Seventy-five years ago, America was drawn into World War II and the Pacific Northwest answered the call with lumber, hydroelectricity, even a secret plutonium factory to arm atomic bombs.
News | Communities | Nation | Economy | Environment | Think Out LoudOPB | Dec. 2, 2016 noon
We discuss some big stories this week on our news roundtable, learn more about the sale of the Elliott State Forest and hear about efforts to reduce the use of solitary confinement in Oregon prisons.
News | Communities | NW Life | Nation | Environment | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 31, 2016 noon
Do you have a story about a spooky or weird place in Portland? Share it today on our Halloween extravaganza. Also today, we'll hear another personal story in our American Dream series.
News | Environment | NW Life | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 19, 2016 noon
PacifiCorp has filed for permission from the federal government to transfer its license for four Klamath River dams to a new corporation that was set up with the sole purpose of taking the dams down.
Author Pete Fromm talks about his latest memoir, "The Names of the Stars." And the new president of Umpqua Community College joins us after Roseburg marked the one-year anniversary of the largest mass school shooting in Oregon history.
News | Environment | Education | Politics | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 8, 2016 noon
Portland high school students walked out of class yesterday over a bond measure vote. Also, we learn more about homelessness in Eugene and the ways that glaciers melt.
World | Nation | Environment | News | Politics | Economy | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon
What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?
News | Environment | local | Think Out LoudOPB | June 15, 2016 noon | Portland
We learn about the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft clean-up plan for the Willamette River Superfund site. And we take you on a radio road trip down route 395 from Pendleton to John Day.
To the teachers and kids at Harrison Elementary in Cottage Grove taking a four-day outdoor school each spring means a year of fundraising, preparation and excited expectation. We went to Camp Tadmor in Lebanon and asked why they keep coming back every year.