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Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Between now and November 2nd, Folk Espresso with host Diane Hunt will feature songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  Some songs go back to the pen of Woody Guthrie; others were written mere w... Read more

Kalama Methanol Another Time Around

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For over five years the threat of being the site for the world’s largest methanol refinery has loomed over the small community of Kalama, Washington, 40 miles north of Portland. This month the Washington Department of Ecology released a new Draft Supplemental Environmental ... Read more

"Labor," Megan Alpert

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for September is "Labor," and the featured guest is Megan Alpert. Megan Alpert grew up in the suburbs of New York City and has since lived in St. Paul, Seattle, Boston, Washington, DC, and Quito, Ecuador. She is the recipient of an Orlando Poetry Prize from A Room... Read more

Representation without taxation

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
It's been another sedate week in this our twilight republic. A blockbuster NY Times article reveals that -- suprise! -- the President is a fraud and a tax evader; the Proud Boys throw an anemic rally in Portland; and an anti-feminist is nominated to succeed RBG. Abe and Tra... Read more


Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae focuses on MATTER, written and performed by Charles Grant as a response to police brutality and gun violence inflicted on Black Americans. We hear clips from the film and excerpts of a Zoom conversation with Charles Grant, director James Dixon, filmmaker Tamera Lyn ... Read more

Mujeres y niñas desprotegidas del COVID-19, Funcionarios de la Casa Blanca presionaron para minimizar riesgos de mandar a los niños de regreso a las escuelas 09-29-20

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy martes 29 de septiembre del 2020. Se han recuperado y sobrevivido al COVID-19, más de veinticinco millone... Read more

About the recent departure of two KBOO programmers

  Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show. Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short break from her program, but ultimately decide... Read more

Program Proposal Drive!

  KBOO will be accepting applications for new programs from September 1st through the 14th! We are excited and honored to bring new voices and unique perspectives to the airways! No radio experience required. Some audio editing skills preferred. New Volunteers will be ex... Read more

You can be a member of the KBOO Board!

**APPLICATIONS DUE BY September 23, 2020** Hi KBOO members!  It takes all of us to manage this great community resource, and we need your help by joining our Board of Directors!   This is a great opportunity for you to become part of the team that is guiding our daily work... Read more

Help Promote @KBOO on social media!

It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October 31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your support by giving online. Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give Can you help spread the w... Read more

Election Coverage

What do you care about this election season? Take our Citizen's Agenda Survey and you'll be entered to win a $50 Visa card! Look here for KBOO's latest audio reports on the 2020 election. KBOO encourages all our listeners, whatever your political affiliation, to register... Read more