Northwest Passage: EPD Report, Christmas Tree Industry, Low Snowpack, and More

Dec 5, 2019

Clockwise from top left, Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner, the holiday tree at the Oregon capitol in Salem. and a photo from the Deschutes National Forest twitter feed showing the low snowpack in the Cascades.
Credit Elizabeth Gabriel, Chris Lehman, Deshutes Natl Forest on Twitter

Eugene Police don’t disproportionately target minorities according to a recent state report. Some Oregon Christmas tree growers are facing tough times. Mountain snowpack is low for this time of year…   And young people will be marching to urge action on climate this week in Eugene and around the world.

We discuss these stories and more in this edition of the Northwest Passage with KLCC All Things Considered host Angela Kellner, reporters Chris Lehman and Elizabeth Gabriel, and News Director Rachael McDonald.