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Author James McBride On Manhood, Family, And Abolitionist John Brown

OPB |Jan. 01, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We're listening back to our conversation with author and National Book Award winner James McBride.

The Biggest Business Stories Of The Year

OPB |Dec. 30, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland Business Journal editor Suzanne Stevens and Oregonian business editor Scott Nelson look back at some of the big business stories of 2014.

Listening Back To College In Prison

OPB |Dec. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We revisit our show from inside the Oregon State Penitentiary where we learned about the College Inside program.

Listening Back To The William Stafford Centennial

OPB |Dec. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: For our Christmas day rebroadcast, we bring you the show we recorded on January 17 this year, the day that would have been the 100th birthday of the late poet laureate.

TOL Producers Choose Some Favorite Moments From 2014

OPB |Dec. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The "Think Out Loud" production team plays clips and talks about some favorite segments from the year.

We Want To Hear Your Holiday Stories

OPB |Dec. 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: In this hour, we're listening to holiday stories of all sorts.

What Does Marijuana Addiction Mean?

OPB |Dec. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll discuss what it means to develop a dependency to marijuana.

Adding Teeth To Portland's Short-Term Rental Law

OPB |Dec. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll check in with City Commissioner Nick Fish about a plan to add some restrictions to Portland's short-term rental regulations, which govern people using sites like Airbnb. 

Bend Travel Writer On Skiing In North Korea

OPB |Dec. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Tim Neville tells us about his trip earlier this year to North Korea.

Rebroadcast: The Past Present And Future Of The South Waterfront

OPB |Dec. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.

What A Carbon Tax Could Mean For Oregon

OPB |Dec. 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: After a recent study said a carbon tax in Oregon could be economically and environmentally feasible, we'll discuss the political outlook for a carbon tax ahead of the 2015 legislative session.

WA Governor Inslee Lays Out Plans For Roads, Schools, And Taxes

OPB |Dec. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.

Report Examines Portland Police's Relationship With Hip Hop Artists

OPB |Dec. 17, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Following an incident at a club earlier this year, Portland’s Independent Police Review Division is making recommendations to improve the relationship between police and local hip hop artists.

Reacting To Changes To US-Cuba Relations

OPB |Dec. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: President Obama has announced that the United States will begin rebuilding its relationship with Cuba, opening an embassy there and working to lift a 50-year trade embargo.

Exploring "Conscious Capitalism"

OPB |Dec. 16, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, about his approach to business and why he only wants people to buy his products if they actually need them.

County Officials Want To Change Law Aimed At Saving Addicts From Overdose

OPB |Dec. 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Public health officials want to add a "Good Samaritan" provision to a law allowing lay people to administer a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose. 

Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

OPB |Dec. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

Diane Lund-Muzikant joins us for an update on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act, following the Dec. 15 deadline to re-enroll for healthcare coverage.

Finding New Uses For Old Medications

OPB |Dec. 15, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: After a change in federal law, unused medication can now be redistributed to health facilities in need of pharmaceuticals.

Environmental Update

OPB |Dec. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB |Dec. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.

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