Latest Episodes

Episode 9: Interview with McMinnville Mayor Scott Hill
October 11, 2020

Show notes for Episode 9 Part 1: Mayor Hill’s employment background, civic engagement Part 2: Mac-Town2032, economic development, housing/land issues Part 3: Taxation, inclusion, leadership  In Part 1, Mayor Hill summarizes his employment history,

Episode 8: Interview with McMinnville City Councilor Kellie Menke
October 02, 2020

Part 1: Highlights of Kellie’s history on the City Council Part 2: McMinnville’s Covid response; Fire Department Part 3: Homelessness and Housing In Part 1, Kellie discusses some of her history on the Council, including starting the audit committee,

Episode 7 – Casey Kulla Interview!
September 14, 2020

Interview with County Commissioner Casey Kulla Part 1: Housing in Yamhill County – a brief discussion of supply and demand Part 2: Yamhelas Westsider Trail – history and current status Part 3: Getting involved in Yamhill county In Part 1 Casey discusse...

Episode 6: Activate in 2020!
August 24, 2020

Part 1: Why Act? Part 2: What Can One Person Do? Part 3: They Go Low. We Go High?? (How Can We Do That Effectively?) Intro: elections do make a difference, as we’ve seen from having an incompetent leader. In Part 1 we discuss the need for an active and...

Episode 5: School’s Out???
August 11, 2020

Show notes for Episode 5:  School’s Out??? Part 1: National: lack of effective leadership re: Covid-19 Part 2: Concerns and Issues in Oregon: CDL (Comprehensive Distance Learning) Part 3: Local Questions, Options and Unknowns Georgia problems https://e...

Episode 4 : Media Literacy
July 27, 2020

Show notes for Episode 4:  Media Literacy Part 1: Threats from the Feds Part 2: Media Literacy 101 Part 3: Who Can You Trust? Part 4: Social Media Literacy Related Links Bias https://www.edu.gov.mb.ca

Episode 3: School’s In???
July 14, 2020

Part 1: Threats from the Feds Part 2: Test, Trace, Isolate… in school? Part 3: Local: the Monumental Task of Planning; Teachers on the Front Lines Part 4: What If… Related Links CDC Guidelines for Sch

Episode 2: ‘Rona Redux
July 08, 2020

Part 1: Masks and Responsibility Part 2: Local: McMinnville Dine Out(side), County Commissioners meeting, county lawsuits Part 3: School Planning in the Time of Corona Related Links why Covid-19 is spreading (by an epidemiologist): https://www.forbes.

Episode 1: Introductions; The ‘Rona and social responsibility
July 01, 2020

Part 1: Introductions, Why we started YAmplified Part 2: Covid-19, Masks, and Social Responsibility Music “Inspirational Outlook” by scottholmesmusic.com “Stomps and Claps” by scottholmesmusic.com “Indie Rock” by scottholmesmusic.