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Oregon Shakespeare Festival To 'Modernize' The Bard

OPB | Sept. 30, 2015

Thirty-six playwrights will take on the task of making Shakespeare's plays a little easier to understand.

News Roundtable: September 25, 2015

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Greater Sage Grouse Will Not Be Listed As Endangered Species

OPB | Sept. 23, 2015

The U.S. Interior Department announced its decision this week that the greater sage grouse does not need to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

What's Next For Migrants Arriving In Greece?

OPB | Sept. 21, 2015

We speak with a Portland-based photojournalist about how the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe is playing out in Greece.

Catholics Respond To Pope Francis Ahead Of His US Visit

OPB | Sept. 21, 2015

We check in with Catholics and clergy members about what they think of the direction the Catholic Church is headed under the direction of Pope Francis.

New Film Profiles Afghan Photographers

OPB | Sept. 14, 2015

"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.

How Will A Third Major Party Affect Oregon Politics?

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon was just certified as the state's third major party, joining the Democratic and Republican parties. What does this mean for Oregon?

UO Settles Lawsuit From Alleged Rape Victim

OPB | Aug. 05, 2015

The University of Oregon has settled the lawsuit brought by a student who alleged she was raped by three college basketball players.

Mayor Charlie Hales Goes To The Vatican

OPB | July 28, 2015

We talk with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who just returned a summit with 60 mayors from around the world called by Pope Francis.

What World War III Might Look Like

OPB | July 21, 2015

Defense expert Peter W. Singer imagines what World War III might look like in the new novel Ghost Fleet.

Ashland: The Town That Shakespeare Built?

OPB | June 11, 2015

As the Oregon Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 80th season, we talk about how the theater has impacted the town, and how Ashland has changed over the years.

A Community Radio Station for Pendleton

OPB | June 16, 2015

Gary Betts has been working almost a decade to start a community radio station in the Pendleton area. Now it's finally on the air. He tells us about the new airwaves hitting the Blue Mountain region of Eastern Oregon.

Oregon's Per Mile Tax To Get Test Drive

OPB | June 02, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation's will sign up 5,000 drivers to test how a per mile tax would work in a program it calls "OReGO."

News Roundtable: May 1, 2015

OPB | May 01, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

State Supreme Court Partially Overturns PERS Reform

OPB | April 30, 2015

The ruling could blow an enormous hole in city and state budgets in coming years.

Fisher Possibly Threatened By Marijuana Grow Operations

OPB | April 21, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | April 20, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.

Will Oregon Increase The Statute Of Limitations For Rape Cases?

OPB | April 13, 2015

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that could increase the statute of limitations for rape cases from six to 20 years.

Farmers Seek New Solutions To Slug Problem

OPB | March 31, 2015

TUESDAY: As gardeners gear up for their annual battle with slugs, farmers are facing a slug problem on a completely different scale.

Oregon Lawmaker Introduces Impeachment Process

OPB | March 06, 2015

FRIDAY: Oregon is the only state where the governor can't be impeached. Representative Jodi Hack (R-Salem) wants to change that.