OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2017
An Oregon man who has an engineering degree from Sweden has been fined for practicing engineering without a license. We learn about Portland's Japantown before WWII, and about a new documentary on Oregon-born food writer James Beard.
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: Sept. 16, 2016
We cover some of the biggest stories of the week on our news roundtable, and we hear from competitors at the Sandwich Invitational at Feast Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2015
Mark Schatzker's new book, "The Dorito Effect," explores the science of flavor.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2015
The makers of a storytelling project have built "pop-up story booths" in order to collect oral histories of people in the Latino community, with a special emphasis on food.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2015
A new report from PSU finds that the food industry provides over 11 percent of the jobs in the region and adds over $6 billion in profits to the local economy.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 6, 2015
The legislature nearly quadrupled the amount of money available for schools to buy locally grown and processed food this year.
OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2015
We listen back to our conversation with author Nikki Giovanni about her most recent collection of poems, essays, and stories, Chasing Utopia.
OPB | Broadcast: May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | Broadcast: April 16, 2015
Portland chef and author Jenn Louis joins us to discuss her career and book "Pasta By Hand."
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll hear about how childhood hunger plays out in rural versus urban parts of Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2014
MONDAY: We'll get an update about the the 13 thousand Oregon ballots that were contested because of signature problems, and whether those ballots could impact the outcome of Measure 92.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.
OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2014
MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2014
FRIDAY: Two of the country's largest grocery chains have joined a long list of stores that won't sell genetically engineered salmon.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 20, 2014
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 | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2014
MONDAY: What's the best way to protect kids with severe food allergies while they're in school?