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Special Coverage: The Great American Eclipse

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2017

We're in Salem, Oregon, in the path of totality, talking to people about the solar eclipse.

News Roundtable | Volcano Summit | Eclipse: Suttle Lodge

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2017

We talk about some of the big stories in this week's news, get an earful about volcanology, and check in with OPB arts show "State of Wonder" on the eclipse road trip they're wrapping up soon.

Eclipse: Symbiosis Fest | Port of Portland | Murals | PSU President

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2017

On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.

Eclipse Road Trip: Madras | Migrant Summer School | Neighborhood Association Vote | Gentrification And Mental Health

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2017

Can remembering how a neighborhood used to be help preserve aging minds? Should people be required to have a legal address in order to join a neighborhood association? Also, an update on the "State of Wonder" eclipse road trip and a summer school for migrant students in Medford.

'State Of Wonder' In Corvallis | Opioid Lawsuit | Eclipse Cell Coverage | Portland's Tech Scene

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2017

What will Corvallis do for the eclipse? And will sketchy cell coverage in Eastern Oregon be a problem during the eclipse? Also, more on Multnomah County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, and an exploration of Portland's tech industry.

'State Of Wonder' Newport | Drawing And Journalism | Diamonds

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2017

OPB's "State of Wonder" kicks off its pre-eclipse Oregon road trip. An artist and former journalist tells us about teaching other journalists how to draw. Also, we learn about lab-grown diamonds.

News Roundtable | Obesity And Prejudice | Teen Pregnancy Prevention

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2017

Heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as "American." Also, what was being taught in a teen pregnancy prevention program whose federal funding has been cut? And the news of the week.

Rural Economy | Sage Grouse Plans | Steelhead

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2017

The federal government has announced changes to a carefully negotiated sage grouse conservation plan. Also, steelhead may face extinction because of sea lions, and the economy in rural Oregon is not picking up the way it is in urban areas.

Eugene Police Chief | Redmond Homelessness | Photographing The Moon's Shadow

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 9, 2017

What does homelessness look like in rural Oregon? Also, Eugene is getting a new police chief as well, and NASA is recruiting local schools to take pictures of the eclipse.

New Portland Police Chief | Rape Threats On Twitter | Rebroadcast: Tides

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2017

We learn more about the newly named Portland police chief, talk to a woman trying to address a culture of sexual violence on social media, and listen back to our interview with "Tides" author Jonathan White.

Transgender Teen | Bigfoot Country

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 7, 2017

We meet a transgender teenager named Jay and the reporter who documented his journey transitioning from a girl to boy. And we talk to the author of a released book about the real life habitat of a mythical beast.

'Care' Documentary: In-Home Workers Valued But Not Compensated

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017

A new documentary on the in-home care industry, produced by native Oregonian Tony Heriza, shows the growing need for these workers and their general lack of a livable wage and benefits.

REBROADCAST: The Names Of Our Stars | In-Home Care

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017

Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.

Portland Mayor | Cooling Shelter | Talking Business | Earhart Archeologist

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2017

We discuss Portland policing, responses to the heat wave, the latest business news, and the northwest connection to the search for Amelia Earhart.

Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge | Vineyard Mobile Healthcare | 'Exceptional' Longevity

OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2017

EarthFix's Jes Burns fills us in on wildlife competing for water and resources in the Klamath basin. Then we learn about an effort to get health care to migrant workers. And an OSU researcher talks "exceptional" longevity.

News Roundtable | Women And Ambition

OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2017

We explore women's relationship with ambition with Robin Romm, editor of the essay collection "Double Bind," and writer Camas Davis, who contributed to the book. Also, our news roundtable takes on the week's big headlines.

Dennis Richardson | Albina Ministerial Alliance | Water Treatment | Transit Security

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2017

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson discusses voter fraud and election reform. We also talk about police oversight, treating Portland's water, and hear from TriMet. 

Tacoma Detention Center | Election Reform | Transit Security

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2017

We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.

Salem-Keizer School Administrators Respond To Cyberbullying

OPB | July 24, 2017

A cyberbullying incident at Whiteaker Middle School in the Salem-Keizer school district shows the challenges educators face when trying to deal with off-campus bullying.  

Eclipse Preparedness | Covering Mass Shootings | Nicole Georges

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2017

We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.