- In early March, a meteorite plummeted into the Pacific off the Washington coast — a bang so big many feared it was an earthquake. The meteorite was the largest since 1990. Two weeks ago, scientist Marc Fries joined the E/V Nautilus in the first directed attempt to excavate fragments of a meteor from the ocean floor.
Kathleen Rockwell (aka “Klondike Kate”) spent the last decades of a long and storied life as a homesteader in Central Oregon. In 2015 her legacy returned to Bend — in the form of a massive rock collection. We listen back to an interview with Kelly Cannon-Miller, Executive director for the Deschutes County Historical Society, about Klondike Kate.
- An internal review of Oregon’s medical marijuana program has found severe staffing shortages, and insufficient and inaccurate tracking at the Oregon Health Authority. OHA Director Patrick Allen tells us about the report, and what it will take to fix the problems.
- Local immigration lawyer Chelsea Strautman has taken two of the 121 undocumented immigrants held at the federal prison in Sheridan as clients. She has met with many of the other detainees there as well.