OPB | Oct. 28, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.
OPB | June 13, 2014
FRIDAY: After a bear was removed from a tree in NE Portland this week, we wanted to know what kinds of policies are in place to deal with wildlife in urban areas.
OPB | April 28, 2014
MONDAY: A new audit by the Oregon Secretary of State's office shows the state has a poor track record when it comes to helping welfare recipients become self-sufficient.
OPB | April 17, 2014
THURSDAY: The court reversed a misdemeanor conviction for animal neglect, throwing out evidence from a veterinarian who tested a dog without a warrant.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2014
TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.
OPB | Feb. 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health and Science University is taking heat from a national animal rights group for four incidents that resulted in the deaths of research primates.
OPB | Dec. 04, 2013
WEDNESDAY: An animal rights group has filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a chimpanzee named Tommy, in an effort to take him from his owners and have him put in a sanctuary.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2013
On Tuesday, Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced a 15 cent increase in the state's hourly minimum wage for 2014.
OPB | April 03, 2013
We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions.
OPB | Jan. 10, 2013
In this memoir, Jake Dekker tells the unlikely story of how he ended up adopting his son Danny from the foster care system in Washington.
OPB | Sept. 17, 2012
We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend.
OPB | Aug. 02, 2012
A state audit prepared by Secretary of State Kate Brown's office recommends improvements to the child welfare system in Oregon.
OPB | Nov. 28, 2011
What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?
OPB | Nov. 08, 2011
The Skidmore Prize is given by the Willamette Week to four people 35 or under in recognition of the significant work they do with non-profits in the community. We'll talk with some of the winners.
OPB | Oct. 06, 2011
The primatologist and activist Jane Goodall joins us to talk about chimps, humans, war and peace.
OPB | May 10, 2011
Local restaurateur and chef Naomi Pomeroy would like to know where the meat she serves at her restaurant Beast comes from. Does that matter to you?
OPB | May 03, 2011
Lawmakers are considering cuts to needy families. We'll explore what they would mean.
OPB | April 20, 2011
Why do generations of the same family show up repeatedly in the family court system?
OPB | April 05, 2011
Oregon ranchers want to see changes to state laws that protect wolves.