OPB | Nov. 04, 2015
The Portland City Council will debate the proposed rules for cabs and ride service companies this week.
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 | Sept. 28, 2015
Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2015
It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
OPB | June 22, 2015
If lawmakers in Olympia can't agree on a budget by the end of the month, Washington will face a government shutdown.
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 | June 02, 2015
The Oregon Department of Transportation's will sign up 5,000 drivers to test how a per mile tax would work in a program it calls "OReGO."
OPB | May 22, 2015
Rep. Tobias Read (D-Beaverton) wants "kicker" money to be redirected to education and the rainy day fund, instead of going back to tax payers.
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 | Feb. 09, 2015
MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.
OPB | Dec. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: After a recent study said a carbon tax in Oregon could be economically and environmentally feasible, we'll discuss the political outlook for a carbon tax ahead of the 2015 legislative session.
OPB | Dec. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.
OPB | Dec. 08, 2014
MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally.
OPB | Nov. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick, and critics of the latest version of the plan to pay for repairs and maintenance of city roads.
OPB | Nov. 13, 2014
THURSDAY: Ride-sharing is coming to four cities in the Portland metro area, even though it's still prohibited within the city of Portland.
OPB | Sept. 19, 2014
FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2014
MONDAY: We'll dig into possible changes to the proposed street fee in Portland.
OPB | Aug. 29, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Aug. 27, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.