The newest federal salmon recovery plan has been abandoned. Salmon advocates say the future is no brighter for the Pacific Northwest wild salmon and the people that rely on them.Salmon advocates, fishermen, businesses, and communities are calling on Congress to step in and help.Helen Honey reports with the Oregon News Service.
the Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides marks a special anniversary this weekend.KBOO’s Adinah Little spoke with Aimee (ahh-may) Code about the group’s 30th anniversary Celebration and Auction.
And the City Council postponed its vote on whether to change the name of Interstate Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue.The item was originally scheduled for this morning’s city council meeting, but will now be voted on tomorrow at 3 pm at City Hall.
With all the controversy surrounding the renaming, KBOO news would like to take a short moment to give a little background as to who Cesar Chavez was.
At today’s city council meeting in Portland, local activist Jeff Cook spoke to the council challenging a new rule that prevents citizens from speaking to the council without signing up in advance.Here’s part of his testimony from this morning’s meeting.
Electricity consumer advocates, joined by commercial salmon fishermen, Native American tribes and conservation groups today called on customers of Pacific Power to join the struggle to remove four Klamath dams – and save themselves some money.
Pacific Power is a subsidiary of Pacificorp.The company has refused a proposal to remove four dams on the Klamath River, instead putting the cost of an upgrade on reatepayers.
Twenty-five thousand people gathered last weekend at fort Benning, Georgia, for the 18th annual vigil to close the School of the Americas – now known as the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Studies.
The school has been documented to be a training ground for central and south American military officials, many of whom have engaged in torture and attacks on civilians after being trained at the School by U.S. Military officials.