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Check Out These Three New AM Public Affairs Shows on KBOO

Three new monthly shows were recently added to the KBOO Morning News and Public Affairs Line up.

Voices for the Animals promotes an increased awareness and appreciation for the animals in our homes and our environment, informing listeners about the challenges facing both domesticated pets and free-roaming wildlife. Hosts Dab Steadman and Courtney Scott will explore resources and remedies. They hope to inspire positive action and be a catalyst connecting people to local programs. It airs on the fourth Monday of the month at 11:30AM. http://kboo.fm/takingabiteoutofanimalcrime

Tribute to Melodie Silverwolf

Former KBOO Talk Show host and Board Member, Melodie Silverwolf died on Friday, April 24th, after suffering a stroke earlier in the month.

Melodie was one of KBOO’s original Morning Talk Show hosts. She and Ani Haines founded Positively Revolting Talk Radio 21 years ago. Melodie was a strong voice for women, witches, and the goddess tradition.

In 1995 Melodie was elected to the KBOO Board of Directors and served until 2006. She was President of the Board from 2005 to 2006.

Thanks To Tom Park for Over Thirty Years of Pathways Programs

Pathways co-host Tom Park has retired from hosting and producing Pathways after 400 shows over a period of more than thirty years. Of the many people he interviewed Tom says his favorites include a very early interview with Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, three interviews with Ram Dass, and nine interviews with Dr. Deepak Chopra. He also appreciates the relationships he developed with local organizations and businesses like New Renaissance Bookshop, New Connexion Journal, the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Common Ground Wellness Center, and many more. 

Missing Person February 14, 2015

A young Eugene man went missing on the morning of February 14, 2015.
He left the Heart and Spoon Community located at 27th and Tyler, between the hours of 4-7 am.
He was in a confused mental state.
His name is Noah DeWitt.
He was barefoot and wearing a heavy light brown corduroy jacket over a dark blue shirt, dark blue plaid fleece pajama pants.
He is a thin white male, 5'11" and 130 lbs.
Brown eyes
Long brown hair
He works at New Frontier Market.

If you have any information please call Kate at 541-912-6842


Heart and Spoon: 541-342-1200



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


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


Media Contact:

Jodi Garber-Simon (503) 298-4569


Portland State University celebrates Earth Day, April 22


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 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

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