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Few Graywater Permits Issued Despite Drought

OPB | July 21, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Oregon is one of a few states that allows residential drain water to be re-used for other purposes, but very few permits have been issued.

News | Politics | NW Life | local | Think Out Loud

Rural Lawmakers Reflect On Legislative Session

OPB | July 20, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Sen. Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, and Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, talk about the wins and losses for rural Oregonians this legislative session.

NW Life | local | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: July 17, 2015

OPB | July 17, 2015 12:06 p.m.

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

NW Life | local | Think Out Loud

A Vision For Portland's Jade District

OPB | July 13, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Community members are finding creative ways to reimagine a multicultural neighborhood centered around SE 82nd and Division as Portland's "Jade District."

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Restaurateur Chooses To Raise Minimum Wage For Employees

OPB | July 16, 2015 12:35 p.m. | Portland

Kurt Huffman is paying his The Loyal Legion employees starting wages between $15-18 to assure them a livable income.

Food | Business | NW Life | local | Think Out Loud

Beaverton Family Farm Celebrates 150 Years

OPB | July 7, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Mid Valley Farm is celebrating its 150-year anniversary of being a family-owned operation.

Arts | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

State of Wonder: July 4, 2015

OPB | July 4, 2015 noon

It's a patriotic explosion of arts this weekend: Portlander Dave Depper on joining Death Cab for Cutie, the news that mandolinist Chris Thile might take over for Garrison Keillor, a new modern curator at the art museum, Lidia Yuknavitch's new book, Other Lives' opbmusic session and more!

Music | NW Life | State of Wonder

The Best Portland Hip-Hop Of 2014

OPB | Dec. 19, 2014 9:16 a.m.

We sit down with Mac Smiff of We Out Here Magazine to hear about the top hip-hop artists that came out of Portland in 2014.

NW Life | Think Out Loud

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.

Politics | NW Life | Think Out Loud

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.