Adrian Crookston is an announcer and fill-in host on weekdays whose voice you’ll also hear on the weekend. He grew up on the Palouse in Moscow, Idaho. After several semesters at University of Idaho studying theatre arts, he moved to Austin, Texas to play in a rock ‘n roll band. Several years later he attended University of Texas at Austin, where he completed his bachelor of science in radio, television and film.
Adrian loves the arts, particularly music and film. He’s a semi-professional accordion player and plays gigs regularly specializing in dance grooves and rhythms from Brazil and beyond. He loves writing and illustrating and hopes to one day have a children’s book or two published. Most importantly, Adrian has listened to public radio and watched public television his whole life and says he’s thrilled to be part of Northwest Public Broadcasting.
Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation say they’ve revived funding for an expired federal aid program that provided money to rural counties whose economies relied heavily on federal timber harvesting. Continue Reading Funding Revived For Timber-Reliant Oregon Counties, But Economic Problems Linger
“Sometimes, life gives you lemons. Sometimes, it gives you bananas,” says the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. “And sometimes, it gives you something you’d never expect!” Continue Reading Bunches Of … Cocaine? Boxes Of Donated Bananas Contained Nearly $18 Million Worth Of Drugs
In 2005, when Gordon Hempton founded One Square Inch of Silence, he designated a spot, a few miles up the Hoh River Trail into the rain forest, the quietest place in the U.S. and marked it with a small, red stone. “In a place like this your auditory horizon isn’t just 1 or 2 miles,” he says. “You can hear everything that’s happening in this valley. Continue Reading Listening For The Sound Of Silence In Washington’s Hoh Rain Forest