Evening News

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

News Training Tracks

Role: Newswriter Required Classes: News Orientation, follow-up meeting with News Director Suggested Classes: Writing for Radio   Role: News Reporter Required Classes: Intro to Audio, Legal Training  Suggested classes: Interviewing Techniques, Field Recorder Training   ... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

January 28, 2020: Ten Year Anniversary of Aaron Campbell; and Group in Wyoming Calls for Justice and Police Oversight

Airs at: Tue, 01/28/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      On this week's show, we hear from the Stop the Violence event held on Saturday, January 25 at Maranatha Church in NE Portland, marking the ten-year anniversary of the police killing of Aaron Campbell. Campbell's death was the latest in a series of police killings t... Read more

January 14, 2020

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  CATCHING UP WITH TIM LEDWITH Last year, we spoke with Tim Ledwith, who was assaulted on NE Broadway in 2018 by Proud Boys Tusitala "Tiny" Toese and Donovan Flippo. That interview, which details the incident, can be found here. In early 2019, renewed scrutiny on police i... Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

December 17, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this week's show, we focus on the December 4 meeting of the Citizen Review Committee, whose meeting we have covered on a number of previous shows. The first part is dedicated to the "Chair's Report" segment of the meeting, in which the increasingly frustrated CRC memb... Read more

February 26, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --An update on the texting scandal between the PBB and Patriot Prayer, and the Community Listening Session at Maranatha Church --Live interview with members of PSU Student Union about the Disarm PSU campaign and a recent series of forums on the k... Read more

February 19, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    On this week's show: --The City withdraws from the Joint Terrorism Task Force --Texts are made public between PPB Lt. Jeff Niiya and Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson --Multnomah County prosecutors have been falsifying grand jury results for decades --A report from... Read more