Tagged: U

Talking Business

OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about some of the business stories on her radar.

Lawmakers Hold Hearings On Cover Oregon, E-Cigarettes And More

OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are in Salem this week holding hearings on issues that are likely to get a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session.

Salem Ebola Doctor Debbie Eisenhut Returns From Liberia

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with a missionary doctor who's been in West Africa for the last 16 months about the outbreak and what she sees as the most urgent needs in the region.

Twitter Trend Takes On The Psychology Of Leaving An Abusive Relationship

OPB |Sept. 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In response to the viral video of a former NFL player assaulting his wife, survivors of domestic violence have turned to Twitter to explain #whyIstayed and #whyIleft.

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

OPB |Sept. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Portland Police Chief and Union Leader Talk About Body Cameras

OPB |Sept. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk with Portland police chief Mike Reese and union president Daryl Turner about the issues that arise when considering whether to require body cameras for officers.

Oregon Test Scores "Hold Steady" But Big Common Core Changes Loom

OPB |Sept. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: School test scores are out today for the 2013-2014 school year. We'll talk about the results and what educators are anticipating next year with the Common Core changes.

A Conversation With NPR's New President And CEO

OPB |Sept. 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jarl Mohn took on the job of president and CEO of NPR in July. We'll hear about his ideas for making the organization more sustainable, and more diverse.

Calvin Trillin Talks About Politics And Family At Literary Arts

OPB |Sept. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Calvin Trillin was the first speaker in the Literary Arts lecture series 30 years ago. He joins us today to talk about his writing career.

Exhibit Explores History Of Sephardic Jews In Portland

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: An exhibit at the Oregon Jewish Museum delves into the history of Jews who came to Portland from Turkey and Greece.

News Roundtable: September 5, 2014

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

Will Washington State Be Held In Contempt Over School Funding?

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll get an update about the legal battle over school funding in Washington state.

Reacting To The Portland Portland Police Bureau Settlement

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.

Environmental Update On The Elwha Dam And The Wilderness Act

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Journalists from our EarthFix team will give us an update on the removal of Elwha Dam and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Transfer Policy Changes Coming To Portland Public Schools

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.

Natural Grocers Coming To NE Portland Site

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:40 p.m.

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.

Roundup And Other Threats To The Monarch Butterfly

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species. 

How Should Men Who Buy Sex With Minors Be Punished?

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk about how johns are prosecuted, and how that relates to the overall strategy of combating child sex trafficking.

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:18 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

Call In: 888-665-5TOL (or 665-5865)

On Air: Monday - Friday, Noon - 1 p.m.

Thanks to our Sponsors:
become a sponsor

Our Town

From time to time, Think Out Loud heads to a different town in Oregon or Southwest Washington to find stories that go beyond the daily news. Visit the series here.

Suggest a Topic

Point us in the direction of good guests, juicy topics, feisty conversations, and books, events, or news that might turn into Think Out Loud conversations.

Suggest a Topic »

Thanks to our Sponsors
become a sponsor

Funding Provided By

Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust

James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation

Dawn and Al Vermeulen

Ray and Marilyn Johnson