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|Joan speaks with supporters and opponents of an effort to repeal recently enacted restrictions to vacation rentals in Gearhart.
|Joan Herman speaks with Astoria Mayor Arline LaMear and Library Director Jimmy Pearson about plans to remodel the 50-year-old library--without raising a dime of tax dollars.
|Joan Herman speaks with David Rogers, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, of Oregon about the group's recent efforts around immigration, travel, and free-speech rights.
|Interviews with candidates for Clatsop Community College Board of Directors. From 9-9:30: Position 2 incumbent Patrick Wingard and challenger Pamela Mattson McDonald; 930 to 10: Position 5 incumbent Rosemary Baker-Monaghan and challenger Mary Beth Cottle.
|A one-hour election edition of Perspectives, Joan Herman interviews candidates in the two contested races for the Astoria school board. Hear a discussion of school board issues in Part 1with position 4 incumbent Jeanette Sampson and challenger Andy Davis, and then with position 5 incumbent Jenna Rickenbach and challenger Bob Goldberg.
|A special one hour election edition of Perspectives: host Joan Herrman interviews Port of Astoria commission incumbent Jim Campbell and challenger Steve Fulton from 9-930. Then from 930-10, Clatsop Care Health District incumbent Mike Aho and challenger Jacqueline DeVaney discuss privatization of management at the publicly funded health District.
|In a special one hour show, Joan Herman talks with candidates from the races for the Port of Astoria Board of Commissioners, May 16 election. From 9-9:30, Joan talks with Position 2 incumbent Dick Hellberg and challenger Dirk Rohne; from 9:30 to 10, Position 5 incumbent Pat O’Grady and challenger Frank Spence.
|Joan Herman interviews incumbent Karen Burke and challenger Mindy Stokes in the race for Position 1 on the Clatsop Care Health District’s Board of Directors.
|Joan Herman discusses the impacts of President Trump's plans to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. What could this mean for small rural stations like Coast Community Radio? Guests: Joann Rideout, CCR Station Mgr, Roger Rocka, Tillicum Foundation Board Member; Doug Sweet, former CCR Station Mgr.
|Airbnbs, or homestays, are becoming increasingly popular, but some worry they take away housing from permanent residents. To discuss the issue, host Joan Herman welcomes guests Astoria City Council member Cindy Price, Astoria contractor and Airbnb advocate Kris Haefker, and Astoria City Planner Nancy Ferber.
|For the first time in its 38-year history, the publicly owned Clatsop Care Health District will be managed by a private company beginning April 1.
Guests: Karen Burke, Dr. Roy Little, and Mark Remley.
|Astoria Mayor Arline LaMear and Councilor Tom Brownson discuss the City Council's 2017 goals to firm up plans to renovate the aging library and complete the Astoria waterfront vision plan.
|Joan Herman talks with Laurie Caplan and Deb Vanosse about the Indivisible Movement
|Joan Herman, continues her occasional series on the north coast’s housing crunch. Today, a look at the shortage of affordable housing for residents at the lowest income levels.
|Homeless on the North Coast
Joan Herman talks with Alan Evans, Ex Dir. Helping Hand Reentry, Elaine Bruce of Clatsop Community Action, and Brian Mahoney, Volunteer and Board member, Astoria Warming Center.
|Joan Herman interviews a supporter and an opponent of the mega-retailer Walmart, which broke ground on a supercenter store in Warrenton in November.
|Host Joan Herman interviews Dan Serres and Hobe Kytr, advocates for removing dams on a river tributary, as the federal government seeks public input for restoring the once world-record salmon runs.
|Joan Herman speaks with Clatsop Community College President Chris Breitmeyer and Dean of Students Chris Ousley about the free tuition program for recent high school graduates, trending fields of study, and the college budget in the wake of Measure 97’s defeat.
Joan Herman moderates a panel discussion on what many say is the largest problem facing the north coast: a shortage of available housing.Guests: David Pero, Editor/Publisher The Daily Astorian; Kevin Leahy Ex Dir. Economic Resources; Heather Hansen, Community Development Dir. Clatsop County
|Guests: Attorneys Ron Brown and Dawn Buzzard discuss their work prosecuting what has been called one of the worst cases of child abuse in Clatsop County history.
|Guest host Joanne Rideout talks with Linda Kozlowski, president of the Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay. They'll discuss the evolution of this group, arguably the most prepared volunteer first responders on the coast, and the tornado that hit Manzanita in October.
|Measure 97 - With the general election just 11 days away, Joan Herman hosts Skip Hauke and Otto Schell in a discussion of the pros and cons of Measure 97.
|Astoria residents will elect a new member to the city council. Journalist Joan Herman talks with retired Coast Guard Commander Bruce Jones and Jewell music teacher Corey Pederson are running for the Ward 4 position. Learn about where they stand on the community’s housing crunch, library renovation and more.