OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2017
How do you use parks? Also, a Portland bookstore hosts Drag Queen Story Time, and the community court program in Eugene tries to help people arrested for crimes associated with homelessness.
OPB | Broadcast: March 29, 2017
Oregon's longest serving lawmaker, Peter Courtney joins us for an extended interview. And we discuss an effort to complete the Oregon Coast Trail.
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.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2015
The Britt Music and Arts Festival has commissioned composer Michael Gordon to create a piece of music evoking Oregon's iconic national park.
OPB | Broadcast: June 23, 2015
A new smoking ban is taking effect in Portland's parks on July 1. Commissioner Amanda Fritz is working to amend the law to remove the misdemeanor consequence.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Portland Parks Board presented recommendations about smoking in public parks to Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2014
MONDAY: Two groups have partnered in a pilot project to deal with goose droppings in public parks.
OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about the Oregon Parks Department's proposal to ban smoking on beaches along the coast.
OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2014
THURSDAY: The planned Salmonberry Corridor would trace 86 miles from Banks to Tillamook, often following railroad lines.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 22, 2013
FRIDAY: Portland musician, Slater Smith, sets out to play a song in each of Oregon's state parks. We'll find out what happened.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2013
Oregon is about to open its newest — and soon to be second-largest — state park: Cottonwood Canyon, on sixteen miles of the lower John Day River.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2012
Portland Parks & Recreation has come up with a list of proposed cuts (at the request of the city council) — they include cutting daily trash pick up and closing park bathrooms and facilities like the Fulton Community Center.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2011
The City of Vancouver is considering legislation that would ban smokers from lighting up in parks. What do you think of this?
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2010
How will you vote on funding parks through lottery money? How about continuing Portland's voter-owned elections?