Content Manager, News
Beth Hyams is a content manager for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Beth has been with OPB since 1993 and has served as the station's "All Things Considered" host and newscaster for more than 20 years. Beth got her start in radio as a reporter and anchor at the community radio station KPFA in Berkeley. She was an associate producer with the public television documentarian Loni Ding in San Francisco. Before joining OPB, she was volunteer coordinator at community radio station KBOO in Portland.
Beth is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. Beth graduated from Brown University with a degree in English and American literature.
Portland marked its 50th traffic fatality of the year Tuesday morning on Interstate 84. Later in the morning, the freeway closed again due to a second fatal crash.
Court documents show the defendant admitted starting a fight and using hate speech toward two men in downtown Portland on Sept. 1.
Portland police shot and killed a suspect on Sunday in the city's Pearl District.
A road expansion project a decade ago destroyed burial grounds and a stone altar, along with old-growth trees.
Many parts of the Portland metro area are seeing a slow melt Tuesday after two frozen days.
The Oregon Democratic Party won’t allow non-affiliated voters to take part in its 2018 primary.
The number of Oregonians who’ve been jobless for more than six months is one-tenth the number of longterm unemployed after the Great Recession in 2010.
After days of silence, President Trump tweeted Monday morning about Friday’s stabbings on a Portland light-rail train.
He’s a former Bureau of Land Management employee who told other jurors “I am very biased” during their deliberations.
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Midfielder Jack Jewsbury said Sunday at an annual team banquet that he’ll retire at the conclusion of the 2016 season.
The lawyers for Ammon Bundy withdrew their motion Tuesday for a second detention hearing for their client.
The body of a climber who fell on Mount Hood Tuesday morning has been located.
Authorities say they expect to have an updated list soon of how many people are still unaccounted for after Saturday's huge mudslide in Washington