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KBOO Volunteer Reporters Arrested at Protest

  Press Contact: Althea Billings, News Director newsdirector@kboo.org Two KBOO volunteer contributors, Lesley McLam and Cory Elia were arrested at protests for racial justice in Portland on the evening of June 30th. In a livestream video, McLam and Elia identified themselv... Read more

Blues Fest On Air 2020

Set up your lawn chairs, get the BBQ going, and tune in to KBOO all weekend long as you groove to the Blues Fest On Air. Local Portlanders can catch all the excitement on 90.7 FM and our festival friends across the world can join us at kboo.fm/listen-now. Direct link to st... Read more

Conversations with Ender Black

This is a galactic radio show, broadcast throughout the galaxy as an integral part of the Protocols of Galactic Interaction with our planet. -- Ender has been part of the KBOO community as a segment producer and collaborator since 2014, and starting on 2017, he has had his ... Read more

KBOO COVID-19 News Updates from March - May 2020

Friday May 8th: Gov. Kate Brown yesterday outlined a phased plan to reopen the state starting with rural areas that have seen few cases of Covid-19. On May 15, Brown will loosen restrictions statewide on day cares and on retail shops that were previously closed. Counties ... Read more

Accomplishments that Oregon protests for racial justice have achieved in the past three weeks:

In Portland: 6/8 Police Chief Jamie Resch resigns 6/11 Don’t Shoot PDX is successful in a lawsuit to temporarily ban tear gas 6/16 Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announces early retirement; Mike Schmidt (elected in May) will replace him for t... 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