Oregon lawmakers are returning to the Capitol for a three-day flurry of meetings. It’s the first round of Legislative Days since the 2017 session adjourned July 7.
More leadership changes are coming for the Oregon Health Authority after newspaper reports uncovered a communications plan to discredit a Portland healthcare provider.
Science | local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 21, 2017 noon
Thomas Edison and other noted American scientists traveled out west to watch the eclipse of 1878. It was the dawn of the age of science in America.
OHA Director Lynne Saxton has resigned in the wake of news her involvement in a plan to plant negative and misleading news about a local nonprofit health provider to influence lawmakers.
The government-funded public relations plan to demean a Portland-area healthcare nonprofit sounds like a mish mash of the TV series "House of Cards" and "Mad Men," but with an Oregon twist.
Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.
The Oregon Health Authority is fighting assertions from the Secretary of State that it’s spending millions on health benefits for ineligible people.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Iranian-born French author and illustrator Marjane Satrapi delves into the process of transforming Persepolis from book to film.
Our death penalty series continues with a conversation with someone who oversaw executions as part of his job. We also talk to author Roxane Gay.
News | Books | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 16, 2017 noon
We listen to a few conversations with authors we spoke to during the last Literary Arts Wordstock book festival in downtown Portland.
local | News | Politics | Books | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 3, 2017 noon
For the next installment in our death penalty series, we talk to former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber. We also hear from Portland author and screenwriter Jon Raymond about his new book, "Freebird."
Communities | Nation | News | NW Life | 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.
We talk to Bud Pierce, a Salem oncologist who was the first to jump into the GOP primary race for Oregon governor. And we talk to Shawn Vestal about his debut novel, "Daredevils."
We talk to a member of the Paiute tribe about what Harney County is like two months after the end of the occupation. We hear from one of the Republican gubernatorial delegates. And we celebrate the 100th birthday of a beloved Oregonian children’s book author.