OPB | April 13, 2016
We ask whether rent control would actually help keep rents down. We learn about the recent threats and intimidation against a group facilitating conversations about race in rural areas of Oregon. We continue our Regional Roundup series, checking in with the Central Oregonian in Prineville. And we learn about the best bets for this week’s Soul’d Out music festival in Portland.
OPB | May 26, 2015
Lawmakers in Oregon and New Jersey are considering bills that could allow some motorists to pump their own gas.
OPB | May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | April 24, 2012
The combination of the down economy and the eminent loss of federal timber dollars has made Curry County one of the worst-off in Oregon.
OPB | Jan. 13, 2012
A married couple of doctors are getting ready to move from Madras to Seattle. How has 15-years in the community influenced their lives, and how has their service impacted the town?
OPB | July 19, 2011
Timber payments are set to expire at the end of September — what's happening in Congress to come up with a solution?
OPB | June 28, 2011
What are rural communities in Oregon doing to create jobs?
OPB | July 22, 2010
What are the changing economic realities of ranching in eastern Oregon?
OPB | July 20, 2010
Where do economic and environmental sustainability meet in the woods?
OPB | June 25, 2010
What does it take for a young person in rural Oregon to choose — or not choose — farming as a career?
OPB | June 24, 2010
What's the key to building a vibrant economy in rural communities?
OPB | June 23, 2010
Measuring the economic impact of marijuana in Southern Oregon.
OPB | May 31, 2010
What economic changes will multiple wind energy projects bring to the Columbia River Gorge?
OPB | Nov. 10, 2009
We hear from homeless youth in the latest installment of our series No Place to Call Home.