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local | Health | News | Think Out Loud
We get the latest updates on coronavirus in Oregon. Also, how could scientists communicating about science — and specifically the risks from the COVID-19 virus — be improved? And we find out how Umatilla county is recovering from extensive flood damage last month.
A public health expert critiques the U.S. response to the COVID-19 virus. We meet sand artists, and hear about the fascinating world of crow behavior.
Politics | local | Environment | News | Think Out Loud
What happened and didn't happen during Oregon's short and unproductive legislative session? And we get the latest on what Oregon and Washington are doing about coronavirus. Also, we learn what a clam garden is and how it reflects climate change policy.
We get opinions and analysis on the news of the week. Also, we find out how Oregon businesses are being affected by coronavirus. And learn about a possible new non-alcoholic bar.
What would the cap and trade bill do? And are walkouts a common political strategy? Also, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has an intimacy director.
We get opinions and analysis on the week's news. Also, a group of nonprofits is trying to increase the number of farms owned by Latinx residents. And lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban discrimination based on certain hairstyles.
News | Sports | local | World | Think Out Loud
Aaron Teasdale’s new article in National Geographic magazine looks deeper into the claims made by Colin O’Brady in promoting his Polar expedition project and the subsequent book. Colin O’Brady responds on OPB's "Think Out Loud."
Arts | local | NW Life | Think Out Loud
The Portland Winter Light Festival, a public art show designed to bring light to the dark days of winter, runs through Saturday, Feb. 8.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is creating a new climate policy. A mobile museum explores black history. And a tribal attorney is advocating to protect indigenous communities from the effects of climate change.