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Supporting Our Society: A Group of Friends Making a Difference

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
They are also celebrating 10 years of providing needed coats and supplies to unhoused Portlanders. On Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023, from 11-2pm, they have a warm coat drop-off event at Broadway Grill and Brewery. Connect with them online here. Read more

Eclectic Pandemic: The Rose Looking Happy Face Show (Pilot Program) with DJ Thomas James

Airs at: Sun, 10/22/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
This was the pilot program for "The Rose Looking Happy Face Show with Host/DJ Thomas James" which is now being considered by KBOO as a show in regular rotation every two months. The show highlights recovery from active addiction, resources and outreach in the PDX community ... Read more

Mark Anthony Guzman of MealsOnUsPDX

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest this morning is Mark Anthony Guzman, a founder of MealsOnUsPDX. They cook and serve thousands of meals every week for people of all kinds who need some food, no questions asked. Read more

"That Way Madness Lies" with filmmaker Sandra Luckow

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2023 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Yesterday, October 10th, was World Mental Health Day. So it’s a fortunate coincidence our In Depth guest today is filmmaker Sandra Luckow. Sandra, along with her family, was personally affected by mental illness. And she turned that experience into one of the most moving an... Read more

TRIPP-P 23 with Eric Garrity & Britta Olsen of Bend Equity Project

Airs at: Mon, 09/04/2023 at 12:15am - Thu, 12/31/2026 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In the long-awaited, first episode of 2023, we talk to two member of the Bend Equity Project about an ongoing Juniper Ridge encampment situation in Bend, Oregon. Eric Garrity and Britta Olson have been a part of the Bend Equity Project, since November 2020.   The guests s... Read more

Portland's proposed "camping ban" likely to pass, despite public outcry

Airs at: Wed, 06/07/2023 at 5:30pm - Thu, 06/08/2023 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Portland City Council faced significant public outcry at the announcement of their proposed "camping ban" ordinance. The ordinance does much more than that, restricting people from camping between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. and restricting where people can camp, amon... Read more

Jason Renaud and Dr Rochelle Silver from the Mental Health Alliance

Airs at: Thu, 08/17/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Jason Renaud and Dr Rochelle Silver from the Mental Health Alliance talk about the City of Portland's settlement hearing with the USDOJ on pattern and practice of violent interactions with people in mental health crisis. Read more

The Gap: Interview with Sisters of the Road and Talkin' Term Limits

Airs at: Fri, 08/11/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Sisters of the Road Executive Director Kat Mahoney and Communications and Fundraising Director Justice Hager. We talk about their organization's work, how it fits into the local landscape, and what other non-profits ... Read more

The Gap: Indictment-o-rama, Get it in Writing, and the National News comes a-calling!

Airs at: Fri, 08/04/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea round up the news, national and local for ya. First, Indictment-O-Rama! Trump, Guiliani, and... Lizzo? Then, a class action lawsuit from the KMart Fire, accusations by the former OLCC director that La Mota bought his firing, p... Read more

Fentanyl in the Pacific Northwest

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Fentanyl in the Pacific Northwest. The Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute at the University of Washington has issued a new report entitled “Unmet Needs, Complex Motivations, and Ideal Care for People Using Fentanyl in Washington Stat... Read more