This week, the nonprofit Portland Housing Center celebrated five years and 110 homes that have been successfully purchased through a program that gives preference for affordable housing and housing loans to people displaced from historically Black neighborhoods.
A new report from queer services providers in Portland shows the lack of resources for LGBTQ+ Portlanders experiencing homelessness. We'll hear more about the report as well as check-in with the Queer Affinity Village.
With just 28 games left in the season, what does the future of the Portland Blazers look like? We'll hear from a Blazers podcaster on his thoughts on what the season has been like so far since Damian Lillard's departure.
A new study from researchers at OSU found that even small amounts of pesticide exposure for as little as four days can have lasting impacts on the health of fish, and even affect the health of their offspring.
From 2019 to 2022, Portland saw around 35% less cyclers then it normally does, according to the 2022 bike count. Now recent numbers show it's up 5% last year. We'll hear from Bike Portland on what these numbers say about the overall cycling trends in the city.
Waneva LaVelle is the owner and operator of Pure Grace Farm. She says the change in rules could put her out of business if she needs to install new infrastructure for her farm that houses a handful of goats.
Affordable housing options that prioritize people with disabilities are limited and waitlists are long. We hear more about a local effort to fix that from Jennifer Knapp, executive director of Community Vision, as well as a couple of recipients.
Classicist Mary Beard joins us to talk about her latest book, “Emperor of Rome: Ruling the Ancient Roman World,” which attempts to break down what we can actually know about the lives of the emperors and how they ruled.
The mission of Portland’s August Wilson Red Door Project is to “use the power of narrative art to bridge divides.” Its show "Evolve" does that by presenting scenes and monologues based on the real life experiences of Black Americans, police officers and others in the justice system.
If a patient or a coworker makes a racist comment to a Black person working as a nurse in Oregon, that nurse may have no one who looks like them to turn to for commiseration and understanding. Nurses of color in Oregon work in predominantly white spaces, which can be very isolating on top of a job that is already emotionally and physically draining.
Senate Bill 1583 would prevent school boards and district personnel from banning textbooks and library books on the basis of content related to protected groups like race and sexuality. We'll hear from a reporter with the details.