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Court Rules In Favor of Groups Suing EPA

Airs at: Thu, 10/18/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Earlier this week, a federal court ruled in favor of groups that sued to force the Environmental protection agency to protect columbia basin salmon and steelhead. Columbia riverkeeper brought the suit along with other conservation and trade organizations. The decision a... Read more

Election Forum Focused on Marginalized Communities at Sentinel Hotel

Airs at: Wed, 10/17/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
        The Coalition of Communities of Color held an election forum today at the Sentinel Hotel. KBOO’s Sam Bouman was there and has this report. Read more

LNG Coos Bay to Tacoma

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Before a plethora of proposals for coal and oil terminals starting popping up in the Pacific Northwest a few years ago, there was Liquid Natural Gas, or LNG. Intense public opposition to coal and oil terminals and trains prevented virtually all of them from being built. But... Read more

Routine Sweep Finds Lax Security on Dept. of State Lands Website

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  PERSONAL INFO MAY HAVE BEEN ACCESSED BY "OUTSIDE PARTIES"   A “security vulnerability” was discovered last week at the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL). The vulnerability was found in an "internet-connected system" on October 8th during a routine security sweep, ... Read more

Pushing Back the Corporate Food Regime: Eric Holt-Giménez

Airs at: Tue, 10/16/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Food is the basis of life. We need it to live. It is as simple as that. The UN declares, “the right to adequate food is a long-standing international human right.” But the aim of 21st century capitalism is not primarily to promote our well-being and health, it is to cont... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 15th, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments:  Bill Resnick speaks with Patricia Kullberg MD MPH about how premature disease, disability and death affects people of color, low income and immigrant communities in Portland, how the ... Read more

On the Ground with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in North Carolina

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  RESIDENTS STILL DEALING WITH AFTERMATH OF FLORENCE AS MICHAEL APPROACHES   Even as Hurricane Michael promises to inundate the eastern seaboard, residents in parts of North Carolina continue to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence last month. KBOO reporter ... Read more

Kalama Methanol Refinery on the Public Dole

Airs at: Mon, 10/15/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Northwest Innovation Works LLC (NWIW) is proposing to build the world's largest methanol refinery in the small SW Washington town of Kalama. NWIW aims to use tax breaks, grants, and other forms of financial assistance to build and operate its refinery. In August, Columbia R... Read more

Chris Hedges: Rise Up & Resist

Airs at: Tue, 10/09/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  When is enough enough? In the face of evil what does it take for people to move from passivity to active resistance? Throughout history there have been instances of people defying tyranny. Fighting back no matter what the odds. An example comes from Nazi Germany, often c... Read more

Hear and There: Audio Postcards from Earth

Airs at: Tue, 10/09/2018 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
In honor of KBOO's 50th Anniversary and the 20th Anniversary of A Different Nature's 24-Hour Earth Day Broadcast, we are inviting you to join us at the OMSI Kendall Planetarium for Hear and There:  Audio Postcards from Earth Tuesday October 9th at 7:30 PM.   This is an al... Read more