OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2016
We get a preview of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and we learn about a Harvard study exploring African-Americans' relationships with their health care providers. We also talk to a local African American mother about the anxiety of raising a black son.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2015
The city has announced its first housing project built using some of the $20 million in affordable housing money allocated after Trader Joe's pulled out of a development deal in 2014.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2015
All major container shipping companies have left the Port of Portland. That means imports and exports must now go through other ports. State agencies are hosting workshops to brainstorm new ways to keep trade alive in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2015
A new report into the economic consequences of deepening the Columbia River to from 40 to 43 feet indicates a strong return on investment.
OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has split Oregon's congressional delegation. We'll talk with Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer about why they believe in the controversial international trade agreement.
OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2015
WEDNESDAY: How would Oregon be affected by the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2014
MONDAY: A new report shows a shortage of qualified tradespeople in Oregon. We'll look at efforts to get more women and high school students working in the trade industry.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 29, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll talk with the head of the Portland Development Commission and others about the deal that was just announced that would bring a Natural Grocers store to a controversial development site.
OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2014
MONDAY: Vic Atiyeh, the last Republican governor of Oregon, has passed away at age 91.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Trader Joe's has decided not to build at Northeast Alberta and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, even though Mayor Hales hoped they would.
OPB | Broadcast: March 14, 2014
FRIDAY: Following the call by Mayor Charlie Hales for additional money for inner N/NE Portland, we'll dig into the history of affordable housing in the area and ask where new money might go.
OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll hear from business owners and residents who support a new Trader Joe's on the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: March 5, 2014
WEDNESDAY: PAALF is holding its second community conversation about what to do with the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. — and other similar sites.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 3, 2014
MONDAY: Trader Joe's announced this morning that it is halting development plans for its store in Northeast Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2014
TUESDAY: U.S Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon is leading a contingent of environmentalists, labor groups, and internet freedom advocates in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 24, 2013
THURSDAY: Four years after their initial application to trademark their name was denied, the Portland band "The Slants" are taking their case to the federal court of appeals.
OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2013
The discovery of genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field has led to more questions than answers for consumers, farmers, and federal officials alike.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2013
California's new cap-and-trade market is active. What impact could it have on the future of carbon?