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Old Mole Variety Hour for May 11, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today’s Old Mole is hosted by Norm Diamond. Norm starts things off with a personal credo about what the Mole stands for. The show continues with the following segments:   Another World Is Possible: With this segment we inaugurate a new feature. In the first installment, N... Read more

Election Races, Ballot Measures and COVID 19 in Oregon Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Partnership for Safety and Justice (PSJ) and Safety and Justice Oregon Deputy Director Shannon Wight and Communications Director Talia Gad.  They’ll discuss the May 2020 races for county district attorneys and ballot measures including the Metro hous... Read more

Adrian Brown, candidate for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
It’s a rare occurrence when there’s more than one candidate running for a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge position. For the election coming up on May 19th, there are five candidates, all vying to fill Circuit Court Judge, 4th District, Position 12. We’re fortunate to ... Read more

Bringing the Earth into Balance in Times of Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The COVID-19 pandemic is a brutal reminder of how out of balance our planet has become. Decades of explosive human population growth and an increasingly mobile population have put us in close contact, squeezed natural habitats, and forced wild animals to occupy cities or pe... Read more

The Left and the Law

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker look at the picture that is emerging of the coronavirus spreading in jails and prisons in the US. They discuss the lawsuits and political actions taken by prisoners themselves to address the pandemic and the gr... Read more

Boundaries

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Intern Sarah Summerhill reads an excerpt from her piece "Boundaries," recently published in Washington State University Vancouver's literary magazine, the Salmon Creek Journal. The essay was inspired by an experience in a Native American literature class last summe... Read more

Planet of the Humans

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Bill Resnick critically review the new documentary, "Planet of the Humans", directed by Jeff Gibbs and excutively produced/promoted by Michael Moore. Released on Earth Day and still available to watch for free on Youtube, Planet of the Humans presents a scorc... Read more

The Bike Show

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
We're in a slow-moving disaster with COVID-19. Were you ready? Are we ready? Should we still prep? The answer is yes, and a dip back into the KBOO Bike Show archives delivers this oldie but goodie. Hosts Tori Bortman and Jocelyn Gaudi Quarrell speak with preparedness expert... Read more

KBOO's Giving Tuesday Now! Special

Airs at: Tue, 05/05/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Tuesday May 5th has been dubbed ‘Giving Tuesday Now’ - a day to raise awareness and support for struggling nonprofits across the US. On Tuesday, May 5th, at 9 AM, KBOO will host a Giving Tuesday Special, featuring non-profit organizers talking about their strife and Triumph... Read more

Native communities request a cancellation of the 2020 salmon fishing season. Listen here to a Bristol Bay Town Hall discussion hosted by KDLG

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bristol Bay, Alaska is the source of the largest sockeye run on the planet, located south of Iliamna Lake, at the terminus of several salmon rivers. The main communities are the town of Dillingham, pop. 2,500-ish; and the village & surrounding area of Naknek, pop. 900. Each... Read more