What's on KPOV this week?

Kids Camp Production 4/2

Listen to KPOV’s Spring Break Camp show! Then sign up

Alternative Radio 4/7

“Moral Imperatives” with Chris Hedges on Alternative Radio, for April

Radio Curious 4/7

Radio Curious visits with Jaciara Bayer, a trans-racial adoptee who
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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’s spring membership drive is coming up!

btn donateBe an early bird! Help us reach our goal of $22,000 by donating to KPOV’s membership drive now.

To celebrate our 10th anniversary we are shortening our membership drive! Help us make sure this shorter drive is still a success by donating today!

KPOV is radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon. Your donation contributes to high quality non-commercial radio originating right here in Bend.

early birdTo show our appreciation of your Early Bird donation, all donations received by 5pm April 17th will be entered automatically into our Early Bird drawing for a $50 gift card to Zydeco! Click here for more information about our membership drive drawings.

Then tune in during our membership drive for great programming and a chance to celebrate 10 years of KPOV!

Click here to donate to KPOV’s Spring Membership drive!

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KPOV’s Spring DJ Class

Enroll now for KPOV’s Spring DJ class! Begins with a lecture on April 4th.

AndreInterested in going ‘on-air’? Always wanted to learn how radio works?
In this hands-on course, learn the fundamentals of radio programming, including running the mixer and mics, planning for music and talk shows, and developing your own style.

Get ready to volunteer for KPOV, High Desert Community Radio. Be a part of your community radio station!

All students attend the common lecture first class Saturday, 4/4, from 9am-12noon at COCC, followed by two studio sessions at KPOV.

Sign up through COCC Community Education here. Search for “KPOV”!
The cost is $49.

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Enrollment open in KPOV’s summer radio kids’ camps!

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Enrollment is now open for summer camp!  We are offering week-long experiences this summer; for ages 10-14.
Sign up now through Bend Parks and Rec.

Youth will learn to DJ, how to conduct and interview, make fake ads, record skits, and generally have fun!
For the summer schedule and to see a video of a KPOV camp, read on!
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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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KPOV’s spring membership drive is coming up!

Be an early bird! Help us reach our goal of $22,000 by donating to KPOV’s membership drive now. To celebrate

KPOV’s Spring DJ Class

Enroll now for KPOV’s Spring DJ class! Begins with a lecture on April 4th. Interested in going ‘on-air’? Always wanted

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

Enrollment open in KPOV’s summer radio kids’ camps!

Enrollment is now open for summer camp!  We are offering week-long experiences this summer; for ages 10-14. Sign up now through