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Josephine County Public Safety | Portland Police Search | Author Blake Nelson

OPB | Broadcast: May 22, 2017

Voters in Josephine County finally passed a public safety levy. Also, we continue our series of conversations about Portland's next police chief. And we talk to local author Blake Nelson.

Northwest Lumber Producers Watching Canada Closely

OPB | March 6, 2017

A long-standing trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada over softwood lumber is heating up again.

Springwater Corridor Sweeps | UO Architecture Win | How To Raise Boys

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2016

We talk about Springwater Corridor sweeps, UO award winning architecture and how to raise young men right.

Blue Mountains Forest Plan

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2016

We'll discuss the plan currently under revision for the Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa–Whitman National Forests. It describes the social, economic, and ecological goals of the National Forest Service for public lands in Eastern Oregon.

Timbers Take Home The MLS Cup

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 7, 2015

The Portland Timbers took home the MLS Cup for the first time after a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew.


OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2015

As the Timbers compete in the MLS semifinals, we listen back to our interview with former Timers announcer John Strong.

Represented: Limited Law Enforcement In SW Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

News Roundtable: December 5, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Sen. Wyden Pushes Two Key Bills Through Committee

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

Curry County Sheriff Resigns

OPB | Broadcast: July 8, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll discuss the resignation of Curry County Sheriff John Bishop.

Timbers Kick Off 2014 Season

OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2014

FRIDAY: The Portland Timbers play their first official game of the 2014 season against the Philadelphia Union at Providence Park this Saturday.

Portland Timbers Head for Playoffs

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2013

THURSDAY: After a successful season, the Portland Timbers will face the Seattle Sounders in the MLS playoffs on Saturday.

A Deeper Look At The Plan For O&C Counties

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2013

What do stakeholders on O&C lands think of the proposal by Representatives DeFazio, Schrader, and Walden to increase logging?

Checking in on the Portland Timbers

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2013

We take a look at the 2013 Portland Timbers season as they prepare for their final playoff push.

Examining The Ethical Implications Of Killing Barred Owls

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2013

U.S. Fish and Wildlife just announced it will kill barred owls in four experimental areas in an effort to save spotted owls.

Drastic New Proposals For Timber Counties

OPB | Broadcast: June 6, 2013

Governor John Kitzhaber is talking about imposing a temporary income tax or even mobilizing the National Guard in cash-strapped timber counties.

Citizens Take On Crime Prevention

OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2013

Citizens in Josephine County have started a Facebook page to monitor and catch criminals.

Increasing Penalties For Logging Protests

OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2013

The Oregon House just passed two bills that would restrict protests that aim to block logging operations on state forest lands.

County Cigarette Taxes

OPB | Broadcast: April 10, 2013

Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?

Live In Salem With Governor Kitzhaber

OPB | Broadcast: April 10, 2013

We'll spend some time with the governor checking in about some hot topics in the legislature right now.