Geoffrey Riley en OSU Achieves Beer and Hops <p>The growth of craft beer is historic in Oregon and elsewhere.&nbsp; And worth documenting as part of history, it turns out.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Oregon State University's Special Collections and Archives now include a collection information on beer and hops.&nbsp; Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:02:04 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10925 at OSU Achieves Beer and Hops The Nourished Kitchen In Print <p>Trends come and go in the food world, and right now it's popular to know where your food comes from.&nbsp; Centuries of recipe books just list the needed ingredients, with little or no reference to the original sources.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:50:35 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10924 at The Nourished Kitchen In Print A Discussion About The Trees <p></p><p>The way in which forestry is conducted is a constant source of debate and discussion in our region.&nbsp; And it goes beyond whether trees are cut or not.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>It also gets into whether forest land will even continue to BE forest.&nbsp; State and federal forest agencies cooperate on programs to preserve private forests.&nbsp; Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:37:52 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10859 at A Discussion About The Trees Preparedness For The Next Big Quake <p></p><p>We talk a lot about the potential for earthquakes in the region, but how prepared are you?</p><p></p><p>It's probably a rare family that has a week's supply of food and water, and that's why various agencies continue to re-state the earthquake risk, and how to prepare.&nbsp; Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:37:26 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10860 at Preparedness For The Next Big Quake The Age Of Radiance <p></p><p>We've had decidedly mixed feelings about atomic energy through the decades.&nbsp; The discovery of x-rays in the 19th century gave us brand-new ways to help heal broken bodies.</p><p></p><p>But then, too much exposure to x-rays or any other radiation can also lead to broken or even dead bodies.&nbsp; Atomic energy can power our cities or blow them up.&nbsp; Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:20:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10858 at The Age Of Radiance Cover Oregon Limping Along <p></p><p>Somehow, the state that appeared to be leading the way into a new age of health insurance ended up with the worst website to apply for coverage.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Cover Oregon is months behind its original schedules, still unable to allow members of the public to buy coverage online, and a factor in this year's elections.&nbsp; Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:42 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10830 at Cover Oregon Limping Along Touched By An Angel To Start A Business <p></p><p>So you've got a good idea and a model of a product.&nbsp; Now what?</p><p></p><p>It can still be tricky in the best of conditions to secure the start-up money for a new business, even in this age of crowdsourcing.&nbsp; Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:34:48 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10829 at Touched By An Angel To Start A Business The Wealth Gap Examined: "The Divide" <p></p><p>Matt Taibbi is not the first person to notice that very few people (can you name even one?) were punished for causing the financial crash of a few years ago.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>But Taibbi, longtime contributor to Rolling Stone, also notices that our prison population is way up, crime is way down, and poverty is increasing.&nbsp;</p><p>And the way he looks at the facts and figures, it's all related: the rich get richer, the poor get punished. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:58 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10819 at The Wealth Gap Examined: "The Divide" Celebrating Jazz Month <p></p><p>It can get a bit hard to keep track of all the events in April.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Tax Day, Easter, Passover… and Spring Fund Drive on JPR.&nbsp;</p><p>But April is also Jazz Appreciation Month--hey look, the acronym is JAM!&nbsp; Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10767 at Celebrating Jazz Month The Fight Of Their Lives <p></p><p>It was an ugly moment in baseball history.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>One of the game's greatest pitchers came up to the plate to take a turn at bat… and began bashing the opposing team's catcher with his bat.&nbsp;</p><p>Baseball fans will know instantly that this is the story of Juan Marichal's encounter with John Roseboro in the summer of 1965.&nbsp; Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 10766 at The Fight Of Their Lives