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: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2012
An encore presentation of our conversation with Robert Krulwich and Jad Abumrad from Radiolab.