News | Nation | 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.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 12, 2017 noon
We check in on the frightful weather in much of the state. We hear about what nonprofits and Multnomah County are doing for people without homes in this weather. And we talk to a clown who travels all over the world.
local | News | Nation | CommunitiesOPB | Jan. 9, 2017 7:33 p.m.
A woman who died of hypothermia in a downtown Portland parking garage struggled for much of her life with schizophrenia. And she had been recently evicted from an affordable housing complex.
local | News | Communities | NW LifeOPB | Dec. 10, 2016 3:46 p.m. | Portland
Portland leaders and non-profits that provide services for families of homeless veterans announced Saturday that Portland and Multnomah County were recognized by the White House for their efforts.
News | Nation | Business | Communities | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 30, 2016 noon
New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?
News | Nation | Communities | NW LifeThe Register-Guard | Nov. 17, 2016 9:32 a.m.
Eugene city councilors on Wednesday initiated the expansion of the “rest stop” program that provides temporary and legal shelter to homeless people.
Despite the overall decline, there were large increases in several cities. Among veterans and families, homelessness improved. Communities count the homeless on one night in January each year.
local | News | 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.
Multnomah County and the City of Portland have announced the opening of a temporary winter homeless shelter in downtown Portland. The shelter is expected to open around Thanksgiving.