Housing/Homelessness

Kyle Krohn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kyle Krohn is a candidate for Position 11 of the Oregon Court of Appeals.  He talked with Don Merrill about criticizing the tendency of the court to not explain its rulings, the trouble he got in for doing that, how he can prove he is the most productive appellate attorneys... Read more

Lents renter survey demonstrates tenant vulnerabilities and insecurities

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  On Saturday, the results of a summertime survey of renters in the Lents neighborhood were announced. It found that while most households are stable-- in that the tenants haven’t moved recently-- they are worried and vulnerable. Limited budgets and possible rent increase... Read more

Methamphetamine documentary director highlights the reasons behind addiction

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Canadian paramedic and filmmaker Rodney Bodner is the producer and director of a recently released documentary entitled “Methamphetamine: Community Under Siege.” Bodner spoke with Melissa Hood about the goals of the film. Read more

Interview with Gabrielle Guedon

Airs at: Fri, 02/07/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Interview with Gabrielle Guedon, Director of Oregon Self-Advocate Coalition 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

Rose City Retrospective, a Hindsight 2020 production

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  A decade is a lot of time to digest, so we’re biting off a more manageable chunks of time, three years, starting after the 2016 election. In this short hour, not everything can be covered, but with the benefit of hindsight we can look at the past and see some patterns em... Read more

Victoria Baranetsky of Reveal News: Uncovering the Secret Landlords Buying Up Our Cities

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Recently fellow public radio program "Reveal" has found that 30 percent of California's residential real estate purchases in major cities are being made by shell companies in cash. The situation appears to be very similar in Portland, as we’ve been covering for the pa... Read more

14 TRIPP-P 4Jan2020

Airs at: Sat, 01/04/2020 at 11:45pm - Mon, 02/28/2022 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
This podcast episode features guest Sara Rudolph. Sara is a community volunteer and member of Portland Assembly, which she describes as "a network trying to connect like-minded people together." Sara tell us about some of the collaborations and outreach that Portland Assem... Read more

A House On Stilts by Paula Becker

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
Our In Depth guest today is Paula Becker, author of the new memoir A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction, from University of Iowa Press. The book tells the story of Paula’s son, Hunter -- raised in a close, supportive, and loving family – who later fa... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Season 3: Helping the Homeless, Episode 4

Airs at: Wed, 01/01/2020 at 6:45pm - Fri, 01/01/2021 at 6:45pm
Produced for Local Folks
The Corvallis Daytime Drop-in Center wouldn’t exist without the hardworking local folks who volunteer their time to help fellow community members in need. From greeting people as they come in, to serving food and coffee, distributing items like warm, dry socks, helping peop... Read more