U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) discusses wildfire funding, the minimum wage and a possible government shutdown with KATU's Lincoln Graves in this week's Connect To Congress.
Eleven months after voters passed Measure 91 recreational marijuana users in Oregon no longer have to buy it from the black market starting this Thursday, Oct. 1.
The threat of the Big One that’s predicted to hit us might not seem like an immediate one, but experts say it’s only a matter of chance that the Pacific Northwest has not been hit by a major devastating quake.
Marion County Judge Vance Day is under investigation by the Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability in part over his refusal to officiate same-sex weddings. He cites his religious convictions as the reason why.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D) spoke with KATU's Lincoln Graves about the Iran nuclear deal, the European immigrant crisis and the federal budget.
KATU Meteorologist Dave Salesky, National Weather Service hydrologist Andy Bryant and Dave Tragethon of Mt. Hood Meadows Marketing, Sales and Communications join host Steve Dunn to discuss El Niño and The Blob.
Karen Twain, who was instrumental in implementing Oregon’s full day kindergarten, was our guest in the first segment. Also, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and state Sen. Peter Courtney.
Portland traffic has increased by 6 percent this year -- what does that mean for our region?
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' spokesman Dana Haynes, Portland Police Assistant Chief Bob Day and radio talkshow host Lars Larson talk about last week's Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Portland, that went on without a permit.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales joins KATU's Brian Wood to talk about his recent climate change meetings with President Barack Obama in D.C. and visiting the Pope at the Vatican.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick gives his take on last week’s anti-drilling protest in Portland. In the second segment, Harmony Lambert joins host Steve Dunn. She was one of the Greenpeace activists who suspended themselves from the St. Johns Bridge.
On this week's show: Portland police Chief Larry O'Dea and U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader.
On this week's show: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer and two Oregonians running for president of the United States: Martin Hahn and Jack Sparrow.
So far this summer, we've seen a record-setting heat wave, which includes multiple wildfires and drought conditions in more than half of Oregon's counties. And it's only July.
Last month Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made a bold statement during her State of the County by saying she wants to cut the homeless problem in half by 2017.
Host Steve Dunn takes the show on the road this week, to Northeast Portland’s Pure Green, a medical marijuana dispensary.
On July 1 Oregonians over the age of 21 will be able to use recreational marijuana. How will this impact local companies and employees?
Oregon officials have to decide whether they'll give tax payers a rebate by way of a kicker, or place it in a rainy day fund.
Connect to Congress is your opportunity to ask questions to U.S. senators and House members who represent you in Congress. Our first guest is U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, who joined us from Washington, D.C.
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KATU's Steve Dunn speaks with Rob Saxton, deputy superintendent of public instruction in the State of Oregon, about the state's dismal graduation rates and funding crisis.
Web extra: Ron Wyden discusses earthquake preparedness:
Oregon lawmakers have two months to figure out how to implement the state's new recreational marijuana law, but there has been a major stumbling block -- how to deal with medical marijuana. Steve Dunn talks with co-chairs of The Joint Committee on Implementing Measure 91, Sen. Ginny Burdick and Rep. Ann Lininger.
Houses going for $100,000 over asking price? Politics take a back seat to an issue that really hits home: Portland's hot housing market. Sellers are living a dream, buyers could face a nightmare trying to find their dream home. Steve Dunn talks with a panel of local real estate agents about how buyers can get an edge, and how long this crazy market could last.