'This Is Not A Drill': A False Ballistic Missile Alert Shakes Hawaii

Updated 9:45 p.m. ET Hawaii residents and tourists alike were shaken shortly after 8 a.m. local time Saturday when a push notification alerted those in the state to a missile threat, causing an immediate panic until officials confirmed it was a false alarm. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL," read the message, which also blared across Hawaiian televisions stations. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, confirmed the false alarm on Twitter 12...

Read More

JPR Live Session: Esmé Patterson

Originally from Colorado and initially part of the folk band Paper Bird with her sister Genevieve, Esmé Patterson has increasingly let loose her inner rocker on each new solo album — particularly on her third record, released in June of 2016, titled We Were Wild .

Read More

Out In The Cold: Attitudes Toward Homeless People

There's plenty to think about when you're homeless. Where you'll find shelter and food, how you'll stay healthy... and many more basic concerns about life itself. And then there's the fact that many people avoid, distrust, fear, and even hate homeless people. Our series of interviews on homelessness, "Out in the Cold," explores issues and offered solutions for homeless people in the region. Our attention turns to Shasta County, with Larry Olmstead from United Way of Northern California and Jonathan Anderson of the Good News Rescue Mission .

Read More

Trump Wishes We Had More Immigrants From Norway. Turns Out We Once Did

In the Thursday meeting in which President Trump complained about "having all these people from shithole countries come here" — and singled out Haiti, El Salvador and Africa as examples — he also added that, "we should have more people from Norway." In fact there was a time when we did. From 1870 to 1910 a quarter of Norway's working-age population emigrated, mostly to the United States. You read that right — one-fourth of its workers left the country. Back then Norway was quite poor. Wages...

Read More

Flu Season Is Shaping Up To Be A Nasty One, CDC Says

The United States appears to be in the midst of an unusually severe flu season, officials at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The flu season started early, which is never a good sign, and the flu is already widespread throughout the country, the CDC's latest report shows. Half of states are reporting especially intense flu activity. "We are currently in the midst of a very active flu season with much of the nation experiencing widespread and intense activity...

Read More

Harry Manx Live Session

Nov 9, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Canadian bluesman Harry Manx visits with JPR's Eric Teel and plays a few songs on his mohan veena.

Kaki King Live Session

Oct 26, 2012

Guitar god Kaki King sits down with JPR's Eric Teel for conversation and live performance of songs from her latest release, Glow.

Field Report Live Session

Oct 15, 2012

Milwaukee-based band Field Report stop by the JPR studios to talk about their debut album and perform a few songs.

Mindy Smith Live Session

Sep 24, 2012

This live session archive from September 24th, 2012 features artist Mindy Smith and friends.

Ian Ethan Case Live Session

Sep 19, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

First discovered by JPR online, Ian Ethan Case's deft fingers and unusual approach to guitar playing left us all with a beautiful live session that featured an amazing piece he wrote for his new kalimba album.

Barr Brothers Live Session

Aug 31, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

The Barr Brothers brought their unusual musical setup (including pump organ and concert harp) into JPR's tiny studios for a live session and performances of songs from their self-titled album.

Jessie Harris Live Session

Aug 16, 2012

This live session from August 16th, 2012 features artist Jessie Harris.

Cory Chisel & the Wandering Sons Live Session

Aug 14, 2012

Cory Chisel, with help from Adriel Denae, visited with JPR's Eric Teel for one of our favorite live sessions. He played a few songs from his latest record Old Believers.

Ottmar Liebert Live Session

Jul 30, 2012

This live session archive from July 30th, 2012 features artist Ottmar Liebert.

Shook Twins

Jul 20, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

This archived live session from July 20th, 2012 features identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Niko Daoussis, and Kyle Volkman, who make up the band Shook Twins.

Pages

JPR's live interactive program devoted to current events and news makers from around the region and beyond. Participate at: 800-838-3760 or email JX@jeffnet.org.   …

Julien Baker

JPR Live Session
Friday January 19th | Noon

Regional Zone Forecasts + ODOT & CalTrans Roadcams

Suzanne Santo of HONEYHONEY

JPR Live Session
Friday February 26th | Noon

At The Water's Edge

A Small Coastal Town Strives To Re-Invent Itself

Service Update

Rhythm & News Service
In Grants Pass Area
Now at 97.5 FM

Underground History

Discoveries Revealed
By The SOU Anthropology Lab

Ashland Fiber Network + DSL & A Distinguished Email Address

JPR Studio Project

Creating A New Home For JPR On The SOU Campus

Features & Columns From
The JPR Members' Magazine

For The Pacific Northwest

New Thinking On Big Ideas ...