OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2017
We hear about Erious Johnson's recent settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice, tax breaks for Amazon, the Portland Thorns' 2017 NWSL championship and the life of Native American jazzman Jim Pepper.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 28, 2017
Damian Lillard has some thoughts about taking the knee during the national anthem. Also, we hear about allegations of racism at Multnomah County. And we check in on Oregon's solar industry.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 21, 2017
We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2017
We hear from Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese, U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams and Portland's Erika Preuitt, the first black president of the American Probation and Parole Association.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2017
Students are advocating for more classroom discussions about race and privilege. Also, we sit down with Oregon Health Authority's new director, and our news roundtable takes up some big stories of the week.
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: 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 22, 2017
Oregon's working on making state IDs compliant with federal regulations. Portland's Good in the Hood Festival continues despite racist threats. Also, our news roundtable discusses the latest headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: June 20, 2017
We get updates on business news, The Slants' Supreme Court case, the investigation into former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, and a bill to protect people who break into hot cars to save kids and pets.
OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2017
Oregon may be spending millions on people who are not eligible for Medicaid benefits. A Portland producer was denied the rights to a play, in a dispute over casting and race. And a new exhibit features Oregon architect John Yeon.
OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2017
An Oregon man who has an engineering degree from Sweden has been fined for practicing engineering without a license. We learn about Portland's Japantown before WWII, and about a new documentary on Oregon-born food writer James Beard.
OPB | Broadcast: March 23, 2017
Students from Catlin Gabel, Wilson and De La Salle North high schools in Portland launched a youth dialogue project designed to get young people from all over the country to talk — and listen — to each other.
OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2017
Two Portland-area principals say the incidents on their campuses require thoughtful responses that both ensure safety of students and avoid giving too much attention to racist and homophobic threats.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2017
In a 1 p.m. show following NPR special coverage, we'll talk about the inauguration and other news of the week, look ahead to the Women's March on Portland, and hear about a play about Astoria.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 21, 2016
We explore OPB's series on racial identity, talk with a former lawmaker about his first-hand experience visiting a refugee camp in Jordan, and hear a number of perspectives on the wisdom of allowing non-unanimous jury verdicts.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2016
Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2016
Northwest writer Sherman Alexie talks about his new children's book, "Thunder Boy Jr."
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2016
Ana del Rocío Valderrama says she has a good job but she still struggles mightily, and the dream is not complete until the most vulnerable in the community are taken care of.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2016
This hour on TOL: An update of regional business news; a conversation with the four Portland teens whose film was featured at the White House Student Film Festival; and lichen and why it matters.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 23, 2016
We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.