How do we respond to the birds in our community? What do they tell us about ourselves? This show features eight poems on the theme of Taking Flight.
Clatsop County Manager Don Bohn joins Mac & Alana to talk about his career and how he met his wife. Mac fixates on pirates. . .
On the next Story Told, Michael McCusker reacts to Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign announcement. Also, Pamela Paul asks “Is There A Problem With Thanksgiving?” And finally from the late Dr. Robert Brake, “A Brief Synopsis of Donald Trump’s First Thanksgiving As President.”
Mac & Alana compete to see which one eats more like a President. You know you want to play along at home. . .with a big bowl of Oyster Ice Cream.
Friday, November 18th at 3pm ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman & guests: Journalist Buzz Bissinger with “The Mosquito Bowl”, key note speaker at The Literary Ball at the RiverSea Gallery. Director Cathey Ryan & actor Thomas Ryan in “Scrooge: The Musical” at the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach. Musician &…
On the next Story Told, Michael McCusker presents original, but untitled material that relates to Ann Coulter’s call to threaten liberals with death. Also, Michelle Goldberg warns that “The Trump Show Is Back,” and urges curious viewers not to tune in. Finally, Thomas Homer-Dixon and Johan Rockström ask “What Happenens When a Cascade of Crises Collide?”
Friday, November 11th at 3pm ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman & guests: Director Edward James & Actor Terri L. Baier with “Every Brilliant Thing” at KALA in Astoria. Dave Drury on guitar & Shelley Loring Barker on flute (+ Luke Ydstie on bass) in concert at the Charlene Larsen Center for…
Marianne Monson interviews local musician, Israel Nebeker of Blind Pilot, on his songwriting process.
Host Roger Rocka interviews Terri Steenbergen, executive director of The Harbor, which provides help, support and services for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking.
Mac & Alana chat with teaching hero and legend Tom Wilson. Salt, Lewis & Clark, and Kindergarten Cop might come up.
On the next Story Told, in a post-midterm breath, Matt Bai calls to “Cancel Election Night.” Also, The late Dr. Robert Brake elucidates the “Downward Slide of American Politics.” And finally, in honor of Armistice Day, “Veterans of America: I Salute You,” by Rick Rubin.
This month, Around Our Schools focuses on Warrenton Middle and High Schools. Sara Meyer interviews Josh Jannusch, Principal of the newly remodeled Warrenton Middle School, and Rod Heyen, Principal of Warrenton High School. The principals share their academic and professional stories, their connections with the community, and their commitment to students. This is another opportunity…
Merianne and Linda talked about Thanksgiving meal plans, schmaltz and the great caper spill of 2020.
Friday, November 4th at 3pm ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman & guests: Actor and Singer Mews Small, Candy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, for a screening & Q&A at the Liberty Theatre; with Artist Jo Lumpkin Brown. Director of the Appelo Archives Center Annika Kay with their Annual Harvest…
Join host Donna Quinn for this month’s Talk of Our Towns. The topic is Resilient Clatsop County, a new network community initiative to help children suffering from various kinds of trauma … which have been an exacerbated since the pandemic. The main guest is Angel Escobeda Senior Program Director for Columbia Pacific CCO. Other guests…
On the next Story Told, Michael McCusker calls upon and old mentor guru: Norman Solomon, who wrote “The Power of Babble.” Additionally, from the late Dr. Robert Brake, “We Have No Right To Vote.”
Host Teresa Retzlaff talks with co-host emeritus Jessica Schleif about the knowledge we glean from our experiences and from each other about the natural world, and being open to the rules as we understand them changing over time.
Friday, October 28th at 3pm ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman & guests: Concert Pianist & Music Professor Lino Rivera from St Mary’s College of CA with a weekend of concerts @ the Larsen Center; & Lisa Nelson, Director of Astoria Conservatory. Musicians & Board members Betsey Ellerbroek & Pam Fleming with…
On the next Story Told, Michael McCusker recalls a harrowing personal event in Vietnam, October 27 1966, which also took place the same day as his mother’s birthday in “Happy Birthday Mother.” Also, Craig Spencer warns that “We May Have Only a Few Months to Prevent the Next Pandemic.”
Wooly Bear Caterpillars
Do we imagine the dead as content in their zone, or do they express anxieties about how the world of the living functions in their absence? Poems in this episode offer contrasting answers: Frederic Weatherly’s “Danny Boy”; A.E. Housman’s “Is My Team Ploughing?”; Thomas Hardy’s “Ah, Are You Digging on My Grave?”; John McCrae’s “In…
Mac & Alana chat with Josh Davis, Clatsop County Veteran Service Officer
Friday, October 21st at 3pm ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman & guests: CCC Printmaking instructor and Exhibit Curator Ben Rosenberg with Artist Lindsey Aarts for The Ship Show at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery. Astoria International Film Festival founder Ron Craig with filmmakers Karrin Carlson and Tyler Rusten on the 15th annual…
Audio from the October 18th, 2022 Astoria AAUW Candidate Forum, featuring candidates for public office in the City of Astoria. AUDIO NOTE: Due to a technical issue, the first 19 minutes of this recording are lower quality audio, but the full quality audio kicks in after that point. Thank you for understanding.
On the next Story Told, original writings from Michael McCusker about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Also, from Masha Gessen and the New Yorker Magazine, “Different Worlds.” Finally, Maya Steinitz seeks to elucidate “How criminal trials of leaders can bring the country together.”
Merianne Myers and Linda Perkins discus fall harvest and delicious foods of the season
Prepare for some childish humor when Mac and Alana talk about Ben Franklin
Friday, October 14th at 3pm ARTS – Live & Local! Carol Newman & guests: From the Coaster Theatre in Cannon Beach, Adams & Costello in concert; and Director of ‘Gramercy Ghost” Deanna Duplechain. Barry Sears is Bullshot Crummond in the Peninsula Players production at the River City Playhouse in Ilwaco, WA. Director Bennett…