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TriMet's MAX line passes through downtown Portland near the Skidmore Fountain.

TriMet’s MAX line passes through downtown Portland near the Skidmore Fountain.

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  • Yesterday the Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas County District Attorneys announced that they would no longer prosecute TriMet fare evaders for “interfering with public transit.”  We talk to Shelly Lomax, TriMet Operations Chief of Staff about the decision, why it was made and what it will mean for people who don’t pay their fares in the future.
  • Longtime environmental activist Andy Kerr shares what he’s expecting from the Trump Administration when it comes to timber harvesting on public lands.
  • We turn to local writer, John Brant, for some insights into the ongoing saga around the Russian doping scandal. Brant did an in-depth profile for the New York Times about the couple who blew the whistle on Russia’s state-run doping program back in 2014.

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