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A weekly half-hour public affairs program featuring the issues, events and people of the Northwest and Greater Lower Columbia Pacific region.

On air: Thursdays from 9:00-9:30am

Hosted and produced by: Kate Brister

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Happy New Year! Northwest News Correspondent Anna King has an extended feature on the return of Kennewick Man; Philosopher Seth Tichenor has observations for the New Year. listen 12/29/2016
It's a Holiday Bridge Mix! listen 12/22/2016
Northwest Regional Features for the week of December 15. listen 12/15/2016
What will a Trump Administration mean for legal marijuana? Northwest scientists are within reach of creating a biodiversity map of every aquatic species western rivers and streams. listen 12/01/2016
It's Thanksgiving morning on The Bridge! listen 11/24/2016
The Bridge is closed to get ready for the Holidays! Tune in next week for a Thanksgiving celebration with special guests! listen 11/16/2016
Northwest News features include a focus on the environment and an update on a group from Eugene that is trying to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance over 80 years ago.   listen 11/10/2016
The Bridge takes a look at important initiatives in Oregon and Washington; we'll hear reactions to the Malheur verdict from around the state; the "sound" of climate change.   listen 11/03/2016
Emily Schwing reports from Central Washington's Brewing Research Lab where students can earn advanced degrees in craft brewing; Brian Bull talks Big Beer!   listen 10/20/2016
Erick Bengel talks about the new Development Plan for Astoria; Oregon and Washington face wolf pack management questions; Bigfoot!   listen 10/13/2016
Oregon's growing economy is having an unseen effect-a shortage of teachers in some counties; Frank Abignale talks to a Portland audience about fraud and identity theft. listen 10/06/2016
Vaccinating teens for HPV; the controversial destruction of the Profanity Peak wolf pack; Tom Banse visits Cricket Flours.   listen 09/29/2016
Science, Politics and Driverless Cars listen 09/22/2016
Correspondent Brian Bull talks about an international team of scientists headed for the island of Nikumororo in the central Pacific Ocean. Did Amelia Earhart make it to the island?   listen 09/15/2016
Northwest regional features include: the state of welfare reform 20 years after the landmark bill; fighting homelessness in the Northwest with "Housing First".   listen 09/01/2016
Home Healthcare worker bargain with Washington state; researchers in Portland are resurrecting artifacts from the Rogue River Indian War; Correspondent Anna King takes us Into the Black.   listen 08/25/2016
Washington Republicans hope to hold onto their slim majority in the Senate by turning to the debt collection industry. We hear a study from the Institute of Policy Studies which blames economic policies for contributing to the widening wealth gap in Oregon; Northwest comics talk about finding humor in the current Presidential campaign--when humor meets reality, what is funny? listen 08/18/2016
The National Nudist Conference in Eugene; Oregon Democrats are figuring out what to do with life-size fiberglass donkey sculptures. (Please do Not send suggestions here!)Reprise: CCR's own Liam Dunn tours the Astoria Column during it's restoration. listen 08/11/2016
Tom Banse sends an audio postcard from Crater Lake National Park; Liam Moriarty shares personal reflections on the nature of racism.  listen 08/04/2016
The Democratic National Convention, from a Northwest perspective; correspondent Courtney Flatt sends an audio postcard from Mt. Adams, Washington.  listen 07/28/2016
A look at Northwest schools: the demographics are changing rapidly; Emily Schwing introduces us to a modern-day Falconer and Shaman, his Peregrine falcon. listen 07/21/2016
Amy Baker, Education Dir. Clatsop Behavioral Health Center discusses mental health education programs in Clatsop County.  listen 07/19/2016
At the Olympic Trials in Eugene , we meet the "Ageless Wonder"; Olympian Bernard Lagat qualified for the fifth time at the age of 41. Washington correspondent Austin Jenkins and Community organizer Karen Johnson attend a state-of-the-art police training.  listen 07/14/2016
Important ballot initiatives in Oregon and Washington; wildfire season has begun; the stigma of mental health labels prevent people from seeking help. listen 07/07/2016
Erick Bengel and Eli Stillman from The Daily Astorian report on events in town this week; we celebrate the life and music of Colville Tribal leader and award-winning musician, Jim Boyd; Seth Tichenor shares his thoughts with us on the strength and preservation of democracy. listen 06/30/2016
Lane County may see an increase in immigrants from Guatemala this summer-mostly women and unaccompanied minors; a report released this week outlines roadblocks Washington state faces for funding care for senior citizens; Chris Lehman introduces us to Republican Mark Callahan. He's challenging Ron Wyden for the Senate.  listen 06/23/2016
Northwest Native American tribes get a visit from US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell; Oregon hires it's first ever LGBT Veteran's Coordinator; the EPA has never delivered a formal finding of discriminatory environmental practices, despite more than 300 complaints.  listen 06/16/2016
Reports from the city of Mosier. The clean-up of the oil train derailment continues. Governor Kate Brown calls for a moratorium on area rail traffic. Scientists study the possibility of using a popular organ-rejecting drug to increase the lives of older dogs.  listen 06/09/2016
Rails to Trails in Tillamook; a new survey on the Owyhee Canyonlands protection question; "a laboratory in a can" is taking algae bloom data off northwester coasts.  listen 06/02/2016
Recent studies are finding links between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and attention disorders in children. President wants to declare the Owyhee Canyonlands a national monument. Local residents say the area is "protected enough".  listen 05/26/2016
Bee colonies are in decline throughout the nation and the Northwest. Driverless cars are running in Kirkland, Washington. The Warrenton-Hammond School District has voted to remove Native American mascots.  listen 05/19/2016
KUOW's John Ryan reports from Unalaska, Alaska to bring us "The Case of the Vanishing Seals"  listen 05/05/2016
The Bridge looks at energy, the environment and housing for the Northwest's most vulnerable.  listen 04/28/2016
Pot convictions are being expunged in Oregon; applications for citizenship among Latinos are up, largely in response to GOP anti-immigrant rhetoric; National Equal Pay Day was April 12th; Earth Day is April 22.  listen 04/21/2016
Northwest features include an overview of the Republican primaries in Washington and Oregon. Correspondent Carolyn Adophe examines the unusual tax structures in the two states--Washington, no income tax; Oregon, no sales tax. Commercial advertising comes to Washington State Parks.  listen 04/14/2016
We take a look at politics and taxes in this edition. Washington State Parks may soon be sporting commercial advertising. A devastating fungal disease is threatening bats in the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Northwest.  listen 04/14/2016
Correspondents John Ryan and Carolyn Adolph take a look at the state of Washington's infrastructure.  The city of Ashland is considering a ban on street panhandling in anticipation of the summer tourist season.  listen 04/07/2016
Austin Jenkins reviews the last hours of the Washington State Legislature special session; we hear an update on the investigation of the accident last week in the Columbia River of the vessel Sparna; in the same story: a crew member from the Sparna jumped ship and was recovered in Montana. Liam Moriarty reports on efforts to mitigate next year's wildfires.  listen 03/31/2016
Northwest News and regional features include a report by Conrad Wilson on efforts to reclaim groundwater in the Northwest by water "recharging". KCLL's Jacob Lewin looks at the low graduation rate among high school students in Oregon.  listen 03/24/2016
Northwest regional features include a report from Patricia Murphy about the alarming rate of eating disorder diagnosis' in the military; Liam Moriarty goes to the Rogue Valley to see Hope Village, an alternative for homeless campers. listen 03/17/2016
Northwest regional features include a dual report from Tom Banse from Newport, Oregon. Scientists are tracking debris and "hitchhiker" organisms that have washed up on North Coast beaches since the earthquake and tsunami in Japan; Kyle Spurr from the Daily Astorian talks about home burials-not illegal in Oregon. It's an old-time custom whose time may have come again. listen 03/10/2016
Washington State legislators are trying to understand and perhaps restructure the drug pricing system in their state; forest managers is southern Oregon are using helicopters to remove debris from the forest floor in preparation for next year's fires season; your Mother was right! Don't sit so close to your screens; it will ruin your eyes!  listen 03/03/2016
Northwest news and regional features include a report from Correspondent Tom Banse about the plan this spring to introduce controlled burns in Washington state, hoping to reduce uncontrolled wildfire; Idaho is hoping to increase it's participation in the oil and gas industry. This is causing concern for farmers and environmentalists worried about the future of Idaho's clean water supply.  listen 02/25/2016
Deputy Director, Scott McDougall and event coordinator Jessica Rowlett talk about upcoming community tsunami awareness forums being held in Pacific County in February and March. Other features include a report on crab fishing injuries and an update on dam removals along the Klamath river.  listen 02/18/2016
Happy Valentines Day! Research shows that overuse of antibiotics may interfere with the way we perceive our loved ones; this weekend is the Oregon Great Backyard Bird Count. Joanne Rideout talks with long-time birder Mike Patterson, about ....birds!  listen 02/11/2016
Northwest News features include a story about Pacific Islanders relocated and living in Oregon. They're legal to work and live here, but not legal to receive benefits. We'll hear about the last Alcoa aluminum plant in Washington to close soon. The Oregon legislature begins a fast six-week session, with a lot on the agenda.  listen 02/04/2016
Northwest News and Regional features include a look at Seattle's legal and illegal medical marijuana stores; Kathleen Morgain talks with Chrissy Smith, Outreach Director for the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve; we examine demographics and diversity in Oregon and Washington.  listen 01/28/2016
Host/Kate BristerNorthwest regional features include a report from Boise, Idaho about a pastor recently released from an Iranian prison; Linn County sues the state of Oregon over forest development money; a special credit union for lottery players.  listen 01/21/2016
Host/Kathleen MorgainFederal Fish and Wildlife Officers welcome their first canine member; Northwest News correspondent Anna King reports from Burns, Oregon.    listen 01/14/2016
Host/Kate BristerThe Bridge takes a look back at 2015. We hear the story of Ali Turk Ali, a Syrian refugee relocated to Eugene, Oregon. A new theme for a New Year!   listen 01/06/2016
Anna King's series Daughters of Hanford looks at the lives of remarkable women living and working around the Hanford Nuclear Reserve in Richland, Washington.The series comes to a close with a one hour special hosted by Phyllis Fletcher.The Bridge returns next week.  listen 12/31/2015
Host/Kate BristerWe'll hear an essay calling a truce on the "war on Christmas" by Medford listener, Richard Packham. Merrianne Myers reads "The Happy Prince" by Oscar Wilde; Uncle Dorky Times Infinity (aka Liam Dunn) makes a special guest appearance!  listen 12/24/2015
Host/Kate BristerWe bring the Paris climate change talks home. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins studies the revolving door between state energy regulators and energy company executives. Journalist Nancy McCarthy joins the Coast Community Radio team to talk about the challenges of affordable housing on the North Coast.  listen 12/17/2015
Host/Kate BristerToday we'll hear find out about the zHouse-an energy "net zero" home. Laurie Caplan celebrates the 5th Night of Chanukah and reads a letter from an old friend. Correspondent Anna King brings us the next-to-last chapter in her series, Daughters of Hanford.  listen 12/10/2015
Host: Kate BristerHealth and climate change are the topics this morning. We'll hear a three part series from correspondent Liam Moriarty, The Wildfire Conundrum: Weeding the Forest. We'll also hear about advancements in colonoscopy screening that might take some of the dread out of the procedure.  listen 12/03/2015
The Bridge/Kate BristerHappy Thanksgiving! Author Matt Love shares a Thanksgiving memory; Philosopher Seth Tichenor talks about 'Gratitude"; we'll hear about a robo-taster called "Electronic Tongue".   listen 11/26/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister   Today The Bridge goes to Seattle where the first Syrian refugees are beginning to arrive.  Anna King presents another chapter in her series  Daughters of Hanford.    listen 11/19/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister:   Today The Bridge takes a look at transgender issues in the military; drones are in the skies over the Northwest. Tom Banse reports on the rapid growth of a new industry.  listen 11/12/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister:   Taxes, healthcare and climate change come together in recent elections. Anna King introduces Frannie Smith a geoscientist, studying radioactive particles at Hanford in another installment of Daughters of Hanford.  listen 11/05/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister:   We go to the Priboloff Islands in the Bering Sea where one of the world's great estuaries for seabirds is being threatened by rats from Seattle; we'll learn about the growing popularity of ancient grains; Karri Gallagher honors the Day of the Dead.  listen 10/29/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister:   KMUN's own Liam Dunn toured the Astoria Column top to bottom while it was under restoration, speaking with painters and designers on the way. The Column opens October 24th.  listen 10/22/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister     We return to Roseburg. Classes resumed Monday at Umpqua Community College. Shell Oil abandons drilling in the Chuckchi Sea. The Great Oregon Shake-Out!  listen 10/15/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister     President Obama visits Roseburg one week after the shootings at UCC; AHS celebrates Homecoming.     listen 10/08/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister.  Royal Dutch Shell abandons drilling in the Chukchi Sea just six weeks after the Obama Administration OKs the project.  Marijuana becomes legal in Oregon.    listen 10/01/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister.  The Bridge returns to the Colville Reservation wildfires. Native Americans express concern that certain structures are preserved over tribal lands. Aquatic robots are trolling the waters in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Forks, Washington celebrates ten years of Twilight! listen 09/17/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister.  The Best of the Bridge. Fall Membership Drive. We revisit favorite listener features focused on Sound. We learn about noise pollution with Tom Banse, and Anna King introduces us to Liz Mattsen, one of the Daughters of Hanford.  listen 09/10/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister.  This morning Anna King takes to ranches in Twisp and Omak, Washington. Karri Gallagher visits The Hole in the Heart of Astoria and talks to Astoria Councilwoman Cindy Price.     listen 09/04/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister.  This morning we visit the town of John Day, scene of the Canyon Creek Complex wildfires. We'll hear about the efforts to begin the work of cleaning up, even as the fires still burn. We celebrate the life and work of Oregon author Raymond Carver.  listen 08/27/2015
The Bridge/Kate Brister.  The Bridge is closed today to hear a rebroadcast of Talk of Our Towns from August 19, 2015. Host Donna Quinn speaks with Brett Estes, Astoria City Manager, and Kevin Cronin, Community Development Director.  listen 08/20/2015
Part 2: Crazy About MushroomsAnna McHugh is a writer, teacher and mycrologist. We walk and talk with Anna and others who share her passion for the fungi.   listen 08/06/2015
Crazy for Mushrooms! Part 1.Writer and mycological educator, Anna McHugh interviews others who share her passion for fungi.  listen 07/30/2015
The Bridge/David Paul.  Cleaning up PCBs in Spokane, NRA vs Idaho gun owners, Greyhound racing ban faltering in the Oregon Legislature & a proposed Coquille casino for Medford. listen 03/19/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Jackson County's pot tax, Washington's first government pot shop, domestic violence and digital privacy and how you can learn to build your own wordpress website. listen 03/12/2015
The Bridge/David Paul.  A conversation with Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. listen 03/05/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The investigation continues in the police shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in Pasco, Washington.  University of Washington seismologists promote an early warning system for earthquakes and about tonight's presentation on retirement planning tonight in Astoria by Thrivent and Grace Espiscopal Church at 4 and 6pm.  Free listen 02/26/2015
The Bridge/David Paul  David talks with Larry Taylor about a proposed change in the way Port of Astoria Commissioners are selected, Correspondent Austin Jenkins looks at the issue of runaway foster kids in Washington, Liz Jones talks with immigrant kids who face an uncertain future regarding their residency in the US and reactions to the resignation of John Kitzhaber. listen 02/19/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  A tough week for Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Columbia Riverkeeper Conservation Director Dan Serres on LNG and salmon, runaway foster kids and a chilly reception for the idea of transfering ownership of the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds to the Port District. listen 02/12/2015
The Bridge/David Paul.   Oppositon to a proposed casino for the Coquille tribe, low teacher pay equals difficulty in recruiting new teachers to Idaho, the first female submariners, snowmaking in NW ski resorts, a NW nurse treats Ebola patients in Liberia and the last voyage of the Kalakala. listen 02/05/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Oregon communities prepare for "The Big One', the Oregon legislative session starts next week, and should Washington ban non-motorized vehicles on beaches?, and - ride the bus free today (Jan 29) in Clastop County! listen 01/29/2015
The Bridge/David Paul  David talks with Christopher Smith, Director of the North Coast Forest Alliance about management plans for the Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests.  Incorporating conservation, timber harvests and recreation. listen 01/22/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Project Homeless Connect Jan 29 in Longbeach, WA, Avain Flu export woes in the NW, Klamath Basin water disputes and will Vancouver WA, be home to the largest oil export terminal on the West Coast? listen 01/15/2015
The Bridge/David Paul.  Familes dealing with hunger in Oregon, the evolution of the Catholic Church in Yakima, Washington, dredging the Snake River, and drones in Idaho. listen 01/08/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  IRA changes for 2015, surveying species using environmental DNA, Who regulates rental mobile homes in Washington, and Chris Wright of The Harbor; Clatsop Counties domestic violence shelter and resource center, explains how to become a volunteer. listen 01/01/2015
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Conservation nurseries in Oregon and Washington prisons, Southern Oregon residents discuss the cultural and economic impacts of recreational marijuana legalization and the evolution of the legal pot business in Washington. listen 12/18/2014
The Bridge/David Paul.  Saving a Yakama Nation sacred mountain, new geologic mapping in Washington to avoid Oso-like landslides, breast cancer dianosis and treatment for Latinas, pot tax deliberations in Washington, and an update on wolf kills. listen 12/11/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Should Oregon municipalities have the authority to tax, regulate or ban recreational marijuana sales?  Roadblocks in implementing smaller class sizes in Washington.  When all is quiet on the seismic front, should we be listening more carefully? Canadian 'medical tourists' come to a North Idaho hospital. listen 12/04/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  US Senator Jeff Merkley on his Keystone XL pipeline vote, Astoria will get a warming center.  Should politicians go through a waiting period before becoming a lobbyist and the increasing use of drones in the NW. listen 11/20/2014
The Bridge/David Paul.  Wild horse roundups, HBO and a new Lewis and Clark drama with Sacajawea portrayed be a Native American actress, marijuana reform and medical pot, the aftermath of the Methow Valley fires and Washington State celebrates a birthday. listen 11/13/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Excerpts from the Warrenton city candidates forum with mayoral candidates Mark Kujala, Mark Baldwin, plus Warrenton commission position 4 candidates Pam Ackley, Richard Frisbee, David Goldthorpe and Rick Newton.  Also on the show: the GMO labeling initiative in Oregon and two gun control measures in Washington. listen 10/23/2014
The Bridge/David Paul  The Bridge takes a look at local and state political contests. listen 10/16/2014
The Bridge/David Paul  Author Matt Love on The Ken Kesey Project; AAUW Candidates Forum listen 10/09/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Bridge takes a look at recreational marijuana in Washington and Oregon. Also: the aftermath of the 2014 fire season. listen 10/02/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Sean Fitzpatrick of the Friends of the Armory, about The Mayor's Ball, to be held October 4th at the Astoria Armory.  The event will honor the career of Astoria Mayor Willis Van Dusen.  It is also a fund-raiser for the continued restoration of the Armory Building.  Also:  The Mayor of Oso, Washington reflects on the aftermath of the landslide disaster this past spring, and the current state of the Oregon Governor's race. listen 09/25/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Will voters approve a top-two primary in Oregon?, Female farmworkers speak out about sexual harrassment.  In Ashland, lodging operators pushback against under the radar private nightly room rentals, and Clatsop Economic Development Resources teaches the basics of starting your own business.   listen 09/18/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  NEDtalks with the Astoria Downtown Historic District Association, a couple moves on after fire destroys their home and livilihood in northeastern Washington. listen 09/11/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Bridge takes a look at midwivery in the Northwest; also, the increasing use of C-section deliveries. listen 09/04/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Reporter Alex Johnson takes us to Gloria's Secret Cafe' where one energetic business woman does it all--cooking, cleaning and serving. listen 08/28/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Growing marijuana on a large scale in Washington. Correspondent Anna King joins Kathleen to tour farms and grow sites. We'll learn about the challenges and rewards of cultivating pot professionally. listen 08/07/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Who pays to fight and prevent wildfires?, Why the present day percentage of blacks in Oregon's population is less than 2%, testing for radiation in Oregon coastal waters after the Fukushima disaster, preventing HIV and breeding queen bees in your back yard. listen 07/31/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Skamokawa, Washington Singer/Songwriter Kerrie McNally talks about the inspiration for her music; birds in the wild, rural life and the legacy of the Chinese Exclusion Act in the Lower Columbia region. listen 07/24/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Wildfire survivors in Oregon, how trees recover from fire, no threatened species listing likely for the Woverine and more low income children receive dental care in Washington than in any other state. listen 07/17/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Reactions to Washington's first legal recreational marijuana sales, plus who will be held accountable for 7 deaths in the Tesoro Anacortes refinery explosion? listen 07/10/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  David Curl of Solstice Forge in Naselle, WA.  The process of forging iron, plus MetalFest, a benefit for the blacksmithing program at Clatsop Community College.   listen 07/03/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Piumesha Treaty Days in Warm Springs; the trend to tiny houses; a young woman who helped rescue horses after the Oso mudslide rides the rodeo circuit. listen 06/26/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Oregon Veterans Memorial, Friends and family on Bowe Bergdahl's return, Klatmath waters wars resolution listen 06/05/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The City of Seaside's 2034 Visioning process.  Workshops are underway.  The report so far from organizers Esther Moberg, Seaside Library Director and Jay Barber, Seaside City Council member. Also, what happened in Ryderwood Washington, when citizens couldn't agree on the direction for their community, plus the Maker Culture and a new hackerspace in Medford.        listen 05/29/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Astoria High School athlete Myra-Shay Vazquez and Cross Country Coach Chuck Adams on sports programs at AHS and how one student has been invited to a tournament in Australia, also Vicki Allenbeck and Kyleen Austin of the Skamokawa Farmstead Creamery with their first goat cheese sales, and Bob Duke, Outreach Director for the Friends of the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge about programs for the public. listen 05/22/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Clatsop County Historical Society Executive Director Mac Burns talks about Astoria history and the Society's annual meeting at the Liberty Theater.      listen 05/15/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  NW millenials and how they're shaping society and the new economy.   listen 05/08/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Questions to, and answers from the candidates for the Clatsop County Commission, from the AAUW Candidates Forum Wednesday night. (April 30) listen 05/01/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Coversations with Clatsop County Commission District 5 candidates Lianne Thompson and Dale Barrett. listen 04/24/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  How to be a volunteer Skywarn Severe Weather Spotter.  Classes soon in Nehalem, Cannon Beach and the new online virtual training.    listen 04/17/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stand Up Stories with Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis on access to mental health issues and Greg Delgado, organizer the the Oregon immigrants rights group: CAUSA.   listen 04/10/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Oso update, travel tips from Clatsop Community College.   listen 04/03/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories: Oso slide update, geologic hazards mapping, two local tsunamis 50 years ago, and CERT training in Nehalem, Oregon April 25, 26, 27 and May 4.   listen 03/27/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories: Preserving Native American bones revealed by the Wanapum Dam drawdown, plans for the restoration of historic salmon runs above Grand Coulee Dam, a doctor shortage in Oregon's Lane County and hopes for legislation that would put wildfire fighting federal funding on par with that of other disasters. listen 03/20/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories: A new Clatsop County Commissioner, stabilizing the educational experience for some Tacoma, Washington homeless kids, new research from OHSU on pollutants. listen 03/13/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories:  Homeless help in Astoria, Oregon and Olympia, Washington.  Living downstream from Wanapum and Hanford.  Speed speakers in Astoria. listen 03/06/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories:   listen 02/27/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories: Astoria City Council's Goal Setting for 2014, more fines on the Flavel properties, Should it be easy for parents to exclude their kids from immunization vaccinations? listen 02/20/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories:  Reorganizing Oregon's DMV offices for better customer service, immigration legislation in Washington, continuing problems with Washington State Patrol's trooper radios and growing biofuels in Oregon. listen 02/13/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories:  Oregon US Senator Jeff Merkley on the Farm Bill, Microsoft gets a new CEO, Citizen concerns about Astoria's surplus property sales and Oregon legislators consider e-cigarettes. listen 02/06/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories:  New standardized testing meant to measure critical thinking, how to make basic household repairs with Clatsop Community College, avoiding Lyme Disease, and Accessorize with Assistance League - a Super Bowl Sunday event to aid children in Clatsop County listen 01/30/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Stories:  Astoria's surplus property sales; Search for new Astoria City Manager; Social Security - what you need to know. listen 01/23/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Market Biz Kids program of the Astoria Sunday Market - an interview with Cyndi Mudge, Director.  Also Project Homeless connect of CCA with Tony Degoede and Viviana Mathews, plus Erin Skaa of Tillamook CARE. listen 01/16/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  guest:  Melanie Drecksell on grants for Value Added producers details.  Also Eradicating English Ivy; Spotted Frog; Ashland Food Project. listen 01/09/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Historic Preservation in Oregon - Heritage native Oaks in the Willamette Valley, and saving the Neacoxie Creek Livery Barn in Gearhart. listen 01/02/2014
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain. listen 12/19/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  A sales tax for Oregon?  The Winter Brew Cup, a local chef's syndicate and the Astoria Winter Market. listen 12/12/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.   listen 12/05/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The latest on the Cover Oregon website woes, and how large corporations have leaned on state legistatures in Oregon and Washington to get exclusive concessions.  Also on the show, how the Lincoln County school district uses the ocean as a classroom integral to the way its students learn, and the Astoria City Council moves forward with surplus property sales and transfers of some downtown properties between the city, the Columbia Maritime Museum and a local non-profit preservation group. listen 11/21/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Board of Clatsop County Commissioners approve transferring juvenile offenders to Cowlitz County for housing, the Finance Director presented the fiscal first quarter budget report - the General fund balance should cover 2 months of operating expenses.  And public comment on a draft ordinance that would ban the use of bullhooks and whips on animals in shows taking place in the county.   listen 11/14/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Astoria 20-year Transportation Plan, a rocky start for the new procedure for selling surplus city property in Astoria, and how Russian fishers taught American fishers how to transport catches to trawlers at sea.      listen 11/07/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Great Shake-Out preview with Director of Tillamook Emergency Management Gordon McCraw, candidates for the contested election for Position 1 ot the Port of Ilwaco commission and Robert (Jake) Jacob, owner of Astoria's Cannery Pier Hotel, makes a case for saving Astoria's Armory building.      listen 10/17/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  De-stigmatizing mental illness, the US Supreme Court rules a NW couple can take the EPA to court and  - are the growing number of craft breweries leading to a beer bubble?       listen 10/15/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Clatsop County Commissioners deny the consolidated land use application from Oregon Pipeline LLC.  Testimony from attorneys from both sides, a debrief on the Oregon Main Street Conference from Astoria Downtown Historic District Association Executive Director Alana Garner, and Maria Brooks visits with Ilwaco, Washington Cranberry farmer Malcolm McFail. listen 10/10/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The politics of GMO regulation,  and a retail pirate buys then resells Trader Joe products.  He got sued for the practice, but prevailed in court.     listen 10/08/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Two previously uninsured Washington residents sucessfully navigate the new health insurance exchange, also Clatsop Community College, the Oregon Library Association and KMUN will produce audio stories about your life and how a library, reading or a person in the library has impacted you.  The story may be funny, sad, empowering; expressed in a way that communicates your truth.  To submit your stories, contact Candice Watkins, librarian.  Complete information on the Clatsop Community College website. listen 10/03/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The federal government shut down, the Oregon Legislature's special session, the Oregon Main Street Conference in Astoria this week, and testing the potency of pot.   listen 10/01/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  How climate change can affect your investments, an update on Astoria's Armory building, in-state tuition for undocumented students, the Oregon capitol's 75th anniversary and JFK in Hanford.   listen 09/26/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Highlights from the Lifeboat Academy/Clatsop Community College Emergency Preparedness Workshop, also how game and multi media producers are providing a bright spot in the Northwest economy.   listen 09/24/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  A shifting job climate in the wake of the most devestating recession in over a generation.  Aerospace giant Boeing seeks to move more jobs out of the NW, getting into the healthcare field is not the slam dunk some predicted, even having your own business is no guarantee of a steady income.   listen 09/19/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Astoria Community Development Director Brett Estes on the Astoria Transportation Plan, a return of earmarks to the Washington State capital budget and a brand new farmers market starts up just as the gardening season comes to an end.   listen 09/17/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  The Chinese-American experience in Astoria from Ronald Law, highlights of the Clatsop Commissioners meeting and Former Sunset Empire Parks and Recreation District Manager Mary Blake, now co-chair of a committee to support a bond measure to establish a K-12 school campus for the Seaside School District.  The campus would be contructed to withstand a magnitude 9 quake, plus be out of the reach of tsunamis. listen 09/12/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  A Seattle experiment in food security with the establishment of a community arboretum, including tree crops.  Also on the show, Cow Olympics from the Oregon State Fair, and a song about Hanford radioactive tank waste.   listen 09/10/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  How a Vancouver, Washington start up hopes to profit by reducing wastewater treatment costs for rural communities, also, how a concerned dad became a citizen lobbyist to the Washington legislature.    listen 09/05/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Urban homesteaders, the effects of wildfire smoke on fish runs and a Hurricane Katrina refugee finds a new home in Oregon.   listen 09/03/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Guest:  Board of Clatsop County Commissioners meeting - Clatsop County Fair report, A land use appeal and approval for the "Bridges to Breakers" bicyle ride and fundraiser, also avain botulism in the Klamath Basin and life on the Warm Springs Reservation. listen 08/29/2013
The Bridge/Kathleen Morgain.  Guest:  Dian Cooper, Executive Director of Cowlitz Family Health, on staffing rural health clinics,  also on the show: GMO labeling rules many hurt some businesses, but help others. listen 08/27/2013

KMUN/KTCB Programming

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Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

12:00am - 1:00am
Hearts of Space

1:00am - 3:00am
World Café

3:00am - 5:00am
NPR’s Morning Edition

5:00am - 6:00am
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

6:00am - 8:00am
Morning Classics

8:00am - 9:00am
Morning Edition

9:00am - 9:30am
This Week with Betsy Johnson

9:30am - 10:00am
Monday Public Affairs

10:00am - 12:00pm
Lost Highway

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fresh Air

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Blues in the Daylight

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Le Show

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Democracy Now

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Evening Jazz

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Bedtime Stories

8:30pm - 10:00pm
Blue Monday

10:00pm - 12:00am
Day of the Velvet Voice/ Short Attention Span

12:00am - 1:00am
Electronic Tonic

1:00am - 3:00am
World Café

3:00am - 5:00am
NPR’s Morning Edition

5:00am - 6:00am
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

6:00am - 8:00am
Morning Classics

8:00am - 9:00am
Morning Edition

8:48am - 8:58am
The Ship Report

9:00am - 9:30am
Light On Health

9:00am - 9:30am
Making Contact

9:30am - 10:00am
Senior Moment

9:30am - 10:00am
In Season

9:30am - 10:00am
Animal Gab Radio

10:00am - 12:00pm
All Kinds of Folk

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fresh Air

1:00pm - 3:00pm
In the Mood

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Old Time Radio

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Democracy Now

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Evening Jazz

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Bedtime Stories

8:30pm - 10:30pm
Rhythm Lounge

10:30pm - 12:00am
Never Too Late

12:00am - 1:00am
Beale St. Caravan

1:00am - 3:00am
World Café

3:00am - 5:00am
NPR’s Morning Edition

5:00am - 6:00am
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

6:00am - 8:00am
Morning Classics

8:00am - 9:00am
Morning Edition

8:48am - 8:58am
The Ship Report

9:00am - 9:30am
Bioneers

9:30am - 10:00am
Talk of Our Towns

10:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday Morning Folk

11:00am - 11:02am
Willapa Nature Notes

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fresh Air

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday Afternoon Music

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kaleidoscope

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Democracy Now

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Evening Jazz

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Bedtime Stories

8:30pm - 10:30pm
Womens’ Music

10:30pm - 11:00pm
This Way Out

11:00pm - 11:59pm
Wow & Flutter

12:00am - 1:00am
Wow & Flutter

1:00am - 3:00am
World Café

3:00am - 5:00am
NPR’s Morning Edition

5:00am - 6:00am
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

6:00am - 8:00am
Morning Classics

8:00am - 9:00am
Morning Edition

8:48am - 8:58am
The Ship Report

9:00am - 9:30am
The Bridge

9:30am - 10:00am
A Story Told

10:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday Morning Folk

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fresh Air

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Stuck in the Sixties/Sonic Sunspot

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Alternative Radio

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Democracy Now

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Evening Jazz

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Bedtime Stories

8:30pm - 10:30pm
Sonidos Latinos

10:30pm - 11:00pm
Alt Latino

11:00pm - 11:59pm
The Takeover

12:00am - 1:00am
The Takeover

1:00am - 3:00am
World Café

3:00am - 5:00am
NPR’s Morning Edition

5:00am - 6:00am
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

6:00am - 8:00am
Morning Classics

8:00am - 9:00am
Morning Edition

9:00am - 9:30am
Counterspin

9:30am - 10:00am
Perspectives/TUC

10:00am - 12:00pm
Friday Folk

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fresh Air

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Thistle & Shamrock

2:00pm - 3:00pm
E-town

3:00pm - 4:00pm
ARTS – Live & Local!

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Free Speech Radio

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Left, Right & Center

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 7:30pm
New World Beat

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Caribbean Moon

9:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday Dead

10:00pm - 12:00am
Late Night Radio

12:00am - 2:00am
And Otherness/Pilot Ultraviolet

2:00am - 3:00am
Classical Guitar Alive

3:00am - 5:00am
Classical Concert

5:00am - 6:00am
Weekend Edition

6:00am - 9:00am
Morning Classics

9:00am - 10:00am
Weekend Edition Saturday

10:00am - 11:00am
Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me

11:00am - 12:00pm
Skinnamarink

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Crossroads

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Scandinavian Hour

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Celtic Aire

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shady Grove

8:00pm - 12:00am
Saturday Night

12:00am - 3:00am
After Midnight/Everything Else

3:00am - 5:00am
Classical Concert- Sunday

5:00am - 6:00am
Weekend Edition

6:00am - 7:00am
Harmonia

7:00am - 9:00am
Classical Jewels & Choral Gems

9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday Opera

10:00am - 12:00pm
Classical Concert

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gospel Train

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Classic Rock & Roll

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Country Swing

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Things Considered

6:00pm - 7:00pm
RADIOLAB

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Air

8:00pm - 8:30pm
Bedtime Stories

8:30pm - 9:00pm
Literary Landscapes

9:00pm - 11:00pm
Nachtmusik

11:00pm - 12:00am
Music Milienium 

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

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Morning Edition

8:00am - 11:00am
Coastal Classics

11:00am - 1:00pm
On Point

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Afternoon Classics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The World Today

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Things Considered

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fresh Air

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Night Time Classics

10:00pm - 11:00pm
Democracy Now

11:00pm - 12:00am
BBC World Service

5:00am - 8:00am
Morning Edition

8:00am - 11:00am
Coastal Classics

11:00am - 1:00pm
On Point

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Afternoon Classics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The World Today

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Things Considered

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fresh Air

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Night Time Classics

10:00pm - 11:00pm
Democracy Now

11:00pm - 12:00am
BBC World Service

5:00am - 8:00am
Morning Edition

8:00am - 11:00am
Coastal Classics

11:00am - 1:00pm
On Point

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Classical Guitar Alive

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The World Today

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Things Considered

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fresh Air

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Night Time Classics

10:00pm - 11:00pm
Democracy Now

11:00pm - 12:00am
BBC World Service

5:00am - 8:00am
Morning Edition

8:00am - 11:00am
Coastal Classics

11:00am - 1:00pm
On Point

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Harmonia

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The World Today

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Things Considered

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fresh Air

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Night Time Classics

10:00pm - 11:00pm
Democracy Now

11:00pm - 12:00am
BBC World Service

5:00am - 8:00am
Morning Edition

8:00am - 11:00am
Coastal Classics

11:00am - 1:00pm
On Point

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Afternoon Classics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The World Today

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Things Considered

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fresh Air

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Night Time Classics

10:00pm - 11:00pm
Left, Right & Center

11:00pm - 12:00am
BBC World Service

6:00am - 10:00am
Weekend Edition

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Concert Hour

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Best of Car Talk

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me

2:00pm - 3:00pm
RADIOLAB

3:00pm - 4:00pm
TED Radio Hour

4:00pm - 5:00pm
All Things Considered

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Piano Jazz

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Jazz Profiles

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rhythm Sweet & Hot

8:00pm - 9:00pm
New Orleans Live

9:00pm - 10:30pm
Blue Dimensions

10:00pm - 12:00am
Blues Before Sunrise

6:00am - 10:00am
Weekend Edition

10:00am - 12:00pm
Classical Concert

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday Baroque

4:00pm - 5:00pm
All Things Considered

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fresh Air

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L.A. Theater Works

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