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Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - Nancy Richardson Fischer

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - Nancy Richardson Fischer

September 17, 2019

Nancy Richardson Fischer started her career writing for the circus! After crafting stories about elephants and performers, she moved on to LucasFilm, and then landed a writing gig for famed gymnastics coach Bela Karoly. These days, Nancy is crafting young adult novels, and Jenny Hansson talks to her in this week's Writers' Bloc about how they're inspired by her real-life experiences. 

Where We Live: Interview with an icon

Where We Live: Interview with an icon

September 17, 2019

In this special-episode of the Where We Live podcast, Ken Boddie sits down with Walter Cole and Donald Horn to talk about how Darcelle came to be, the brand new musical, "That's No Lady," and commitment to the Portland community over the past five decades.

Your Weather - Fall Preview

Your Weather - Fall Preview

September 10, 2019

Before you order that Pumpkin Spice Latte, it's time to get an idea what could impact the weather in the Pacific Northwest in the next few months. For this episode, KOIN 6 Meteorologist Kelley Bayern gets you ready for fall with an interesting conversation with Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Tyree Wilde from the National Weather Service.

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - William Ritter

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - William Ritter

September 4, 2019
William Ritter is not only a New York Times bestselling author, but he's also braves the classroom every day as a high school teacher in Oregon. In this week's Writers' Bloc, Jenny talks to him about his successful Jackaby series for young adult readers, how Sherlock Holmes impacted his writing and how he draws inspiration from his own life for his fictional stories. 
Your Weather - Back to School

Your Weather - Back to School

August 27, 2019

Back to school season is here and weather plays a big role in getting out the door each morning. Meteorologist Joseph Dames sits down with Ashley, a local working mom, to talk about how the forecast each day changes how kids and parents get ready.

Your Weather - Wildfire Smoke & Air Quality

Your Weather - Wildfire Smoke & Air Quality

August 13, 2019

It stinks, it sucks and it hurts your eyes. Even though the 2019 fire season is off to a slow start, smoke and bad air quality is become the norm rather than the exception in the Pacific Northwest in the late summer months.

Meteorologist Kelley Bayern chats with Evan Bing from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality about the importance of tracking air quality and pollution in the region.

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - Stuart Perrin

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - Stuart Perrin

July 31, 2019

Who doesn’t like to relax? For this week’s Writers’ Bloc Podcast Jenny Hansson talks to American Kundalini Yoga spiritual master Stuart Perrin. The chat about his new book, with Oregon ties, his work in correctional facilities and why you have to work hard to relax.

Your Weather - Rafting

Your Weather - Rafting

July 30, 2019

The White Salmon River is one of the Pacific Northwest's recreational gems. Fed by the melting glaciers on Mt. Adams, the river runs high and delights river rafters and thrill seekers all summer long. For this Your Weather podcast, KOIN 6 Meteorologist Kelley Bayern takes you on the water with the guides of the Portland Rafting Company to talk about how weather plays a role in the health and changes of the river all summer long.

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - Jessica Brody

Jenny’s Writers’ Bloc - Jessica Brody

July 17, 2019

Author Jessica Brody has written and published over 17 novels for teens, tweens and adults. In this week's Writers' Bloc, she talks to Jenny Hansson about her unusual path to becoming an author, and quitting her job with a major movie studio to write full time. She also talks to us about her book "Save the Cat! Writes a Novel", a how-to plotting guide for novelists. 

Your Weather - Bountiful Berries

Your Weather - Bountiful Berries

July 16, 2019

The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the best climate and soil for growing berries anywhere on earth. For this Your Weather podcast, KOIN 6 Meteorologists Kelley Bayern and Joseph Dames talk about how climate plays a role in the growth and harvesting of the sweet treat.