Former Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears Dies At 80

OPB | July 24, 2017

He served as Oregon’s Poet Laureate from 2014 to 2016 and was active in the state’s literary community for more than forty years.

Oregon Doctor Questions Use Of Soap Opera To Promote Cancer Drug

OPB | May 22, 2017

An Oregon doctor is worried that a drug company is skirting regulations by using the plot line of a popular soap opera to push its product.

HBO's Newest Show Will Film In Portland

OPB | April 17, 2017

The show was created by Alan Ball, whose prior hits for the channel include the Emmy and Peabody-winning drama “Six Feet Under” and the Southern vampire soap opera “True Blood.”

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Portland Flocks To 'Grimm' Estate Sale For Piece Of TV History

OPB | March 11, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

More than 1,500 people lined up in Portland Saturday to take home a piece of television history. The NBC show "Grimm" is selling off a warehouse full of the TV show’s props, furniture and costumes.

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Jack London Bar To Be Portland’s Newest Home For Jazz

OPB | Feb. 1, 2017 4:16 p.m. | Portland

Owners of Dante's, Star Theater and Bar XV joined forces with the Soul'd Out Music Festival to offer a refuge for bands and fans.

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Portland's Pop-Up Shops Boost Downtown Retail

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 6:30 a.m. | Portland

An effort by the Portland Business Alliance to fill vacant store fronts during the holiday shopping season is paying dividends.

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Harney County Residents Come Together For Fair

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 9:27 a.m.

Each year, residents from across Harney County come together for the county fair.

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Thousands Expected To Walk In Portland For Alzheimer's

OPB | Sept. 9, 2016 10:15 a.m. | Portland

Some 8,000 people are expected to take part in Portland’s "Walk To End Alzheimer’s" on Sunday.

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Hood To Coast Runners Told To 'Take It Easy' In The Heat

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 12:53 p.m. | Portland

Runners in the Hood To Coast relay race started at Timberline Lodge Friday morning. They’ve been told to take it easy because of high temperatures.

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Comedian Kevin Hart Announces He'll Run Hood-To-Coast Relay Race

OPB | Aug. 6, 2016 11:22 a.m. | Portland

Hart, an avid runner who teamed up with Nike, jokes about the race in his video.

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Hood To Coast Relay Will Avoid Springwater Corridor

OPB | Aug. 5, 2016 2:30 p.m. | Portland

The Hood to Coast relay race has changed its course to avoid the Springwater Corridor Trail and the hundreds of homeless people living along it.

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Cowlitz Tribe Can Continue Casino Construction, Following Court Ruling

OPB | July 29, 2016 12:16 p.m. | Portland

Construction of a half-billion-dollar new casino 15 minutes north of Portland can continue full bore Friday following a federal appeals court ruling.

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Teenage Pilot Seeking World Record To Land In Vancouver

OPB | July 4, 2016 2:25 p.m. | Portland

Isaiah Cooper is trying to fly around the continental U.S. from Compton to Washington to Maine, Florida and back.


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