What's Happening @ KVMR

  • Representatives from 20 community and public  radio stations will descend on Nevada City this Thursday and Friday for what's being called a  regional media "summit."

    KVMR 89.5 FM is hosting the conference, which is organized by the 140-station National Federation of Community...

  • Utah Phillips

    This Friday would have been U. Utah Phillips' 80th birthday.

    Even though the legendary Nevada City folksinger/storyteller/activist hopped a westbound freight seven years ago, as his closest friends might say, KVMR-FM will be throwing him a birthday party on this week's Friday Morning...

  • One good tour deserves another, or at least that's what they're saying about KVMR 89.5 FM's new building.

    "There's no place like home," beams volunteer broadcaster Connie Coale. "And this place simply radiates it."

    Coale and owner's representative Diane McIntire organized the...

  • When award-winning poet Gary Snyder came to KVMR 89.5 FM's new studios recently, it was a time for the station to show off even more of the facility's "new tricks."

    Snyder was there to record an interview with National Public Radio, and KVMR Chief Engineer Dave Barnett had all the...

  • As a kid, KVMR 89.5 FM volunteer broadcaster Laura Miller admits she was "already chompin' at the bit" to get into radio and be involved with it any way she could. 

    "The radio was always glued to my ears," she recalled. "I've always been a music nut, I'd make requests to the deejays,  I'...

  • He's known as the "Jazz Daddy" at KVMR 89.5 FM, where Bruce Tepper has held forth since 1980, shortly after the community radio station had gone on the air. 

    Besides, Tepper's father played a role in Bruce's taste in music. 

    "I remember our father driving us in an old Plymouth...

  • As KVMR 89.5 FM completely exits its old Nevada City headquarters this week, nobody could be quite as happy as the broadcaster becoming known as "The Cleaning Fairy."

    "The difference is I'm starting with a clean slate," beamed Leia Farrell, in comparing her cleaning job at the radio...

  • Two and a half years ago, Diane McIntire had no idea how much her life would evolve when she became owner's representative on what came to be called The Bridge Street Project, the collaboration between has resulted in a new home for KVMR 89.5 FM and a new backstage for the attached 150 year-old...

  • WATCH LIVE HERE MONDAY NIGHT!!

    Well, just how do you follow a successful weekend Open House with an overflow 700 or more visitors? If you're Nevada City radio station KVMR 89.5 FM, you just plan still another historic first for your new building the very next week.  And go smaller. ...

  • WATCH HERE LIVE Monday, March 16th at 7:00pm.  Scroll to bottom of page for video player.

    Last week KVMR 89.5 FM moved into the future when the Nevada City radio station switched to its new studios and building.  This week KVMR prepares to take a step into the past with plans for a March...

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