- Beaverton eighth-grader Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair for her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.
- We hear from Portland comedian Bri Pruett about her new solo show "STELLAR." The show includes funny and poignant stories from Pruett's dating life and her struggles with body image.
- We talk to Miyuki Hiramatsu, who owns a Portland-themed bar in Tokyo, and Jessica Kulp, general manager of Blue Star Donuts (which has five Japanese locations), about why Portland is so hot in Japan right now.
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