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Holding the Thin Green Line, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the fossil fuel industry increases pressure to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel hub, a Thin Green Line stands in its way. Now that communities across the region have stopped numerous coal and oil projects, the industry is pushing even harder to build the Wes... Read more

LIVE BROADCAST: Climate Strike PDX

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
The KBOO News Team broadcasts live from the global Climate Strike here in Portland. We hear from the rally at City Hall, the march across the Hawthorne Bridge, and from the students who are striking for their future.  Read more

Bomb Trains

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 6, 2013, a train hauling crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, resulting in fires and explosions that killed 47 people and wiped out a large part of the small Canadian town's center. In the six months following the deadly disa... Read more

Surveillance on the Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A few weeks ago the Guardian broke a chilling story: "Law enforcement groups, including the FBI, have been monitoring opponents of a natural gas infrastructure project in Oregon and circulated intelligence to an email list that included a Republican-aligned anti-environment... Read more

Press**Watch: hurricane season

Airs at: Thu, 09/05/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Join me for the news you're not supposed to know, as I interview Oregon House primary candidate PAIGE KREISMAN, a veteran, a Democratic Socialist, and a transgender woman! Read more

Would you risk arrest for life on earth?

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Amy Johnson will be speaking with one of the valve turners who spent 6 months in prison for shutting down a tar-sands pipeline in North Dakota on October 11th, 2016, Michael Foster. As well as Bonnie McKinlay, who hosts workshops in Portland, Oregon on Civil Disobedien... Read more

JORDAN COVE Preview

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
For fifteen years people across Southern Oregon have been fighting a proposed Liquid Natural Gas terminal in Coos Bay and its companion 36" pipeline that would transport fracked gas across four counties in Southern Oregon. JORDAN COVE is a new documentary that depicts this ... Read more

Freedom Gas

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last week, the people of Tacoma received a glossy mailer from Puget Sound Energy touting their proposed Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) facility that has been nearly completed without the proper permits. In the mailer, residents were told: "LNG is cleaner. Tacoma LNG will reduce g... Read more

No Steel Today

Airs at: Sat, 08/31/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Steel is the material that makes infrastructure, construction and transportation possible. Without steel, we'd have no cars, bikes, buses, trains or planes to move us around. More importantly, we'd have no steel guitar. This instrument has long been synonymous with Count... Read more

03 TRIPP-P August2019

Airs at: Sat, 08/24/2019 at 12:30pm - Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
The Portland Harbor Community Coalition (PHCC) was founded in 2012 by local Portland resident Donovan Smith. A major focus for PHCC has been addressing the Portland Superfund site on the Willamette River, as well as sustaining healthy relationships between the River and th... Read more