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Center Stage 10/10

Center Stage welcomes guest co-host Hal Worcester, joining regular hosts

New Orleans Calling – Monday 9/12

On New Orleans Calling, a visit to Basin St Station,
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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!

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Only Three Days to go in KPOV’s Tenth Anniversary Fall Membership Drive

KPOV really needs your support now!  We only have three days left to reach our goal of raising $24,000.  These are funds we need to keep radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon going strong. Our+ProgressWe depend on you.

Our drive ends Saturday at 4:00 so please make your pledge before then.


KPOV has been honored to be the voice of our community for 10 years and we want nothing more than to be that voice for many years to come.

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Youth Radio Immersion – No School Days

Calling all 9-12 year olds!  Get a taste of radio!


KPOV will be hosting two No-School Radio Immersions: (Special Youth Radio Camps)

1.  Thursday October 29 through Friday, October 30

2.  Wednesday, November 11 (Veteran’s Day)

Sign up for KPOV’s radio immersion!  Youth will learn how to use radio equipment, record radio spots, spin tunes, and make announcements all on 88.9 KPOV.  Plus they get a CD of their show. Read more ›

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Some KPOV 10th Anniversary History

Check out this video with great moments in KPOV’s 10-year history!

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New KPOV Android App!

Android users rejoice!  KPOV now has an app that allows you to easily stream KPOV live from your android devices. It is now easier that ever to listen to KPOV and we are excited to be able to offer one more way of listening to your community radio station. This application is free.  You can get the App from Google Play here, and on the Amazon App store here.

I-phone users do not fear, we still have our Apple App here.

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KPOV In Best of Source Readers Poll, Runner Up

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Thank you so much to everyone who voted for KPOV as Best Radio Station in Central Oregon in the Source Weekly’s 2015 “Best of Central Oregon” readers’ poll.  What a wonderful gift for our 10th Anniversary year!

We are inspired by your confidence in KPOV as a great local radio station and pledge to keep bringing you high quality music, local news and affairs, and thoughtful dialogue on issues from local to global.

Community radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon rocks on!

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Check Out Our New Production Board!

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Tristone of the Coop producing at our new board!

KPOV has received grants from Deschutes Cultural Coalition and Deschutes County to sustain and increase KPOV’s coverage of arts and culture in Deschutes County!  We purchased a new production board to increase the quality of production of our local and visiting musicians and artists.

We also received funding from Brooks Resources and an anonymous northwest author.

KPOV also thanks super volunteers Jack Elliot, Joe Katroscik and Paul Arebalo for their amazing engineering work to set up the new board.


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New Program Carbonfreeda on KPOV!

KPOV is proud to add the new show “Carbonfreeda” to our broadcast schedule.  Carbonfreeda is locally produced by Central Oregonian