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Citizens Try to Stop Sale of Gladstone Nature Park

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
In the city of Gladstone, Oregon, south of Portland in Clackamas County, a group of citizens continues its frustrating attempts to keep the city from selling a popular park. The ten-and-a-half acre Gladstone Nature Park contains a hiking trail and is an example of the white... Read more

Cliff Thomason Interview

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Between Us
Cliff Thomason is a gubenatorial candidate from Oregon's Independent Party. He strongly believes in Oregon agriculture and agricultural based solutions for some of Oregon's financial problems. Among them, he thinks the hemp and marijuana industries need access to legitima... Read more

David Taylor Interview

Airs at: Tue, 01/12/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Between Us
NOTE:  On January 16, 2016, David Taylor sent out an email announcing the suspension of his campaign. David Taylor is an independent seeking the seat in House District 30. But his story is far from ordinary. He says he and his brother were kidnapped as a children. He is of... Read more

KBOO Noon News 112715

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Between Us
Tune in every weekday at five for more local, national and international news produced by volunteer reporters in our Portland studios. Read more

Book Mole: Balls

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews a 1998 novel by Nancy Kincaid titled "Balls."  The novel takes a look at college football, its excesses and corruption, as seen through the eyes of sixteen women, all of whom are either married to coaches or raising sons who are prospective football p... Read more

Field Moles: Shell No in St. John's

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2015 at 12:00am
Desiree Hellegers brings a field report from Portland’s Cathedral Park where activists on July 29th attempted to delay the transit of Shell Oil's icebreaker on its way up to the Arctic. The segment features the voice of Greenpeace climber Marty Aranaydo, founder and directo... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 17, 2015

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick interviews Bill Bigelow and Tim Swinehart on their new book "A People's Curriculum for the Earth". Jan Haaken talks with Katie Gentile about the controversy over Planned Parenthood clinics and the sale of fetal... Read more

Live-Aboard Boaters Face Enforcement Under "Transient Laws"

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for News In Depth
Individuals and families who live on boats in the Willamette River, some of whom have done so for more than ten years, are facing new enforcement of existing transient laws.  KBOO reporter Henry Leasia filed this report about their struggle to have these laws changed. Read more

Kayaktivists and rope-sitters block Shell's icebreaker rig

Airs at: Wed, 07/29/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for News In Depth
Thirteen activists are suspended from ropes hanging from the Saint John’s bridge, more than fourteen hours after they rappelled down from the bridge early this morning.  They are supported by around 150 ‘kayaktivists’, who gathered Tuesday night in Saint Johns’ Cathedral Pa... Read more

Fixing Diesel Emissions in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
With Oregon’s diesel emissions being the sixth highest in the nation, attempts to pass laws that might put the State’s limits on par with California’s have stalled in the legislature. Because State law limits diesel emissions very little, activists are concerned that Oregon... Read more