OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 31, 2018
As a part of our series looking at some of the biggest issues likely to face Oregon in the next decade, we listen back to a conversation with an audience in Josephine County about tensions between local, state and federal control.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 27, 2018
We sit down with outgoing Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis. And we hear from listeners about their New Year's traditions.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 26, 2018
We listen back to a conversation on the changing demographics of Oregon through the lens of its most rapidly diversifying county.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 25, 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.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 24, 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: Dec. 21, 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, the staff of OPB’s “Think Out Loud” look back on some of their favorite conversations from a groundbreaking news year.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 20, 2018
We explore the ethics of using genetic manipulation to solve environmental problems. And we bring three faith leaders together to discuss how they're approaching the deepening problem of homelessness.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 19, 2018
A new report highlights the danger of children working in agriculture. A police officer in Oregon City spends his work hours helping the homeless. And a plan to eliminate damaged and underused books at the Salem library has been halted.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2018
The bike tax isn't bringing in the money it was supposed to. Sen. Jeff Merkley visited a tent encampment at the border. A Washington couple just finished a new hiking loop. And we get the latest business news.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2018
How can Oregon Christmas trees be adapted to a changing climate? How are plans for responding to a major earthquake changing? Also, Washington schools are becoming more diverse, but not its teachers.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 13, 2018
We listen back to some of our favorite moments talking to people on the highways and byways of the region.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 14, 2018
We listen back to an interview with author Viet Thanh Nguyen in front of an audience at Literary Arts.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 12, 2018
Oregon is experiencing a shortage of nursing faculty in programs around the state. A methanol plant is coming to the Port of Kalama. And we sit down with author Alicia Jo Rabins.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 11, 2018
Affordable housing will replace a former Portland strip club. Operation Welcome Home will use state lottery funds for veteran services. Portland Public Schools considers increasing police presence.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2018
A program in Eugene sends crisis workers out on mental health crisis calls, rather than police. Also, a new species of mushroom was found in southern Oregon. And we sit down with state Rep. Teresa Alonso Leon.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 7, 2018
The news roundtable gives us opinions and analysis on this week's news. What can schools do to help kids who have experienced trauma at home? And tomorrow the Timbers will try to become league champions.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 6, 2018
A school district responds to student deaths by suicide. Daniel Nguyen is the first person of color on Lake Oswego's city council. We ask listeners: Do you prefer real or artificial Christmas trees?
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2018
A new report tracks indigenous women murdered in urban areas. The Violence Against Women Act will expire this month unless Congress takes action. Popular Columbia River Gorge trails reopen after the fire.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 4, 2018
Live at Literary Arts, we sit down with writer Tara Westover to discuss her memoir, "Educated."
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2018
We talk with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown about her budget and hear from state Rep. Greg Barreto on the GOP's priorities. A retired engineer from Hood River visits the caravan at the border.
Support for Think Out Loud is provided by: the Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Dawn and Al Vermeulen and Ray and Marilyn Johnson.