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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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KPOV participates in Read Across America 3-4-15

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KPOV station manager and Storyland host, Pearl, reads at Vern Patrick Elementary in Redmond for “Read Across America”.  March 4, 2014

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KPOV Receives Grants from MRG Foundation and Deschutes Cultural Coalition

KPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation and for awarding KPOV a grant for 2015 to support our role as a resource for social justice and community organizing in Central Oregon. We also thank Deschutes Cultural Coalition for awarding us a grant to increase our ability to bring arts and culture to Deschutes county through community radio.

We are proud of the confidence MRG Foundation and Deschutes Cultural Coalition show in KPOV by funding High Desert Community Radio.

See our press release on these grants below.

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Vehicle Donations to Support KPOV

If you have an unwanted vehicle that needs a new home, and you love community radio, then we have the solution for you.KPOV has teamed up with the Center for Car Donations to provide a way that –

supporters can donate unwanted vehicles, raise funds for Bend Community Radio, and get a tax receipt for their donation.

It’s simple too. All you have to do is call 877-411-DONATE, and we’ll come and pick up your vehicle and give you a tax receipt for your donation.Tax receipts are for the year in which the car was donated.  Donations can be made any time.

More information is available by calling 877-411-DONATE.

Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions 


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Oregon Community Media

KPOV is excited to be a member of the new Oregon Community Media Coalition. (That’s Pearl (our Station Manager) among other members!)
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Search KPOV Playlists

Heard something you liked? Want to know what it was? You can now search 88.9 KPOV playlists by simply clicking here. Or you can also find that KPOV’s playlists are available under Programs in the pull-down menu located at the top of the page!


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KPOV Turns 10 Soon. Join Us to Celebrate on June 30, 2015

KPOV’s Tenth Anniversary Party is coming up soon. Yes, KPOV  is close to reaching an entire decade of serving Central
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