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Gas Pipeline Disinterest: Christmas Tree Blockade

Airs at: Tue, 01/22/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  A group of environmental activists in Portland, Oregon erected a blockade Tuesday in front of the Northwest Natural Gas company -- out of a huge pile of dead christmas trees.  KBOO reporter Saed Bannoura has more  Read more

Laws on Cougars in OR

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Measure 18 was passed by voters in 1994 and effectively banned the use of hounds to hunt cougars and bears in the Oregon wilderness. House Bill 2971 could possibly change all that. KBOO's Michael Ianello has more.  Read more

Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Independent Party Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer. Frohnmayer is a lawyer, author and ethicist. He served as Chairman of the National Endowment For The Arts during the first Bush administration. Read more

Clean energy from Waste

Airs at: Tue, 01/22/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition:  A high tech environmental Bend company processes waste to make clean energy.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 21, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This is the place to hear the whole show from start to finish.  Clayton Morgareidge is the host.  Or you can hear the following segments separately by following the following links:1.  Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gidrin about how the left can best respond to economic crise... Read more

"Thirst"

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The Old Mole's Frann Michel discusses the documentary movie "Thirst".   It deals with the privatization of water resources.  You can read this review with links to further information here.   Read more

20,000 Comments on Logging Plan: Carbon Gas and Fantasy Profits

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The Bureau of Land Management in Oregon has been swamped with more than 20,000 public comments about its “Western Oregon Plan Revision”, or 'Whopper - W-O-P-R. The plan would allow logging on all of the Bureau of Land Management's land holdings in Oregon. Although the pu... Read more

Is Dam Removal or Restoration Better:Saving Jobs, Salmon and the Klamath River

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
      A plan for the removal of four dams on the klamath River was announced on Tuesday.  This plan follows two years of closed-door negotiations between farmers, Indian tribes, fishermen, conservation groups and government agencies battling over scarce water and fish pro... Read more

Steelworkers protest hazardous imports

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 On Wednesday, January 16, the local branch of the steelworkers union led a coalition of groups that marched on  Senator Gordon Smith’s Portland office. The protestors called on the Senator to take action on the problem of imports that are hazardous to our health.    Read more

0116 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition: Owens Corning's plan to manufacture rigid foam insulation in Gresham. Read more