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Check our list of Oregon COVID19 resources. Click here for our daily 5 minute COVID19 news podcast in English Click here for our daily 5 minute COVID19 news podcast in Spanish   KBOO's Daily COVID-19 News Updates from March 2020 - May 8 2020 What to do - flatten the curve... Read more

Protesters push for eviction ban extension as 90,000 could lose housing due to back rent

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland on the morning of June 15th, to protest the coming end of Oregon’s eviction moratorium. They rallied outside of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, demanding an extension of the moratorium and that tenants have access to legal ... Read more

Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare workers

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare workers. Sharon Grant looks at Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare workers. Sharon was a longtime public employee with Multnomah County and worked on vaccine hesitancy community campaigns for the health department.  Read more

Celebrating the Thin Green Line

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program first aired on April 19, 2021 For nearly two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been fighting off multiple efforts to turn the region into a fossil fuel export hub. Today we’ll look back at the successes of what Eric de Place with Sightli... Read more

Pandemic prompts a second look at existing healthcare coverage

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  As the COVID 19 pandemic continues, people in Oregon and Washington may want to take a second look at their health care coverage.  And if they don't have health insurance, there's an opportunity to get it now for less money through the American Rescue Plan.  In this inte... Read more

The Gap: Oregon's Vaccine Lottery and Changing Mask Attitudes

Airs at: Fri, 05/28/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the newly announced lottery for Oregonians who get their first vaccine dose before June 28th. Statewide, there's $1 million up for grabs and $10k in each county. Even folks under 18 have a drawing of their own, to win ... Read more

Manitoba provincia Canadiense con más contagios que EU y México y las minorías indígenas son más afectadas, Escasez de Oxígeno en 19 países, Vacunas gratuitas en Plaza Paisanos 05/27/2021

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy jueves 27 de mayo del 2021.    Se han recuperado y sobrevivido al COVID-19, más de ciento cincuenta y un ... Read more

Washington County program helps low income residents with utility bills and energy efficiency upgrades

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A program in Washington County is helping low income residents get help on their utility bills and make energy efficiency upgrades. Energy Trust Oregon and Community Action Organization are working together to provide weatherization upgrades and everything from a new fur... Read more

The Gap: A "labor shortage" as the pandemic winds down and redefining stability

Airs at: Fri, 05/21/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the recent April 2021 jobs report, which showed far fewer new jobs gained last month than economists predicted. What does this mean? Well, it isn't that Americans are suddenly overwhelmingly lazy, and living high on th... Read more

Retrasos de vacuna Oxford/AstraZeneca provocarán muchos daños al mundo, EU reabrirá fronteras, 60% de adultos han recibido al menos una dosis de vacuna en EU 05/19/2021

Airs at: Wed, 05/19/2021 at 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Produced for Noticias en español
Breve Informativo sobre el COVID-19 de las últimas noticias locales, nacionales e internacionales sobre el COVID-19, relevantes para la comunidad latina de Oregon. Hoy miércoles 19 de mayo del 2021.  Se han recuperado y sobrevivido al COVID-19, más de ciento cuarenta y cin... Read more