Station Manager

Strengthen local, volunteer-powered community radio by making a tax-deductible donation. kboo.fm/give

november_29_2022.png

Remembering Shaheed Haamid

  It is with a combination of deep sadness and incredible joy that I share news of the passing of a pillar of the KBOO family and community: Shaheed Haamid. Sadness that he is not here to share his light; joy because his faith moved him to spread his light far and wide...t... Read more

KBOOs Public File is now OnLine

The FCC has mandated the transition of all radio stations to put their public files on line. Here's KBOOs! https://publicfiles.fcc.gov/fm-profile/kboo The advantages to this new system are that physical access to the studio for purpose of inspecting the public file has be... Read more

KBOO Statement on Alleged Improper Conduct of an On-air Volunteer

Produced for KBOO
KBOO Community Radio recently received information regarding alleged improper conduct of an on-air volunteer. The station acted swiftly to remove the content from the website and banned the suspected volunteer from the station. KBOO will fully cooperate with authorities as ... Read more

KBOO Cuba Trip Organizer and Guide Charles Bittner Interview

Airs at: Wed, 06/15/2022 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News from the BOO
KBOO has organized a Cuba trip for listeners and supporters this December 3-10, with proceeds benefiting KBOO. On this edition of News from the Boo we'll talk with Charles Bittner, your trip organizer and guide. Charles has taught sociology at St. John’s University in NYC a... Read more

Woohoo! We met our fundraising goal!

Yesterday was the last day of our end of year fundraising and it was a rousing success thanks to all of our supporters! We raised over $58,000 through our Give Guide fundraiser, surpassing our initial and stretch goal. With times the way they are, we are humbled and gratefu... Read more

About the recent departure of two KBOO programmers

  Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show. Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short break from her program, but ultimately decide... Read more

R.I.P. Lorenzo Milam (1933-2020)

KBOO would like to express our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Lorenzo Milam.  Lorenzo was a pioneer in community radio. His belief in and passion for community radio lead to the nickname "The Johnny Appleseed of Community Radio" due to his pioneering efforts i... Read more

News from the BOO: KBOO Program Director Erin Yanke

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News from the BOO
Interview with Erin Yanke about her recent announcement about her resignation as KBOO's Program Director. The radio broadcast of this interview was truncated version of the full interview which is available below.  Read more

News from the BOO: Our partial station shutdown and a thank you to our supporters

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News from the BOO
  Transcription: “Good evening. You’re listening to News from the Boo here on your community radio station, KBOO Portland. I am your host Jenna Yokoyama, recording from my closet and on my cell phone. I am also one of your interim station co-managers. I hope you’re all s... Read more

Keep KBOO Healthy: Bring Your Own Mug

B.Y.O.M.D.U.  (bring your own mug, dish ware, and utensils) In an effort to help prevent or slow the spread of infection at KBOO, we are asking all our staff and volunteers to please bring your own mug. We have removed all of our communal mugs, dish ware, and utensils from... Read more