Verizon is planning to build a drone testing facility along the Willamette
River in North Portland. Until recently few people knew about this plan and
it seems that Verizon hoped to get the project approved away from the public
eye. However neighborhood activists got wind o...
The Sampler returns with some Halloween fun. Featured in today's
show, Katherine Dunn and Fortunato will read two of Edgar Allen Poe's
classic horror stories, "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Murders in the
Rue Morgue". DK Holm will stop by to review a recent release ...
Labor Defending Democracy is a new formation of Portland area union activists
who are organizing to prevent Trump from stealing the election. By his own
words, the president has threatened to reject an election defeat and to
remain in power. Laurie King and Dave King, lon...
Adam Carpinelli interviews Aisha Mohammed and Jihad Abdulmumit from The
Jericho Movement for Political Prisoner Amnesty, discussing the importance of
supporting Black Political Prisoners during a time of global pandemic,
national political uprisings in 2020 and recent campa...
The theme for October is "Magic," and the featured guest is Ingrid
Wendt. Eugene (OR) poet Ingrid Wendt has authored five books of poems and
co-edited the Oregon poetry anthology From Here We Speak and In Her Own
Image: Women Working in the Arts. A visiting poet in hundred...
It's time to vote for KBOO's Board of Directors. Tune in to here from all our
candidates to help you decide who should fill our open seats. This special
program will air on Tues Oct 27 at 10am, and re-airing on Wed Oct 28 at 7pm.
Ballots for KBOO's Board of Directors are...
(From Wikipedia): Jared Yates Sexton is an American author and political
commentator from Linton, Indiana. He is an associate professor in the
Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University. Sexton
is the author of three short story collections: An ...
This week in anticipation of the year's scariest day of the year, we have
Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time on Mario Bava's anthology film Black
Sunday, and our L.A. correspondent Jeff Godsil on the seminal ghost story,
The Uninvited. Also on hand is Britta Gordon on a selec...
KBOO BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM: Sunday October 25th 12 - 2 pm:
Please click this Zoom link to join the webinar on Sunday 10/25 to hear the
Board candidate forum.
KBOO Election and Annual Membership Meeting, Saturday, Nov 7, 2020, 2:00-4:...
The results are in! This month, we asked our community to respond to a survey
about what they care about most this election season. The survey centered
around one simple question: what do you want candidates to be talking about
as they compete for votes?
There are a lot...
Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no
longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show.
Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short
break from her program, but ultimately decide...
It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October
31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your
support by giving online.
Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give
Can you help spread the w...
The results are in from
KBOO's Citizen's Agenda Survey!
Look and see what our respondents prioritized, and what we are focusing on
in our election coverage!
Look here for KBOO's latest audio reports on the 2020 election.
Oregon Primary Election Coverage - May 2020 (inclu...