Community Building

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KBOO is open to the public! To visit the station, contact your staff person or call 503-231-8032.


André Middleton on Friends of Noise

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Find out more about their programs, projects and events online here. Read more

Dan Meek on Honest Elections Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
If organizers can collect enough signatures to put it on the ballot, Initiative Petition 9 will create actual limits to campaign contributions and more.  Find out how you can get involved and what's at stake. Read more

Will Oregon Become a Hub for So-called Renewable Fuel?

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At a critical bend in the Columbia River Estuary, a company called NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., is seeking to build a new, massive renewable diesel refinery. The proposed refinery at Port Westward would be one of the largest producers of renewable diesel on the West Coast. M... Read more

#SafeSupplyNow

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: #SafeSupplyNow. On November 3, hundreds of people in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, Ontario marched and rallied in support of the Drug User Liberation Front, harm reduction, and safe supply. We hear one of the speakers at the Vancouver rally, DJ L... Read more

Understanding How AI works: An Interview with Leila Kaneda

This Thursday at 9am don't miss episode #2 of The Imaginary Possible. host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Machine Learning Engineer Leila Kaneda. Among other things Suzanne and Leila discuss: What Machine Learning Is Some common misconceptions people have about AI Data Bi... Read more

The Imaginary Possible starts this Thursday at 9am

Produced for The Imaginary Possible
From chatbots to applicant tracking systems and facial recognition, AI is transforming our world or the better and for the worse. Each week on the Imaginary Possible Podcast, I talk to experts in AI, as well ordinary people who are asking big questions about our future — w... Read more

Human Centered Design: An Interview with Joe Blaty

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
Human Centered Design: An Interview with Joe Blaty In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Joe Blaty,  architect of Human-Centered Design about responsible and ethical uses of Artificial intelligence. Among other things Suzanne and Joe d... Read more

Understanding How AI works: An Interview with Leila Kaneda

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
In this episode of "The Imaginary Possible," host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Machine Learning Engineer Leila Kaneda. Among other things Suzanne and Leila discuss: What Machine Learning Is Some common misconceptions people have about AI Data Bias and how to m... Read more

The Latest Campaign to Stop Zenith Energy

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last spring Zenith Energy, the Houston-based fossil fuel company who has been operating a massive oil-by-rail operation in Portland Harbor, met secretly with staff from city commissioner Dan Ryan's and Carmen Rubio's offices, to hammer out a backroom deal that granted the c... Read more

Harrod Blank

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Harrod Blank is a hero of underground culture, taking the prankster spirit to the world of documentary film.  His mother was the erotic ceramicist Gail Perrin Blank and his father was legendary director Les Blank, known for his filmic studies of ethnomusicology.  Harrod ... Read more