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Kootenay Co-op Radio’s 2019 Funding Drive is now ON!

News & Announcements, Uncategorised 02 May 19

It’s that time of year again folks! KCR’s fundraising drive is under way for the month of May. While volunteers put in hundreds of hours each week to make KCR happen, we have bills to pay, and a tiny but dedicated staff on the payroll. All of this adds up to an annual budget of… Read More »


News & Announcements 04 Apr 19

Kootenay Co-op Radio is looking for someone to help us create advertising spots. If you have a few hours to spare each week, some recording experience, and a desire to help out KCR, let’s talk! We’re offering 5 hours to start, with a possibility that hours will increase as demand grows.   Application deadline is… Read More »

Check Out the Winners of the 2019 Kootenay Music Awards!

News & Announcements 24 Mar 19

It’s a wrap! The 2019 Kootenay Music Awards gala at Spirit Bar was a blast. Congratulations to all of the winners. In case you missed it, the winners are: Rock: Roopa Rsk – Astrojet “How Do You Break Up With a Friend?” Hip Hop: Mabus McLaren – “You Don’t Know Me” Rhythm and Blues: Holly… Read More »

Job Posting: Kootenay Co-op Radio Is Hiring a Sponsorship Coordinator!

News & Announcements 21 Mar 19

Kootenay Co-op Radio is looking for the right person to help us re-boot our sponsorship program. The ideal candidate will be a highly-organized self-starter who loves working with people and provides great on-going customer service. The Sponsorship Coordinator will help us: Re-develop our sponsorship program. Sell a mix of on-air advertisements (spots) and show sponsorships,… Read More »

Get Your Tickets For Two Foot-Stomping, Fun-Loving Blues Shows Featuring Nelson Legendary Blues Band, Mystery Train

News & Announcements 07 Feb 19

Polar vortex getting you down? We’ve just the thing to set you straight, with a cure from the Deep South. We’re talking about the blues. Kootenay Co-op Radio and the Kootenay Blues Society are excited to present two great shows featuring Nelson’s Mystery Train, coming up March 1st and 2nd. Mystery Train was one of the… Read More »

Freezin’ For A Reason: The 2019 Kootenay Co-op Radio Polar Bear Swim is ON!

News & Announcements, Upcoming Events 07 Dec 18

Feel you have sins to atone for? Looking to jolt yourself awake for the year ahead? Or maybe you simply have a masochistic streak. Whatever your deal may be, we are looking for the coldest and boldest to join us for the 2019 Kootenay Co-op Radio Polar Bear Swim! Happening at Nelson’s Lakeside Park at… Read More »

JOB POSTING: Administrative Manager

News & Announcements 06 Dec 18

KCR is looking for a master multi-tasker with excellent organizational skills and people skills. To be successful as an Administrative Manager, candidates should be professional and teamwork-oriented, while also being accurate in their day-to-day administrative and financial tasks. They should be comfortable with software such as the Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks Online. Most importantly,… Read More »

The Perfect Gift for the Radio Fan In Your Life

News & Announcements, Uncategorised 06 Dec 18

Looking for that perfect gift for the radio fan in your life? Check out the Kootenay Co-op Radio Store. From mugs, to trucker hats, tee-shirts, and bumper stickers we have just the thing to put under the tree!  And if you’re really feeling generous, you could even buy a membership for yourself and invite them to… Read More »


News & Announcements, Uncategorised 06 Dec 18

This month’s image, “Christina Lake”, comes to us from Dan Strzelec and was spotted on the West Kootenay Photography Group on Facebook.  Each month we feature a new photo of life in the Kootenays. We’ll be cruising the various sites around the internet dedicated to local photography to reach out to photographers, but if you’d like to… Read More »

AGM Happening October 3rd. Be There Or Be Square

News & Announcements 24 Sep 18

Mark your calendar: Kootenay Co-op Radio’s Annual General Meeting is set to take place on October 3rd. It’s a pretty big deal with lots of news to share. There’s been some staff changes, some exciting new shows, and a big investment in Kootenay Morning, our flagship public affairs show. As a member of KCR, you’re… Read More »