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City Workers Authorize a Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Portland City workers from three bureaus - transportation, parks, and environmental services - have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike for higher wages and improved safety.  James O'Laughlen, former wastewater treatment worker, now union representative, tells Labor ... Read more

The Bike Show

Airs at: Wed, 10/05/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
  We bring you news and views of cycling in Portland and beyond. Whether you haven't pushed a pedal since you were a kid or logged thousands of miles in the past year, we present something for every listener. We take an in-depth look at cycling and transportation as they a... Read more

To Take Climate Change Seriously, the U.S. Military Needs to Shrink, with TIME journalist Alejandro de la Garza

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    As we continue to look at the role that militarization and war play in fueling the climate crisis, our guest today is Alejandro de la Garza, who has been writing about issues related to technology and climate change at TIME magazine.     Read more

Interstate Bridge Replacement Program aims to address I-5's equity, earthquake, and commuting shortcomings

Airs at: Tue, 03/08/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Many folks may not realize it, but when you drive from Oregon to Washintgon on I-5, you're driving ona bridge that is over 100 years old. The Interstate bridge has shown its age, and not just in its impact on traffic, or its vulnerablity in the face of  "The Big One." So... Read more

Gas prices at near record highs in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 5:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  Gas prices in the Portland area are at near record highs and are expected to keep climbing due to the Russian invasion of ukraine. According to AAA Oregon/Idaho, last week the Oregon average price for regular gas rose $0.05 from $3.98 to $4.03/gallon. Russia is one of t... Read more

Frog Ferry

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  The Portland metro area is a land of water at the confluence of two of the major rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The Chinookan People, who lived along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers before European contact, were master canoe builders, and the rivers were their highw... Read more

Local and Global Stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner Election

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Cager Clabaugh, President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 4 in Vancouver, WASHINGTON, about the local and global stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner race, where the incumbent, Eric LaBrant, who has a long-time reco... Read more

Youth climate activists rally against I-5 expansion, demand accountability from ODOT

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Every two weeks since April, a group of young climate leaders rally outside the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Headquarters in downtown Portland. They say they're demanding accountability, as ODOT and state leaders move forward with an I-5 freeway expansion i... Read more

Youth climate organizers plan strike at ODOT over proposed Rose Quarter I-5 expansion project

Airs at: Tue, 04/27/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Youth from the Sunrise movement are planning a strike for transportation justice at the Oregon Department of Transportation on Wednesday, April 28th, related to the proposed Rose Quarter I-5 expansion. One organizer is Adah Crandall, a freshman at Grant High School. Cra... Read more

Business owner pushes back on Division Transit Project due to COVID concerns

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland businesses of all sizes and specialties are feeling the financial squeeze of the pandemic, pressuring some to close before the new year.  Like many other business owners, Kim Sandvold, the owner of Logik the Salon, off of 50th and Division in SE Portland has bee... Read more