Energy/Natural Resources

Links to Oregon Wildfire Resources

  The links below are for government and other sites that are being regularly updated about the wildfires in Oregon. General information: Hub for resources (https://wildfire.oregon.gov/ ) from Oregon State government, including: Fires and hotspots map on ArcGI... Read more

Oregon on Fire

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
All summer Trump has ranted about how Portland is being burned down by radical anarchist Antifa mobs. Of course Portland has not burned down, but as we speak, much of Oregon actually is on fire, wildfires inflamed by Trump’s flagrant disregard and denial of impending climat... Read more

Oregon Wildfires Update

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 11:00am
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The Riverside Fire, which is the fire currently burning southeast of Estacada and east of Molalla. The northwest edge of the fire is about 30 miles southeast of Portland. It is at 135,000 acres at this point. There are now 385 personnel assigned to the fire, including dozen... Read more

Interview with Resident of Talent, OR about the Impact of the Almeda Fire

Airs at: Fri, 09/11/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
In the Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon, residents of the small towns of Phoenix and Talent are starting to pick up the pieces today after the devastating Almeda wildfire swept through the area two days ago. Six hundred homes were completely destroyed, and at least one perso... Read more

DNC and the Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Marianne Lavelle, a journalist who has the national politics beat on the publication Inside Climate News, an important web source for those concerned with climate change and preventing climate cataclysm and mass death.  They discuss: (a) Democratic P... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 7, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Racism—a Public Health Crisis: Patricia Kullberg speaks with Leslie Gregory, a local health practitioner and activist who is at the forefront of the campaign to get racism declared a ... Read more

River of Dreams

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Ursula LeGuin’s story "The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas" describes a utopian city where everyone lives good lives, except for the neglected child chained in a basement. Portland, which prides itself on its progressive attitudes, also has such a metaphorical child: the com... Read more

Taking Risks

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
This month’s episode, Taking Risks highlights the voices of Suzanne Pharr, a renowned community organizer and movement elder, and Zachary Stocks, whose passion to make museums dynamic spaces accessible to everyone brought him into community organizing.    Find out when yo... Read more

Hot Dams on the Columbia

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Right now salmon are making the miraculous journey from the Pacific Ocean, up the Columbia, to the place each fish was born. All salmon ask for is a river with cool flowing water. But because of the stagnant reservoirs behind dams as well as climate change, the Columbia hea... Read more

Paying the Land

Airs at: Thu, 08/20/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Ten years after Footnotes in Gaza, Joe Sacco returns with yet another masterpiece, Paying the Land.  "A tour de force . . . luminous . . . Joe Sacco's large-scale panels teem with detail, visual and verbal . . . What begins as an exploration of the effects of fracking on... Read more