Evening News

On the Ground with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief in North Carolina

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  RESIDENTS STILL DEALING WITH AFTERMATH OF FLORENCE AS MICHAEL APPROACHES   Even as Hurricane Michael promises to inundate the eastern seaboard, residents in parts of North Carolina continue to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence last month. KBOO reporter ... Read more

Protest Planned for Ehud Barak Visit to Portland

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  COALITION OF ACTIVIST GROUPS PLANS DEMONSTRATION TO CONFRONT FORMER ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER   This Sunday, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak will be in Portland to speak at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center. A coalition of local activist and human rights grou... Read more

Environmental Journalist Jeff Goodell in Portland

Airs at: Wed, 10/03/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Jeff Goodell is an environmental journalist who has written about topics related to carbon pollution and the onset of climate change for Rolling Stone and in his own books. The most recent of those books was last year’s The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and ... Read more

#DisarmPSU Rally

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A rally and march was hosted today at Portland State University. The outcry comes after Jason Washington, a black man, was gunned down by PSU police officers James Dewey and Shawn McKenzie in late June. The mission of the event was to bring justice for Washington and preven... Read more

Looking Ahead to the Portland Psychedelic Conference

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    The First Annual Portland Psychedelic Conference is coming up on October 27th, at the Alberta Abbey in Northeast Portland. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman sat down today with an organizer and two of the speakers who will be at the conference to find out more. Doctor Alissa ... Read more

The Day to Day Fight to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 09/20/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The State of Oregon is partnering with school districts and education service districts across the state to reduce chronic student absenteeism. Chronic Absenteeism is different from traditional concepts like truancy or delinquency, and aims to capture all absences from a... Read more

What Is the Feet to the Fire Campaign?

Airs at: Wed, 09/19/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    In the wake of the recent release of the autopsy report for Jason Washington, a 45-year-old man shot dead by PSU police officers in June, the seeming futility of seeking justice for police violence is again in Portland's public eye. The autopsy report comes just six d... Read more

The View from Base Camp

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
    One Portland organization is using a little known environmental law to fight logging around Mt. Hood. Earlier this month, 175 volunteers with the non-profit Bark camped out in the newest proposed timber sale in Mt. Hood National Forest as part of their annual Summer B... Read more

Mercy Corps' Deputy Country Director for the DRC Discusses Ebola Outbreak

Airs at: Tue, 08/21/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A recent outbreak of the ebola virus in North Kivu, a province in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has claimed fifty lives as of August 20, and may have affected nearly two thousand people in a region that is home to around 400,000 people. Part of the international... Read more

CRC Challenges Multiple Police Findings in Misconduct Case

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
OUTLAW TO RULE ON CHALLENGES Last Wednesday, the Citizen Review Committee, a volunteer group that hears appeals of Portland Police misconduct cases, voted to challenge decisions that let two officers off the hook for allegedly using force and issuing a traffic citation to ... Read more