OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2017
"Think Out Loud" spoke to to Christian Baeff, the chair of the PDX Latinx Pride festival.
OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2017
Our panel of news watchers talks about some of the big stories this week, hear about the experience of the LGBTQ people in the Latinx community, and remember a "true American original" Frances Gabe.
OPB | July 20, 2017
Portland ITT Tech student Niesha Wright brought a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in response to a rollback on regulations aimed at debt relief for some students of for-profit colleges.
OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2017
Local insurer Moda tells us what federal health care repeal efforts mean for business. Also, the history of the piano (plus some music!), and a different origin story for Romeo and Juliet.
OPB | July 19, 2017
Author David Baron wrote "American Eclipse," a book about the eclipse of 1878. He explains how the celestial event gave American scientists a chance to prove themselves on the world stage.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2017
After Portland Police officers use deadly force, they may now have weeks before they are required to make a statement. Also, ranchers are being compensated for wolf attacks that may never have happened. And peer support is becoming more common for mental health treatment as well as drug addiciton.
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: July 13, 2017
"Think Out Loud" spends a day talking to people at the Central Branch of the Multnomah County Library.
OPB | July 12, 2017
Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel explains why he decided not to press charges against a homeowner who filmed renters with a home security camera.
OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2017
We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.
OPB | Broadcast: July 11, 2017
A home security camera at a rental property stirs up legal issues. A reporter looks into climate change, dams and salmon. A Oregon bill reduces the penalties for drug possession. Also, we talk regional business news with Suzanne Stevens.
OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2017
A local doctor used a 3-D printer to make a prosthetic hand for a 6 year old. Also, a fire shuts down one of the main homeless service centers near the Springwater trail. And we learn about an undercover investigation into plant trafficking.
OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2017
Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.
OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2017
A Portland summer camp teaches girls to use power tools. Also, an appeals court ruling may change the kinds of billboards we see in Oregon. And how has legal marijuana affected tourism in the state?
OPB | Broadcast: July 4, 2017
A radio road trip from Fruitland, Idaho, to McDermitt, Nevada, through the sparsely populated and beautiful corner of Southeast Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: June 30, 2017
We talk about big stories of the week on our news roundtable and hear about the Rainbow Gathering this weekend in Eastern Oregon as well as some summer music highlights.
OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2017
We hear about what it will take to clean up the Hanford nuclear reservation, new statewide social studies standards, a possible indictment in the 2016 shooting of LaVoy Finicum, and the opioid crisis in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: June 27, 2017
We discuss the looming government shutdown in Washington state, a backlog of untested sexual assault evidence kits in Oregon, and some new ideas to improve health care for seniors.
OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2017
We hear about disparities in domestic terrorism prosecutions, the latest on Oregon's "elder abuse epidemic," and a bill that would require grand juries proceedings be recorded.