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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden Reacts To FCC Vote


FRIDAY: The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve new rules governing internet service providers, something Sen. Wyden (D-OR) has championed.

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What Is The Value Of Nature?


FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles. 

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News Roundtable: February 27, 2015


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

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Represented: Police Relations In NE Portland


THURSDAY: We're launching a new series called "Represented," where we'll look at some of the issues that matter most to Oregonians through the lens of the state's legislative districts.

Photo: John Rosman / OPB

Department of Corrections Cutting Parenting Program For Incarcerated Mothers


TUESDAY: A new documentary focuses on a unique parenting program being phased out of the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

Are Birds And Bees Affected By Warmer Weather?


MONDAY: We'll find out if the spring-like warm weather is throwing off local wildlife.

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What Is The Value Of Nature?

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles. 

News Roundtable: February 27, 2015

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

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

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden Reacts To FCC Vote

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve new rules governing internet service providers, something Sen. Wyden (D-OR) has championed.

Represented: Police Relations In NE Portland

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015

THURSDAY: We're launching a new series called "Represented," where we'll look at some of the issues that matter most to Oregonians through the lens of the state's legislative districts.

Vancouver City Council Considers Affordable Housing

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015

TUESDAY: Vancouver's City Council met this week to discuss protections for people living in below market-rate housing.

University of Oregon and Basketball Coach Contest Claim by Alleged Rape Victim

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015

WEDNESDAY: The University of Oregon is receiving national attention for its decision to sue an alleged rape victim.

Department of Corrections Cutting Parenting Program For Incarcerated Mothers

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015

TUESDAY: A new documentary focuses on a unique parenting program being phased out of the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

Does "In God We Trust" Belong On Government Buildings?

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.

Architect Of Affordable Care Act Challenge Speaks In Portland

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next week on a case that challenges the tax credits at the heart of the ACA. We'll talk to one of the lead thinkers behind that legal strategy.

Full Speed Ahead For Low Carbon Fuel Bill

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

The clean energy bill is moving quickly through the Oregon legislature, despite its association with the Cyliva Hayes-John Kitzahber ethics scandal.

Political Scandals In History

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: We get some historical context for how often politicians run into trouble in connection with the actions of their family members.

Lawmaker Seeks Ethics Reforms After Kitzhaber Scandal

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn) wants to change laws to guard against the kind of scandal that lead to Governor Kitzhaber's resignation.

Hazelnut Industry Squeezed By Hanjin Departure

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: The departure of shipping company Hanjin from the Port of Portland could be devastating for hazelnut producers and processors.

The Story Behind The Success Of The Oregon Chub

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015

MONDAY: We'll talk with one of the Oregon fish biologists who helped save the little minnow that's native only to the Willamette Valley.

REBROADCAST: Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

OPB | Feb. 20, 2015

FRIDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

Local Puzzle Master Wins Competition

OPB | Feb. 20, 2015

FRIDAY: Thomas Gazzola, a professor at Washington State University Vancouver, competed in MIT's annual puzzle challenge.

Investigation Into Fatal Police Shooting In Pasco Ongoing

OPB | Feb. 20, 2015

FRIDAY: We get the latest from Tri-Cities reporter Anna King about the ongoing investigation into the fatal police shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in Pasco, Washington last week.

Automatic Voter Registration Bill Drives On

OPB | Feb. 19, 2015

WEDNESDAY: A new bill could make Oregon the first state to automatically register voters.

New Bill Would Eliminate Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions

OPB | Feb. 19, 2015

THURSDAY: Oregon Sen. Steiner Hayward's bill would prevent parents from sending their kids to school with vaccine exemptions for non-medical reasons.

News Roundtable: February 19, 2015

OPB | Feb. 19, 2015

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