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Pam Marsh Interview

Produced for Between Us
Pam Marsh is a democrat who is seeking reelection to the Oregon House in the 5th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the voters in her southern house district are different from voters in surrounding southern house districts, why the issue of illegal cannabis g... Read more

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Is the movement to form 'Greater Idaho' gaining traction?

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
In this episode of AMERICAN STANDOFF, we'll discuss the breakaway movement in eastern Oregon and northern California counties –– where conservative residents wish to leave these blue states and join Idaho. But they don't plan to move anywhere physically — it's Oregon's bord... Read more

Kathleen Harder Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kathleen Harder is a democrat who is running for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her medical experience will help bring more practical approaches to the Congress, how her educational experience will bring more attention to Oregon's... Read more

Hopes for Oregon's Short Legislative Session

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Oregon’s 2022 short legislative session is drawing to a close. While short sessions, which happen during even years, often focus on budgets, unfinished business, and a limited set of new policy ideas, this year is different. Numerous bills have been introduced and are now m... Read more

The American Trucker Convoy, Violence in PDX Against Peaceful BLM Protestors & Trump Stands with Putin

Airs at: Thu, 02/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
As Portland reels from tragic shooting and murder in Portland of anti-police violence protestors a large American trucker convoy sets off for DC. Meanwhile, Trump cheers for Putin's "peacekeeping" in Ukraine and may have eluded justice in New York City. All of this poses ... Read more

Keeping Mt. Hood Wild

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Mount Hood National Forest has been getting more and more overrun in recent years by throngs who are loving it to death and this crush of humanity has only become worse since Covid. On the one hand it's great to see more people getting outdoors and (hopefully) appreciat... Read more

Black History and Future Month

Join KBOO every Friday at 6 pm. throughout the month of February to hear interviews from Black creatives, artists, KBOO hosts, musicians and more! This series aims to celebrate all aspects of the Black lived experience- from contemporary political and social issues to under... Read more

OJRC's Criminal Legal Reform Legislation

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about the 2022 Oregon legislative short session. Three bills that were unsuccessful in the 2021 session have been re-introduced this year by OJRC. Zach explains each bill and its... Read more

The Gap: For-profit COVID testing, Newberg Recall, Charter Review Survey and Unspoken Communication

Airs at: Fri, 01/21/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start with a news roundup for the week. We follow up on the Oregon Department of Justice investigation of the Center for COVID Control, a for-profit coronavirus testing site whose results have been called into question. Then, ... Read more