We talk about the environmental impact of cultivating cannabis, conservative perspectives on college campuses, and why some Reed students are protesting a humanities class.
Nation | Environment | Health | Communities | News | Family | Think Out Loud
We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."
News | Environment | local | State of Wonder
After weeks on southern Oregon firelines, writer Sean Davis returned home to an evacuation order.
The federal government has announced changes to a carefully negotiated sage grouse conservation plan. Also, steelhead may face extinction because of sea lions, and the economy in rural Oregon is not picking up the way it is in urban areas.
Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | Environment | local | State of Wonder
This week on "State of Wonder," we dive into the bubbling cauldron of Portland design. From streetwear to downtown Portland to sporting goods to candy, everything's on the drawing board.
We hear about budget negotiations heating up in Salem, how carbon pricing could affect communities of color, and the politics of "good hair."
News | Environment | local | Recreation | Think Out Loud
Two representatives of the city's Off-Road Cycling Master Plan spoke to OPB's "Think Out Loud" about the proposal's benefits, but others have concerns about more biking in Forest Park.