OPB | Aug. 23, 2016
We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.
OPB | July 06, 2016
Broadcasting from KLCC in Eugene with a school board chair who is encouraging parents to opt their kids out of standardized tests, a University of Oregon professor working on recreating people’s memories of faces from patterns of brain activity, and Russian-born artist Olga Volchkova, who has a unique take on religious iconography.
OPB | July 05, 2016
We're broadcasting live from KLCC in Eugene and welcoming TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna and longtime Eugene mayor Kitty Piercy. We also sit down with Kathleen Saadat, who just retired as the chair of the Portland police oversight board.
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.
OPB | Feb. 02, 2016
Oregonian Noah Strycker just broke the world record for the number of bird species seen in one year: 6,042.
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.
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.
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.
OPB | June 23, 2014
MONDAY: A proposed mandatory sick leave ordinance in Eugene is modeled off the one that passed in Portland last year.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2014
THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.
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.
OPB | Aug. 08, 2013
The Eugene Mission is imposing new admission limits. What will that mean for the homeless population in the area?
OPB | May 09, 2012
Candidates for city council and mayor of Eugene join us to talk local politics.
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.
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.
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.
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.