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Voices from the Edge on 06/03/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The 9th annual Village Building Convergence starts in Portland on June 5. Coming together under the them "Powered by the People," Portlanders will work on projects ranging from water catchment systems and intersection painting to native plant gardening and cob benches. But ... Read more

LNG, Dr. Tiller, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!!!

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2009 at 5:00pm
 Joe Uris is alone today, and covers several topics of interest.  First up, Joe talked about the proposed (and potentially devastating) natural gas pipeline thru our farms and wilderness.  He also covered the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional.  He t... Read more

Boardman to Reduce Pollution

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Oregon’s only coal-fired power plant might have to reduce its pollution levels, according to a new proposal. Some local advocates are saying, That’s not enough. KBOO’s Stefan Camps has the story.   Read more


Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Melinda Bernert hosts. Among the subjects discussed: whether the Lents neighborhood should be the site of a new Portland Beavers ballpark. Read more

Indigenous Issues from Belgium

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today is the third day of a United Nations Summit for Indigenous Issues.  As part of the summit, indigenous activists marched to several embassies to demand policy changes toward native people and biodiversity. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Ann Peterman of the Global Fore... Read more

Sea Lion Hunts Continue

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
On the Columbia, sea lions have moved in because of Salmon struggling to make it up the dams. In order to protect the Salmon population from Sea Lions looking for an easy meal, the state has begun executing Sea Lions who frequent the location. Some feel that the Sea Lions a... Read more

How will Salmon Policy change under the Obama Administration?

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein How will Salmon Policy change under the Obama Administration? For eight years the Bush administration did everything in their power to impede real salmon recovery along the Columbia River. Now it is the Obama administration's turn to take a seri... Read more

Justice and Sustainability

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 What is the role of economic and racial justice when we consider a sustainable world?  Jill Fuglister talks with Laurie Mercier about her work with the Coalition for a Livable Future and the Livability Summit held at Portland State University this week.   Read more

Great Blue Heron Week - Portland's Official Bird

Airs at: Tue, 05/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein The Great Blue Heron has been Portland's official city bird since 1986. And next week is Great Blue Heron Week. In 1986 Mike Houck approached then mayor Bud Clark to seek recognition of the Great Blue Heron as Portland's official city bird.  W... Read more

Wolves are removed from the endangered species list

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Normal 0 Last week the federal government removed endangered species protections for wolves in the Northern Rockies. While Oregon still protects the wolves through statewide protections, states like Idaho and Montana are eager to eradicate the wolf populations now t... Read more