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.
What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.
News | Health | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 31, 2017 noon
How accurate are federal vaccination numbers for Oregon? Also, we hear voices from the front lines of wildfires burning across the state, and we take a trip to the OSU Surimi School in Astoria.
Six types of resident fish in Washington's Hanford Reach aren't safe to eat on a regular basis.
How did kombucha become such a hit? Could an enigmatic Taiwanese concept change the way we all eat? Forget your mom's rule about no politics at the dinner table.
Oscar Mayer is touting its new hot dog recipe that uses nitrite derived from celery juice instead of artificial sodium nitrite.
Chinese trade mission members sample Oregon and Washington specialty snacks and drinks during Portland visit.
Under a roadkill bill passed overwhelmingly by the Legislature and signed by the governor, motorists who crash into the animals can now harvest the meat to eat.
What's the deal with cooking cannabis? Is the growing marijuana industry affecting the bottom lines of restaurants? And why was a small family dairy barred from labeling its skim milk as ... "skim milk"?
Sherman County, Oregon, is debating what to do about a large organic farm accused of letting its weeds spread onto neighboring fields.
Is there a difference between organic milk bought in a grocery store and milk bought straight from farmers? Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his findings.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | May 3, 2017 noon
An Oregon man who has an engineering degree from Sweden has been fined for practicing engineering without a license. We learn about Portland's Japantown before WWII, and about a new documentary on Oregon-born food writer James Beard.
Agriculture | Environment | Business | local | News | Food | PoliticsCapital 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.
Americans across the country go wild for Cracker Barrel biscuits or its old-timey 'Chicken and Dumplins', and now, West Coasters — specifically, Oregonians — will get in on the fun.
Environment | local | NW Life | Fish & Wildlife | Food | Pacific OceanOPB | April 15, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Seaview, Washington
Thousands of people hauled their shovels and buckets to the shore for the first weekend of open razor clam season on the Washington coast.
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