Photo: Deborah Marble

Sentencing For Somali-American Man Who Plotted To Bomb Holiday Tree Lighting

WEDNESDAY: Mohamed Mohamud, the young Beaverton man convicted of trying to bomb Portland's annual tree lighting ceremony in 2010, could face a sentence of life in prison.

Photo: OPB/Michael Clapp

M 90: Top Two Primary

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against creating a nonpartisan primary for all candidates. The top two would advance to the general election, regardless of party.

The Changing Landscape of Beekeeping In Portland

WEDNESDAY: Multnomah County is reevaluating the way it enforces backyard beekeepers.

Photo: Governor John Kitzhaber's Press Office / Citizens to Elect Dennis Richardson

2014 Gubernatorial Debate

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson will weigh in on issues that matter to Oregonians.

Peyton Marshall Imagines A Chilling Future In "Goodhouse"

OPB | Sept. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: In her debut novel "Goodhouse," Portland writer Peyton Marshall imagines a world where boys with certain genetic markers for violent tendencies are sent to prison-like boarding schools to learn "right-thinking."

Supporters Rally For Immigrant In Sanctuary

OPB | Sept. 30, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Federal immigration agents sought to detain Francisco Aguirre earlier this month, but he remains at a northeast Portland church, where he sought sanctuary.

Mark Poorman Is University Of Portland's New President

OPB | Sept. 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll get to know University of Portland's new president, Mark Poorman.

Catching Up With Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.

Finalists For Portland Compliance Officer Share Proposals in Public Forum

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The Portland City Council is weighing three finalists for the job of compliance officer — the person responsible for making sure Portland Police follow the reforms outlined in the Department of Justice settlement.

M88: Driver Cards For Undocumented Oregonians

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 88, a referendum on a state law that allows driver cards for Oregonians who can't prove they're in the country legally.

Hari Kondabolu Brings His Politically Charged Comedy To Portland

OPB | Sept. 26, 2014 12:35 p.m.

FRIDAY: Indian-American, New York City-bred comedian, Hari Kondabolu, reflects on race relations, Matthew McConaughey and more on his debut album, "Waiting For 2042".

George Fox Reinstates Football After A 46-Year Hiatus

OPB | Sept. 26, 2014 12:20 p.m.

FRIDAY: George Fox University is among seven other NAIA division II teams to start college football programs in 2014, amid growing negative publicity for the sport.

U.S. Forest Service Imposes Restrictions On Photos And Videos On Wilderness Land

OPB | Sept. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll hear about the U.S. Forest Service's plan to limit photography and videography on certain protected lands.

 

Listening Back To Ariel Gore On The End Of Eve

OPB | Sept. 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.

TOL's Own Steven Kray Wins Denny's Atari Championship!

OPB | Sept. 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: "Think Out Loud" technical director Steven Kray was in Las Vegas this week competing in the Atari Battle Royale Video Game Championship presented by Denny's.

News Roundtable: September 25, 2014

OPB | Sept. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Joshua Wolf Shenk Looks At The Power Of Creative Pairs

OPB | Sept. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Shenk's new book "Powers of Two" analyzes how creativity and innovation work in partnership. Reserve your free tickets here.

New Play About Escalation Of The Vietnam War Comes To Oregon

OPB | Sept. 23, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: "The Ghosts of Tonkin" focuses on Oregon Senator Wayne Morse and his opposition to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.

Follow-Up On Infant Mortality Numbers In Multnomah County

OPB | Sept. 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll dig into the policy implications of the data we heard about last week, specifically the racial disparity in infant mortality rates. 

M92: Requiring Labels For Genetically Engineered Food In Oregon

OPB | Sept. 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.

Senate Democratic Incumbent: Jeff Merkley

OPB | Sept. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is running for reelection against Republican challenger Monica Wehby.

Pressure Mounts For Oregon To Use "Qualified" Interpreters For Deaf Inmates

OPB | Sept. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: National advocacy groups for the deaf and hard of hearing are urging the Oregon Department of Corrections to stop using fellow inmates as interpreters.

Environmental Update On Flame Retardants, Aerial Herbicide Spraying & More

OPB | Sept. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll get the latest on flame retardants in the Columbia River, pesticide regulation in Oregon and more with our EarthFix team.

Oracle Claims Copyright Infringement Over Cover Oregon Software

OPB | Sept. 19, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll examine the latest turn in the legal battle between the state of Oregon and the tech company Oracle.

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