Yesterday evening the League of Women Voters held a public forum on Police Accountability in Portland.
Representatives from the Independent Police Review Board, the Citizens Review Committee, Portland Copwatch and the Northwest Constitutional Rights Center presented their assessments of the Independent Police Review board - I-P-R, and discussed the recently-issued report and recommendations presented by independent consultant Eileen Luna-Firebaugh.
Marianne Barisonek interviews Mark Winne, co-founder of several food and agriculture policy groups, and author of Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty. In this wealthy nation there are 35 million Americans hungry or food insecure, and a large percent are children.
The Friends of The Columbia Gorge weighed in on the Warm Springs Tribes’ plan for a Casino resort in Cascade Locks today.They are opposed to it and would support instead an on-reservation solution as an alternative.They’re basing their stance on the harm the planned casino would do to Salmon populations in the Lower Columbia and Snake Rivers.It took a trip to federal court to get access to the memo withheld by the
In Part 2 of ‘The Killing of Fouad Kaady, KBOO reporter Don Wolfe continues his examination of the cover up by police and the media.The case of Fouad Kaady has been described by the civil rights leaders as Oregon’s most horrific police shooting.