OPB | April 27, 2016
We talk to Oregon Lottery director Jack Roberts about his sudden termination. Then the author of a guide for cities wanting to build tiny house communities joins us, and we talk to a formerly trafficked sex worker about what she’s now doing to help other girls and women get out of the industry.
OPB | March 23, 2016
We hear about Josephine County’s decision to declare a public safety fiscal emergency and we'll learn about a drug task force that’s being resurrected to combat meth- and heroin-related crime in Klamath County. We'll also learn about Oregon’s special districts, and hear why Le Pigeon decided to eliminate tipping.
OPB | Nov. 26, 2015
Cathy Whims, Naomi Pomeroy and new chef and entrepreneur Jen Datka join us share their thoughts about the industry.
OPB | Oct. 23, 2015
A new report from PSU finds that the food industry provides over 11 percent of the jobs in the region and adds over $6 billion in profits to the local economy.
OPB | Aug. 18, 2015
Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | July 16, 2015
Kurt Huffman is paying his The Loyal Legion employees starting wages between $15-18 to assure them a livable income.
OPB | July 17, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.
OPB | Jan. 08, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Two food critics talk about what they ate last year and what they're looking forward to in 2014.
OPB | Aug. 30, 2013
We'll explore the secrets behind the nationally-recognized Portland restaurant, Le Pigeon.