To bring you in-depth discussions of important local issues, KPOV broadcasts live each month from the City Club of Central Oregon Monthly Luncheon Forums. Hear the July Forum July 18 at 11:45 a.m., when the topic will be TALKIN’ TRASH: Managing our Waste in Deschutes County.
Last month a 5-day camp was held on the Central Oregon Community College campus to introduce young women heading for the 8th grade to career options in science, technology, engineering and math, also referred to as STEM. On the Friday POINT camp coordinators and campers talk about the goals and their experiences. Tomorrow, 9 a.m. on 88.9 fm, KPOV-Bend, High Desert radio.
The third Wednesday of the month and Historic Moments of Central Oregon returns to the Point. In 1953 Kessler Cannon of KBND radio recorded conversations with many of the area’s first residents who helped develop the High Desert. We’ll listen to one of those interviews, then Des Chutes Historical Society Director Kelly Cannon-Miller joins us to make history come alive.
This week’s Gardening: Get Good at It will let you know all about the July 20th OSU High Desert Garden Tour.
On The Point Monday morning at 9 AM Sarah-Anne Reed of Pack Dynamics will join Erich and Carolyn to talk about how dogs are all different in the ways they learn, react, focus, and are stressed. How do we work with that?
Our talented June radio campers had a blast creating a special program of recorded pieces along with some of their favorite music. Tune in for an hour of fun.
Join Louise and Mary Ann on the Wended Point as they talk with Redmond City Manager, Keith Witcosky, about what's going on in Redmond (and it's a lot), as well as future plans for the city. That's Wednesday at 9 am on KPOV, Bend.
Learn about the friendly insects that can keep your garden free of the harmful ones. This week’s Gardening: Get Good at It will explain what your third Pest Management strategy should be.
Sarah Williver from Campfire Central Oregon will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday morning at 9 AM to talk about the many programs Campfire has for girls and boys year-round in Central Oregon.
"Bread and Roses," local singer-socialists, on The Radical Songbook Friday, July 5.
Conversations on the 2020 elections started with the Democratic debates held last week. A special guest returns to help us out with this kick-off, Dr. James Foster, Professor Emeritus from Oregon State University. And, politically-minded Mary Ann Hart, Co-Host for the Wednesday POINT will help co-host Friday's show. Tune in for a lively conversation.
From 5-6 p.m. on July 4, we will take a break from our coverage of the Waterfront Blues Festival to air a special episode of “Paradigms” on The Stonewall Uprising in 1969 and a recent attempt by Neo-Nazis to incite violence at the Detroit, Michigan Pride Parade just a few weeks ago.
Enjoy our live broadcast from the Waterfront Blues Festival all weekend. Tune in for the blues July 4, Noon to 10 p.m., July 5, 1:00 p.m. to 10 p.m., July 6 and 7, noon to 10pm. Thanks to our friends at KBOO Community Radio in Portland for making this simulcast possible.
Looking for more summer family fun activities for your staycation? Laura Ferguson from the High Desert Museum will join us on the Wednesday Point. She’s the lead curator of their next exhibit: Moon Country: Oregon and the Space Race. It’s the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon and astronauts trained here in Central Oregon in the 60s.
“Kids in the Garden” is a free class that will be taught by Central Oregon Master Gardeners at Northwest Crossing Community Garden on Saturday, July 6th at 9:30 am and again at Hollinshead Community Garden on Saturday, July 13th at 10 am. Gardening: Get Good at It will describe some of the fun things kids can learn in the class.
Yvonne Drury from Stevens-Chute Post 4 and Auxiliary will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday at 9 AM to talk about the Cow Pasture Open Golf Tournament sponsored by them and the Ray Johnson American Legion Post 44 in Redmond on July 13. This is a benefit for Central Oregon Veterans.
This Sunday on Deep Cuts, Rich will be filling in for Johnny Peace again. Featured will be Monterey Pop Festival, part 2: mostly deep cuts from musicians who declined, cancelled, or should have been in the show but weren't. Plus some stories about why they weren't there.
Songs that were on the jukebox of the NYC bar the night GLBTQ patrons rose up and fought back against police harassment.
Have you been wondering what you might do on the 4th of July to begin celebrating our independence ..you might want to consider attending the Cascade Horizon Band concert with the Festival chorus, at Bend High School. On the Friday POINT we will be speaking with Band Director Sue Steiger about their upcoming performance.
Now that summer is here, are you wondering what to do that’s fun for the kids? Join us on the Wednesday Point when Chandra Vaneijnsbergen from the Deschutes Public Library will be talking with us about “A Universe of Stories” —the library’s Summer Reading Program.
The attractive flowers of fall-blooming colchicum and saffron crocus make welcome additions to the fall garden. Gardening: Get Good at It will show you how to make some colorful additions to your fall garden.
Dr Kerie Raymond of Hawthorn Healing Arts Center will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday morning at 9AM to talk about annual physical exams and screening tests.
Revisiting Freedom Summer 55 years after the Klan murdered three civil rights workers in Mississippi on June 21, 1964.
We'll be talking with Melissa Jean, a certified KonMarie consultant who can help us organize our homes. Based upon the New York Times bestseller, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," by Marie Kondo, Melissa will explain the principles of de-cluttering our homes by changing our habits, learning new skills, and choosing to live with only things that "spark joy."
In 1953 Kessler Cannon of KBND radio recorded conversations with many of the area’s first residents who helped develop the High Desert. We’ll listen to one of those interviews, then Des Chutes Historical Society Director Kelly Cannon-Miller joins us to make history come alive.
Integrated Pest Management is the focus on long term pest prevention using the least toxic control to solve problems in the garden. IPM - Part Two explains physical controls which include blocking pests, removing them or trapping them.
Joette Storm and Ginger Kaldenback, members of Newcomer's Garden Gals, will join Carolyn and guest co-host Barbara Craig on The Point Monday morning at 9AM to talk about work the Garden Gals have done to keep up Libby's Garden in downtown Bend.
This Sunday on Deep Cuts, Rich will be filling in for Johnny Peace and will include several songs honoring Fathers' Day. Most of the show will feature deep cuts from performers who played at a very special event which began on this day in 19**. Tune in Sunday at 2pm to find out what that event was and enjoy plenty of great music.
Pride and Juneteenth on The Radical Songbook Friday, June 14.
Historic Moments of Central Oregon when we will listen to Kessler Cannon’s 15 minute history with Dominick Verges, a Basque sheepherder who first arrived in Central Oregon in 1911. Verges herded sheep until 1932, when he switched to cattle. He gives us a pioneer’s perspective on ranching in Deschutes and Crook Counties, especially the hardships of the sheep herder. Kelly Cannon-Miller, Executive Director of Deschutes Historical Society joins us to enhance the historical content about Central Oregon history.
Join Louise and Mary Ann on the Wednesday Point as they talk with Redmond's City Manager, Keith Witcosky about what's going on in Redmond right now (and it's a lot), as well as future plans for the city.