OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2017
We hear about a controversial mining plan near Mount St. Helens and a new DACA Resource Center at Portland Community College. Also, how are laws around teenagers and sexting evolving?
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2017
We discuss Portland's ability to ban local fossil fuel infrastructure, the first comprehensive survey of American workers, and the Oregon Supreme Court decision to lower the score needed to pass the state bar exam.
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.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2017
After Portland Police officers use deadly force, they may now have weeks before they are required to make a statement. Also, ranchers are being compensated for wolf attacks that may never have happened. And peer support is becoming more common for mental health treatment as well as drug addiciton.
OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2017
We hear about disparities in domestic terrorism prosecutions, the latest on Oregon's "elder abuse epidemic," and a bill that would require grand juries proceedings be recorded.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2015
The elder abuse rate in Oregon rose in 2014. We'll find out what's behind that rise, and how those charged with identifying, prosecuting and preventing such abuse are approaching the problem.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2015
Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.
OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2015
Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1. We talk to people around the state about how things will change.
OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2015
We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2014
FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.
OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2014
TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2014
FRIDAY: Democratic lawmakers want to redirect unclaimed money from class action lawsuits to help fund legal aid for people who can't afford to hire a lawyer.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 13, 2014
THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony this week on a bill that would create a regulatory framework for legalized marijuana and put the subject to a state-wide vote.