'll vote for this May 20th?