OPB | May 15, 2015
We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.
OPB | Nov. 14, 2014
FRIDAY: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is hoping to pass legislation to increase logging in public forests and manage water in the Klamath Basin before the end of the year.
OPB | July 08, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll discuss the resignation of Curry County Sheriff John Bishop.
OPB | June 06, 2013
Governor John Kitzhaber is talking about imposing a temporary income tax or even mobilizing the National Guard in cash-strapped timber counties.
OPB | June 03, 2013
Citizens in Josephine County have started a Facebook page to monitor and catch criminals.
OPB | April 10, 2013
Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?
OPB | April 10, 2013
We'll spend some time with the governor checking in about some hot topics in the legislature right now.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2012
Warrants are piling up in cash-strapped Josephine County, where defendants are skipping their scheduled appearances in court.
OPB | June 18, 2012
We'll check in with Curry county which — like many timber-dependent counties — appears to be on the brink of financial disaster — and we'll talk with the Oregon Secretary of State about the health of all 36 counties.
OPB | March 09, 2012
We'll get the latest on the plans to extend federal timber payments and the idea of a local sales tax to shore up the budget in Curry County.
OPB | Feb. 21, 2012
Two new bills were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives which could increase the revenue some Northwest counties receive from federal forestland.
OPB | Feb. 15, 2012
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley joins us to talk about a number of issues, including a Constitutional Amendment that would invalidate the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling.
OPB | July 19, 2011
Timber payments are set to expire at the end of September — what's happening in Congress to come up with a solution?
OPB | June 10, 2008
How are Oregon's rural counties coping with the possible loss of federal timber payments?