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Tue, 10/16/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
COALITION OF COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, BUSINESSES, AND FAITH LEADERS JOINED
BY ELECTED OFFICIALS TO OPPOSE CUTS TO ABORTION FUNDING
Tomorrow, a prayer breakfast will be held as part of the campaign against
Measure 106. Oregon has long been on the pro-choice side of the ab...
Wed, 10/10/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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 ...
Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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 ...
Thu, 09/20/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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...
Wed, 09/19/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
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...
Fri, 09/14/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
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...
Natalia Messer is a freelance journalist visiting KBOO from Chile, who will
be reporting from the Portland area until November 10th. Her most recent work
focuses on the struggles of the Mapuche people in Chile, though she has
reported from around the world, including German...
Every where I go people are talking about community. Two years ago it
seemed an easier concept- one without too many contradictions and one that as
individuals we could rally around. Surely, we were fighting for the same
things but then if we were fighting, then didn’t t...