OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 30, 2018
Portland's new police chief, Danielle Outlaw, joins us. Also, we'll talk to a Salem high school student who is starting a youth homeless shelter. And we'll learn about a law that just went into effect to protect janitorial workers.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 29, 2018
A new homeless shelter is planned for Foster Road in Portland. Also, Happy Valley's mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer met with President Trump last week. And Portland has a new tribal liaison, Laura John.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 26, 2018
Our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest news of the week. Also, we take a look at a new play premiering at the Artists Repertory Theatre.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2018
We listen back to our day inside the Central Branch of the Multnomah County Library.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 24, 2018
Measure 101 passed in the special Oregon election. Also, we'll remember the legacy of Oregon writer Ursula K. Le Guin. And we'll hear about an effort to provide contraceptives in some Washington County schools.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2018
What kind of mental health support do college athletes get? Also, we'll talk to a Portland-area photographer about her portraits of families at Gresham's Family Shelter. And we'll get the latest business news.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 22, 2018
We'll hear from U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley about the government shutdown. Also, what's happening with Oregon recyclables now that China's stopped accepting them? And, "Think Out Loud" turns 10 today.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 19, 2018
Why are Chinatowns disappearing? Another thing disappearing: the TV show "Portlandia." And we get some opinions and analysis of some of the big stories in the week's news.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 18, 2018
Will popular Detroit Lake be empty for two years? Is Portland as green as it thinks it is? Also, we'll learn about an effort to bring more diverse storytelling to Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 17, 2018
Oregon and Washington are both considering carbon pricing proposals. The crab fishery remains closed. A new election center opens. A petition demands Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith resign.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 16, 2018
We discuss a homeowner initiative in Deschutes County to reduce wildfire risk and talk to a reporter who followed a parental rights case concerning a couple with low IQ. Also, Oregon's state health officer tells us about the leading causes of death.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2018
The MoviePass subscription service allows users to attend one movie a day for $9.95 a month. Some theater operators and industry insiders are questioning the sustainability of the business model.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2018
Our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest stories of the week. Also, we talk with Adrienne Nelson, the first African-American justice on the Oregon Supreme Court. And we talk to Oregon's U.S. Attorney about his public comments on marijuana.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2018
We learn about a nano-satellite project at Portland State and hear from the parties in an Oregon lawsuit against Monsanto. Also, we hear about a push to abolish non-unanimous juries and what the new tax law means for private school tuition.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2018
Will a new movie theater subscription service disrupt Portland's independent movie ecosystem? What does the federal government's recent announcement mean for local immigrants from El Salvador? And we learn about recent ethics findings about Cylvia Hayes.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2018
We look ahead to the 2018 Washington legislative session that starts Monday. Also, we talk with a TriMet bus driver about his experiences on the job. We learn about a new homeless campus in Klamath Falls and hear about how the case against Cliven Bundy was dismissed.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2018
Alia Malek, Elliot Ackerman, and Emily Robbins have all written new books about Syria, and ideas of home.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2018
We listen back to an interview with author Reza Aslan in front of an audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2018
We get reactions to the U.S. Attorney General's plans to rescind an Obama-era cannabis memo. We also explore the reasons why TriMet ridership is down, and we find out why Portland is vital to state universities — even ones not based here.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2018
How will the closure of FamilyCare affect providers and patients? How will legal recreational cannabis in California affect Oregon? And a New York Times article finds questionable care at the Roseburg VA Medical Center.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2018
We hear from reporter Ellen Meny about the harassment she, and other TV journalists, face from their viewers. Also, we learn about Measure 101, where voters will decide whether to approve a tax on health care providers and insurers.
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