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The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 21, 2001

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker, this episode of the Old Mole aired as a solar eclipse, almost but not quite total in Portland, was occurring. The eclipse leads the Moles to reflect in various ways on how dependent humanity is on natural and cosmic forces. What we have done to our soi... Read more

Post Total Ecliptical Soundscapes

Airs at: Tue, 08/22/2017 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Portland Holds Rally Against Transgender Employment Discrimination

Airs at: Wed, 08/16/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland will be having a Rally Against Transgender Employment Discrimination on Thursday. It will be held at eight-hundred North East Oregon Street at the State of Oregon building, off of Lloyd boulevard. Currently, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries does not advoca... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 09/04/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This month while Barbara takes some time off, Locus Focus presents a retrospective of some of her radio documentaries. On this episode of Locus Focus we present SACRIFICE ZONES, Barbara's latest documentary, originally broadcast on KBOO on June 5, 2017. As the fossil fuel ... Read more

Why Good People Become Silent (Or Worse) About 9/11

Airs at: Tue, 06/19/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Frances Shure is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is now retired from her private practice and from her position as adjunct instructor at Naropa University at Boulder, Colorado. In her 20 years as a psychotherapist, she focused on "depth psychology," which involves bo... Read more

Supporters of Cascade-Siskiyou Monument React to Zinke Visit

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was in Oregon last month, and paid a visit to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon. The Monument is "under review," to see if its recent expansion negatively effects economic interests in the area. The review fits in with t... Read more

Vancouver Oil Terminal Protest

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO reporter Tom Flynn spoke with Cher Tso, who was speaking on behalf of an organization known as Shut Down Fossil Fuels. The group staged a demonstration in downtown Vancouver, Washington, on Monday to influence Governor Jay Inslee to reject the proposed Tesoro Savage oi... Read more

Danielle Outlaw Appointed New Chief of Portland Police

Airs at: Tue, 08/08/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Monday the appointment of a new chief of Portland police. Danielle Outlaw who is a 19 year veteran of the Oakland police department has been selected to be the new chief in Portland.  Outlaw is only the third person to be selected for the job who... Read more

Report from Kabul: Dr. Zaher Wahab

Airs at: Wed, 08/09/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Dr. Zaher Wahab visits KBOO to speaks with Linda Olson-Osterlund and takes your calls. from Dr. Wahab's June report from Kabul: Dear All, Greetings from tumultuous Kabul. You no doubt heard about the massive truck bombing here yesterday and about an  attack a week ago ... Read more

Supporters and Opponents of Ted Wheeler's Proposed Commission Square Off

Airs at: Fri, 08/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Mayor Ted Wheeler’s plan for a new commission to promote an improved relationship between police and the community came under attack at yesterday’s city council meeting.  The mayor, who also serves as the Portland Police Commissioner, raised concerns that it would cut the r... Read more