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KBOO Blues t-shirt!

Love listening to blues music on KBOO? Now you can show off your fandom in style! Get the official KBOO Blues t-shirt and support the great blues programming KBOO brings to you all year round! Read more

Penguins!

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am

Produced for: The Children's Hour

  The Kids Crew is joined by Charles Bergman who is a writer, photographer, and speaker, and longtime professor at Pacific Lutheran University. He also wrote Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All. We learn about different species of penguins, their habits, and... Read more

The Big Scorch, summer pruning, watering during a drought

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm

Produced for: The Dirtbag

Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert to talk about, what else, the aftermath of the "Big Scorch," and what to do now. Plus tips on summer pruning of fruit trees, what we're harvesting, and watering options during a drought. As always, we'll have a new Plant of the M... Read more

Celebrate The Music!

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Produced for: The World of Jazz

Rita will present some current releases and after 3 pm she'll talk with saxophonist Gary Harris from Soul Vaccination. They're playing the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival this weekend. Read more

So many 45s

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Produced for: Ditch Digger

Had all my records scattered about from DJing over the weekend, I thought I would throw together a mix-mass of what I had lying around in my boxes. Kinda like a "best of" or "the hits" show. Enjoy!!! Read more

The Ghost of Hollywood - Season Finale: Children of the Corn & Tuff Turf, featuring Director, Fritz Kiersch

Airs at: Fri, 07/23/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am

Produced for: The Ghost of Hollywood

  As part of our Season One Finale, Poxy and Ragan discuss the 1984 Horror classic, CHILDREN OF THE CORN, and 1985's cult classic, TUFF TURF with Director, Fritz Kiersch. Tune in as Fritz tells some of his favorite behind-the-scenes stories and discusses his directorial d... Read more


About KBOO

We are Volunteer-Powered, Non-Commercial, Listener-Sponsored, Full-Strength Community Radio for Portland, Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, & the World!
Sobre KBOO en español

Frequencies:

We broadcast at

  • 90.7 fm in Portland
  • 104.3 fm in Corvallis
  • 91.9 fm in Hood River


Our transmitter is located at the Stonehenge Tower in SW Portland - check out these great photos.


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Core Values:

Values that are the essence of KBOO and should remain intact no matter how the station changes:


  • Community: local, accessible, empowering. welcoming, inclusive, participatory, involved
  • Progressive Perspective: questioning, vital, uncensored, controversial, activist resource, educational, journalistic integrity, reflecting justice, peace, sustainability, and democracy.
  • Emotional Maturity: respectful, honest, fair, positive, peaceful, non-violent, engaging, open
  • Diversity: valuing, embracing, bridging, listening, understanding, giving voice
  • Leadership: bold, exploring, independent, cutting edge, responsible, excellence
  • Creativity: eclectic, traditional to experimental, idiosyncratic, innovative, iconoclastic. evolving, compelling


Mission Statement:

KBOO is an independent, member-supported, non-commercial, volunteer-powered community radio station. KBOO embodies equitable social change, shares knowledge, and fosters creativity by delivering locally rooted and diverse music, culture, news, and opinions, with a commitment to the voices of oppressed and underserved communities.

Vision Statement:

Grassroots

KBOO fearlessly strives to deliver powerfully just, lovingly eclectic, vibrantly provocative grassroots content while honoring our growing radical revolutionary legacy.

Service

KBOO commits to providing an inclusive, empowering atmosphere to decolonize mass consciousness with humility and integrity, making a lasting and evolving impact on our communities.

Fun

KBOO embraces a creative climate that emphasizes fun, truth, beauty, joy, peace, love, and justice.

Programming Charter

KBOO shall be a model of programming, filling needs that other media do not, providing programming to unserved or underserved groups. KBOO shall provide access and training to those communities.

KBOO news and public affairs programming shall place an emphasis on providing a forum for unpopular, controversial, or neglected perspectives on important local, national, and international issues, reflecting KBOO’s values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression, and social change.

KBOO’s arts, cultural, and musical programming shall cover a wide spectrum of expression from traditional to experimental, and reflect the diverse cultures we serve. KBOO shall strive for spontaneity and programming excellence, both in content and technique.

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