OPB | May 31, 2016
We check in with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales about what he hopes to accomplish in his last few months in office. We'll get the latest about the lead found in two schools in the Portland Public School district. And Portland Tribune reporter Peter Korn talks about his series on so-called “zombie homes,” or abandoned properties, in Portland.
OPB | March 31, 2016
We talk to an analyst who took up Donald Trump's Twitter activity to see what it revealed. Oregon poet Elizabeth Woody joins us. And we hear from the mother of a child with microcephaly.
OPB | March 28, 2016
In our second installment of Regional Roundup, we'll check in with the East Oregonian, to hear what's afoot in Pendleton. Then we talk to an Ashland-based about how we know or don’t know what animals are feeling. And we’ll hear about how some corporations are trying to fight climate change by collaborating with each other — and why that might put them in legally dubious territory.
OPB | Dec. 28, 2015
The law allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control takes effect in the new year.
OPB | Dec. 17, 2015
Costs will go up if Oregon sticks with the federally run healthcare.gov. So, the state is exploring other options.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The center houses people deemed to be violent sexual predators who have served their sentences, but whom a judge has found likely to reoffend.
OPB | Dec. 08, 2015
An Oregon man who says he's struggled with pain for more than a dozen years says one of his biggest challenges is dealing with doctors.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The city of Portland is the latest employer to add paid parental leave to its list of benefits for city employees.
OPB | Dec. 02, 2015
The state has put off implementing a new policy to discourage opioids and encourage alternative therapies for Oregon Health Plan patients with back pain.
OPB | Nov. 24, 2015
Moda Health has had a roller coaster couple of weeks.
OPB | Nov. 10, 2015
Isolde Raftery shares a story of a young Jehovah's Witness in Washington state who was allowed to refuse a life-saving blood transfusion.
OPB | Nov. 05, 2015
Joint Base Lewis-McChord has broken ground on a new privately funded clinic to diagnose and treat service members for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), PTSD, and other psychological health conditions.
OPB | Oct. 29, 2015
We take a look at guns and gun laws in Oregon from a variety of perspectives.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2015
Erik Siemers, managing editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2015
Researchers at Portland State University say they may have discovered a cure for one of the world's most severe public health problems.
OPB | Sept. 23, 2015
For the past three years, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has been phasing in stricter nutritional standards for federally funded school lunch programs.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2015
ALS patients face some specific challenges when it comes to using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws, which require patients to self-administer the medication that will end their lives.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2015
Long, stressful hours have high costs for Oregon corrections officers.
OPB | Aug. 03, 2015
University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
OPB | July 31, 2015
A recent report by the state's health agency shows that Oregon's rate of hepatitis C is 50 percent higher than the national average. We talk to a public health worker about why it matters and what can be done about it.