OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2017
We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.
OPB | Broadcast: March 22, 2017
A Man, A Plan, A Canal: What's a Palindrome? Also today, we learn about the science and mystery of ocean tides. And we hear about a bill that would include pre-paid postage for Oregon's mail-in ballots.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2016
A new series in The Oregonian explores groundwater issues in eastern Oregon; a student wellness director from Blue Mountain Community College addresses the high rate of suicide in Kenya; and Benton County takes up the issue of ranked choice voting.
OPB | Broadcast: May 11, 2016
We talk to a transgender high school student about new guidelines from the Oregon Department of Education and we hear from the three candidates who are running for Secretary of State in the Democratic primary.
OPB | Broadcast: May 6, 2016
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with Think Out Loud's Dave Miller about the Malheur occupation, gun control, and what the race looks like going forward.
OPB | Broadcast: May 4, 2016
A new study looks into the ways environmental messaging should change if it is going to appeal to conservatives. We hear from Oregon's senior Sen. Ron Wyden about his proposal to expand Oregon’s vote-by-mail system nationwide. The 99W Drive-In Theatre in Newberg is hoping to get your vote for best drive-in movie theater in the country.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 4, 2016
We talk to legislative representatives on both sides of a bill that would eliminate the use of coal energy by Oregon's two biggest utilities by 2035. The Oregon Secretary of State discusses how the implementation of the state’s automatic voter registration law is going. And we speak with the backcountry guide who led a trip down a previously undocumented slot canyon for Oregon Field Guide.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 26, 2015
The Secretary of State, and Oregon's three major parties, are bracing for an influx of new voters come January 1, when automatic voter registration begins.
OPB | Broadcast: March 20, 2015
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 25, 2013
Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown wants to use driver's license data to automatically register voters in the state.
OPB | Broadcast: May 15, 2012
Are you voting in the May 15 primary election? What's the most exciting election on your ballot?
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2010
How will you vote on funding parks through lottery money? How about continuing Portland's voter-owned elections?