Disability

Commentary: Children as Pawns

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    One of the less obvious takeaways from Tuesday’s State of The Union Address, was the willingness to look at children as political pawns, rather than the future of the country. KBOO’s Ray Bodwell has these thoughts: Read more

VA Police Shooting Victim Indicted on Multiple Charges

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A man shot in the chest by a Veterans Affairs Police officer in southern Oregon last Thursday, was indicted on multiple charges yesterday. According to a press release from the Jackson County District Attorney, the cop, who is still unnamed pending an internal VA investigat... Read more

Jackson County DA Charges Victim of Police Shooting at VA Facility

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Last Thursday, an officer with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs police shot Gilbert Matthew Negrete at a VA facility in White City, Oregon, just north of Medford. The thirty-four-year-old Negrete was driven to the facility for an appointment, where he reportedly bega... Read more

Veteran's Affairs Police Shoot Man at Southern Oregon Facility

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A veteran who may have been suffering from mental distress was shot by police at the Department of Veteran's Affairs' Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center in White City yesterday. At this time, little is known beyond the information released by the Jackson County Sherri... Read more

News and Public Affairs Day: Community Forum on Police Accountability

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
KBOO reporters Sam Bouman and Jasmin Moneymaker speak with a panel of guests with many years and varieties of experience advocating for greater accountability, reform and positive change in Portland's sytem of law enforcement. The discussion is rooted in the City of Portlan... Read more

Doyal Smith, DDA of Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James discusses dual diagnosis with Doyal Smith, Executive Director of DDA of Oregon.  Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA) is a peer support group based on an authorized version of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous plus an additional 5 Steps that focus on Dual Diagnosis... Read more

Sex4Sale Panel:

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2017 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Produced for Evening News
     The KBOO Evening News Team"s Tom Flynn and KBOO News Director Zeloszelos Marchandt review the ongoing series that includes interviews from international and local authories about the sex trade.  This special edition produced for the fall fund-raiser features a live di... Read more

Putting People First

Airs at: Sun, 11/19/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, we discuss stigma, language, mental health, harm reduction, and drug policy reform with Sarah Merrigan, one of the hosts of the This Week In Drugs podcast. Read more

Hole Drummer Patty Schemel on Music, Life and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Patty Schemel has led an eventful life in the Pacific Northwest, having been the drummer for the band Hole for much of the 90s and a member or founder of several bands since the year 2000. She will be at Powell’s City of Books tonight at 7:30, to join Sleater-Kinney drummer... Read more

RESCUING THE ISOLATED AND DISPLACED

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
  Most of the world simply has no health care... vast tracts of land and vast populations of people don't have doctors - or at best must make great efforts to reach medical care. In addition, masses of displaced people and refugees - over 100,000,000 at last count - desper... Read more