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NW Life | Animals | local | Think Out Loud

Multnomah County Program Advertises 'Kitties For Hire'

A Multnomah County program lets people "hire" feral cats to hunt rats and other pests. 

local | News | Think Out Loud

Oregon STD Rates | Author Willy Vlautin | Online Dating While Black

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Central Oregon. Also, Portland author Willy Vlautin tells us about his latest book. And a journalist conducts an experiment about racism in online dating.

NW Life | local | Entertainment | Arts | State of Wonder

Can Portland Save Its Arts? | Towne Storage | Milepost 5 | Zidell Yards

This week on "State of Wonder," we take a deep dive into what Portland can do to hold onto affordable space for its artists before it's too late.

local | News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Organ Transplants | Officer-Involved Shootings

We get a range of opinions on some of the big stories of the week, then turn to a discussion around the ethics of rationing organ transplants, and then turn to the latest report on Portland police officer-involved shootings.

local | News | Arts

'We Have A Lot To Lose': Portland Commissioners Try To Save Creative Space

Commissioners Nick Fish and Chloe Eudaly share the scoop on their 24-point council proposal.

local | Arts | State of Wonder

Groundbreaking Artists Space Milepost 5 Changes Hands

A redeveloper of affordable housing is taking the reins from Beam Development.

NW Life | local | News | Arts | State of Wonder

1 Man's Mission To Ease The Squeeze On Portland's Creative Space

Ken Unkeles has provided workspace for hundreds of Portland artists. Here’s how he did it.

Books | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

Terese Marie Mailhot On Memoir, Memory And Agency

Shattering stories and laser-focused language mark a breakthrough debut memoir.

Books | NW Life | local | Entertainment | Arts | State of Wonder

'Welcome To Night Vale' Creators | Poets Morgan Parker And Tommy Pico

This week on "State of Wonder," Wordstock conversations with the creators of "Welcome to Night Vale" and two electric poets, Morgan Parker and Tommy Pico.

History | Politics | local | Sports | Think Out Loud

Sen. Kruse Investigation | Black History Festival | Olympics Rule 40

An investigation into Oregon Sen. Jeff Kruse's behavior was released Tuesday. A new festival celebrates black history in Oregon. And a former pro runner talks about a rule banning athletes from mentioning the Olympics on social media during the games.