Pat Kight / OSU

More than two dozen high school teams from across the country are converging on Corvallis this week, to test their scientific knowledge of oceans. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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The needs and challenges of elderly people in rural areas are the focus of a new event being held this week in Hood River.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

KLCC News is presenting a 50th Anniversary Road Trip series, rolling into many KLCC communities throughout the year to learn more about the listeners we serve.  We began in Springfield in February.

Next Destination:  NEWPORT

Prentice, White Lotus, Reflections, Wetlands, oil, artist interviews
Sandy Brown Jensen

                                    Show: Viz City

Subject: Margaret Prentice and “Wetlands”


Date of Interview: Friday, April 14, 2017

Date of Broadcast: Wed. April 19, 2017

Script: Sandy Brown Jensen

Sound: Terry Way

INTRO: Delicate reflections, a heron visits Delta Ponds--you are listening to Viz City and you are adrift in the watery world of oil painter Margaret Prentice in a new show called “Wetlands” at the White Lotus Gallery.

Eugene-based electric car manufacturer Arcimoto announced a new partnership with the international ride-sharing company Uber last week.

Eleanor Roosevelt: Across a Barrier of Fear is a one-woman play by Sharon Whitney, featuring Jane VanBoskirk.

Lane Community College

Lane Community College is considering program cuts and a tuition increase to help cope with a more than 10 million dollar budget deficit. There’s a special board meeting Wednesday to hear from students, faculty and staff.

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Railroad giant Union Pacific says this year it’s going to spend more than $77 million on Oregon railways.  Last year, they agreed to more improvements and inspections after a disastrous derailment in Mosier…and the discovery of over 800 potential violations nationwide by the Federal Railroad Administration.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Author Garth Stein has inspired millions with his book, The Art of Racing in the Rain, about a dog obsessed with car racing and believing he’ll be reincarnated in human form. The book is the focus of this year’s Newport Reads program. Garth Stein will appear at the Newport Performing Arts Center on April 19th, and at the Downtown Eugene Public Library on April 22nd. He speaks with KLCC’s Eric Alan. 

Recorded on: April 14, 2017

Air Date: April 17, 2017