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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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KPOV to Interview Local Candidates for Office On-Air

voting-imageKPOV will be interviewing local candidates for office live on the air on 88.9 FM this fall. Interviews of local candidates will be featured on a number of episodes of KPOV’s daily local affairs show, The Point, between September 21 and November 4. Interviews will be posted on our Election Coverage page.

KPOV believes it is important to keep our community as informed as possible about our critical local elections that often get lost in the hoopla around the national elections. Read more for a schedule of interviews confirmed to date. Read more ›

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KPOV To Broadcast Local Candidate Forums

KPOV will be broadcasting local candidate forums hosted by the League of Women Voters of Deschutes County in late September and early October.  Read more for dates and details or go to to the League’s forum web page.

These forums are another key part of KPOV’s commitment to providing local election coverage you won’t find in other media. You can listen to archives of the forums, as they become available, on our Election Coverage page. Read more ›

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KPOV’s Next DJ Training Class begins September 24

Interested in learning all about community radio?  Thinking about becoming a DJ on KPOV? Want to host Youth Radio Hour?Tris new production board cropped and reduced for web

KPOV’s spring DJ training class is coming up September 24.  It’s the first step!

You will learn everything from the history and law of community radio to hands on production and broadcast skills.  Click here for more information, and to register online now. Or you may sign up by phone by calling COCC at 541-383-7270. Read more for specific dates, times, and teen class info Read more ›

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Become a KPOV Talk-Show Host!

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

If you want to be 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. You need to take the September 24 DJ class first. Want info or to sign up? Contact Bruce at bruce@kpov.org or 541-322-0863. Read more ›

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KPOV Will Broadcast from Bend Fall Festival

looneybeancoffee_lrgContinuing our commitment to bring you the best in live local music, KPOV will be broadcasting from the KPOV Locals Only Stage at Fall Festival.

KPOV Will be broadcasting Friday evening, September 30 and Saturday afternoon and evening, October 1. If you can’t be there, listen on 88.9 FM or kpov.org. Read more for the schedule of band we will broadcast.

KPOV’s broadcast is sponsored by Looney Bean Coffee, locally roasted in downtown Bend near Mirror Pond. Read more ›

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Volunteer during KPOV’s fall membership Drive

KPOV’s fall membership drive is coming up and we need your help. Join the team that makes KPOV go, from Friday October 21 – Friday October 28.for web Brian of Commute Options volunteering for KPOV's membership drive Apr 2014

The KPOV studio is super fun during the membership drive. Your favorite DJs and all kinds of interesting and community-minded people are buzzing in and out. The air is electric.

We are looking for community members to answer phones for people calling in, help out around the office, and even go on the air.  Interested? Contact Amy at amy@kpov.org or call 541-322-0863. 
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KPOV’s Next DJ Training Class begins September 24

Interested in learning all about community radio?  Thinking about becoming a DJ on KPOV? Want to host Youth Radio Hour?

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