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Portland Homeless Shelters | Flintstones Comic Book

OPB | Broadcast: April 24, 2017

A new temporary homeless shelter has opened in SE Portland. And Oregonian Mark Russell tells us about the Flinstones, which he has re-written in comic form as biting social satire.

Live From Portland Design Week

OPB | Broadcast: April 21, 2017

"Think Out Loud" is live from the headquarters of Portland Design Week Friday, April 21, 2017.

SCOTUS Ruling On Special Education | Right 2 Dream Too | Japanese Internment & Resistance

OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2017

We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.

News Roundtable | On The Ragged Edge Of Medicine

OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2017

Our news roundtable guests discuss the biggest news of the week, and we talk to Portland doctor Patricia Kullberg about her new memoir.

Secretary Of State Dennis Richardson | Ibrahim Mubarak | Cyber Security

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 21, 2017

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson joins us to explain a letter he wrote to the President Oregon's voter system. One of the leaders of Portland's Right 2 Dream, Too homeless camp has left the organization. Also, a futurist looks at possible cyber threats.

Winter Weather | Homeless In The Cold | Clowns Without Borders

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2017

We check in on the frightful weather in much of the state. We hear about what nonprofits and Multnomah County are doing for people without homes in this weather. And we talk to a clown who travels all over the world.

Outgoing Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy Reflects On Her 3 Terms In Office

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 12, 2016

Three-term mayor Kitty Piercy says she leaves office with no regrets.

Panhandling Laws | Transportation Funding | Revolution Fundamentals

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2016

New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?

News Roundtable | Developer Donates Shelter | Lincoln High Football Players Protest

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2016

Our news roundtable discusses the biggest stories of the week, we hear from a developer who is donating property for a homeless shelter and we talk to football players protesting the national anthem.

Eudaly-Novick Debate | Law Enforcement and Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2016

We hear from the candidates running for Portland City Commissioner position 4. Then we hear about the law enforcement response to homelessness in Eugene.

School Bond Vote | Homelessness In Eugene | Measuring Glacial Melt

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 8, 2016

Portland high school students walked out of class yesterday over a bond measure vote. Also, we learn more about homelessness in Eugene and the ways that glaciers melt.

Cape Kiwanda | Police Chief Mike Marshman | Tribes Protest Pipeline | School Bus Driver

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2016

We're exploring a variety of topics this hour: the collapse of a scenic Oregon  cliff; how officers are confronting gang violence  and homelessness in Portland; tribal reaction to a fossil fuel infrastructure; and school bus driving.

Springwater Corridor Sweeps | UO Architecture Win | How To Raise Boys

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2016

We talk about Springwater Corridor sweeps, UO award winning architecture and how to raise young men right.

News Roundtable | Life At Portland's Newest Homeless Shelter

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2016

We discuss some of the biggest news stories of the week, and we find out what life is like at Portland's newest homeless shelter.

Talking Business | OSF's American Revolutions Plays | Grant Co. Recall | Rio Olympics

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2016

We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.

Homeless Shelter Model | Oregon's Instagrammer | Opera A La Carte

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2016

We find out more about a San Antonio homeless shelter that some say should be replicated in Portland, hear from Oregon's No. 1 instagrammer and find out about a new way to experience opera.

Olympic Trials In TrackTown USA | Mayor Kitty Piercy | Portland Police Oversight

OPB | Broadcast: July 5, 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.

Homeless Campus | News Roundtable | Native Fashion Now

OPB | Broadcast: June 17, 2016

Developer Homer Williams joins us to talk about a new way to address wide-spread homelessness. We discuss some of the biggest stories of week with our panel of news watchers. And we wrap up the hour with a look at the Portland Art Museum's exhibit of Native American designers.

News Roundtable | Lead Paint At Portland School | 'The Jungle'

OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2016

Our news roundtable kicks around some of the big stories of the week. A former Alameda parent says Portland Public Schools was slow to respond to lead paint contamination at her son's school. We talk to a Seattle reporter about an enormous homeless camp there.

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

OPB | Broadcast: 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.