KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter
One year later: Oregon health care leaders reflect on COVID pandemic

One year later: Oregon health care leaders reflect on COVID pandemic

March 26, 2021

Three women who helped lead Oregon through the COVID-19 pandemic reflect on the past year, lessons learned and what’s ahead.

Checking in with Portland’s Street Response Team

Checking in with Portland’s Street Response Team

March 19, 2021

The Portland Street Response Team, a non-police response to assist people in a behavioral or mental health crisis or experiencing homelessness, officially launched last month. Here's a look at how the program is going.

Looking back on the February ice storm

Looking back on the February ice storm

March 12, 2021

This week's Straight Talk episode takes a look back at the winter storm in February that left many without power for more than a week, and takes a look ahead to see how we can keep ourselves safe when natural disasters strike in the future. KGW’s Dan Haggerty fills in for Laural Porter.

Port of Portland’s future and impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic

Port of Portland’s future and impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic

March 5, 2021

The Port of Portland brings in nearly $6.5 billion a year to the region. Now, it’s looking to do some major overhauling through selling and repurposing properties to spread the wealth with people of color, the poor and marginalized. In this episode of Straight Talk, we look into how the Port plans to accomplish those goals. We also look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Portland International Airport and what’s ahead for the Port. KGW’s Dan Haggerty fills in for Laural Porter

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