Living sustainably is not an easy thing to do in city life. Too often everyday people are forced to make harder and harder decisions when it comes to their environmental impact. KBOO’s Michael Ianello brings us one community’s example of sustainable city living.
Michelle Shroeder Fletcher interviews Shawn Furst and Michael Westwind from Portland's unique computer training and electronics recycling center. Find out how to recycle old computer gear with Free Geek, or how you can earn your own computer by helping Free Geek build them for others.
A group of hunting and fishing advocates says the Bureau of Land Management’s new plan for public lands in Western Oregon focuses too much on increasing timber production and creating “ATV playgrounds,” and not enough on saving fish and wildlife habitat.
KBOO’s Spencer Raymond has more in conjunction with the Oregon News Service.
KBOO's Scott Forrester interviews Phillip Musegaas, policy analyst at RiverKeeper.com, about the current state of Nuclear Power in the United States, and why it's a bad idea to promote nuclear options as an environmental solution to the energy problem.
On the Jan. 3rd, Recovery Zone host Stephanie Potter speaks with Regna Merritt from Oregon Wild and Floy Jones from Friends of the Reservoirs who are working to protect Bull Run and Portland's water system. Recent federal rulings mandate hundreds of millions of dollars to be paid to corporations to "purify" our water. The activists counter that our present system is already so effective and "sweetly low-tech" that it could be coming from some very green future.
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program opens with some reflections on why the presidential campaign is treated as a horserace, not as a debate on the future of the nation. Bill Resnick talks with local bicycling activists Tim Calvert and Elinor Blue about how bicycling can change our cities and our lives. Luz María Gordillo reads her short story "Hot Señorita", one of her series on the Mexican immigrant experience. Carolyn Jessop talks with Bill Resnick about her experience in a polygamous, fundamentalist Mormon community.
Beginning October 7th, KBOO began a trial period of 'The Thom Hartmann Show' from 4 - 5 pm weekdays. Click here to find out more about our trial period of airing Thom Hartmann - we want to hear your response!
KBOO 90.7 FM is seeking a Station Manager to lead our dynamic 45 year old non-commercial, community radio station.
We are looking for:
• Nonprofit management experience.
• Ability to thrive and work collaboratively in a decentralized organization.
• Ability to delegate, plan and organize people to meet goals and objectives.