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Commentary: Trump Tweets

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    Donald Trump is addicted to Twitter. Hardly a day goes by when he doesn’t use the social media tool to announce policy, attack his latest foe or pat himself on the back. And the media hangs on his every Tweet. But should we? KBOO’s Ray Bodwell has these thoughts. Read more

Fighters From the Eagle Creek Fire Plans to Assist in North Bay Fires

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Just a few days after putting away equipment used in fighting the Eagle Creek Fire, Multnomah County has decided to back out and is sending help that consists of a strike team of 5 fire engine and their crews to Northern California to assist in the North Bay Fires. The team... Read more

Major Fires Ravage Northern California, Destroying Neighborhoods

Airs at: Tue, 10/10/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A state of emergency has been declared in 8 Northern California counties as multiple wildfires rip through the region forcing many mandatory evacuations. This fire has reduced entire neighborhoods to ash, claiming 15 lives. Nearly 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate,... Read more

Trump Oversees Puerto Rican Recovery Efforts, Insensitive Throughout 'Praises'

Airs at: Wed, 10/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
Trump had recently visited Puerto Rico to oversee recovery efforts from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. However, he had made relatively insensitive comments. One of which included him saying that the people 'didn't need flashlights' despite nearly 90% of the island was st... Read more

Iraq Veteran Labelled 'Hero' After Rescuing Victims from Shooting Carnage

Airs at: Tue, 10/03/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
An Iraq veteran named Taylor Winston was labelled a 'hero' after he rescued people from the Las Vegas mass shooting and took them to the hospital. As soon as the gunman had opened fire on the crowd below the hotel room, Winston had immediately run off to try and get some he... Read more

Las Vegas Shooting Kills 58, Injures Hundreds

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A mass shooting occurred Sunday evening during a concert on the Las Vegas Strip, killing at least 58 people and injuring 515 additional people from either gunfire or people's flight to safety. Witnesses report thinking that the gunfire was fireworks at first, but they soon ... Read more

Dramatic Increase in Hate Crimes, Southern Poverty Law Center Reports

Airs at: Fri, 09/29/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
The Southern Poverty Law Center has recently documented a dramatic increase in hate and bias crimes nationwide. It's also very surprising that the Pacific Northwest has seen some of the more crazy increases in the U.S. A December article in the Statesman Journal noted that ... Read more

Puerto Rico Still Without Power, Country's Power Company Deep in Debt

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
There are many barriers that face the relief efforts in the growing crisis in Puerto Rico. One of which includes their already huge debt crisis. A lot of the debt is owned by American Hedge Funds on Wall Street. One of the hedge funds owns the debt of the Puerto Rico Power ... Read more

General Joseph Dunford Opposes Military Trans Ban

Airs at: Wed, 09/27/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
General Joseph Dunford, who is the nation's highest-ranking military officer, told the Senate on Tuesday that he does not support the plan to ban transgender people from the armed forces. The head of Joint Chiefs of Staff said that they believe that if any person meets the ... Read more

Iceberg Three Times Larger Than Manhattan Breaks Off Into Western Antarctica Waters

Airs at: Tue, 09/26/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
An iceberg three times the size of Manhattan broke off the Pine Island Glacier in western Antarctica and is now drifting out into the open ocean. The iceberg is about 71 square miles, and is the second largest iceberg to ever break off the continent. The glacier has already... Read more