Books | NW Life | local | Think Out LoudOPB | April 24, 2017 noon | Portland
A new temporary homeless shelter has opened in SE Portland. And Oregonian Mark Russell tells us about the Flinstones, which he has re-written in comic form as biting social satire.
NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | local | Oregon Art BeatOPB | April 21, 2017 1:38 p.m. | Portland
Rose Bond calls herself an animator and media artist and says she includes “a lot of social practice, a lot of public involvement” in every piece she creates.
News | Environment | Politics | localOPB | April 21, 2017 12:20 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
The state of Oregon has announced a new round of taxpayer-funded grants to help schools and other public buildings better withstand a major earthquake.
Books | Arts | NW Life | local | State of WonderOPB | April 22, 2017 noon
In our Oregon Book Awards special, we dig into the stories of five authors nominated in the nonfiction category: including the fantastical and dangerous love story of two journalists during WWII.
NW Life | Arts | local | Oregon Art BeatOPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland
The engine of gentrification fueled by Portland’s recent transplants was starting to hum by the time Jerold Howard returned. That's inspired his latest film.
News | Nation | Politics | local | Think Out LoudOPB | April 17, 2017 noon
We hit the road — literally — to see how a pothole is filled and find out how that kind of routine road maintenance fits into the huge transportation package lawmakers are putting together.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Salman Rushdie shares humorous stories and deeper insights into his life and career after the publication of "The Satanic Verses."
NW Life | Arts | local | State of WonderOPB | April 14, 2017 2:29 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Anchor gallery for the downtown Vancouver cultural scene will hold its last show in May.
Arts | Food | Oregon Art BeatOPB | April 12, 2017 11:47 a.m.
Portland ice cream maker Jared Goodman takes inspiration from works of art when creating his elaborate sundaes
We explore a new exhibit dedicated to the celebrated book “Geek Love," a proposal in the Oregon Legislature to tighten distracted driving laws, and a new photography show featuring Syrian refugee children.
local | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | AnimalsAP | April 12, 2017 8:08 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
The number of wolves in the wilds of Oregon increased slightly last year, but state wildlife officials lost track of one pack because none of its members are outfitted with GPS collars.
local | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | AgricultureCapital Press | April 11, 2017 11:28 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
A state ag department campaign to kill destructive Japanese beetles begins April 17 when contractors will apply a granular insecticide to lawns on 2,500 private properties in the Cedar Mill area of Washington County, just west of Portland.
The fight happened Sunday night in a recreation area at the Salem prison that houses more than 2,000 men.