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Deschutes DA Re-examines Cases | Vancouver Affordable Housing | Gov. Brown's Transparency

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2016

We learn more about the affordable housing tax measure Vancouver residents will vote on in the fall. And we discuss the state of Oregon's public records laws. We also learn about why the Deschutes County district attorney is re-examining over a thousand cases.

Vancouver Schools Chief Named Superintendent Of The Year

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 1, 2015

Steven Webb has been superintendent of Vancouver Public Schools since 2008.

Vancouver City Council Considers Changes To Camping Ban

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 15, 2015

City council members moved forward on a proposed exception to the camping ban so that people who are homeless could sleep on public property from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

A New Oil Terminal In Vancouver?

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2015

We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.

Examining The Rise Of Crossfit

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2014

THURSDAY: The Oregon CrossFit Games begin in Bend on Saturday. We'll look into the the exercise regimen's meteoric rise and some of its potential drawbacks.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2014

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

More Food Carts On The Way In Salem And Possibly Vancouver

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.

Marijuana Retail Stores Open Across Washington

OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We're live from Vancouver's first recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, which opens for business today.

New Vancouver Fireworks Law Limits Sales And Use

OPB | Broadcast: June 27, 2014

FRIDAY: This year, Vancouver, Washington residents will only be able to set off fireworks on July 4.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2013

The recent approval of Vancouver's oil terminal means the project is one step closer to becoming a reality. However, there are still some barriers that could prevent the project from moving ahead.

Race To The Top At The District Level

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2012

After Oregon and Washington both failed to net money from the Race to the Top contests, local districts hope to secure individual grants.

Washington's Special Session

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 1, 2011

The Washington Legislature began a special session this week to address a $1.4 billion budget shortfall. The session opened amid demonstrations by a coalition of Occupy Olympia and union members.

Governors Release CRC Plan

OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2011

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and Washington Governor Chris Gregoire now have a design for the Columbia River Crossing. What do you think of it?


OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2010

Why might someone choose to purposefully injure or mutilate themselves?

Primary Conversations: Washington's 3rd

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2010

Who are the candidates for Washington's 3rd Congressional District — and what do they stand for?

State of the City

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2009

What is the state of Portland and the surrounding region?

Columbia Congestion

OPB | Broadcast: May 29, 2008

What's the solution to traffic problems on the 1-5 crossing the Columbia River?