NW Life | local | Books | Think Out LoudOPB | April 24, 2017 noon | Portland
A new temporary homeless shelter has opened in SE Portland. And Oregonian Mark Russell tells us about the Flinstones, which he has re-written in comic form as biting social satire.
Children make up more than half the documented homeless population in Clackamas County's 2017 count.
Two Portland development firms are donating space for a temporary homeless shelter in the Shleifer Furniture building in the heart of the city’s central east side.
The Multnomah County District Attorney will not press charges against a homeless Portland woman who gave birth to a baby on the streets during a winter storm.
This arts district is now a tourist magnet, a place where people with money come to buy designer ice cream and fancy coffee. But the other day, Alberta Street held a parade for a panhandler.
The relationship between home and school is evolving for thousands of Oregon children.
Right 2 Dream Too has 60 days to move to a city-owned site near the Moda Center. It can stay at the new site for up to two years.
Eugene city leaders recently banned all dogs from the downtown core, except for those belonging to people who live or work there. Critics argue that it unfairly targets homeless people in the area.
Homelessness in Southwest Washington is on the rise. On Wednesday, Clark County released its annual tally of people sleeping on the streets or in their cars.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | March 27, 2017 noon
We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.
Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers discovered the man last week while conducting a welfare check. Officers opened the tent after getting no response and found the body of 32-year-old Christopher Martin.
About 15 people live in the Sandy River Delta Park, though some transients build multiple camps and others leave shelters behind after moving on for good.
Poor access to hygiene facilities in Portland carries dire public health impacts and other insidious effects that keep homeless people on the streets.
Secretary of State Dennis Richardson joins us to explain a letter he wrote to the President Oregon's voter system. One of the leaders of Portland's Right 2 Dream, Too homeless camp has left the organization. Also, a futurist looks at possible cyber threats.
Lawmakers, community leaders, and advocates in Washington state told the press Tuesday they want to be the first in the nation to completely end homelessness for teens and young adults.