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On The Road: The Long (Beach) Road To Cape Disappointment

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2017

A radio road trip up and down Washington's Long Beach Peninsula, from Cape Disappointment to Leadbetter Point State Park.

'State Of Wonder' Newport | Drawing And Journalism | Diamonds

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2017

OPB's "State of Wonder" kicks off its pre-eclipse Oregon road trip. An artist and former journalist tells us about teaching other journalists how to draw. Also, we learn about lab-grown diamonds.

6 Things We Learned From Record Holding Birder Noah Strycker

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 2, 2016

Oregonian Noah Strycker just broke the world record for the number of bird species seen in one year: 6,042.

A Conversation With 'Pasta By Hand' Author Jenn Louis

OPB | Broadcast: April 16, 2015

Portland chef and author Jenn Louis joins us to discuss her career and book "Pasta By Hand."

Bend Travel Writer On Skiing In North Korea

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 22, 2014

TUESDAY: Tim Neville tells us about his trip earlier this year to North Korea.

New Signs Provide Real-Time Traffic Info

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The Oregon Department of Transportation has rolled out some new digital signs with travel time estimates and speed advisories.

Remembering George Azumano

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 24, 2013

MONDAY: George Azumano was a businessman and a pillar of Portland's Japanese-American community. He died earlier this month at the age of 95.

Oregon Man To Cross The Country On Horseback

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2013

TUESDAY: Sam Hopkins-Hubbard is taking a leave from his job as city councilor in Milton-Freewater to get himself — and his horses — prepared to ride across America.

Seven Months in Iran

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2013

WEDNESDAY: An Iranian native and his American wife left their daily routines behind in Oregon to travel around his homeland for seven months.

Monument Kids in China

OPB | Broadcast: March 9, 2012

Seven high school students from the small town of Monument, Oregon are half a world away on a school trip to China. We'll hear their impressions of the trip so far.

Nicholas Kristof

OPB | Broadcast: June 13, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof is best known for his columns in the New York Times. He grew up in Yamhill County and joins us from there to answer your questions.

It's Boaz!

OPB | Broadcast: May 5, 2011

Boaz Frankel doesn't drive. But that didn't stop him from touring 32 states — more than 12,000 miles — in ten weeks.

Rebroadcast: Trust and Travel

OPB | Broadcast: March 18, 2011

A rebroadcast of our show on couchsurfing, hitchhiking, and house-swapping.

Trust and Travel

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2010

We discuss trusting strangers while traveling — especially when couchsurfing, hitchhiking, and house-swapping.

No-Fly List

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2010

The ACLU calls the the U.S. Government's "no-fly" list "un-American and unconstitutional". What do you think?


OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2010

What's your experience with geocaching?

Up or Out?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 15, 2009

How should the Portland region grow: up or out?

Recovering PERS

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2009

How will Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System cover massive investment losses?

The Shoulder Season

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2009

What happens when tourists leave the beach?

From the Conventions: World Image

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2008

How will a new president change U.S. foreign and security policy - and the U.S. image in the world?