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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.

What Is The Value Of Nature?

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles. 

The Story Behind The Success Of The Oregon Chub

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: We'll talk with one of the Oregon fish biologists who helped save the little minnow that's native only to the Willamette Valley.

Waiting For University Of Oregon Documents

OPB | Jan. 26, 2015

MONDAY: The University of Oregon has demanded the return of 22,000 pages of documents that were obtained by an unnamed professor who has so far refused to give them back.

Branding PDX: The Carpet, The Cuckoo Clock, Food Carts & More

OPB | Jan. 16, 2015

FRIDAY: We'll be live from PDX to talk about the restaurants and other vendors at the Portland airport, what's behind the #pdxcarpet phenomenon & more.

Washington County May Change How It Handles Dangerous Dogs

OPB | Jan. 09, 2015

FRIDAY: Washington County is considering updates to its animal code for the first time in 30 years.

Exploring The Psychology Of Buying

OPB | Dec. 09, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk about the connection between spending habits and happiness.

Editors Defend Their Election Endorsements

OPB | Oct. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with three regional newspapers about their ballot measure and candidate endorsements and the reasoning behind them.

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Arguments On PERS

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014

TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments today on new legislation aimed at cutting costs to the state's public employee retirement system (PERS).

University Of Oregon Surveys Students On Sexual Assault Experiences

OPB | Oct. 03, 2014

FRIDAY: The University of Oregon recently commissioned a task force to examine the issue of sexual assault on campus. We'll discuss the findings of a new survey.

Catching Up With Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014

The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.

Exploring Options To Help Pedophiles

OPB | Sept. 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with clinical psychologist Wilson Kenney about myths and facts surrounding pedophilia and what treatments and support systems are available for people.

"All The Sex I've Ever Had" In Portland's Time-Based Art Festival

OPB | Sept. 16, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk to some of the participants of "All The Sex I've Ever Had," a production that looks at the sexual adventures, wisdom and lives of five older Portlanders.  

Roundup And Other Threats To The Monarch Butterfly

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species. 

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB | Aug. 27, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

Environmental Update On Bees And Trees

OPB | July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporters about banning bee-harming pesticides, a new controversial logging method, and more.