KBOO Audio Archives

Seattle-No Mega Roads

Seattle-No Mega Roads
Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Runs 3 : 30

Seattle voters rejected a proposal for a new elevated highway and tunnel through downtown.

Public transit advocates celebrated the vote as a victory.
Rachel Smith of the Transportation Choices Coalition spoke to KBOO’s Crystal Leighty.

2:30 minutes (2.29 MB)

Anti War Rally

Anti War Rally
March 13, 2007

Runs: 1: 49

Veterans returning from Iraq are helping to organize a protest against the war.

KBOO reporter Craig Burk reports.

1:49 minutes (1.66 MB)

FRANK ON STREET -part 2

FRANK ON STREET -part 2
March 13, 2007

Runs 2: 38

Reporter Frank Cobb presents a series of interviews with handicapped and homeless people living in and with Portland’s human resources system. He speaks with a group of homeless people in wheelchairs about their ability to access the assistance program.

2:38 minutes (2.42 MB)

Tacoma Port Protest

Tacoma Port Protest
March 11, 2007

Runs: 1: 44

Dozens of anti-war demonstrators were arrested at the Port of Tacoma while protesting the shipment of military vehicles and equipment to Iraq.
K-BOO’s Marc de Giere reports.

1:44 minutes (715.02 KB)

Iran Antiwar Rally

Portland antiwar rally focuses on Iran
Monday, April 09, 2007

Runs 1 : 20

A anti-war rally held each Friday afternoon in downtown Portland turned its focus to the escalation of tensions with Iran.

KBOO’s Crystal Leighty spoke with Dan Handelman of Portland Peace and Justice Works:

1:20 minutes (1.23 MB)

Beaverton adjunct police

Beaverton’s adjunct police
Monday, April 09, 2007

Runs 3 : 55

A Beaverton police officer will go to court to challenge a speeding ticket she received while on duty.

Michael Gene Horowitz probes how this officer’s case might affect the future of law enforcement in the U.S.:

3:55 minutes (3.59 MB)

Smith War Protests

Smith War Protests
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Runs 2 : 52

Anti-war activists across the state converged at Senator Gordon Smith’s five Oregon offices.
Their message to the Republican Senator: End funding for the Iraq War.
KBOO spoke with Kerry Basset about the groups actions, and demands.

2:52 minutes (2.63 MB)

Cougar Killings

Oregon Ranchers against Killing Cougars
Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Runs 2 : 20

A group of ranchers from southern Oregon see cougars as a necessary part of a healthy ecosystem. They aim to protect the giant cats from state efforts to curb the population.

2:18 minutes (2.11 MB)

FALUN DAFA

FALUN DAFA INTERVIEW
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2007

RUNS 1 : 43

Members of Falun Dafa say they are victims of religious persecution by the Chinese government. They brought their protest to Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square in March to tell their story to the public.

KBOO reporter Frank Cobb talked to one of the protestors.

1:43 minutes (806.98 KB)

ISLAMIC CENTER FOR SELF IMPROVEMENT

ISLAMIC CENTER FOR SELF IMPROVEMENT
FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007

RUNS 4 : 08

Young people complain of being targeted by law enforcement in Portland's predominantly black areas of North and Northeast Portland.

The Islamic Center for Self improvement near Jefferson High School is one group thats working on some of the problems in these communities.

The Center’s Minister, Rahsan Muhammad speaks to KBOO’s Ethan Scarl.

4:09 minutes (3.8 MB)

 

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