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Cycle Oregon Classic Ride Canceled Due to Wildfire Danger

Airs at: Fri, 09/01/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
For the first time in the event's 30-year history, the Cycle Oregon Classic Ride has been cancelled. The announcement came on Thursday from Steve Schulz, the executive director for Cycle Oregon. He thought of the danger from the existing fires and smoke throughout central a... Read more

Hurricane Irma Predicted to Go North, Up the East Coast

Airs at: Thu, 08/31/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Hurricanes have recently been pounding the East Coast. Harvey has already destroyed countless lives, literally and figuratively. Recently however, NOAA has taken note of a newly formed hurricane that is already a dangerous Category 3 out in the Atlantic. They predict that i... Read more

UN Nations Agreed to Be On High Alert After Emergency Meeting

Airs at: Wed, 08/30/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The UN Security Council had an emergency meeting last night about the North Korean missile launched over Japan. Nearby nations and UN states are on high alert with Secretary of Defense James Mattis saying quote, "We're never out of diplomatic solutions." after he spoke to t... Read more

A View from Phoenix on Tuesday's Protest against Trump, the Police Response, and Joe Arpaio

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO reporter Sam Bouman speaks with Dan Hemry of Phoenix Copwatch, who was at the Tuesday, August 22, 2017 protest in Phoenix against the President's rally. They discuss the scene at the protest, the police response, and Copwatch's dealings with former Maricopa County Sher... Read more

DI Squared: Episode 1, A Black Wine Maker

Airs at: Tue, 05/30/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
DI Squared stands for "Dream it, Do it."  It's a series about people in Portland who've started their own companies.  Each week we feature three elements: A profile of an entrepreneur, someone who's actually started a business and made it successful. A featured resource... Read more

Interview with Snack Bloc

Airs at: Tue, 06/06/2017 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Media coverage surrounding Sunday’s protests here in Portland have largely focused on the Trump rally and counter protesters. However, for many at the protest, a support tent with food, supplies, and medical care was an important element in making it through the hours long ... Read more

KBOO News investigates Chapman Square post protests

Airs at: Tue, 06/06/2017 at 6:00pm - 6:15pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO reporter Sam Bouman went to Chapman Square today to investigate the aftermath of Sunday's protests. Bouman speaks with fellow reporter Jenna Yokoyama about finding rubber bullets and casings as well as the state of the bricks that were supposedly used to attack police.  Read more

Tense Calm at Council Chambers, mornnig session April 5, 2017

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
After weeks of disruptive city council meetings, an uneasy calm settled in for yesterday’s morning session. Many of the citizen activists are frustrated by, among other things, a lack of transparency at city hall and this informs their evolving tactics. Instead of disrupti... Read more

Public School Privatization and High Stakes Testing

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Are you familiar with the terms Edtech? How about SBAC?  Perhaps you should be. The grassroots organization Parents Across America Oregon is currently campaigning to wake parents up to a battle against privatization that’s been underway long before the candidacy of Betsy D... Read more

KBOO News Feature: Tribute to Chuck Berry... and those artists still with us

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Chuck Berry, who many consider the father of rock and roll, died Saturday, at the age of 90, at his home near St. Louis. In this KBOO News segment, Zeloszelos Marchandt celebrates Berry's life as a great artist, and takes note of the ones who are still with us.   Read more