Kootenay Co-op Radio

Your Community Radio Station

Kootenay Co-op Radio is a labour of love that reflects the unique spirit of the Kootenays. Member owned and operated, KCR has been serving communities throughout the West Kootenay region since 1999.

Kootenay Co-op Radio is an artistic and cultural hub which offers a free platform for upcoming events in the region.

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Kootenay Co-op Radio Station

93.5 FM

Nelson

101.5 FM

Lower Slocan Valley & Castlegar

96.5 FM

Crawford Bay & North Kootenay Lake

107.5 FM

New Denver & Silverton

93.5 FM

Nelson

101.5 FM

Lower Slocan Valley & Castlegar

96.5 FM

Crawford Bay & North Kootenay Lake

107.5 FM

New Denver & Silverton

Nelson Polar Bear Swim 2023

Sunday, January 1st 2023, Lakeside Park Beach in Nelson at Noon.

The Nelson Polar Bear Swim is an important event, where hundreds gather at Lakeside Park at noon on New Year’s Day to plunge into an icy cold Kootenay Lake. And all for what? To raise money for Kootenay Co-op Radio and Friends of Kootenay Lake!

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A quick mix of local news and interviews with Kootenay newsmakers, neighbours, insiders, and the odd star.

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Kootenay Morning with NPD Deputy Chief Raj Saini

Incoming Nelson police chief Raj Saini discusses his new job and…

Kootenay Morning with Denise Maglio

Denise Maglio stopped by Kootenay Morning on her way to Mexico…

Kootenay Morning – RDCK Overview

KCR's John Rune explores the changes and current state of…

Kootenay Morning with Christopher Millin

Top Notch Tiny Talents — Nelson’s Levity Microgallery has a cool…

Kootenay Morning with Sam Baio

Coats for Koots — Valhalla Pure’s Sam Baio warms everyone up for…

Kootenay Morning with Andrea Ryman

Up The Creek! There’s a new website in the works aimed at…

Kootenay Morning with Tyler Harper

Goodbye Glacier? Nelson Star editor Tyler Harper joins us for a…

Kootenay Morning with Kamren Farr

Angels and Angles — The Kootenay Investment Challenge finale is…

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