Portland Protest Remains Peaceful As Opposing Groups Stay Mostly Separated

Demonstrations in downtown Portland remained non-violent Saturday with the two opposing groups remaining mostly separated. Portland Police allowed the Proud Boys, a fraternity that describes itself as western chauvinist and espouses parts of white supremacist ideology, to cross the closed Hawthorne Bridge, effectively keeping them separated by the Willamette River, with counter-protesters on the west side at Portlands south waterfront. Participants gathered as early as 9:30 a.m. Saturday for...

Read More
Oregon Department of Forestry

Mt. Pisgah Fire At Least 75% Contained

As of Friday morning, the Howard Buford Recreation Area- Mt. Pisgah fire is at least 75 percent contained.

Read More

Earlier this month, Margie Reckard, 63, was gunned down along with 21 others in the El Paso, Texas, massacre that authorities believe was driven by racial hatred. Two weeks later, strangers amassed by the hundreds to honor Reckard and surround her widower, Antonio Basco.

Sound Montage From Queen Mother's Funeral

2 hours ago

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Colson Whitehead On The True Story Of Abuse And Injustice Behind 'Nickel Boys: Whitehead's new novel is based on a notorious Florida reform school where boys were beaten and sexually abused. "If there's one place like this, there are many," he says.

UPDATE (Aug. 15, 2:38 p.m. PT) — The Multnomah County district attorney’s office has filed criminal charges against Joey Gibson, the leader of Vancouver-based Patriot Prayer.

Patriot Prayer is a far-right group that attracts white supremacists and has engaged in violence.

Douglas Forest Protective Association

Fire crews responded to a fire Friday afternoon south of Cottage Grove that was visible from I-5 and resulted in a southbound lane closure at milepost 167.

The national president of the Oath Keepers, a prominent anti-government militia, is urging his members to stay away from a far-right demonstration in downtown Portland Saturday.

The event is being billed as a rally against antifa. It's been condemned by Portland’s mayor and a broad coalition of civil rights, law enforcement and business groups as a pretext for violence. 

Demonstrations in downtown Portland remained non-violent Saturday with the two opposing groups remaining mostly separated.

Portland Police allowed the Proud Boys, a fraternity that describes itself as “western chauvinist” and espouses parts of white supremacist ideology, to cross the closed Hawthorne Bridge, effectively keeping them separated by the Willamette River, with counter-protesters on the west side at Portland’s south waterfront.

We've invited Mike D'Antoni, head coach of the Houston Rockets, to answer questions about Michael Jordan, Dan Quayle, and Tony the Tiger. Originally broadcast Jan. 12, 2019.

The hall-of-famer who caught many passes from quarterback Joe Montana answers three questions about the Disney teen musical comedy. Originally broadcast Aug. 12, 2017.

We've invited the Pitch Perfect star to answer three questions about a no-hitter thrown by Pittsburgh Pirate Dock Ellis in June 1970. Originally broadcast Sept. 15, 2018.

Pages

Weekly Podcast

News of the week and a behind the scenes look from the KLCC News Crew

KLCC's Northwest Passage podcast is sponsored by Columbia Bank, member FDIC.

Gayle Chisholm Retires

KLCC's Marketing Director and Webmaster retired July 31st after 33 years at the station.

Download the KLCC App

Or play KLCC on your Smart Speakers

KLCC MUSIC On Demand

Stream past 2 weeks of any KLCC music show!

Borders, Migration and Belonging: Native Voices

A KLCC Monthly Series, funded by the Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics.

Exists to maintain KLCC as a strong and valuable resource for our community.

Donate your vehicle to KLCC

Turn your clunker into programming!

KLCC Interviews, Performances, Features, Reviews