Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Oregon Wolf Delisting, Citing Change In State Law

The Oregon Court of Appeals dismissed a gray wolf delisting lawsuit Wednesday, citing a change in state law that blocked judicial review . Conservation groups Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity and Oregon Wild sued the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife after its removal of the gray wolf from the Oregon Endangered Species List at the end of 2015. At the time, the states wolves had established the minimum number of packs for officials to consider removing endangered...

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JPR Live Session: Amy LaVere (2019)

Amy LaVere's voice is what catches you first - girlish, but with the depth of someone with a full book of stories. NPR’s Robert Siegel once said that Amy LaVere “ specializes in lyrics that are more barbed than her sweet soprano prepares you for. ” Her latest album Painting Blue - produced by her husband and frequent musical collaborator Will Sexton - was released earlier this year on Nine Mile Records. In our live session, Sexton joined LaVere for some tunes from the new album.

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Rogue Retreat

Medford Opens New Shelter For The Homeless

What started as a winter emergency shelter for homeless people in Medford has become a much more imposing presence. The Kelly Shelter opened its doors recently, providing regular shelter space for 54 people in bunk beds, an upgrade from the church basement with mats on the floor of the original shelter. ACCESS, Inc. bought the building and renovated it, and Rogue Retreat will run the shelter, geared toward finding permanent homes for its short-term resident.

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'We Need The Food That We Lost'; Low-Income Families Still Reeling From PG&E Blackouts

Pacific Gas & Electric turned off power to Ana Patricia Rios’ neighborhood in Sonoma County for eight days in October, three at the beginning of the month and five near the end. The mother of three young boys watched twice as nearly all of the food in her refrigerator spoiled. She threw out at least $500 worth of meat, fruit, vegetables, salsas and other food that would have supplied her family with months of meals.

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Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity

This story was produced as part of a collaboration with the PBS NewsHour As the season of big holiday meals kicks off, it's as good a time as any to reflect on just how much food goes to waste. If you piled up all the food that's not eaten over the course of a year in the U.S., it would be enough to fill a skyscraper in Chicago about 44 times , according to an estimate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And, when all this food rots in a landfill, it emits methane, a powerful greenhouse...

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Tommy Emmanuel Live Session

Sep 3, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This archived live session features artist Tommy Emmanuel.

Darol Anger Live Session

Jul 13, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This archived live session from July 13th, 2010 features artist Darol Anger.

Jonatha Brooke Live Session

Apr 22, 2010

This live session from April 22nd, 2010 features artist Jonatha Brooke.

Kara Grainger Live Session Archive

Feb 24, 2010
Mark Butterfield

This live session archive from February 24th, 2010 features artist Kara Grainger.

Andrew Bird Live Session

Jul 16, 2009
Mark Butterfield

This archived live session from July 16th, 2009 features artist Andrew Bird.

Jesse Cook Live Session

Jul 11, 2008

This live session archive from July 11th, 2008 features artist Jesse Cook.

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