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Kate Brown Takes Office | Death Penalty: Murder Victim's Mother | Portland's 'Funniest Person'

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2017

Kate Brown is inaugurated and delivers an inaugural speech, which doubles as a State of the State address. We talk to Mary Elledge, whose son was murdered 30 years ago. And we finish the hour with comedian Adam Pasi.

Jarvis Kennedy In Burns | GOP Candidate Allen Alley | Beverly Cleary's Birthday

OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2016

We talk to a member of the Paiute tribe about what Harney County is like two months after the end of the occupation. We hear from one of the Republican gubernatorial delegates. And we celebrate the 100th birthday of a beloved Oregonian children’s book author.

News Roundtable: March 11, 2016 | Aequitas Capital Managment | Bigfoot

OPB | Broadcast: March 11, 2016

We discuss the latest news stories from the region with our news roundtable, and get the scoop about the rise and fall of Lake Oswego-based Aequitas Capital Management. We wrap up the hour by exploring the mythic appeal of "Bigfoot."

Oregon Governor's Race | The Blob | Portland Business Alliance On Homelessness | Blazers

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016

We learn whether ‘The Blob’ is dead and gone for good. We talk with the Portland Business Alliance about their perspective on homeless camping. And we discuss the Portland Trailblazers and their somewhat surprisingly successful season.

A Conversation With Governor Kate Brown

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2015

We sit down with Oregon Governor Kate Brown to reflect on her first seven months in office and look ahead to 2016.

Oregon Lawmaker Introduces Impeachment Process

OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2015

FRIDAY: Oregon is the only state where the governor can't be impeached. Representative Jodi Hack (R-Salem) wants to change that.

Lawmaker Seeks Ethics Reforms After Kitzhaber Scandal

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn) wants to change laws to guard against the kind of scandal that lead to Governor Kitzhaber's resignation.

Governor Kitzhaber's Fourth Inauguration

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2015

MONDAY: John Kitzhaber officially starts his fourth term as Oregon's governor January 12. 

Minor Party Candidates For Governor Tackle The Issues

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2014

FRIDAY: We sit down with candidates from the Pacific Green, Libertarian, Progressive, and Constitution parties.

Gubernatorial Republican Candidate: Dennis Richardson

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber in the November election.

Kitzhaber And Merkley Ahead In The Polls

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2014

TUESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Democratic incumbents for statewide office in Oregon are in the lead.

2014 Gubernatorial Debate

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2014

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson will weigh in on issues that matter to Oregonians.

Former Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91

OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2014

MONDAY: Vic Atiyeh, the last Republican governor of Oregon, has passed away at age 91.

Kitzhaber And Richardson Face Off In First Gubernatorial Debate

OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2014

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger State Representative Dennis Richardson had their first debate on Friday morning.

News Roundtable: July 26, 2013

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2013

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Live In Salem With Governor Kitzhaber

OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2013

We'll catch up with the governor about some of his priorities for the last month of the legislative session.

Exit Interview: Chris Gregoire

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2013

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire leaves office January 16th. What will her legacy be?

Changing Course on Gillnetting

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2012

Sponsors of a ballot measure to ban gillnet fishing have chosen to end their campaign in favor of a new policy promoted by Governor Kitzhaber.

Haugen's Challenge to the Governor's Reprieve

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2012

Where does Gary Haugen's challenge to the governor's reprieve of his death sentence stand?

Survey Indicates a More Optimistic Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 31, 2012

Oregon Public Broadcasting and DHM Research conducted a survey to find out how Oregonians feel about state spending and policy issues.