John Carpenter and Pedro Ibarra install a fence designed to keep wolves off the Mill-Mar Ranch in Southern Oregon.

John Carpenter and Pedro Ibarra install a fence designed to keep wolves off the Mill-Mar Ranch in Southern Oregon.

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  • The USDA has hired a “conflict prevention specialist” in Southern Oregon. Alyssa Mahaney’s job is to help farmers and ranchers find nonlethal methods to minimize the attacks on livestock from predators.

 

  

  • Tiara Darnell created a podcast talking about people of color in the marijuana business. She’ll join us to talk about her thoughts on race and the cannabis industry.

 

  

  • The Rose City Rollers’ all-star roller derby team brought home their fourth international championship trophy in November. We sit down with the co-captains of the team, Elicia Nisbet-Smith and Nicole Williams, who competes under the name Bonnie Thunders.

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