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Colville fisherman Randy Friedlander tosses carcasses of downstream salmon at the base of Grand Coulee Dam to honor ancestors and show salmon the way when fish runs are restored.

Colville fisherman Randy Friedlander tosses carcasses of downstream salmon at the base of Grand Coulee Dam to honor ancestors and show salmon the way when fish runs are restored.

Courtesy of Peter Marbach

  

  • Two Oregon men have filed lawsuits against stores that would not sell them guns because they were under the age of 21. The men’s lawsuits say that the stores’ policies violate Oregon’s age discrimination laws. Portland attorney Timothy Crawley says the men may be right. Crawley joins us to discuss Oregon’s age discrimination law.
  

  • On a national day of student action in response to the massacre at a Parkland, Florida high school, we talk with Eva Jones, a sophomore at Hood River Valley High School, about her recent Congressional testimony about gun violence and her involvement in her school’s organized student walkout. Eighth grader Alice Harwood joins us as well from Portland’s Mt. Tabor Middle School. We also talk with Rick Puente, the director of public safety for the Beaverton School District, about the standard school safety protocols in his district and around Oregon.
  

  • From its headwaters in Canada to its estuary at the Pacific, the Columbia River is central to the cultural history and day-to-day life of many tribal and First Nations communities. DR Michel of the Upper Columbia United Tribes joins us to discuss what the river and its resources mean to tribes today. We also speak with Oregon landscape photographer Peter Marbach, who’ll be joining Michel and others to present his photo series on the Columbia River at a show and panel discussion tonight in Hood River. Selections from Marbach’s photo series are on display there through April 1st. 

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