OPB | June 04, 2015
Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris says the county will need to take out a loan to fund the sheriff's office.
OPB | May 21, 2015
We talk to Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe about what the county's public safety levy — passed this week — will mean for his department and the community.
OPB | May 20, 2015
For the fourth time since 2012, Josephine County voters turned down a measure to increase funding to their sheriff's department.
OPB | May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | April 15, 2015
Workers warned of a leaky roof at a mill in Prineville years before the roof collapsed last November.
OPB | Dec. 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.
OPB | Sept. 12, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Sept. 02, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.
OPB | July 16, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Oregon Department of Transportation has rolled out some new digital signs with travel time estimates and speed advisories.
OPB | July 11, 2014
FRIDAY: After several drownings in the Northwest, we'll talk about why they're happening and what can be done to prevent them.
OPB | July 08, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll discuss the resignation of Curry County Sheriff John Bishop.
OPB | July 01, 2014
TUESDAY: What are the consequences for Oregon schools that are not practicing state mandated safety drills?
OPB | June 17, 2014
TUESDAY: Should parents be held legally responsible when a minor accesses a parent's gun without permission?
OPB | Jan. 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Secretary of State Kate Brown is releasing a top-to-bottom audit of the state's largest transit agency.
OPB | Jan. 24, 2014
FRIDAY: Public officials from Oregon's economically struggling timber counties and the state capitol are gathering in Curry County to discuss funding public safety
OPB | Jan. 10, 2014
FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2013
MONDAY: Voters in Curry County rejected another public safety levy earlier this month. Is it time to ask the state for help?
OPB | May 13, 2013
Voters around the state will decide on tax measures May 21 that would fund jail beds, law enforcement personnel and other public safety infrastructure.