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OPB's Election Night Special: Wins For Kate Brown, Bud Pierce, Ted Wheeler, Bernie Sanders

OPB | May 17, 2016

We talk to reporters at rallies across the state, nominees—some with victory speeches and some with concession speeches—and outright winners in Oregon's 2016 primary.

The Occupation Effect | Endorsement Roundtable | Voter Vox

OPB | May 16, 2016

We check in on how Harney County elections are being affected by the armed occupation there earlier this year. Then we talk with regional newspaper editors who defend their endorsements in Oregon’s May 17 primary election.  We round out the hour by hearing directly from voters about who they're voting for.

Rebroadcast: Portland Mayoral Debate 2016

OPB | May 12, 2016

We revisit our conversation with six candidates vying to be the next mayor of Portland ahead of the May 17 primary election.

After Living In One, Andrew Heben Says Tent Cities Can Help End Homelessness

OPB | April 27, 2016

Andrew Heben, author of "Tent City Urbanism," became a builder and advocate for city-sanctioned tiny-house villages for homeless people after living in one and seeing the strong community there.

Rent Control | Rural Organizing Project Threats | Soul'd Out | Regional Roundup

OPB | April 13, 2016

We ask whether rent control would actually help keep rents down. We learn about the recent threats and intimidation against a group facilitating conversations about race in rural areas of Oregon. We continue our Regional Roundup series, checking in with the Central Oregonian in Prineville. And we learn about the best bets for this week’s Soul’d Out music festival in Portland.

Rebroadcast: Conversations With Hazelnut Grove Homeless Camp Residents

OPB | April 06, 2016

We listen back to Dave Miller's conversations with some of the residents of Hazelnut Grove, the homeless camp in North Portland's Overlook neighborhood.

Portland City Council Candidates: More Help For Homelessness Is Needed

OPB | April 04, 2016

The candidates for position four seat on the Portland city council share their views on homelessness and why they're running.

Portland Modeled Its Homeless Busing Program On San Francisco's

OPB | April 04, 2016

Portland is about to start handing out bus tickets to homeless people who would have a better situation in other cities. That's something San Francisco has been doing for 10 years.

Portland City Council Race: Position 4 | Homeless Busing

OPB | April 04, 2016

We talk with Portland city commissioner Steve Novick and three of the leading candidates vying to replace him: Fred Stewart, Stuart Emmons, and Chloe Eudaly.

Portland Mayoral Debate 2016

OPB | March 25, 2016

Think Out Loud mediates a conversation among six candidates vying to be the next mayor of Portland.

Iannarone Wants Fewer Cars In Portland

OPB | March 10, 2016

Portland mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone discusses her vision for a more accessible Portland and hopes for a lower carbon footprint.

Lents Active Watch: Neighbors Try To Understand Homelessness

OPB | March 07, 2016

Think Out Loud host Dave Miller tours a former wildlife refuge in Lents with neighborhood activists.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler Wants To Stop Gentrification

OPB | March 03, 2016

Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler | Washington Legislative Check In | Umatilla Indian Reservation News

OPB | March 02, 2016

We'll hear from Portland mayoral candidate Ted wheeler, and speak with Chuck Sams about recent news affecting the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Mayoral Candidate Jules Bailey: 'Portland Is Becoming Unaffordable'

OPB | Feb. 24, 2016

In an interview with OPB's Think Out Loud, Jules Bailey laid out his plans to address the issues of affordable housing and homelessness.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Jules Bailey | Treating Concussions

OPB | Feb. 24, 2016

We talk to Portland mayoral candidate Jules Bailey. And we hear about new University of Oregon research into the role of emotional support in healing concussions.

Homeless Encampments | Drug Harm Reduction

OPB | Feb. 09, 2016

Portland's mayor has a new plan to allow homeless camping in the city. Also, an organization run by drug users helps other drug users to "be the best drug users they can be."

News Roundtable: January 29 | History Of Public Land | Portland Arts Forum | Mailbag

OPB | Jan. 29, 2016

We get analysis of some of the big stories of the week with the news roundtable.We also hear a history of western public lands, and get a rundown of how Portland candidates feel about the arts.

Dante James On The City Of Portland's Equity Priorities

OPB | Dec. 17, 2015

We talk to the director of Portland's Office of Equity and Human Rights about what he's accomplished in the last four years and his hopes for the future.

West Coast Mayors Discuss Homelessness, Housing And Climate Change

OPB | Dec. 11, 2015

The mayors of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Eugene discuss overlapping issues facing West Coast cities.