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Our Computers, Our Selves: Technology and Wilderness

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In the third installment of our tech series, we'll ask if the capacity to access the internet almost anywhere diminishes our ability to enjoy wilderness.

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. 

Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

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.

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.

Revisiting The Anthology Of American Folk Music

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland-born Harry Smith's influential Anthology of American Folk Music was reissued this year by Portland's Mississippi Records.

Responses To Gang Violence: Spartan Boxing And K.E.Y.

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

We continue our occasional series highlighting different responses to gang violence in Oregon with a look at a boxing program in Medford, part of a larger approach called Keep Encouraging Youth (KEY).

Napa Valley Rocked By 6.1 Earthquake

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.

Our Computers, Ourselves: Mapping

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In the second part of our tech series, we'll discuss how the ubiquity of GPS and Google maps has shaped our knowledge and sense of our surroundings.

Examining The Rise Of Crossfit

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:35 p.m.

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.

Steve Novick Wants A Socially Responsible Investing Policy For City Money

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.

Summer Food Program Helps Bridge A Gap

OPB |Aug. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We're live from Peninsula Park in Portland, one of the 600 sites in Oregon where kids from 1-18 can get a free lunch in the summertime.

Reporter Update From Ferguson

OPB |Aug. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Associated Press reporter Nigel Duara gives us an update on the events in Ferguson, Missouri.

Annual TechfestNW Celebrates Innovation

OPB |Aug. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll discuss the future of technology on day one of a two-day festival celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship in Portland.

Remembering Oregon's Lost Summer Hangouts

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear stories about Oregonians' favorite summertime hangout spots from the past.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

Examining America's Prisons One Photo At A Time

OPB |Aug. 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland-based photo blogger, Pete Brook curates photography about American prisons.

The Realities of Depression

OPB |Aug. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of Robin Williams' death, we'll explore what it's like to live with depression.

Environmental Update on Chemicals and Colony Collapse Disorder

OPB |Aug. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporter Cassandra Profita about the return of PCBs, colony collapse disorder, and more.

News Roundtable: August 8, 2014

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

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

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