Big things are starting to take shape on the Vancouver waterfront. The southwest Washington city’s $1.5 billion redevelopment plan has been in the works for more than a decade.
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Sexual Harrassment At Work | Mercy Corps Out Of Turkey | Portland Developer | Mental Illness In JailOPB | March 8, 2017 noon
Uber recently came under fire after a former engineer reported sexual harassment and a culture of discrimination against women. UO law professor Liz Tippett says this sort of behavior isn’t unusual in the business world, but the solution may not lie in better HR practices.
Many of the biggest stories from the city over the last year were forward-looking ones, covering the decisions city and business leaders made to set up major projects that will bear fruit in 2017.
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 4, 2016 noon
Our news roundtable discusses the biggest stories of the week, we hear from a developer who is donating property for a homeless shelter and we talk to football players protesting the national anthem.
The Oregon Supreme Court has narrowed property owners' options for removing their historic designation.
Long-delayed mixed use project to begin; aiming for October move-ins.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales discusses the city’s new approach to foreclosures on abandoned properties. And best-selling author Mary Roach joins us to talk about her latest book, “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans At War.”
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | June 14, 2016 noon
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, we talk to a gay Christian reform activist about religion and sexuality. We also learn about new plans that might allow for denser residential development in close-in Portland. And we hear from one of the last speakers of the native language Ichishkiin.
The firm behind the 9/11 Memorial and the new SF MOMA turns its eyes on Portland's waterfront in two projects.
Along Hood Canal and other rural parts of Puget Sound, the owners of coveted waterfront homes keep building more walls to keep their properties from eroding. The natural shoreline is paying for it.
Politics | News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | March 3, 2016 3 p.m. | Portland
Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.
Economy | Politics | Election | Business | Family | Health | Land | Land use | NW Life | local | NewsOPB | Jan. 6, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Portland
A proposed tax on the demolition of some Portland homes is dead, but the city is still considering other ways to control construction.
For the first time since the 1970s, Metro has voted not to expand the region's Urban Growth Boundary, saying there is enough room for the projected 400,000 new residents set to arrive in the next 20 years.
Evictions and skyrocketing rents are putting apartments out of reach for many, especially those working part-time, low-wage or artistic jobs.