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What's Happening @ KVMR

  • It makes sense for a non-profit, non-commercial radio station to salute its hundreds of volunteers, and that's exactly what Nevada City's KVMR did at a holiday banquet earlier this month. 

    "We have the most dedicated and committed volunteers I've ever encountered," Volunteer Coordinator...

  • A beaming Paul Emery accepted KVMR's Lifetime Achievement Award at the radio station's recent holiday banquet by joking, "I'll just quote Monty Python...'I'm not dead yet.'"

    The gregarious 70-year-old Nevada City radio veteran still hosts one of the longest-running and most popular...

  • It just might  be the most asked question in downtown Nevada City, at least one involving radio station KVMR 89.5 FM:

    When are you moving into your new building?

    "The simple answer is when it's ready," says owner's representative Diane McIntire with a chuckle.

    And that...

  • We have suffered a loss in our KVMR family.

    Barbara Lowell passed away Thanksgiving afternoon after a long bout with cancer.  Far too young to leave us, she will be missed for her warm heart, sweet smile and her diligence, care and love for KVMR, the music scene, and her sense of...

  • Neil Gaiman

    The acclaimed visionary best-selling author Neil Gaiman and his wife, indie pop artist and 6-million-hit  Ted Conference speaker Amanda Palmer were special guests on KVMR's Morning Show November 24th when they were interviewed by host Steve Baker and his daughter, Molly Allison-Baker.

  • They don't call him and his KVMR 89.5 FM radio show "The Vinyl Avenger" for nothing.

    But not everybody spins all records, mostly 45s, with the dedication and passion of volunteer disc jockey Olaf Jens (alternate Thursdays, including Thanksgiving night, 10 p.m. to midnight, 89.5 FM, kvmr....

  • Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2nd, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and give.

    A vibrant community is well informed and...

  • In this segment of producers Tom and Debra Weistar's series, Voices of the Future:  Youth and Elders Speak Together, Shona Estey-Edwards revisits a conversation she had at the age of 17 with Andy Lipkiss, founder of TreePeople, and discover that his story has even more relevance to her than it...

  • At age 25, KVMR volunteer broadcaster Sean Dooley may very well be part of  the eclectic station's "next generation."

    He's by far the youngest daytime host on the non-commercial Nevada City radio station, where he's now hosting "The New Bleat" Fridays 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (streaming).

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  • In this segment of producers Tom and Debra Weistar's series, Voices of the Future:  Youth and Elders Speak Together we hear about conflict between water rights and gold mining.  In the foothills of the Sierra Nevada lies the San Juan Ridge. On the Ridge, tucked away amongst towering pines,...

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