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The Point, Tuesday 10/24

Fall has arrived and temperatures have been below freezing many

The Radical Songbook, Friday 10/27

The Russian Revolution 100 years later on The Radical Songbook
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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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KPOV’s On-Air Membership Drive Ended, But Your Donation Can Still Count

Thank you so much to the 306 KPOV supporters who made a gift during our Fall Membership Drive! We are very grateful for your support for High Desert Community Radio.

Though we ended the on-air drive a little short of our goal of raising $27,000, we are very close. You could be the one to put us over the top!

All pledges received by Friday October 27 still count toward our goal! You can make your pledge online, or by mail or in-person to KPOV, 501 NW Bond Street, Bend, OR 97703.

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High Desert Home Companion Coming November 18

Get ready for the holidays with a live radio variety show featuring the abundant performing arts talent in Central Oregon. The High Desert Home Companion, a benefit for KPOV, features music, an old time radio show, sketches, mock ads and storytelling.

“Time to put a Central Oregon spin on a time-honored format,” said show organizer Mike Ficher. “We have talented musicians, gifted actors and a wonderful storyteller who will combine to offer a memorable variety show for Central Oregon.”

Join some great Central Oregon acts (read more), enjoy some home-grown entertainment and support KPOV to boot! Read more ›

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KPOV Reception Quality Survey

 As part of our ongoing effort to bring the best possible listening experience to the community, we are asking for your input. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey by selecting the answers that best represent your experience.

Respondents who include their name and email address will be entered to win a $25 gift certificate from Mantra Indian Kitchen and Tap Room in Bend. Thank you!

Click Here to Complete the Survey

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Youth Radio Immersion – No School Day – November 10!

Calling all 10-14 year olds!  Get a taste of radio!


KPOV will be hosting a No-School Radio Immersion: (A special one-day Youth Radio Camp)

Friday, November 10 (Veteran’s Day Holiday observed)

Sign up for KPOV’s radio immersion!  (keyword search for KPOV)

Youth will learn how to use radio equipment, record radio spots, spin tunes, and make announcements all on 88.9 KPOV.  Read More for details. Read more ›

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KPOV Receives a Grant From US Bank Foundation

KPOV wishes to thank US Bank Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant to fund our programming and operations for the next year. With funding from US Bank, KPOV will be able to create more convenient on-line access to our rich trove of interviews and music performances, while we continue improving our programming every day.

We are very grateful for US Bank Foundation and our local US Bank for supporting KPOV and other organizations working for a better Central Oregon.

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KPOV Receives a Grant from MRG Foundation

cropped-mrg-foundation-logoKPOV SENDS OUR GRATITUDE to MRG Foundation for awarding KPOV a grant for 2017-2018 to support our role as a resource for social justice and community organizing in Central Oregon.  MRG Foundation also funds other outstanding Central Oregon organizations, who take advantage of KPOV’s avenues for outreach and education.

We are deeply honored by and proud of the confidence MRG Foundation shows in KPOV by funding High Desert Community Radio.

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