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How To Design A Better World: From Space Ships To Parking Meters

OPB | April 16, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, we tour the world of user experience design with Elena Moon, who's worked on everything from websites to space ships.

Books | Environment | Sports | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - January 6, 2016

OPB | Jan. 6, 2016 9 p.m.

Award-winning authors Jon Krakauer and Barry Lopez discuss their lives and their work at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival on November 7, 2015.

Sports | Think Out Loud

Timbers Take Home The MLS Cup

OPB | Dec. 7, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Portland Timbers took home the MLS Cup for the first time after a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew.

Sports | Think Out Loud


OPB | Nov. 5, 2015 12:45 p.m.

As the Timbers compete in the MLS semifinals, we listen back to our interview with former Timers announcer John Strong.

Sports | Think Out Loud

Oregon Umpire Headed To Little League World Series

OPB | Aug. 13, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Jamie Sims has been umpiring local Little League games for over a decade. Now, he's headed to the big show in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Sports | Think Out Loud

US Women Face Germany in World Cup Semifinals

OPB | June 30, 2015 12:45 p.m.

The U.S. Women's National Team faces off against Germany today in the FIFA Women's World Cup. We talk to soccer reporter Jamie Goldberg about the match and how Portland Thorns players have fared on the global stage.

Sports | Think Out Loud

OSU Pitcher's NCAA Suspension Causes Outcry

OPB | March 3, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon State University pitcher Ben Wetzler will sit out 11 games for violating NCAA draft negotiation rules.

Sports | Think Out Loud

Oregonians Help U.S. Ski Team Race For Gold

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Two Oregonians — Laurenne Ross and Jacqueline Wiles — are on the team of nine women on the U.S. Alpine ski team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

NW Life | Sports | local | Think Out Loud

The Trail Blazers "Get Greedy"

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Portland Trail Blazers have bucked expectations by jumping out to a early season 9-2 record, including a current seven game winning streak.

Environment | Economy | Sports | Think Out Loud

Could Gold Hill Become A National Whitewater Destination?

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A former Olympic rower wants to turn a section of the Rogue River into a destination whitewater park.