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.
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."
Revisiting Freedom Summer 55 years after the Klan murdered three civil rights workers in Mississippi on June 21, 1964.
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.
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 Kelly Cannon-Miller, Executive Director of Deschutes Historical Society joins us to enhance the historical content about Central Oregon history.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.
Is your grass spongy? Does it seem that water runs off more than soaking in? How about that dry patch ? We’ll have the solutions on this week’s Gardening; Get Good at It on The Point.
Roy Zimmerman, who will be in Bend for a fundraiser performance for KPOV on Wednesday evening, June 12 at 7PM, will join Erich and Carolyn by phone on The Point Monday morning for an interview about his humorous musical program, "Rize Up".
Roy Zimmerman live and in living color on The Radical Songbook Friday, June 7.
Leslie Koc continues our conversation about long term care of a spouse/partner. We will also highlight some helpful points from the book, Being Mortal and talk about some of the silver linings of caring long term.
KPOV is proud to collaborate with students and teachers at Cascades Academy school in a course on music and society. Students have done their academic work at Cascades Academy and come to KPOV to produce a 1-hour radio show with KPOV’s guidance.
The show will air on KPOV from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, June 6.
Tune in to KPOV at 88.9 FM or kpov.org to hear what creative local youth supported by the power of community radio can do.
Homeless Leadership Coalition Co-chair James Cook will join Louise and Mary Ann tomorrow on The Point.
Master Gardeners practice organic gardening at Hollinshead Commuity Garden and this week’s Gardening: Get Good at It will explain how you can apply the practices to your home landscape.
Amy Jensen, Marketing and Events Director for Discover Your Forest, will join Carolyn on The Point Monday morning at 9 AM to talk about connecting visitors and volunteers with Central Oregon's National Forests.
Democratic Socialists willl be featured on The Radical Songbook Friday, May 31.
Trauma affects all of us. Continued trauma leaves unseen scars that many of us fail to deal with. On the Friday Point we will speak with Elizabeth Bouvier-Fitzgerald, Licensed Professional Counselor and Barbara Largent, MD, about the recent trauma conference held in Bend a couple of weeks ago and the new awareness of the impact of trauma on all of us.
The City Club of Central Oregon will be hold it’s third annual Central Oregon Regional Forum on May 30. The topic of the forum is “OREGON’S NEWEST METRO: How do we Harness the Energy of Regional Change?”
If you can’t be there, you can listen on KPOV, 88.9 FM or kpov.org, beginning at 11:45 on Thursday May 30. We will also place the recorded forum on https://kpov.org/city-club-forums the day after the forum.
Hannah Browzowski of the High Desert Food and Farm Alliance will be our guest. We’ll be discussing their VeggieRx program that has forged partnerships with several Bend-based clinics to offer fresh vegetables and fruits to their patients experiencing food-insecurity and diet-modifiable diseases. That’s tomorrow at 9 am on KPOV Bend. High Desert Community Radio.
The Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale is coming up - tune in to Gardening: Get Good at It on the Tuesday Point for all the details.
Don Senecal will join Erich and Carolyn on the Monday Point at 9AM to talk about homelessness and housing. He will also share information about a golf tournament coming up in August to benefit Jericho Road, which helps homeless families with children.
Local high school students speak out on race on The Radical Songbook Friday, May 24.
Julie Mosier and her son Henry Mosier, talk about their newest business, Sole Food, freeze dried treats you'd even prepare in your home. Familiar with Cosmic Depot? This store continues to capture the attention of locals and is a very comfortable spot to visit. Friday morning, 9 a.m. on KPOV Bend, High Desert Radio.
Join Mary Ann and Louise on the Wednesday Point when our guest will be OSU Certified Master Gardener Jennifer Gold, talking with us about the Gentle Art of Transplanting and other important garden topics for this time of year. Join us tomorrow at 9 am on The Point.
Tiny and difficult to see with the naked eye, spider mites are members of the arachnid class of arthropods and among the most common pests in the garden, thriving in dry, arid conditions.
Sarah-Anne Reed from Pack Dynamics will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point on Monday at 9AM to talk about rescuing a stray dog and helping them feel safe and at home in their new family.
Coming to Bend on the 18th of May is the Healing Trauma Conference. On the Friday POINT we will be talking with the Co-Founders and Creators, Cheryl Mills and Susanne Frilot. The event is intended to offer resources, support, and strategies to deal with the aftermath of trauma.
Historic Moments in Central Oregon returns to the Wednesday Point. We'll listen to a 1953 recording of J. D. Donovan, an early settler in Central Oregon. Then, Kelly Cannon-Miller of the DesChutes Historical Society joins us to add her insights and make history come alive!
Kolleen Miller, Education Director at Upper Deschutes Watershed Council, will join Erich and Carolyn on The Point Monday at 9AM to talk about the mission of the Watershed Council and share about a fundraiser coming up on this Friday, May 17.