Airs at: Tue, 10/30/2018 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Rodents of Unusual Size - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 10/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In this extended interview with Quinn Costello, co-director (along with Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer) of the documentary Rodents of Unusual Size, we learn more about his travels in Louisiana learning about local culture and the role of the nutria.  We also hear about ... Read more

Independent Filmmakers Visit Portland

Airs at: Thu, 10/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  The Northwest Film Center's Ben Popp introduces us to two up-and-coming directors whose works are screening at the 45th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival.  Edward Pack Davee's narrative feature Lost Division, years in the making, is inspired by World War II diaries and shot... Read more

Antibiotic Burgers

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  A new report is raising questions about how committed big hamburger chains are to using antibiotic-free cattle. KBOO’s Sam Bouman has this story from the Oregon News Service. Read more

Evening News on 10/22/18

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland Police Shoot Man in SE Portland For the third time in as many weeks, a member of the  Portland Police bureau has shot someone. The scant details we have at this time come entirely from statements released by the Portland Police Bureau and the Clackamas County Sher... Read more

Let the Rodents do the Work! How Beavers Help to Restore Eco-systems

Airs at: Wed, 10/24/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Humanity has been referred to as a "desert-making species," but by partnering with the beaver we could reverse that trend, according to Ben Goldfarb, author of Eager, The Surprising, Secret Lives of Beavers and Why They Matter, and Steven Murschel, an educator with the B... Read more

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

Raw Milk in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 10/17/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
In Oregon, it is illegal to sell raw cow milk in retail stores, but many people are finding delicious health benefits to restoring traditional raw cow milk to their family meals. We interview Theo and Kira Wadman who run Helios Farms. Helios Farms legally delivers raw milk ... 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

The Thai Elephant Orchestra

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Give six elephants drumsticks, gongs, giant wooden marimbas, bells, and even elephant-sized harmonicas (and a theremin!), and they will play, learn, compose, and teach. Tonight, selections from the Thai Elephant Orchestra (part of the Thai Elephant Conservation Center).  M... Read more