OPB | Broadcast: April 19, 2019
A custodian at a local elementary school is finalist for a national award. Also, an author of a new book about whales tells us about these large mammals. And we talk over some news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: April 18, 2019
Sonia Manzano spent years talking to kids as she played the role of Maria on "Sesame Street." Manzano joins a panel of experts discussing how to have difficult conversations with children.
OPB | Broadcast: April 17, 2019
This hour we talk about: proposed Oregon changes to mortgage interest tax deductions, support for collegiate women's sports and the challenges of serving on a public school board.
OPB | Broadcast: April 16, 2019
This hour: a new toolkit to help educators respond to white nationalist recruitment; a new radio station aimed at children, and Linus Pauling Legacy Award winning UO professor Geri Richmond.
OPB | Broadcast: April 15, 2019
We talk about the history of nuclear power in the Northwest. A program helps incarcerated Native youth find mentorship. And we hear about efforts to increase diversity in FBI recruiting.
OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2019
If you had a family member in mental health crisis, would you call 911? Oregon Senator Ron Wyden talks about a tax bill. And we discuss some of the biggest news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: April 11, 2019
We ask the head of Oregon's Department of Health Services and its director of Child Welfare if a different approach to child welfare could work in this state.
OPB | Broadcast: April 10, 2019
Native communities try something different to prevent suicides. A new publication is aimed at informing young people in prison. And a nonprofit responds to racism in Lake Oswego.
OPB | Broadcast: April 9, 2019
Mercy Corps has teamed up with NASA to help vulnerable communities. The Tulalip Tribes is funding research on cannabis as a treatment for opioid addiction. And we learn more about relief nurseries.
OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2019
When you pick up a bottle of Willamette Valley pinot noir, have you ever wondered how much of that wine is actually from pinot noir grapes or grapes grown in the Willamette Valley?
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2019
How should the media cover suicide? Also, a documentary about homelessness in Seattle has a lot of people talking. And a local author writes a children's book about young boys' role in feminism.
OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2019
Sophia Shalmiyev talks about her memoir "Mother Winter," and we get some opinions and analysis of some big stories from this week's news.
OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2019
Oregon looks poised to join the popular vote compact after many failed attempts. Wineries and vineyards are arguing about tightening wine standards. And we listen back to Oregon Symphony Music Director Carlos Kalmar.
OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2019
An OPB investigation looks into the numbers of people who have died while in jail in the Pacific Northwest. Also, a symposium takes up many issues around the crisis now facing Rohingya Muslims in Burma. And we get the latest business news.
OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2019
Author Colson Whitehead is in town to accept an award from Oregon State University.
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