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|Welcome to 88.9 KPOV! KPOV broadcasts from Bend, Oregon and reaches listeners throughout Deschutes County and into Crook County. With over 40 locally produced programs and 70 hosts, KPOV is radio by the people and for the people.
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KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863
There will be a special election in Oregon on January 23 on Ballot Measure 101, on funding for the Medicaid expansion for hundreds of thousands of Oregonians.
Too late to mail ballots: Your ballot must be received by your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. January 23. Postmarks do NOT count. It’s too late to mail now, so you must drop off your ballot at an official county drop box. You can find your county’s drop box locations here.
The League of Women Voters of Deschutes County held a forum on Measure 101 on January 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. The forum will be posted on the KPOV website, election coverage page until January 23.
Read more for other KPOV coverage and election deadlines. Read more ›
To bring you in-depth discussions of important local issues, KPOV broadcasts live each month from the City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums. The forums occur on the third or fourth Thursday of each month at 11:45 a.m.
Tune in Thursday, Jauary 18 at 11:45 a.m., when the topic will be “FRESH FROM THE FARM – a conversation about how food grown in Central Oregon gets to markets, restaurants and your table.” Listen to City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums on KPOV at 88.9 FM or live streaming on kpov.org. KPOV archives past Monthly Luncheon Forums at kpov.org/city-club-forums/, so you can listen any time.
KPOV’s station manager, Jill Mahler, was a guest on the Radio Survivor podcast recently, talking about the history of KPOV, and an exciting new project adding podcasts to our website. Thanks to Deschutes Cultural Coalition, Deschutes County and the Roundhouse Foundation for their support.
Listen to the podcast episode here: http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2017/11/14/podcast-116-community-podcasting-community-radio/
If you have sorely missed Acid Washed Genes since its departure two months ago, we have great news for you. Salmon Dave and Acid Washed Genes are back!
The show now airs on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. Acid Washed Genes features an eclectic lineup of music composed of independent singer-songwriters as well as anything else that might be timely.
Note to Soul Serenade fans: Celeste has moved out of town. We know you are may be sad about that, but give Acid Washed Genes a shot. It’s great show!
Comedians. Actors. Musicians. Writers. Artists. We’re bringing them all together Tuesday afternoons at 4:30 in a fun, relaxed space on KPOV’s all-new “The Dog & Pony Show.”
Howard Leff and Krystal Collins host! It’s a place to have some laughs and learn some stuff as we spotlight Bend’s ever-growing creative arts community. You never know who’s going to stop by.
KPOV’s The Silvertone Ramble has moved to a new time. It is now airing Monday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. While focusing on “Americana,” The Silvertone Ramble explores many other American forms of musical expression. Host Bill Powers has an extensive collection of music and musical knowledge to share with Central Oregon.
Tune in Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. at 88.9 FM or kpov.org.