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December 12th HEARING FOR COAL TRAINS THROUGH COLUMBIA GORGE AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON

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HEARING FOR COAL TRAINS THROUGH COLUMBIA GORGE AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON--Peabody and SSAMarine’s Gateway Pacific (Bellingham) proposal: 54 million tons of coal per year. Wednesday, December 12th, Rally at 3pm, Hearing 4-7 pm; Clark College Gaiser Student Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.
Please wear red to demonstrate your opposition to coal exports. For more information visit www.powerpastcoal.org.
You can also submit longer comments online.
• Morrow-Pacific DEQ comments due December 20th at 5 pm to fisher.mark@deq.state.or.us

KBOO Program Committee for Tonight Canceled 10-25

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The Programming Committee Meeting that was scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, October 25th) has been canceled. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8th, at 7PM.

April 22 and 23 Oregon-made Film on Japanese Internment to Premier, Raise Funds for Japan

Oregon-made Film on Japanese Internment to Premier, Raise Funds for Japan

“Prisoners and Patriots” first film to focus solely on WWII camp run by Dept. of Justice

 

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Jodi Garber-Simon (503) 298-4569

 

Portland State University celebrates Earth Day, April 22

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Portland State University celebrates Earth Day, April 22

(Portland, OR) April 12, 2011 -- Portland State University's (PSU) fourth annual Earth Day Festival, featuring food, music, and demonstrations of sustainable living, will be held Friday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Park Blocks of the PSU campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Sake tasting event aims to raise money to help survivors of the March 11 earthquake

PORTLAND, Ore. – April 12, 2011 –  KANPAI! is a sake tasting event established and supported by Portland-area sake professionals and enthusiasts seeking to raise awareness and funds to help the survivors of  Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. The venue, 40-50 sakes, food from several local restaurants, music and staffing have all generously been donated, allowing every dollar raised to go directly to support Mercy Corps’ relief efforts. A silent auction will also be available at the event with all sale proceeds being contributed to Mercy Corps’ Japan Earthquake Fund.

SUNNYSIDE STUDENTS LAUNCH DONATION DRIVE FOR JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS

Sunnyside Elementary School's Student Council has organized a donation drive to help assist Medical Teams International with their disaster relief work to help victims of the earthquake in Japan.
They are seeking donations of money, personal care items, or learning kits by April 11.  Items can be delivered to the school, located at 13401 SE 132nd Ave. in Clackamas.  Checks can be made out to Sunnyside School.
To donate a Personal Care Kit, fill a gallon zip storage bag with these items:
-- 2 combs &/or brushes
-- 2 large bars of soap or 6-8 hotel-sized bars
-- 2 new washcloths in different colors
-- 3 adult-sized toothbrushes in different colors

Julie Bernard Collects Her Just Rewards

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Former KBOO Art Focus host Julie Bernard is beginning to collect the many community honors she deserves.   She was recently honored by the Portland Art Dealer's Association with a special service citation. The honor is the first of its kind awarded by PADA.

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