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What Is KCR’s Music Programming Worth to You

Uncategorised 06 May 19

When you tune into commercial radio, or any online streaming service, you are usually served an incredibly narrow range of music. The playlist might have as few as 200 songs in heavy rotation, selected by an algorithm, or if you’re lucky, a music consultant. Not so at KCR! We currently have 44 music shows airing,… Read More »

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 »

Voting For the 2019 Kootenay Music Awards Now Open. Let The Judging Begin!

Uncategorised 06 Mar 19

With submissions for the 2019 Kootenay Music Awards now closed, the task of sorting through the 172 entries is underway! Presented by Kootenay Co-op Radio, the KMA’s celebrates the incredible and diverse range of music produced by artists here in the Kootenays. With 86 unique artists involved in this year’s program, 2019 is the biggest… Read More »

David Swain and Dorje Dolma on Kootenay Morning, January 11, 2019

Uncategorised 16 Jan 19

We recently spoke with David Swain, director of the Altitude Project, about some events the organization is hosting around the region. The Nelson-based charity is dedicated to supporting education, health, and small infrastructure projects in the Himalaya region of Nepal. David is joined by author Dorje Dolma, author of “Yak Girl”. Dolma, a resident of… 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 »

IMAGE OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER, 2018

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 »

JOB POSTING: Community Outreach Coordinator

Uncategorised 27 Nov 18

Kootenay Morning, the West Kootenay’s morning cuppa joe is expanding! We’re looking for the right person to help us make that happen. Duties will also include growing our ability to manage the nearly 100 volunteers who help make Kootenay Co-op Radio happen.  To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to: kootenaycoopradiohiring@gmail.com. Application… Read More »

IMAGE OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER, 2018

Uncategorised 04 Nov 18

This month’s image, “Once fears are grounded dreams take flight”, comes to us from Hannah Victoria Howarth and was spotted on the West Kootenay Photography Group on Facebook. We highly recommend you check out her other work on Instagram.  Each month we feature a new photo of life in the Kootenays. We’ll be cruising the various… Read More »

Job Posting: Kootenay Music Awards Coordinator

Uncategorised 19 Oct 18

Do you love the Kootenay Music scene? Do you want to help it grow? Have we got a nifty short-term contract for you! Kootenay Co-op Radio is hiring a coordinator for the 2019 Kootenay Music Awards happening in March. The KMA coordinator will work closely with the Kootenay Co-op Radio Outreach Coordinator to perform a… Read More »

IMAGE OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER, 2018

Uncategorised 05 Oct 18

This month’s image, “First Full Moon of Fall”, comes to us from Warren Salmon 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,… Read More »