Rebooting Democracy Rally: Blumenauer Challenged

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Evening News
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Sun, 01/13/2008

 

In Portland Friday, a group called 'rebooting democracy' held an event to encourage progressive activism within electoral politics.

But not all attendees were happy with the group's choice of keynote speaker. 

KBOO's Katie Arrants has more

 

1:44 minutes (1.59 MB)

Sound Recording of Iran-US Strait of Hormuz Vessels: Pentagon Sound Bites Included

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/15/2008

 

The latest on last week's 'incident' between Iranian and US naval vessels is that senior Pentagon officials apparently used an off-the-record Pentagon briefing to create a sensational media campaign around what was a relatively minor event.

The initial press stories on the incident can all be traced to one press briefing, made by the Deputy assistant secretary of defense for public Affairs.

But the information released at that briefing has since been repudiated by the Navy itself.

3:54 minutes (3.57 MB)

20,000 Comments on Logging Plan: Carbon Gas and Fantasy Profits

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

 

The Bureau of Land Management in Oregon has been swamped with more than 20,000 public comments about its “Western Oregon Plan Revision”, or 'Whopper - W-O-P-R.

The plan would allow logging on all of the Bureau of Land Management's land holdings in Oregon.

Although the public comment period ended on Friday, the plan is far from being finalized.

1:22 minutes (1.26 MB)

Is Dam Removal or Restoration Better:Saving Jobs, Salmon and the Klamath River

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

 

     A plan for the removal of four dams on the klamath River was announced on Tuesday. 

This plan follows two years of closed-door negotiations between farmers, Indian tribes, fishermen, conservation groups and government agencies battling over scarce water and fish protected by the Endangered Species Act.

Kit Brazier brings us the story.

 

3:56 minutes (3.6 MB)

A look at the Grateful Dead's "The Eleven"

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Fri, 01/18/2008

Broadcast live on January 19, 2008.  Details

18:06 minutes (6.22 MB)

Ivy Lin, Music Millennium Film

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Radiozine
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Wed, 01/16/2008

Daniel Flessas interviews Ivy Lin about her new documentary film on the closing of Music Millennium's 23rd Avenue store last August. Lin is a former employee at the store. The film is called Knowing All of You Like I Do.

12:22 minutes (11.32 MB)

Mary Flower LIVE on KBOO

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Movin' On
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Thu, 01/17/2008

Jade Pekkala interviews local musician Mary Flower in-studio LIVE on Movin' On. Mary was recently nominated for the Blues Foundation's Handy Award for Acoustic Artist Of The Year. During the interview, Mary plays 3 songs live, plus some music from her recorded repertoire.

22:17 minutes (20.41 MB)

Steelworkers protest hazardous imports

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 01/16/2008

 

On Wednesday, January 16, the local branch of the steelworkers union led a coalition of groups that marched on  Senator Gordon Smith’s Portland office.

The protestors called on the Senator to take action on the problem of imports that are hazardous to our health. 

 

3:46 minutes (3.45 MB)

Lipstick & Dipstick, relationship advice from the butch & femme perspectives

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/14/2008

Enjoy lesbian relationship advice from the butch & femme perspectives from this hilarious duo. Lipstick & Dipstick write an advise column for Curve magazine. In this interview, they discuss their backgrounds, their writing styles, common challenges in relationships, sex, and their new book, Lipstick & Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships, in stores now.

They are reading from their new book and emceeing an events. Full schedule online on thier blog.

28:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

0116 Our Backyard

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Tue, 01/15/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition: Owens Corning's plan to manufacture rigid foam insulation in Gresham.

4:08 minutes (3.8 MB)

A step back through the KBOO archives - 40 years of KBOO

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 12/31/2007

 

Happy New Year from the KBOO Evening News Team.  2008 marks KBOO's 40th anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, we've been digging through the KBOO archives, which are filled with recordings from KBOO's 40 years of radical radio.  Throughout the coming year, you will have the opportunity to hear more recordings from the KBOO archives, as we attempt to restore some of the older pieces from delicate reel-to-reel tapes.

And tonight, for the next hour, we'd like to present some excerpts of a few of these recordings. 

58:11 minutes (23.31 MB)

DIY, Portland: History

program date: 
Wed, 01/16/2008

granpa on the radio

CONTAINS EXTRA WEB CONTENT!

38:54 minutes (35.61 MB)

Peak Oil, Debt and the Economy

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

Per Fagereng hosts talk radio this morning with special guest, Kurt Liebezeit, a local Peak Oil Activist. Listen to Per and Kurt discus Peak Oil and the Economy, while fielding questions, opinions, and discussions with our listening audience.

81:41 minutes (46.74 MB)

 

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