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Are you a survivor of the Enron debacle?

Produced for News In Depth
The ENRON scandal was one of the biggest cases of corporate corruption in the history of the United States. Few people remember that Oregon was the hardest-hit state by the corporation’s implosion. ENRON owned Portland General Electric – the fraud-filled corporation’s only ... Read more

Matthew Clark Remembers Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2016 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Legendary Portland writer Katherine Dunn died last week at the age of 70. Dunn is perhaps best known for her novel Geek Love, a finalist for the National Book Award in 1989. Geek Love's main character, Olympia Binewski, works at a radio station not unlike KBOO Community Rad... Read more

Evening News: KBOO Exclusive Interview with Senator Bernie Sanders

Airs at: Wed, 05/11/2016 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    The state of Oregon is definitely feeling the bern. Bernie Sanders visited the state for the fourth time earlier this week, with a campaign rally in Salem. KBOO reporter Jaimee Haddad spoke to the Democratic presidential candidate about state economic policies, polit... Read more

Evening News: Interview with the Black United Fund of Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 05/11/2016 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Black United Fund of Oregon’s Annual Scholarships Awards Luncheon is coming up later this month.The organization is dedicated to helping young people get into college and do well -- as well as giving grants to local nonprofits offering educational opportunities. KBOO Ev... Read more

Evening News: Live with Science On Tap

Airs at: Tue, 05/10/2016 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Amanda Thomas from Science on Tap is interviewed live on the KBOO Evening News in Studio 2 about their upcoming talk, "Memory and the Neuroscience of Addiction" at the Kiggins Theater in Vancouver, Washington on Wed, May 11. Science on Tap offers talks on science based t... Read more

Burgerville Rally on 04/26/16

Produced for Evening News
Burgerville employees are demanding a union. Yesterday, employees and their supporters rallied at the Burgerville on Powell and 26th Avenue, demanding at 15 dollar minimum wage and calls for a union.The rally coincided with other protests being held around the city that are... Read more

Poetic Justice: Eat-in don't drive-up

Produced for Evening News
      If you’re looking to open new drive throughs Our mayor Chuck Hales has some bad news On our busiest streets When you want fries and meat You’ll have to go in where the grease stews   when drivers are hurried and starving They’re heedless of where they are drivi... Read more

Lawsuit against camping rules

Produced for Evening News
A coalition of business owners, local residents, and neighborhood associations filed a lawsuit yesterday against the city of Portland and Mayor Charlie Hales. The coalition hopes that the lawsuit will force the city to address the houseless crisis beyond just allowing peop... Read more