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Opposition to Lincoln County Spray Ban Measure Gears Up

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
The last several years have seen a number of contentious local ballot measures in Oregon’s rural counties, around the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms.           Nearly all of these measures have inspired record-breaking campaign donations for county me... Read more

10 Steps to End Mass Incarceration in America

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 8:00am - Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
   Howell Woltz speaks from personal experience. He was arrested, illegally denied bail, and unlawfully held for seven years by the U.S. Government, though never convicted in or by any court of jurisdiction. Woltz vividly illustrates each of his suggested reforms with rive... Read more

Conflict is Not Abuse, on Preference Radio, March 14th

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
.   In 2016, author Sarah Schulman released her book 'Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair,' in which she attempts to re-work understandings of the difference between conflict and abuse, and how communities should be ca... Read more

Unlocking Measure 57

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Julia Yoshimoto, an attorney with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about her new report, Unlocking Measure 57, which explains how the development of Oregon criminal laws over the last few decades has widened the net of defendants who receive manda... Read more

Advocacy Groups Demand Feds Investigate Muslim Teen's Death

Airs at: Tue, 03/07/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The unsolved death of Muslim teenager Ben Keita in Lake Stevens, Washington, has advocacy groups demanding a full federal investigation. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman spoke to Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of the Seattle office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.... Read more

"ICE Out of Oregon" Rally

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, March 6, people representing Portland’s and Woodburn’s immigrant communities rallied outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. KBOO Reporter Canaan Schlesinger has the story, with additional reporting by Pu Epstein.. Read more

guess who's coming to radio??!! on 03/09/17

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Part 2 of Guess Who's Coming to Radio from  3/9/17 Catch the first hour here: http://kboo.fm/media/56313-fuller-conversation-dr-jared-ball-and-music-al-jarreau Read more

Detainees: Mentally Ill & Undocumented Immigrants

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Disability Rights Oregon recently published a new report that finds individuals with mental illness held at Multnomah County Detention Center experience significant physical and mental harm. The report recommends steps that the jail should take to better meet the needs of p... Read more

KBOO News Interview - Christiaan Bedford and Jennifer Cook

Airs at: Mon, 03/06/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Donald Trump supporters took to the streets last Saturday in a series of what they were calling "March 4 Trump" rallies across the country. There were only three events in Oregon, the largest in Lake Oswego, where an estimated 200 Trump supporters found themselves outnumber... Read more

A (fuller) conversation with Dr. Jared A. Ball, and the music of Al Jarreau

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Jared A. Ball has been on the airwaves of KBOO several times; in interviews related to news programming, on airings of Hard Knock Radio, and even on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' (in a segment on A Tribe called Quest and Phife Dawg). However, we had been wanting to do a... Read more