KBND Logo

 

On Air Now

George Noorey
ON AIR NOW
George Noorey
12:00am - 5:00am
Contact

Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Listen to Heather Roberts, Troy Reinhart and daCount weekdays on the KBND Morning News!
Vice Presidential Debate Tuesday October 4th at 6:00 p.m., pre-debate show at 5:00 p.m.
Local News


133 cadets graduated from the Oregon National Guard Youth Challenge program this week.

 

Spokesman Frank Strupish says these kids were taken out of a troubling situation and places in an intense program to give them tools to succeed.  "These kids have gone through 22 weeks of a residential program. It's a military modeled school,  that provides a lot of discipline and structure for these kids. They're earned anywhere between 8-10 high school credits apiece, to help them get back on track to graduate school. And so they've finished the first phase of our program, the residential phase, and they're fixing to embark on the second phase of the program, which is the mentor phase."

 

Strupish says in the mentoring phase the kids have chosen mentors that will stay in contact with them for the next 12 months as they work towards their goals.

 

Strupish says their program has a high success rate; statistics show that after graduation 80% of the students are still doing something meaningful in the community.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

  • 27th Street Bear Creek Road and Forum Dr. down to a single lane 6a – 10p Signal light at 27th and Forum will be disabled and only right turns off 27th will be allowed.

 

  • Road closures along Roosevelt Ave >< Silver Lake Blvd -Chamberlain St. 7a-5p (9/6-11/20)

 

  • Lane closures and detours Mt. WA Dr at Shevlin Park Road North to Regency (7/11-11/30)
 
LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services