After the 2007 housing market crash, many skilled workers left Douglas County to find work elsewhere, but not enough have come to replace them.
New homes are getting built, but is it enough? What will our cities look like when self-driving cars really become a reality? And the young Oregonian behind the Sunshine Girl YouTube phenomenon joins us to talk about her latest book.
A high-rise planned in Portland has won a prize for using an ancient building material in an innovative way — wood.
A co-creator of the hit Comedy Central series "South Park" is part of a group stepping in to end a dispute about the potential removal of trees.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | July 3, 2014 7:16 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Thursday, July 3: Multnomah County plans to replace the Morrison Bridge lift span deck, USPS will end mail sorting in Pendleton, Oregon Department of Transportation will begin a project on U.S. Highway 26 near Mount Hood Monday and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 4, 2014 12:44 p.m. | Portland
Public Insight Journalist Amanda Peacher recently asked our listeners and readers for their thoughts on the site for the OSU-Cascades expansion plan. We received an overwhelming response both for and against the proposed site. Here are some answers from our recent query.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 4, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, April 4: A Medford medical marijuana dispensary may seek a lawsuit after it was denied a business license, a new skatepark opens today in Eugene and a skier sues Ski Bowl.
News | local | Economy | OPB News BlogOPB | March 20, 2014 12:10 p.m.
A Bend developer has received approval for a 144-unit apartment building plan — yet another sign that Central Oregon is recovering from the recession as counties make significant strides in construction and development.
Presented by The August Wilson Red Door Project and Portland Playhouse, the play My Walk Has Never Been Average celebrates the careers of African-American women in the trades.