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.
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The 154-foot Sentinel-class cutters replace the 1980s-era 110-foot Island-class patrol boats, which are nearing the end of service life.
Seventy-five years ago, America was drawn into World War II and the Pacific Northwest answered the call with lumber, hydroelectricity, even a secret plutonium factory to arm atomic bombs.
President Obama is urging all parties in Turkey to support the democratically-elected government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government is in charge after a coup attempt brought a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week with our news roundtable. OPB reporter Conrad Wilson brings us a story about an Oregon man who was discharged from the military after being the victim of a sexual assault. High school student Mitchell Lenneville is headed to Washington, D.C., to compete in a national poetry recitation contest.
We learn about a new safety alert system in Portland. OPB’s Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins fills us in on the eventful last few weeks of the Washington legislative session. We hear about tribal fishing villages along the Columbia that the federal government has neglected. And we listen back to a conversation with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon about a group of female combat troops who saw combat long before the military opened such roles to women formally.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord has broken ground on a new privately funded clinic to diagnose and treat service members for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), PTSD, and other psychological health conditions.
After nine months in Afghanistan, about 200 Southern Oregon troops will return home to their families Wednesday.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday it will expand benefits to reservists who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange.
Gov. Jay Inslee convened the first meeting a new group formed to address possible personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
WEDNESDAY: Obama is asking Congress to formally authorize the use of military force against the self-declared Islamic State and associated forces.