Now Playing:


local | Land use | News | Think Out Loud

5 Ways Cars May Radically Change Cities In The Future

OPB | April 5, 2017 12:15 p.m.

University of Oregon associate professor Nico Larco is studying the effect that self-driving cars are likely to have on cities and the people who live in them.

local | Land use | NW Life | News | State of Wonder

Big Plans To Transform Portland's Waterfront And Willamette Falls

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 1:13 p.m. | Portland

The architecture firm Snohetta is seeking public input for the new Willamette Falls Riverwalk, plus it recently announced it will design OMSI's central eastside properties.

Communities | Land use | local | NW Life

Can A Stranger Designate Your House As Historic? In Oregon, They Can

OPB | Oct. 23, 2016 10:45 a.m. | Portland

Keep Eastmoreland Free is fighting to prevent the neighborhood association from turning the entire neighborhood into a historic district, and thereby "pickling" the houses.

local | Land use | NW Life | News | Business | State of Wonder

Skylab Builds Portland A Brand New Yard

OPB | Aug. 6, 2016 noon | Portland

A new highrise pushes Portland's architectural boundaries and sets a tone for Burnside bridgehead.

local | Land use | News | Think Out Loud

Healing In Harney County

OPB | April 11, 2016 noon

Two months after the end of the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Think Out Loud is returning to Harney County to moderate a discussion about how the community is healing and what its future may look like.

local | Land | News | Politics | Land use | Nation | Think Out Loud

Mourners Gather For 'LaVoy' Finicum's Funeral

OPB | Feb. 5, 2016 1:45 p.m.

Robert "LaVoy" Finicum was one of the prominent occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. He was killed by law enforcement Jan. 26.

Environment | Land use | local | Agriculture | Think Out Loud

Ranchers Concerned About Sage Grouse Conservation Plans

OPB | Jan. 15, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregon cattle ranchers react to plans to reappoint some public lands currently used for cattle grazing as a protected habitat for the sage grouse.