OPB | Sept. 13, 2017
Dontae Blake, a former gang member and program director for Unify Portland’s Living Free gang outreach program, said Portland's gang list adversely impacted people throughout the community.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2017
We discuss The Oregonian/OregonLive's reporting about sexual misconduct at Portland Public Schools, efforts to address housing for Oregon's foster youth, and the issue of lead in Portland houses. We also hear from a tattoo artist who works with breast-cancer survivors.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2017
On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2017
Heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as "American." Also, what was being taught in a teen pregnancy prevention program whose federal funding has been cut? And the news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2017
We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2017
Should mug shots be made available to the public? The legislature has released a funding plan for transportation infrastructure — how will it work? And the Oregon Jewish Museum gets a new location.
OPB | Broadcast: June 6, 2017
Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman tells us about last weekend's rallies. And journalists James and Deborah Fallows have been visiting small cities and towns across the U.S. to see how the country is faring.
OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2017
Geoff Norcross talks to three different authors about how athletic obsession can help us and hurt us.
OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2017
We learn about the proposal to strengthen the office of the Portland City Auditor, welcome podcaster Roman Mars & Radiotopia to town, and wrap the hour with a look at a proposal to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: April 21, 2017
The nonprofit New Avenues for Youth and the branding agency AKQA partnered up and created a company called dfrntpigeon. It's run by at-risk and homeless youth.
OPB | Broadcast: April 17, 2017
We hit the road — literally — to see how a pothole is filled and find out how that kind of routine road maintenance fits into the huge transportation package lawmakers are putting together.
OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2017
We talk about Ducks basketball, a proposed Office of Outdoor Recreation, and big news stories from the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 24, 2017
Portland State University social work professor Dora Raymaker said she wouldn't have survived her professional life without workplace accommodations.
OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2017
We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.
OPB | Broadcast: March 9, 2017
A new bill would expand the Oregon Health Plan to cover undocumented children. We also learn about a program which organizes adult volunteers to teach other adults English. And the ACLU is negotiating with Portland over an ordinance that would keep some people out of City Council meetings.
OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2017
Can Portland host big conventions? Will downtown Eugene ban dogs? What happens next for Portland's beleaguered port? And what does it take for women to break into film directing?
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 10, 2017
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week and learn about a new audit of the Department of Transportation. And we hear about legal marijuana delivery.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 31, 2017
"Kubo and the Two Strings," the second animated film ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for best visual effects, tells the story of a one-eyed boy on a quest to unravel a family mystery.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 23, 2016
Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest news of the week, and Portland mayor Charlie Hales joins us for his last interview in that job.