We hear about a debate around diversity in humanities education at Reed College and an effort to save an iconic Portland video store. And our news roundtable takes up some of the week's big stories.
We hear about a troubled Army immigrant recruitment program, Amazon’s impact on organic produce prices, Mercy Corps efforts in Puerto Rico and a new mental health center for African-American women.
A boarding house in Eugene was one of the only places African American travelers could stay in the mid-20th century. Also, we'll learn what's on the docket for the Supreme Court that might affect Oregon. And the latest business news.
We speak to Joey Gibson of Patriot Prayer about the motivation behind the group's rallies. The Portland Police will soon stop labeling people as gang members. Also, we talk business news with Suzanne Stevens.
Travel officials estimate 1 million people are headed to Oregon for this month's eclipse. Business owners in Grant County must decide whether they'll be staying open for the extra patrons — or not.
We discuss Portland policing, responses to the heat wave, the latest business news, and the northwest connection to the search for Amelia Earhart.
The 2017 legislative session ended with a mix of victories and disappointments for Oregon Governor Kate Brown.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 12, 2017 noon
We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.
Oregon House Democrats were willing to pass a revenue increase aimed at avoiding the constitutional requirement that tax hikes have a three-fifths vote. But Senate Democrats aren't going along.
The Oregon House has narrowly passed a measure meant to scale back a tax break intended for small businesses.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | June 20, 2017 noon
We get updates on business news, The Slants' Supreme Court case, the investigation into former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, and a bill to protect people who break into hot cars to save kids and pets.
While unemployment is near record lows in some Oregon cities, it’s still hard to find a well-paying job in places like Malheur or Lake counties.
A new play about an immigrant couple premiers from an Egyptian-American playwright, a response to yesterday's interview about the Oregon Democrats' tax plan, and an update on regional business news.
“Any prohibition isn’t keeping people from using marijuana,” Klamath Falls resident Jonah Hakanson said. “It’s keeping a business from existing."
After the 2007 housing market crash, many skilled workers left Douglas County to find work elsewhere, but not enough have come to replace them.
Business | Politics | Food | local | Environment | News | AgricultureCapital Press | April 28, 2017 12:57 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Imitating rules established for wineries, Senate Bill 677 would permit cider businesses to produce and sell their beverages, serve food and conduct other agritourism activities on-site in farm zones.
Public utility commissioners in Chelan County, Washington, take a high stakes vote Monday that could influence whether the aluminum industry makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest.