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Rainn Wilson Plays An Unlikeable Portland Detective In "Backstrom"

OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: "Backstrom" is Fox's new TV series set in Portland featuring Rainn Wilson as a brilliant but misanthropic detective.

City Will Vote On Plan For Affordable Housing In N/NE Portland

OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Traci Manning from the Portland Housing Bureau lays out plans for how $20 million in affordable housing money will be spent.

A New Source Of Hydropower: City Water Pipes

OPB |Jan. 23, 2015 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland startup is generating renewable power with small hydroelectric turbines inside the city water system.

How Much Affordable Housing Will Portland's South Waterfront Include?

OPB |Jan. 22, 2015 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.

"Don't Shoot Portland" Aims To Tackle Root Causes Of Violence

OPB |Jan. 19, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: In the last few weeks, Don't Shoot Portland shut down a Portland Public School meeting and a town hall held by Senator Ron Wyden.

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

OPB |Jan. 16, 2015 12:06 p.m.

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.

Portland Public Schools Will Redraw Boundaries

OPB |Jan. 15, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Public Schools is beginning the process of redrawing the boundaries for neighborhood schools, and restricting transfers between schools.

Portlanders Will Vote On Options For Street Fee

OPB |Jan. 08, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales wants to give voters choices on how to raise funds for street repair and maintenance.

Ducks Win!

OPB |Jan. 02, 2015 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: You don't have to be a football fan to have heard that the Oregon Ducks won the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. Next up: the national championship.

Portland Police Chief Job Changes Hands

OPB |Jan. 02, 2015 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll talk with the outgoing and incoming chiefs of the Portland Police Bureau: Mike Reese and Larry O'Dea.

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. 

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.

At Home With Blindness

OPB |Dec. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Our new series of conversations in homes across Oregon kicks off with Kitt Jordan, a blind man with a singular sense of style.

Talking Business

OPB |Dec. 09, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Uber Launches In Portland

OPB |Dec. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally. 

New Report Recommends Changes At Portland Police Bureau

OPB |Dec. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Outside consultants have once again issued a report with recommendations for Portland Police.

Should Smoking Be Banned In Public Parks?

OPB |Dec. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Portland Parks Board presented recommendations about smoking in public parks to Commissioner Amanda Fritz.

The Fate Of The Newport Air Station

OPB |Dec. 02, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: The nonprofit Newport Fishermen's Wives, along with the port and city of Newport and Lincoln County, is suing the U.S. Coast Guard over the possible closure of the Newport Search and Rescue Station.

Portlanders Protest Peacefully Before Splinter Group Turns Violent

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 8:06 p.m.

TUESDAY EVENING: In this special live 8 PM broadcast, we checked in on the Portland protest after a Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson.

Portlanders React To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

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

TUESDAY: A small group of protesters gathered Monday night in Portland after learning a grand jury did not indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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