OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2017
We talk about some of the big stories in this week's news, get an earful about volcanology, and check in with OPB arts show "State of Wonder" on the eclipse road trip they're wrapping up soon.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2017
On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2017
OPB's "State of Wonder" kicks off its pre-eclipse Oregon road trip. An artist and former journalist tells us about teaching other journalists how to draw. Also, we learn about lab-grown diamonds.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2017
Heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as "American." Also, what was being taught in a teen pregnancy prevention program whose federal funding has been cut? And the news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2017
The federal government has announced changes to a carefully negotiated sage grouse conservation plan. Also, steelhead may face extinction because of sea lions, and the economy in rural Oregon is not picking up the way it is in urban areas.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 9, 2017
What does homelessness look like in rural Oregon? Also, Eugene is getting a new police chief as well, and NASA is recruiting local schools to take pictures of the eclipse.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2017
We learn more about the newly named Portland police chief, talk to a woman trying to address a culture of sexual violence on social media, and listen back to our interview with "Tides" author Jonathan White.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 7, 2017
We meet a transgender teenager named Jay and the reporter who documented his journey transitioning from a girl to boy. And we talk to the author of a released book about the real life habitat of a mythical beast.
OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2017
EarthFix's Jes Burns fills us in on wildlife competing for water and resources in the Klamath basin. Then we learn about an effort to get health care to migrant workers. And an OSU researcher talks "exceptional" longevity.
OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2017
Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson discusses voter fraud and election reform. We also talk about police oversight, treating Portland's water, and hear from TriMet.
OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2017
We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.
OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2017
We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.
OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2017
We learn about changing attitudes toward swimming in the Willamette River and how a school in the Salem-Keizer district is handling cyberbullying. We also talk to a quadriplegic cyclist about bike-sharing for people with disabilities.
OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2017
Our panel of news watchers talks about some of the big stories this week, hear about the experience of the LGBTQ people in the Latinx community, and remember a "true American original" Frances Gabe.
OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2017
Local insurer Moda tells us what federal health care repeal efforts mean for business. Also, the history of the piano (plus some music!), and a different origin story for Romeo and Juliet.
OPB | Broadcast: July 19, 2017
On today's show, a look at homelessness in Southwest Washington. Also, a local woman who is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a loan forgiveness program. And an income tax in Seattle.
OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2017
Thomas Edison and other noted American scientists traveled out west to watch the eclipse of 1878. It was the dawn of the age of science in America.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2017
After Portland Police officers use deadly force, they may now have weeks before they are required to make a statement. Also, ranchers are being compensated for wolf attacks that may never have happened. And peer support is becoming more common for mental health treatment as well as drug addiciton.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2017
We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.