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**APPLICATIONS DUE BY AUGUST 15th** Hi KBOO members!  It takes all of us to manage this great community resource, and we need your help by joining our Board of Directors!   This is a great opportunity for you to become part of the team that is guiding our daily work and r... Read more

Black demonstrators in Portland talk about their message being hijacked

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The trajectory of Black Lives Matter protests in Portland has been a varied one. Since the introduction of federal agents last month, some have argued that the protests have gotten off message. They say that focus shifted away from the fight for racial justice, just when... Read more

August 13th Oregon Coronavirus update

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Umatilla County is coping with some of the worst workplace outbreaks of COVID-19 in Oregon. Cases continue to climb in Oregon, Washington and throughout the world. And, a dire warning about the virus from the CDC. KBOO's Annette Newell has these and more stories in this ... Read more

North Portland Tenants Collective works to preserve low income housing from demolition

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In the midst of a pandemic when many are struggling to pay for rent, local developers are planning to demolish what has been called the Flanders Home, located at 2124 NW Flanders St, within the upcoming year. In its place, they plan to build a 19 unit apartment complex w... Read more

Press conference: Demetria Hester, Sandy Hudson, and Jayana Future Khan

Airs at: Fri, 08/14/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Earlier this week, Demetria Hester, activist and head organizer for Moms united for black lives was arrested during a protest in North Portland. Hester has been a consistent presence at protests, leading her group of moms in the front lines of protests. On the evening of Su... Read more

Mid-August Movies at Film at 11, Friday 14 August, 2020

Airs at: Fri, 08/14/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week we turn our 2020 vision on: Kelly Richardt's first feature film, River of Grass, from Britta (a revision from a technical error from last week), Jeff on The Kid Stays in the Picture, DKH on the new BFI book about Rosemary's Baby, and KBOO's own Matthew with a surp... Read more

The Return of Lady Danger

Airs at: Sat, 08/15/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
The rumors are true, but what does gossiping say about you? Lady Danger Hotline: 541-649-2479 Intro: Henry Rollins mix with Garebear Poem and 666 hz (sorry for the anxiety attack but my mixes are meant to be mind bending.) Song: Dangerous by ScHoolboy Q and Kid Cudi 1st ho... Read more

Swing & Country World Wide Sing Along

Airs at: Sat, 08/15/2020 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Swing & Country announces the first ever world-wide sing along on Saturday, August 15th 8:30am on KBOO.fm I've never been a religious person, but after visiting the Hank Williams museum I know what is like to visit sacred sites where a great secular religion called coun... Read more

Unity in Everything That Is

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2020 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Frank Coppieters was born in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium. From a young age he had a very successful academic career which he left behind to actively pursue a spiritual search which took him to Portland in 1985 where he has made his home ever since. He teaches Reiki ... Read more

Seattle Cruise Control

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Cruise ships are three times as polluting as airplanes, spew carcinogenic and other toxic particles from their smokestacks, and pump sewage and fuel oil contaminants into the ocean. Yet the Port of Seattle is largely dependent upon the cruise ship industry and is now planni... Read more

The Lady Eve starring Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We're back with another presentation on Shut In Theater. This week Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland star in a radio adaptation of the Preston Sturges' 1941 comedy "The Lady Eve". A father daughter team of card sharks plan to take advantage of the socially ackward heir to a ... Read more

"Reunion," Emily Kendal Frey

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for August is "Reunion," and the featured guest is Emily Kendal Frey. She is the author of several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations, including THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE and SORROW ARROW (which won the Oregon Book Award). She is a practicing psychotherapist and li... Read more

JEDIB for programmers - Q&A sessions

  Station managers will be holding JEDIB (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, belonging) sessions for KBOO programmers. Come with your ideas and questions so that you can make a successful JEDIB plan for your program. These classes are not required, but are strongly enc... Read more

Protest Reporting Webinar on August 15th

  KBOO News will be offering a Protest Reporting Webinar on August 15h, taught by former KBOO News Director and author of "Street Journalist: Understand and Report the News in Your Community," Lisa Loving with KBOO Web Coordinator Jenka Soderberg.  This class is open to K... Read more

R.I.P. Lorenzo Milam (1933-2020)

KBOO would like to express our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Lorenzo Milam.  Lorenzo was a pioneer in community radio. His belief in and passion for community radio lead to the nickname "The Johnny Appleseed of Community Radio" due to his pioneering efforts i... Read more

Volunteers needed: Citizen reporters

KBOO is looking for people to report from the streets. Help give live updates and help us put the mic into the hands of the people! Contact our News Director, Althea, at newsdirector [at] kboo [dot] org.  Read more