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Email Reveals More About Affordable Housing Conflict

OPB | Jan. 30, 2015

FRIDAY: An email mistakenly sent to OPB reveals behind-the-scenes strategizing by developers to avoid committing to affordable housing on Portland's South Waterfront.

Application Brings Nestlé One Step Closer To Oregon

OPB | Jan. 29, 2015

THURSDAY: Nestlé has cleared one more hurdle in its effort to open a water bottling plant in Cascade Locks.

A New Source Of Hydropower: City Water Pipes

OPB | Jan. 23, 2015

FRIDAY: A Portland startup is generating renewable power with small hydroelectric turbines inside the city water system.

How Much Affordable Housing Will Portland's South Waterfront Include?

OPB | Jan. 22, 2015

THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.

Rebroadcast: The Past Present And Future Of The South Waterfront

OPB | Dec. 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.

The Fate Of The Newport Air Station

OPB | Dec. 02, 2014

TUESDAY: The nonprofit Newport Fishermen's Wives, along with the port and city of Newport and Lincoln County, is suing the U.S. Coast Guard over the possible closure of the Newport Search and Rescue Station.

Searching For The Sound Of Celilo Falls

OPB | Nov. 12, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A new project tries to capture the sound of the iconic Celilo Falls.

BPA Moving Forward After Hiring Scandal

OPB | Oct. 31, 2014

FRIDAY: The Bonneville Power Administration is looking towards the future after a hiring scandal that went public a year ago.

The Past, Present And Future Of The South Waterfront District

OPB | Oct. 27, 2014

MONDAY: We'll discuss the rapid rise of the South Waterfront neighborhood and what the future might hold for the area.

Dam Settlement Addresses Oil And Other Pollutants

OPB | Aug. 06, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The Army Corps of Engineers has settled a lawsuit brought by Columbia Riverkeeper involving oil and other pollutants from dams. The emissions will now fall under the Clean Water Act.

Severe Drought Affects Southeastern Oregon

OPB | July 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY: As the water supply in the Owyhee Valley dries up, the drought's effects will have repercussions throughout the state.

Preventing Drownings In The Northwest

OPB | July 11, 2014

FRIDAY: After several drownings in the Northwest, we'll talk about why they're happening and what can be done to prevent them.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB | June 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Analyzing Election Results

OPB | May 21, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll get reaction to the May Primary Election with Sarah Mirk and Jim Pasero.

Debating The Water And Sewer Measure

OPB | April 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The measure would create a water and sewer district with an elected board not subject to city control.

Justin Hocking's Memoir Is About Surfing, Melville, And More

OPB | Feb. 25, 2014

TUESDAY: In his memoir The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, Portland author Justin Hocking writes about surfing in New York City, his own obsession with Moby Dick, and more.

Measure To Create Water And Sewer Board Makes The Ballot

OPB | Feb. 11, 2014

TUESDAY: Portland voters will decide in May whether or not to transfer power from city water and sewer bureaus to an independent board.

One Year And Counting With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Jan. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Portland mayor, Charlie Hales, about his accomplishments and challenges to date and his plans for the next three years.

Dam Leak Could Affect Mirror Pond Debate

OPB | Oct. 09, 2013

Water levels in Bend's Mirror Pond are dropping since the Newport Avenue Dam sprung a leak, as the community grapples with how to deal with silt buildup in the iconic pond.

The Unwelcome Mosquitoes Of Bandon Marsh

OPB | Aug. 29, 2013

Southern Oregon coastal community looks to U.S. Fish and Wildlife for solutions to a mosquito problem.