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: Sept. 8, 2016
Portland high school students walked out of class yesterday over a bond measure vote. Also, we learn more about homelessness in Eugene and the ways that glaciers melt.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 19, 2016
We take on the week's big news stories with our rotating panel of news watchers. Then we hear from a young jazz composer (and her mentor) about what it's like to compose music for the Portland Jazz Composer's Ensemble.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2016
We hear the latest from Burns, and get a preview on the first day of the new legislative session. We'll also hear from noted local radio personality, Carl Wolfson, who is calling it quits. And we'll hear about a new initiative to make studying the medical benefits of marijuana easier.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2016
We look at the history of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, discuss the impact of rising pension costs on schools, and talk to Ruth Wariner about her childhood growing up in a polygamist Mormon community.
OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2015
Gary Betts has been working almost a decade to start a community radio station in the Pendleton area. Now it's finally on the air. He tells us about the new airwaves hitting the Blue Mountain region of Eastern Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: March 5, 2015
THURSDAY: We talk to a Norwegian radio enthusiast who collects AM radio signals.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 24, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The "Think Out Loud" production team plays clips and talks about some favorite segments from the year.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2014
TUESDAY: Jarl Mohn took on the job of president and CEO of NPR in July. We'll hear about his ideas for making the organization more sustainable, and more diverse.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2014
MONDAY: Greg Kot and Jim Derogatis, hosts of the public radio show Sound Opinions, join us to pick a few local selections for their Desert Island Jukebox.
OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2014
FRIDAY: Jian Ghomeshi, the host of CBC Radio's program Q, is in town for a special taping of their show. He joins us to talk about his story and the success of Q.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 23, 2013
MONDAY: We'll talk to Jefferson Smith about the new progressive, independent radio station launching in the new year.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2013
TUESDAY: Public radio icon, Garrison Keillor, has published his first volume of original poetry. He'll talk with us about O, What a Luxury, and his other radio and literary work.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2013
WEDNESDAY: The Willamette Radio Workshop in Portland and students at Washington State University, Vancouver are teaming up to re-present the infamous 1938 broadcast of War of the Worlds.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2013
What does the media landscape look like where you live?
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2013
Portland's homegrown radio variety show Live Wire! heads into its 10th year with a new host, Luke Burbank.
OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2013
We'll talk with two media experts about where they think radio is headed.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 24, 2013
State of the Re:Union host Al Letson is working with sixth and seventh graders this week to help them tell stories about their families.