Lars Larson Files Elections Complaint Against Portland Fire Bureau for Gov. John Kitzhaber Ad


Yesterday, Portland Fire & Rescue released a public service announcement featuring Gov. John Kitzhaber talking about the importance of knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The ad followed a May incident in which Kitzhaber, a former emergency room doctor, gave CPR to a woman until Fire Bureau paramedics could take over. Lars Larson, who hosts a daily talk show on KXL (FM 101), ...   More
Friday, August 29, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Lars Larson and Carl Wolfson Are On TV Together

It's just a commercial—for now.


Who says this country's politics are hopelessly polarized? Talk radio hosts Lars Larson and Carl Wolfson have reached across the aisle to agree on something: selling gold. Larson is the right-wing pundit who rules Portland's talk airwaves, and Wolfson the progressive morning host now returning to terrestrial radio after losing KPOJ-AM 620 to sports.This week, they began appearing on television together, ...   More
Friday, October 25, 2013 AARON MESH

Adams Admission Reaction: Critics Rip Adams in Council Testimony

(Updated at 3:33 p.m. with the addition of the word "political" to the description of Lars Larson, courtesy of the man who called him a "carpetbagger). Mayor Sam Adams might want to start showing up late for City Council meetings. Today, the city's top elected official took a beating in the public comment section of the regularly scheduled council session, a couple of weeks after he admitting ...   More
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Lars Larson vs. Earl Blumenauer: The Highlights

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and radio's Lars Larson went national last night with the debate over the congressman's health care proposal that would require Medicare to reimburse physicians for discussing end-of-life choices with patients. The back story for their appearances on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" is that Blumenauer has been angry that some Republicans and their amen chorus ...   More
Friday, July 31, 2009 HANK STERN

Why Lars Larson Will Be Around For a Good While

If you wake up in Portland every morning hoping to discover that video has finally killed the radio star, you'd best crawl back into bed for the next five years. Lars Larson has signed a five-year deal with Alpha Broadcasting's KXL-AM to continue his two daily talk shows through 2014. The two-time Emmy award-winner has hosted a conservative radio talk show on KXL since 1995. The Lars Larson ...   More
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

Beaverton Caves to National Pressure on Mexican Celebration

If you've been living a Lars Larson-less existence, you may not have noticed the controversy that engulfed Beaverton recently. In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain this year, the City of Beaverton had decided to host a Mexican bicentennial celebration on Sept. 16. Things did not go as planned. "What kind of city celebrates Mexican Indep and skips celebrating ...   More
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Jacob Pierce


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