Police Chief Chuck Lovell stuck around for a bonus interview after this week's episode of Straight Talk.
Interview with Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell
Portland's police chief discussed gun violence, police staffing, body cameras and more.
Can downtown Portland be resuscitated?
Economic data paints a not-so-rosy picture of P...
The benefits of reducing alcohol consumption
The practice of 'dry January' is expanding to other times of year like 'dry July.'
Dan Ryan says Safe Rest Villages remain a priority
Even as he makes plans for his new role in charge of the parks bureau, Ryan said he wants to finish what he started
How new leaders plan to tackle Oregon's biggest...
Superintendents talk about what our public scho...
Why don't more people want to become mental hea...
Bonus episode: More questions for Oregon House ...
One-on-one with Oregon House Speaker Dan Rayfie...
Nurses hope new bill will help with hospital st...
Bonus content: The northwest's newest Congressw...
The northwest's newest Congresswomen are ready ...
How local journalists covered 2022's biggest st...
The state of downtown Portland: Its economic re...
How government, business and community groups w...
The pandemic exacerbated the burden on people who don't have reliable high-speed internet access. It takes multiple approaches to meet those needs.
KGW election night analysts reflect on Decision...
Democrat Tina Kotek overcame a tough challenge from Republican Christine Drazan and won the governor's race, but Republican strategist Rebecca Tweed says the GOP can still point to some successes in Oregon Tuesday night.
Portland City Council candidates face off on th...
With just days before Election Day, Rene Gonzalez and Jo Ann Hardesty joined Straight Talk this week to talk about their vision for the city if they're elected to Portland City Council.
SW Washington congressional candidates Kent and...
Republican Joe Kent said his main goal is to end one party rule while Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez said she'll focus on small business and manufacturing jobs.
With Election Day looming, candidates for Orego...
"Straight Talk" host Laurel Porter moderated the debate, and now she explores some of the key takeaways as we quickly approach Election Day.
The competitive race for Oregon's newly created...
Candidates in Oregon's 5th Congressional distri...
Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer says voters are clamoring for political change while Democrat Jamie McLeod-Skinner says she can bring people together for solutions.
Charter reform advocates and opponents make the...
Supporters and an opponent joined Straight Talk to discuss the November ballot measure that could radically reshape Portland's city government.
Oregon hospitals in crisis
A 'perfect storm' of staff shortages, financial struggles and inability to discharge patients have created what hospital officials call an 'existential crisis.'