Rachael McDonald is News Director at KLCC. She’s been with the station for more than 10 years. Previously, she established the Richland, Washington bureau for the Northwest News Network. She also worked as News Director at KAZU in Monterey, California. Rachael has won numerous awards for her reporting.
Rachael was named KLCC News Director in June, 2018. From July, 2018 through January, 2019 Rachael served as KLCC's interim Program Director . Rachael has a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Oregon.
Oregonians are now assessing the damage caused by wildfires and trying to deal with smoke, with some advocates trying to provide clean-air shelters for the homeless.
The process uses regular wood to make a building material as strong as steel. It's been manufactured and used in buildings in Europe for years. A mill in Oregon is the first in the U.S. to produce it.
Mountain Rose Herbs opened more than 20 years ago as a home-based, mail-order company. Now it sends herbs, spices and essential oils to more than one-quarter of a million customers. The appeal of its organic, zero-waste policies may give this company a necessary edge in a poor economy.