Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

program date: 
Wed, 01/09/2008

Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both to redirect policies away from an over-reliance on incarceration to effective strategies that reduce violence and increase safety.

22:37 minutes (20.72 MB)

Even More FREE or Cheap Gardening Supplies

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The Dirtbag
program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

Host Glen Andreson continues last month's theme of gardening on the cheap. Find even more sources of FREE or very cheap gardening supplies, especially small perennial fruits, fruit trees, compost materials, mulches, and fertilizers.

27:49 minutes (25.47 MB)

Is Pioneer Courthouse Square accessible for exercising First Amendment Rights? Report on Guantamano Bay Rally

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

The Guantanamo International Day of Action includes eighty-three events worldwide.

 

One of the events is occurring at Pioneer Courthouse Square.  We go live now to the scene of the protest.

 

 

1:28 minutes (1.35 MB)

Direct report from Washington county residents: experimenting with homelessness yourself

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

Nine Washington County residents spent a night in their cars and on the street last week to experience what it was like to be homeless.

K-BOO's David Rosenfeld reports.

 

2:59 minutes (2.74 MB)

Current Conflict Catalyzes Rewriting of Greek Play for Modern Audiences

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

With opposition to the US war in Iraq at an all-time high, some have taken to voicing their opinion on the war in unusual and creative ways. 

KBOO reporter Eoin Bastable brings us this story about a group of students who are performing the ancient Greek play, Lysistrata, with its anti-war message:

 

4:31 minutes (4.14 MB)

Border Landowners: how Homeland Security gets their land

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

 

Landowners on the border with Mexico have been refusing to cooperate with governments attempts to take their land for the fence planned by Homeland Security.

Kboo reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us the report.

 

2:22 minutes (2.17 MB)

Earlier interview with Oregon Wild on Old Growth Cutting Plan

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

 

The Western Oregon Plan Revision, otherwise known as the “Whopper” threatens old growth forests and could add to global warming.  The Bureau of Land Managent took comments until January 11.  

KBOO’s Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild. 

 

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

Palestinians remain under curfew; during Bush's first ever visit to Palestine

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 01/09/2008

 

George Bush is making his first-ever visit to the occupied Palestinian territories today.  He is protected by an army of 10,000 soldiers, and the Palestinian population has remained under curfew, with all protest banned, as long as Bush is in the area.

 

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a Palestinian scholar originally from Bethlehem, about Bush's visit to the region.

 

 

4:12 minutes (3.86 MB)

David Rosenak, artist

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Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 01/09/2008

Host Julie Bernard interviews local artist David Rosenak, whose work was featured in the 2006 Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum.

29:19 minutes (26.84 MB)

Montana wild bison hunting: happening now

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/11/2008

 

Wild bison migrating out of Yellowstone National Park are being hunted in Montana in what activists have termed ‘cross-border hunting sprees’. 

Jenka Soderberg interviewed Stephanie Seay of the Buffalo Field campaign about the state organized killing of these animals.

 

3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

BLM chopping old growth trees: thoughts from Medford, Oregon

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

This week on KBOO News, you’ve heard several reports on the Western Oregon Plan Revisions, which will allow logging on all land owned by the Bureau of Land Management in Oregon.

Today the public comment period for the Western Oregon Plan Revision, or WHOPPER, draws to a close.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Dorothea Hover–Kramer, who organized a rally against the Whopper in Medford on Tuesday

 

 

3:21 minutes (3.07 MB)

Iran reveals false US video of clash in Gulf of Hormuz

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

 

The Iranian Government has accused the United States government of  fabricating video  it released of a clash between the two powers in the Gulf of Hormuz.

KBOO reporter Chris Andrea has a report.

 

1:05 minutes (195.45 KB)

Wobble

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program date: 
Wed, 10/24/2007

Are you feeling a bit unsteady?

Perhaps the answer lies to the North.

Teslarians hold your breath!

10:15 minutes (9.39 MB)

0111 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

Get This:  Tapped Out:  When the Fed can’t pay its wiretapping phone bill, local carriers cancel the account…I case you wondered why that funny sound on your

Chris Andreae

01/11/08

 

7:10 minutes (6.56 MB)

 

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