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Northwest Taproom

Northwest Taproom – the “Singer Songwriters” of  the 1980’s and

Center Stage, Saturday 4/29

On the final show of our membership drive, don’t miss

Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 4/28

The Ultimate Oldies Show – About the Blues – The

The Point, Monday 5/1

Kolleen Miller, Education Director for Upper Deschutes Watershed Council, will

The Point, Tuesday 5/2

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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!

KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863

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Last Two Days of KPOV’s Spring Membership Drive

KPOV is locally based, locally focused noncommercial radio. Freedom radio. Democracy radio. The people’s media bringing you the voices of the people. The media we need now more than ever.

Our Spring Membership Drive has a bit to go to reach our goal of raising $25,000, but with your support we can get there!

Please Support KPOV during our Spring Membership Drive

Pledge Now! The Drive Ends April 29 at 4:00 p.m.

We also offer great thank you gifts for donations of $60.00 and more. All pledges made by the end of the drive also qualify you for a Grand Prize drawing for two tickets to the Pink Martini Concert, donated by Les Schwab Amphitheater. See more information about the prize drawing here.

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Learn to Be a Talk-Show Host on KPOV!

KPOV wants you to talk about it!  Microphone The issues and events important to Central Oregon that is.

If you want to be talk show host on KPOV’s “The Point” and other KPOV talk shows current and future, we have a great four session class to teach you all the skills. If you have taken the KKPOV DJ class, you are qualified for the talk show class. Want info or to sign up? Contact Bruce at bruce@kpov.org or 541-322-0863.

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Listen to School Board and Parks Board Candidate Forums on KPOV

On April 17 and 18th the League of Women Voters of Deschutes County hosted candidate forums for the Bend-LaPine School District Board of Directors and the Bend Parks and Recreation Board of Directors. You can listen to those debates now. Just click on Read More below for the forums.

KPOV will also be broadcasting our recordings of those forums on 88.9 FM and streaming live at kpov.org. The School Board forum will be broadcast on Monday May 1 at 5:0o p.m. The Park Board forum will be broadcast Tuesday, May 2 at 5:00 p.m. Read more ›

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KPOV Brings Hilarious Songwriter and Satirist Roy Zimmerman to Bend

Join KPOV for one of the funniest evenings this year in Central Oregon.

KPOV is bringing truly hilarious singer-songwriter and political satirist Roy Zimmerman to the Volcanic Theater Pub in Bend on June 7, 2017.

The world is full of funny songs, but Zimmerman’s hilarious, rhyme-intensive originals are also incisive calls to action, smart, savvy and undeniable.

Read on for more about Zimmerman and why you can’t miss this show. Also check out our sponsors so far and how you can become one!  Read more ›

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New Saturday Evening Line-Up on KPOV!

To heighten your listening pleasure, KPOV has changed the order of our Saturday late afternoon and evening shows.  All your favorites are still there, but two have switched places.

Interzone has moved from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Rhythm Trip has moved from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Read more ›

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KPOV’s 2016 Volunteers of the Year!

KPOV is proud to announce our volunteers of the year for 2016. With over 100 volunteers at KPOV, it is quite an accomplishment to become Volunteer of the Year.

The winners this year are Carolyn Clontz and Joe One Drum. Carolyn hosts the Monday Point and sets up our programming each Thursday and every other Friday morning, a critical task for KPOV.

Joe has been volunteering with KPOV since before we went on the air. He was instrumental in building out the studio and provides all manner of mechanical and technical assistance at the station and for our live remote broadcasts.

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