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. 16, 2017
Can remembering how a neighborhood used to be help preserve aging minds? Should people be required to have a legal address in order to join a neighborhood association? Also, an update on the "State of Wonder" eclipse road trip and a summer school for migrant students in Medford.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2017
What will Corvallis do for the eclipse? And will sketchy cell coverage in Eastern Oregon be a problem during the eclipse? Also, more on Multnomah County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, and an exploration of Portland's tech industry.
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: Aug. 4, 2017
Journalist and author Susan Faludi's new book, "In The Darkroom," chronicles her reunion with her estranged father, who transitioned from male to female at age 76.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017
A new documentary on the in-home care industry, produced by native Oregonian Tony Heriza, shows the growing need for these workers and their general lack of a livable wage and benefits.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017
Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2017
We discuss Portland policing, responses to the heat wave, the latest business news, and the northwest connection to the search for Amelia Earhart.
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 28, 2017
We explore women's relationship with ambition with Robin Romm, editor of the essay collection "Double Bind," and writer Camas Davis, who contributed to the book. Also, our news roundtable takes on the week's big headlines.
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 | July 24, 2017
A cyberbullying incident at Whiteaker Middle School in the Salem-Keizer school district shows the challenges educators face when trying to deal with off-campus bullying.
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.