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Northwest Taproom

6 New Releases previewed on Northwest Taproom: Cat Stevens Yusuf,

The Point, Friday 10/20

Mary Ann Hart and Bruce Morris will host the Fall

Ultimate Oldies Show Sunday 10/22

The Ultimate Oldies Show – The Songs of Burt Bacharach

The Point, Tuesday 10/24

Fall has arrived and temperatures have been below freezing many
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KPOV – High Desert Community Radio

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.

Listener Supported and Volunteer Powered!

KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863

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Support KPOV During Our Fall Membership Drive

There has never been a more important time to make our voices heard.  No one makes more local voices heard on important topics in Central Oregon than KPOV.

Community media is the media we must cultivate to create sustainable, livable spaces for all of us.  Co-create the grassroots communication system of the locally focused future by supporting KPOV today.

Please Support KPOV during our Fall Membership Drive through October 21

All pledges qualify you for a Grand Prize drawing for tickets to Curtis Salgado at the Tower Theatre on November 10 and a gift card to Drake Downtown Bend restaurant. More about drawings here.

KPOV also offers you great thank you gifts for donations of $60.00 and more.  Check our great special programs during the drive too!

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KPOV Reception Quality Survey

 As part of our ongoing effort to bring the best possible listening experience to the community, we are asking for your input. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey by selecting the answers that best represent your experience.

Respondents who include their name and email address will be entered to win a $25 gift certificate from Mantra Indian Kitchen and Tap Room in Bend. Thank you!

Click Here to Complete the Survey

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Learn to Be a Talk-Show Host on KPOV!

KPOV wants you to talk about it!  Microphone The issues and events important to Central Oregon that is.

If you want to be a talk show host on KPOV’s “The Point” and other KPOV talk shows current and future, we have a great four session class to teach you all the skills. The KPOV DJ class is a prerequisite, and the next one will take place on September 30. If you have taken the KPOV DJ class, you are qualified for the talk show class. Want info or to sign up? Contact Bruce at bruce@kpov.org or 541-322-0863.

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Youth Radio Immersion – No School Day – November 10!

Calling all 10-14 year olds!  Get a taste of radio!


KPOV will be hosting a No-School Radio Immersion: (A special one-day Youth Radio Camp)

Friday, November 10 (Veteran’s Day Holiday observed)

Sign up for KPOV’s radio immersion!  (keyword search for KPOV)

Youth will learn how to use radio equipment, record radio spots, spin tunes, and make announcements all on 88.9 KPOV.  Read More for details. Read more ›

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Volunteer for KPOV’s Fall Membership Drive!

for web Brian of Commute Options volunteering for KPOV's membership drive Apr 2014Help Make Community Radio Happen!

KPOV is a volunteer-powered radio station, especially during our very important membership drives.  The 2017 fall drive is coming up October 13-21 and KPOV needs your help!

Support from listeners is the fuel KPOV runs on and our membership drive volunteers make listener support smooth and easy. Read more for details. It’s a lot of fun too!

Interested? Contact Amy at amy@kpov.org or volunteer@kpov.org. Read more ›

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KPOV Receives a Grant From US Bank Foundation

KPOV wishes to thank US Bank Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant to fund our programming and operations for the next year. With funding from US Bank, KPOV will be able to create more convenient on-line access to our rich trove of interviews and music performances, while we continue improving our programming every day.

We are very grateful for US Bank Foundation and our local US Bank for supporting KPOV and other organizations working for a better Central Oregon.

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