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News Roundtable: December 5, 2014

OPB | Dec. 05, 2014

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

Sen. Wyden Pushes Two Key Bills Through Committee

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.

Curry County Sheriff Resigns

OPB | July 08, 2014

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

Timbers Kick Off 2014 Season

OPB | March 07, 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 | 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 | 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 | Aug. 01, 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 | 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 | 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.

Citizens Take On Crime Prevention

OPB | June 03, 2013

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

Increasing Penalties For Logging Protests

OPB | May 02, 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 | April 10, 2013

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

Live In Salem With Governor Kitzhaber

OPB | April 10, 2013

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

Failure to Appear in Court

OPB | Aug. 21, 2012

Warrants are piling up in cash-strapped Josephine County, where defendants are skipping their scheduled appearances in court.

Distressed Oregon Counties

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.

Our Town: Roseburg

OPB | June 01, 2012

  The next stop in our Our Town series is Roseburg, OR.

Timber Payments and Curry County

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.

Environmental Update

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.

Jeff Merkley

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.

On The Job: Athletes

OPB | Nov. 16, 2011

What is it like to play sports for a living?