Kim Freda is a news content manager at OPB. Kim's career began in television at NBC & ABC affiliate WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia. There, she covered a wide breadth of news, including environmental stories, political corruption and legal issues.
Kim holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast news from West Virginia University.
Host Julie Sabatier is joined by OPB news director Anna Griffin and senior political reporter Jeff Mapes, and Dirk VanderHart of the Portland Mercury.
According to the audit, the agency has failed to enact rigorous financial controls and properly determine who is eligible for coverage.
Haven't voted yet? No problem. We dig into the important issues on Oregon and Washington ballots due Nov. 7.
Douglas County residents are considering a dramatic change in how the county is governed
This time, we dig into the ballot referendum process in Oregon and how it could affect two of the most divisive issues of our time: gun control and health care.
We ask if we've seen the last of the attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and get a status update on the effort to repeal a new state tax on health care providers.
While fire crews are anticipating significant rainfall beginning Saturday evening to help with suppression efforts, they’re concerned for landslides.
Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzaman made a surprise announcement — he won't run for reelection next year.
Economy | Nation | News | History | NW Life | Environment | Politics | Northwest Wildfires 2017
OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about the political, financial, and environmental complexities of wildfire.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is under pressure to reduce the state’s liability for the public pension system.
The Nena Springs Fire is burning in dry grass and brush on steep terrain.
Multnomah County is suing nearly two dozen pharmaceutical drug makers after declaring the wrongful distribution of opioids a public nuisance last week.
Environment | local | News
The National Weather Service says westerly winds could clear smoke Friday night into Saturday as temperatures dip below triple digits, but smoke is expected to return.
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