OPB | June 01, 2016
We get an update on the controversy over lead in the water at Portland Public Schools. The Department of Environmental Quality joins us to discuss air quality monitoring. We also check in with the President of Portland State University, and learn about what could be the most contentious issue on Oregon's November ballot.
OPB | May 11, 2016
We talk to a transgender high school student about new guidelines from the Oregon Department of Education and we hear from the three candidates who are running for Secretary of State in the Democratic primary.
OPB | Feb. 04, 2016
We talk to legislative representatives on both sides of a bill that would eliminate the use of coal energy by Oregon's two biggest utilities by 2035. The Oregon Secretary of State discusses how the implementation of the state’s automatic voter registration law is going. And we speak with the backcountry guide who led a trip down a previously undocumented slot canyon for Oregon Field Guide.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The center houses people deemed to be violent sexual predators who have served their sentences, but whom a judge has found likely to reoffend.
OPB | Oct. 22, 2015
The city of Portland has been encouraging homeowners to build Accessory Dwelling Units, or "granny flats." But according to a new article in the Portland Tribune, Multnomah County's approach to these new structures threaten to stop these efforts in their tracks.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2015
Erik Siemers, managing editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2015
Researchers at Portland State University say they may have discovered a cure for one of the world's most severe public health problems.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2015
Oregon is one of the least affordable states for childcare. We'll learn why that is, how it affects us, and what can be done about it.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2015
The Oregon State Fair runs through Labor Day, September 7. We broadcast live on the first day of the fair and talked to all kinds of participants — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2015
The city has announced its first housing project built using some of the $20 million in affordable housing money allocated after Trader Joe's pulled out of a development deal in 2014.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2015
Could the key to understanding North America's earliest inhabitants lie off of the Oregon coast?
OPB | July 15, 2015
Supporters and opponents of Oregon State University's campus in Bend, OSU-Cascades, discussed the incoming branch Tuesday night.
OPB | July 13, 2015
Our regular check in with OPB's environmental reporters about a few stories they’ve been following.
OPB | April 20, 2015
More than 25 percent of property in overall real estate market in the last four years was purchased with cash.
OPB | April 17, 2015
We broadcast Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State speech and get analysis from OPB reporter Chris Lehman and this week's news roundtable.
OPB | April 06, 2015
Medical school programs around the country lack an exercise curriculum according to an Oregon State University study.
OPB | March 18, 2015
MONDAY: The 'Rooney Rule' requires public universities in Oregon to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring for coaching positions. Some advocates think think the state needs to monitor compliance.
OPB | March 18, 2015
WEDNESDAY: Implementing the state's new 'motor voter' bill is at the top of her list.
OPB | Feb. 20, 2015
FRIDAY: Thomas Gazzola, a professor at Washington State University Vancouver, competed in MIT's annual puzzle challenge.
OPB | Dec. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.