COVID19

Is it a New Day in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Now that Joe Biden is president and democrats narrowly control the Senate and the House is it a new day for America, and for Portland? On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Portland Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, now the longest serving commissioner, besides Mayor Ted... Read more

At-home injury risk increases with pandemic requirements to stay home

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As people stay home more in the pandemic, the danger to families is not just the threat of COVID.  Kids are more at risk of injuries and even deaths because of a common type of accident in the home.   KBOO's Annette Newell recently talked to a mother, Alyssa Carlson, who... Read more

Jordan Cove LNG After 16 Years

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For over sixteen years the threat of a massive LNG export terminal at Coos Bay, fed by a 230 mile 36” wide gas pipeline snaking across five counties, loomed over Southern Oregon. Then on January 19, this project received its quite likely death blow, when the Federal Energy ... Read more

Reform Moves Forward In Scotland

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on harm reduction, supervised consumption facilities, heroin assisted treatment, and the need to end stigma and treat people who use drugs with dignity and respect. Plus, we hear from Dawn Wooten, LPN, ... Read more

Invoking Defense Production Act for COVID crisis could save money, expedite vaccinations

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The United States’ approach to tackling the coronavirus crisis is changing now that the Biden administration has taken office. They’ve announced a 100 day mask challenge, and are in the process of pushing Congress to pass more stimulus relief. The challenge of the pandem... Read more

The Impending Demise of the World's Largest Methanol Refinery

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In a remarkable turn of events last week, the Washington State Department of Ecology denied a crucial permit for the world's largest methanol refinery, proposed for Kalama, Washington. People in Kalama have been fighting this methanol refinery for seven years, joined by act... Read more

Buscando America on 01/26/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En el programa de esta semana hablamos con Maru Mora Villalpando sobre las órdenes ejecutivas en materia de migración y las exigencias para los primeros 100 días de gobierno de la adminstración de Biden.  Escucha el segundo capítulo de Cenotes Oníricos, una cápsula para ... Read more

Multnomah County rescinds COVID eviction moratorium

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Eviction moratoriums were some of the first legislative actions taken at the start of the pandemic, but locally, the moratorium will be shifting. Portland and Multnomah County renters will soon be subject to a less tenant-friendly moratorium on evictions for non-payment ... Read more

Outbreak at Two Rivers Prison raises concerns about alleged pandemic guideline neglect

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The United States has not done a particularly good job of handling the coronavirus, when compared to other countries. The state of Oregon has faired decently, compared to other states. But adherence to CDC guidelines for stopping the spread of the pandemic is challenging... Read more

Making Black Lives Matter in Medicine

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Angele Theard, MD, Medical Director of Neuroanesthesiology and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at OHSU about working in the trenches of the battle against Covid and the challenges of making Black Lives Matter in Medicine. For more see Stop... Read more