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OSU Water Conflict Negotiator Wins Prize

OPB | April 27, 2015

Aaron Wolf, professor of geography at Oregon State University, won a Heinz award last week for his work as a water resources conflict negotiator.

Represented: Minimum Wage

OPB | April 28, 2015

In this installment of our series "Represented," we're in outer SE Portland to examine what raising the minimum wage to $15/hour would mean for workers, employers and the larger economy.

Live At Literary Arts With Katherine Boo

OPB | April 24, 2015

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," joins us for a live discussion at Literary Arts.

Hermiston Police Officers Get Body Cams

OPB | April 21, 2015

The Hermiston Police Department now equips officers with body cameras.

Environmental Update On Orcas And Geothermal Energy

OPB | April 20, 2015

We get a round-up of some of the region’s major environmental stories from OPB’s EarthFix team.

Portland Considering New Regulations For Uber, Taxis

OPB | April 21, 2015

Portland city commissioners will vote Tuesday on a pilot program that could lead to permanent change to the rules for cabs and other for-hire vehicles.

Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | April 20, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.

Gov. Brown Delivers State Of The State Address

OPB | April 17, 2015

We broadcast Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State speech and get analysis from OPB reporter Chris Lehman and this week's news roundtable.

Prineville Mill Roof Collapse

OPB | April 15, 2015

Workers warned of a leaky roof at a mill in Prineville years before the roof collapsed last November.

Talking Business

OPB | April 13, 2015

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

News Roundtable: April 10, 2015

OPB | April 10, 2015

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

The Math Behind Jackson Pollock Paintings

OPB | April 13, 2015

Richard Taylor, a University of Oregon physics professor, uses computers to determine the authenticity of Jackson Pollock paintings.

School Districts And State To Report Bullying Under Proposed Bill

OPB | April 09, 2015

A bill in the Oregon legislature would require school districts and the state Department of Education to report confirmed acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying, including cyberbullying.

Investigation Finds Mobile-Home Company Deceives Borrowers

OPB | April 09, 2015

A Seattle Times series highlights the controversial lending practices of the nation's biggest homebuilder, Clayton Homes.

Study Shows Medical Schools Lack Exercise Courses

OPB | April 06, 2015

Medical school programs around the country lack an exercise curriculum according to an Oregon State University study. 

Portland Remembers Politician & Activist Gretchen Kafoury

OPB | April 06, 2015

Longtime activist and former lawmaker Gretchen Kafoury died March 13 at the age of 72.

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Background Checks And More

OPB | April 02, 2015

OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us to fill us in on this week's activities in the capitol.

Should Computer Coding Be Offered As A Foreign Language?

OPB | March 30, 2015

TUESDAY: A bill in the Oregon Legislature would allow computer coding classes to be counted towards foreign language requirements for public school students.

What's Your Pick For Oregon's Official State Book?

OPB | March 27, 2015

FRIDAY: "Sometimes a Great Notion?" "Fight Club?" "Wild?"

News Roundtable: March 27, 2015

OPB | March 27, 2015

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