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Pause--A Spiritual Power

Airs at: Sun, 10/15/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Rob Wykes is a former builder turned Chaplain with a post-graduate degree in Applied Theology. Rob has spent over two decades as the Chief Executive of a faith-based charity. It was there that he developed the passion to walk with and whisper encouragement and hope into the... Read more

The Gap: Horseshoe Theory, Measure 110 Studies and the defense or defeat of Robert Frost!

Airs at: Fri, 10/06/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea bring you a news roundhouse kick to the face! We're talking Marjorie Taylor Greene taking a photo op with progressive activists from CODE PINK. We're talking City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez tweeting not to call 911 (does that ... Read more

KBOO's Station Manager, Membership Director and Public Affairs Director Share Their KBOO Vision

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Find out what's new and what's needed at KBOO Community Radio -- and how you can get involved. This is KBOO’s annual FALL Membership Drive! Help us reach our goal of $55,000 before October 28! You can go to or text ‘KBOO’ to the number 4-4-3-2-1. That’s 4-4-3-... Read more

Hanford's Horrors

Airs at: Mon, 10/09/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Before the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was created, since time immemorial this extraordinary bend in the Columbia River was a vital and sacred place to the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Yakama Nation, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, the Nez Pe... Read more

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 10/04/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs and Harm Reduction. On this edition of Century, part two of a conversation with Doctor Tim Piatkowski, a researcher and lecturer at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, who has been doing some gro... Read more

TRIPP-P 23 with Eric Garrity & Britta Olsen of Bend Equity Project

Airs at: Mon, 09/04/2023 at 12:15am - Thu, 12/31/2026 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In the long-awaited, first episode of 2023, we talk to two member of the Bend Equity Project about an ongoing Juniper Ridge encampment situation in Bend, Oregon. Eric Garrity and Britta Olson have been a part of the Bend Equity Project, since November 2020.   The guests s... Read more

Drug Decriminalization and Overdose Deaths

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Drug Decriminalization and Overdose Deaths. Professor Spruha Joshi, PhD, MPH is one of the co-authors of a research article published September 27 in the journal JAMA Psychiatry entitled “One-Year Association of Drug Possession Law Chang... Read more

Revolution Now? Ani Haines on Paganism, Wicca and Navigating a Collapsing Society

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Former longtime KBOO volunteer coordinator Ani Haines returns to the airwaves in a KBOO Membership Drive Special Edition, to chat about mental+physical health, and how to process all of this (waves hands around) to build towards a common future.  Show your support for this... Read more

Our Shrinking Urban Canopy

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For years Portland has been renowned for its vast urban canopy but in recent years that canopy is shrinking. As the climate crisis tightens its noose around our communities, trees are one of the most important allies we have to stave off the worst impacts from a heating pla... Read more

Matt Bors and Ben Clarkson

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In 2013, award-winning political cartoonist Matt Bors founded the website The Nib, dedicated to comics journalism.  After a decade of publishing non-fiction comics from around the globe, Matt is saying goodbye to The Nib. S.W. Conser talks with Matt about the history of ... Read more