OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 29, 2016
We get analysis of some of the big stories of the week with the news roundtable.We also hear a history of western public lands, and get a rundown of how Portland candidates feel about the arts.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 28, 2016
We hear from two of the remaining occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife refuge, then turn to a discussion about the role of builders in affordable housing, and then hear about a new Portland audit that says millions in grants are being awarded with little oversight.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 26, 2016
We bring you the latest from southeast Oregon, where some of the armed occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County have been arrested and one has been killed.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2016
We bring you the latest news out of Harney County, where eight militants who were occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge have been arrested and LeVoy Finicum was killed. We also get reaction from the community around Burns.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 26, 2016
We speak with Harney County Judge Steve Grasty and with one of the occupiers at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. We also bring you a rebroadcast of our conversation with poet Jane Hirshfield.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2016
We bring you one of our favorite conversations from last year: writer Elizabeth Gilbert talking about the origins of creativity.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 22, 2016
To analyze some of the top stories of the week, we speak with a rotating panel of journalists, editors and other news watchers. And we talk to the director of the new film 'Carol.'
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2016
Adam Gopnik and Dave Miller talk about the life of cities, the terrorist attacks in Paris, and the role of critics in our society with a live audience at Literary Arts in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2016
We're talking about: the armed occupation in Harney County, a new drug rehab facility in Sweet Home, a housing developer who donated property for a homeless shelter and the modern day resonance of "Moby Dick."
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 19, 2016
We talk to a law professor about her idea to create new legal requirements for parents. We hear about a series of conversations put on by Oregon Humanities around death and dying. Then we get an EarthFix update about coal and oil-by-rail.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2016
We talk with our rotating panel of news watchers about some of the big stories of the week, and then with the author of "Once They Were Hats," a new natural history of the beaver.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 14, 2016
We talk to Portland's police union president about a new survey that shows very low police morale, a University of Oregon researcher who made a surprising discovery about the history of evolution, and the Oregon Supreme Court's first Asian-Pacific American justice.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 13, 2016
We get Congressman Greg Walden's take on the armed occupation in Harney County. We hear a local analysis of last night's State of the Union address. And we'll find how the Oregon legislature is preparing for this year's session.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2016
We talk to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, which manages the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge about the occupation there. We hear from a student attending the State of the Union, talk about the appropriate role of guns on campus. And get a regular update on the most important business stories of the region.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2016
We get the lawmaker perspective from Harney County, talk to Burke Jam about his sound art, and hear from journalist Brent Walth about his article looking at a possible ballot measure that would declare English as the state's official language.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2016
We look back at some of the big stories in the week's news; then we talk with Lily Tomlin, who's in Portland next week for a one-woman show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2016
We look at the history of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, discuss the impact of rising pension costs on schools, and talk to Ruth Wariner about her childhood growing up in a polygamist Mormon community.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 7, 2016
We talk with female police officers about what it's like to work in largely male forces. We hear two more perspectives on the occupation in Harney County: Oregon Wild, and the Oregon Cattlemen's Association.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2016
Self-described militiamen have occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Building in Burns, Oregon. We'll get the latest on this developing story.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2016
We hear from one of the self-described militiamen occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. And we get an update on the new laws taking effect in the new year.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 1, 2016
We listen back to one of our favorite interviews from the "At Home" series. An interview with Summer Whisman, who is living with ALS, and some of her family.
Support for Think Out Loud is provided by: the Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Dawn and Al Vermeulen and Ray and Marilyn Johnson.