OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2017
We hear about Erious Johnson's recent settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice, tax breaks for Amazon, the Portland Thorns' 2017 NWSL championship and the life of Native American jazzman Jim Pepper.
OPB | Broadcast: June 12, 2017
How do you describe a ghost town?
OPB | Broadcast: May 10, 2017
We visit Bruce Campbell, who has made a home inside an airplane outside of Hillsboro. And we'll learn about the education issues on the Portland ballot for next week's election.
OPB | Broadcast: May 9, 2017
A new play about an immigrant couple premiers from an Egyptian-American playwright, a response to yesterday's interview about the Oregon Democrats' tax plan, and an update on regional business news.
OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2017
We learn about the proposal to strengthen the office of the Portland City Auditor, welcome podcaster Roman Mars & Radiotopia to town, and wrap the hour with a look at a proposal to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 2017
Rep. Greg Walden sits down with us for the first time in the Trump administration. Also, we discuss a possible fix to Oregon's property tax laws, and a bill that would allow cougar hunting with dogs.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2016
New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?
OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2016
We'll debate the pros and cons of a ballot measure that would hike the gas tax in Portland. And we'll talk to two Native American artists who have brought their artistic exploration of genocide to Clark County.
OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2016
We talk with Portland city commissioner Steve Novick and three of the leading candidates vying to replace him: Fred Stewart, Stuart Emmons, and Chloe Eudaly.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2015
The Portland City Council will debate the proposed rules for cabs and ride service companies this week.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: June 4, 2015
Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris says the county will need to take out a loan to fund the sheriff's office.
OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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.