Latest Public Affairs Audio

Oregon Country Fair, Outdoor culture, National Parks and Recreation month

program date: 
Thu, 07/02/2009

 

The Community Grooves program features diverse community associations and cultural events.

On today's program, host Natalie Butto features:
and
outdoor cultural events, in honor of national National Parks and Recreation month.
 
Guests are:

Amanda Rich, Exec. Director of the Oregon Recreation and Parks Association

and pre-recorded interview excerpts with Marcus Hinz, Executive Director

26:33 minutes (24.31 MB)

Solutions to Health Care and Climate Crisis Shackled by the Ultra-Rich?

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Host Theresa Mitchell with the "News You're not Supposed to Know." The ultra rich continue to hold a stunningly disproportionate share of the world's wealth--and guess what?  They don't want to share.  And our government is reluctant to inconvenience them.  So government continues to neglect health, global climate crisis, etc. Also, new worries on swine flu.   Check out topic sources at Theresa's blog:  http://theresaspresswatch.blogspot.com/

25:20 minutes (11.6 MB)

Reif Larsen

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews novelist Reif Larsen, author of The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, the illustrated story of a 12 year old boy whose devotion to the art of making maps is a way of communicating with the complex and often frightening world around him.

28:14 minutes (11.31 MB)

Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities.

58:32 minutes (46.89 MB)

Reif Larsen

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews novelist Reif Larsen, author of The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, the illustrated story of a 12 year old boy whose devotion to the art of making maps is a way of communicating with the complex and often frightening world around him.

28:14 minutes (11.31 MB)

Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities.

58:32 minutes (46.89 MB)

Reif Larsen

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews novelist Reif Larsen, author of The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, the illustrated story of a 12 year old boy whose devotion to the art of making maps is a way of communicating with the complex and often frightening world around him.

28:14 minutes (11.31 MB)

Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities.

58:32 minutes (46.89 MB)

 

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