Community Building

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Portland State of the City 2021 with Jo Ann Hardesty

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s been a challenging year for Portland and just about every other city in this country. As we head into a new year, what can be done to make the city less dysfunctional and a healthier and happier place for everyone to live. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with P... Read more

The Gap: News Roundup and How to Keep Hope Alive in Movement Building

Airs at: Fri, 01/07/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea talk about a few recent news items to kick off the new year. The Portland Police Bureau's new Focused Intervention Team will start addressing increased gun violence on January 19th, with greater community oversight and input. ... Read more

How Redlining Created Deadly Heat Islands

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Human-caused climate change is creating heat waves of increasing intensity, duration and frequency, that disproportionately affect underserved communities of color. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Portland State University professor Vivek Shandas, about how "re... Read more

How Redlining Created Deadly Heat Islands

Airs at: Mon, 01/10/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Human-caused climate change is creating heat waves of increasing intensity, duration and frequency, that disproportionately affect underserved communities of color. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Portland State University professor Vivek Shandas, about how "re... Read more

The Recovery Gym - serving people in recovery

Airs at: Sun, 12/12/2021 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Recovery Recap
In this month's episode myself and Sara have the honor of interviewing 2 leaders from The Recovery Gym.  Angela is the Outreach & Education Coordinator and Mike is the Run Leader.  Tune in to hear them both share their fitness story, recovery story and future goals.   More... Read more

The Columbia River Crossing Roars Back to Life

Airs at: Mon, 01/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 2014 it was the Columbia River Crossing, a 16-lane bridge carrying Interstate 5 traffic across the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. After 8 years and almost $200 million in studies, planning and acrimonious debate, the proposed project fell apart. But now it... Read more

The Gap: End of Year Clipdown!!!

Airs at: Fri, 12/24/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this very special end-of-year episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea reflect on some great moments from the show in the past year and hear some clips of our favorite caller interactions. It's been a wild ride, and we covered so much content! Thank you all so much for li... Read more

Reflections on a Trying Year

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A year ago, we let go of 2020 with the hopes for a much better 2021. And 2021 started out promising, for the first five days. Then came the Capitol Insurrection, the Republican surrender to total Trumpism, record-breaking weather disasters, disastrous fires and two new surg... Read more

Comics Journalism - The Art of the News

Airs at: Thu, 12/30/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Art of the News is an exhibition of comics journalism hosted by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene and curated by University of Oregon Professor Katherine Kelp-Stebbins.  The show features the work of a wide range of international artists and writers, from ... Read more

Port Westward: The Last Hope for a Methanol Refinery in the NW

Airs at: Mon, 12/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last June, the long embattled methanol refinery that was proposed for the Port of Kalama, Washington, was finally defeated. Northwest Innovation Works, the Chinese-backed company behind this project, originally proposed to build three of the world's largest methaol refineri... Read more