OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 27, 2018
What leads young women who are living comfortable lives in the West to leave everything behind and join ISIS? That’s what the Norwegian journalist and best-selling author Åsne Seierstad explores.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 28, 2018
Our rotating panel of news watchers takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. And we sit down with Portland soul singer Ural Thomas to talk about his career and upcoming album.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2018
Portland police are working on a program to provide IDs to homeless people. Alice Tallmadge's new memoir explores her family's panic over a false belief that Satanic abuse was sweeping the nation.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 25, 2018
Oregon's secretary of state is reaching out to inactive voters via Facebook. The Mental Health Alliance wants input on police use of force. And, a farm in Carlton helps men recovering from addiction.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2018
Schools around the nation are adopting Oregon's "model dress code." The code approved by Portland Public Schools in 2016 aims to create a dress code that meets students' concerns.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 24, 2018
We listen back to conversations with two women who survived the horrors of World War II and later made new lives in Oregon. One escaped the Holocaust, the other was in Hiroshima the day the bomb was dropped.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 21, 2018
We listen to arguments for and against Ballot Measure 105, which would repeal Oregon's 31-year-old sanctuary law. Also, our news roundtable discusses this week's biggest stories.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2018
The nonprofit Outside In will now be able to triple the number of homeless youth it can counsel, thanks to a $2.5 million grant. And, a Eugene weightlifter talks about her World Masters Championship.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2018
We take up Oregon's first bachelor's degree in Native American studies; a national high school dress code, teacher salaries; and a new effort to prevent violence against hospital staff.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 17, 2018
Records show Jo Ann Hardesty collected over $10,000 in income last year from her volunteer work at the NAACP. Also, we talk about alt-weeklies after several have closed nationwide. And, we listen back to an interview with author Renée Watson.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2018
What makes it possible for firefighters to do the work they do? A very well-organized incident command team sets up a small city on the edge of the wilderness.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2018
Oregonians have been able to vote-by-mail for 20 years now. A new art projects features stories from survivors of suicide attempts. And our news roundtable offers opinions and analysis of some of the week's biggest stories.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2018
This hour: The Innocence Project helps release a man from prison; Josephine County's challenge to marijuana law; a report on life expectancy across the state; and a summit on smoke in Southern Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 12, 2018
American cranberry farmers want to destroy a portion of their crop. Also, a new musical work features the voices of transgender women. And students in the Columbia River Gorge produced documentaries about the Eagle Creek Fire.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2018
Everything you think you know about evolution is wrong. Also, we learn about a job training program for the construction field.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 10, 2018
We learn about a new plan to address chronic absenteeism in Oregon schools and a recent pledge by the city of Portland to make new buildings carbon neutral by 2030. Also, we sit down with Portland restauranteur Micah Camden.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 7, 2018
Most of Portland's short term rentals are operating illegally. FEMA has created a council of young people to create solutions to emergency preparedness. And we discuss the biggest news of the week with our news roundtable.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2018
We hear about a new study highlighting potential unintended consequences of conservation zones, how Portland's R2D2 campers are doing in their new location, and meet Bend's first creative laureate.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 5, 2018
Remaining ruts from the Oregon Trail may soon be destroyed. The Kah-Nee-Ta resort is closed. A new court ruling could affect how cities handle homelessness. A theater troupe of developmentally disabled actors forms in Cottage Grove.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2018
A new study shows that kissing up to your boss can be hard. Also, Portland Underground Graduate School offers a wide variety of classes. And the latest business news.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2018
Over the course of six months, the Dunham family sent radio diaries documenting their struggle first to find housing in Portland and then to keep it.
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