Tagged: Living

Brian Doyle's Defense Of The Suburbs

OPB | Dec. 06, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: The suburbs are the focus of a lot of criticism in popular media, but author Brian Doyle argues much of it is undeserved.

Revisiting Our Town: Vanport

Aug. 28, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this rebroadcast, we revisit a recent installment of the Our Town series. The city of Vanport was destroyed in a flood 65 years ago.

Semi-Nomadic Community Tries To Stay On Land

Aug. 27, 2013 12:20 p.m.

A group of semi-nomadic families are trying to buy the plot of land they have been living on in order to avoid having to find a new home.

Exploring Safety Concerns About The Morrison Bridge

Aug. 14, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll find out about a lawsuit that alleges the recent 10-month renovation work on the Morrison Bridge may need to be redone. 

The Many Uses Of The Clackamas River

Aug. 13, 2013 12:45 p.m.

The Clackamas River may not be as recognizable as the Deschutes, the Willamette, or the Columbia, but it's just as essential to Oregonians.

New Life For The Columbia River Crossing?

Aug. 07, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Despite the Washington legislature's failure to approve funding for a new I-5 bridge, some CRC supporters refuse to give up.

Examining Assisted Living in Oregon

Aug. 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A collaborative documentary from Frontline and ProPublica has exposed the dark side of assisted living, where profit can often outweigh the well-being of residents.

Recommendations For Emergency 911 Operators

July 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.

A new audit of Portland's Bureau of Emergency Communication says 911 operators need more ongoing training. 

Seniors Find New Ways To Age In Place

July 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Ninety percent of Americans want to stay in their own homes as they age. We examine what is happening to make that possible.

Sarah Thebarge Talks About The Invisible Girls

June 19, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Portland author Sarah Thebarge's memoir chronicles her experience with breast cancer, the relationship she developed with a Somali family, and her struggles with faith.

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