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KMUN Receives Oregon Community Foundation Covid-19 Relief Grant

Our local non-commercial radio station KMUN was awarded a Covid-19 relief grant from Oregon Community Foundation (OCF), a statewide philanthropy assigning donor funds for transforming change in Oregon. The $11,000 grant was secured in late July and it was good timing for the KMUN’s fiscal budget. KMUN, which operates independently of public radio like OPB and rigidly formatted commercial stations, works on a very tight budget. Income to the station from businesses has decreased by 50%. Maintaining the quality of programming KMUN has been known for since 1983 is not possible without partners like OCF.

supporting us with Covid relief funding during this difficult time.” has been able to keep playlists and personalities holding strong by shifting programmers from in studio broadcasting to #homegrownradio with mobile recording studios that the station was able to purchase. The station was also able to bring back long time morning news host Kathleen Morgain to cover ever changing news information in Washington State. KMUN

Station Manager Graham Nystrom observed that “A lot of organizations are in need right now. We’re honored and grateful that OCF acknowledges the vitality of our services by

In other good news, KMUN wishes to thank the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition for its generous support. CCCC is funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust to award funds

to projects that support, maintain, preserve and protect cultural programs in the following categories: visual and performing arts, heritage, and humanities. In an awards presentation ceremony December 7, 2020, Tillicum Foundation/KMUN received a $2,000 grant earmarked for the project entitled “Virtual Access to Performances of Music, Theater and Dance during Covid-19.” With this program, we hope to provide artists and venues with a source of income during the pandemic, as well as providing the public with access to current, local, live performances on the internet from the safety of their homes on KMUNtv, a YouTube station. The hope is to secure funding for 12 performances in 2021. Thank you again to CCCC for a great start!

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Coast Community Radio serves the Lower Columbia Pacific Region through commercialfree community radio programs and services that enrich life by illuminating the role of the arts, promoting cultural and educational growth, and bringing focus to current issues of local and regional public interest while providing a forum for diverse and under-served groups. While listening, you will find local news, public affairs and an eclectic mix of locally hosted music shows. The Tillicum Foundation mission is to serve the Lower Columbia Pacific Region through commercial-free community radio programs and services that enrich life by illuminating the role of the arts, promoting cultural and educational growth, and bringing focus to current issues of local and regional public interest while providing a forum for diverse and under-served groups.

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CROW’S NEST by Graham Nystrom Station Manager

What are two words you hope will describe the year 2021?

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ello friends on the radio. Here we are! It’s 2021, and I wish you a Happy New Year. Let’s hope it’s a good one. Despite a challenging year for all of us, the stations of Coast Community Radio have experienced many blessings. These blessings include our amazing staff, Board of Directors and volunteers. It also includes our community of supporters. Despite a lot of economic insecurity and struggle, we managed to hit our fundraising goals and can carry on providing our services and keeping our staff employed.

can hear Rural Race Talks with LaNicia Duke) from 9-10am. It’s a local, live call-in show where we “pass the conch” around the community and speak to issues that affect us. It’s not easy coming up with topics that engage and get folks to open up, so I always welcome your suggestions. Send topics you’re interested in discussing as a community to graham@coastradio.org.

I’m grateful for our newest Board Members, Todd Lippold and Kathleen Sayce. I look forward to working with the Board on many of our recent efforts including setting up an endowment and working on a planned giving campaign so that lovers of local community radio can leave a legacy gift and keep our station strong into the future. We’ve already heard from several friends of the station that they are leaving us a gift in their will.

Patience and reason. Kindness and tolerance. Patience and empathy. Uniting and stabilizing. Hope and repair. Cooperation and compassion. Connection and healing. Family and adventure. Arts and entertainment. Wisdom and honesty. Song and dance. Hugging and kissing. Steady and uplifting.

Radio for Good is entering its third and final year, and the success of this effort is another thing to be grateful for. Donors and foundations have made it possible to update, upgrade, replace, repair, maintain and improve every aspect of our facilities. From HVAC on Megler Mountain to keep our new transmitter cool and happy, to the new translator site in Cannon Beach, to redundant STL systems to fall back on when (not if ) severe weather hits and causes issues. Thank you to the generous donors and foundations who have made this “Radio Re-Do” possible. I send a great big thank you to everyone who donated to Radio for Good. In thinking about the year ahead, aside from my work as Station Manager and Radio for Good Project Manager, I have quite a few episodes of my radio show to prepare. If you haven’t tuned in to The Conversation on KMUN, it airs every Wednesday except for first Wednesdays (when you WINTER 2021 THE CURRENT

In last week’s episode, I posed the question, “What are two words you hope will describe the year 2021?” Here are some of the responses:

I don’t know about you, but I see a pattern. I love that KMUN is a place where people with common goals and common causes can come together and engage in The Work. Arts, culture, news, information, entertainment, storytelling and so much more happens every day on our broadcast. Causes like local equity, justice, education, politics, wildlife, habitat, environment, ecology, music, theater, arts and culture. For me, the two words that I hope characterize 2021 are equity and solutions. One of the two biggest stories of the year is social justice and the need to address institutional racism in our country. I’m a believer that there are a great many smart people in the world capable of creating and executing positive change. I hope that next year we see more and more of these people rising to positions of power from where they can make positive changes. In 2021, I want to see equity and I want to see solutions. What about you? What are your two words for 2021?


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ooking Forward, Giving Back was the tagline for KMUN’s weeklong #GivingTuesday celebration of local non-profits.

Traditionally, #GivingTuesday is a day of asking the public for monetary support via social media. KMUN decided to give more and receive less. We “gave” air-time and social media prominence to local nonprofits for the week leading up to GT. It felt great AND we made our goal. LOOKING FORWARD

I would say that KMUN is looking forward most of all to the return of programmers and all volunteers to Tillicum House. Through dedicated volunteers and equipment purchases we’ve made creating shows and working from home viable. But we miss the air room, we miss each other, we miss having visitors at the station. And there have been significant upgrades and improvements to the station and we want to show it off! Looking forward, my hope is that our community of listeners and our community of volunteers continue to deepen and expand their engagement with the station. GIVING BACK

Our community supports us - by listening, by sending in donations, by engaging with us on social media, by displaying their KMUN merch, and a myriad of other ways. We support our community by providing the best content we possibly can ... and by listening and responding to the feedback we get. Our mission statement is regularly reviewed by staff and board, making sure we are in sync with our organizational values and commitments. Giving back on #GivingTuesday (and our Promos for Nonprofits) has been really inspiring to me, as a staff member and as a citizen. I hope to expand on this example in my personal life, donating more time, money and food to those incredible organizations that serve our communities in so many important ways – including, but not limited to, Coast Community Radio.

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FROM THE NEWS DEPARTMENT by Joanne Rideout News Director

I can’t tell you how glad I am to be rid of 2020, and on to 2021, for reasons I’m sure you understand. The past year, for all of us, has been one of incredible stress and adjusting on the fly to conditions we never anticipated. That said, we’ve learned to rely on ourselves perhaps more than we thought possible and learned that we are pretty resilient. That’s been so true of KMUN’s news department, which looks very different now than it did at the beginning of last year. Miraculously, we’ve managed to keep going and even improve upon what we offer you, our listeners.

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In the first quarter of 2020, I was working at the Tillicum House studios, going to work every day like much of the U.S. By mid-March, KMUN had switched to a whole new dynamic of how to handle broadcasting. Now, as we head into 2021, KMUN’s news department has changed in many ways and is more flexible than it was. In 2020 our news host, Dylan Hauser Schalk, moved on to a different phase of his life and left our news department. That made room for us to invite back a person whose voice many people at KMUN remember: Kathleen Morgain. Kathleen is now once again our local news host, two days a week on Mondays and Tuesdays, while I am on the air Wednesday through Friday.  We both work from home remotely, thanks to some pretty amazing new equipment and the overall wizardry of Graham Nystrom, our station manager. We have forged partnerships with area publications for news sharing, and with the help of veteran reporter Jacob Lewin, who volunteers with us, we have increased our ability to provide you with breaking local news. So despite the often grim news we deliver every day, KMUN’s news department is holding together, breaking new ground, and as committed as ever to keeping you apprised of what’s happening around our region. Here’s to a 2021 that offers a path to a better reality, and some good news for a change.

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FROM THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM by Susan Peterson Development Director

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Looking forward, giving back

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id we make it? Is it 2021? I am writing this on a sunny day in December 2020 and have no idea what the new year looks like. I suspect a lot of things, good and not so good, are still the same in the world which asks this question; what are we looking and hoping for in 2021? The same can be said for KMUN, and looking forward can be rather difficult. As we wait for the pandemic to be resolved, we have been busy envisioning change. If this time has been less busy, at times it seemed to hold completely still; I have felt it. French philosopher Henri Bergson came up with the idea of why time seemed so strange in the

year of a pandemic. Henri was 59 in 1918 when he presented the idea that time has two faces. The “objective time” is what we see on clocks and calendars. And “lived time” is the subjective experience of time, how it is felt, lived and acted. Henri called this la duree. I’ve been spending my time working with the grant committee. Objectively, it can be tricky to meet deadlines and new this year compete for Covid Relief grants that are often on a first come, first served basis. My competitive side is filled with what I call “extreme grant funding”. Subjectively, it has felt great! We received money from the PPP loan part of the Cares Act, important grants from United Way of Clatsop County, Oregon Community Foundation, Clatsop County Cultural Coalition and Business Oregon. It is so gratifying to receive this money for KMUN. I am so proud of the KMUN staff agreeing to give back to the community for #giving Tuesday by airing Promos for Nonprofits. We hope that the listeners learned about some of the great nonprofits providing for our communities and are able to support them with the generosity they show KMUN. Promos for Nonprofits airs weekdays at 5:48pm on KMUN. TAKE THAT 2020!

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KMUN Celebrates Volunteers at Annual Meeting!

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t’s been a year for the record books. We’ve overused words like “unprecedented, pivoting, postponed, canceled, pandemic, restrictions, quarantined, Zoom, masks, wash, your, hands.” Live performances have been on hold since March, video calls and virtual venues have kept us connected to loved ones, lectures, art, music and social groups. In an industry with built-in physical distancing, KMUN radio has survived through the year of “pivoting” with aplomb. Annual Member Meeting went virtual, held on Zoom, November 7, Board, staff, volunteers and members joined the hour-long event. KMUN

When the mail-in ballots were counted, the Board welcomed new board members Todd Lippold (Seaside) and Kathleen Sayce (Nahcotta) along with re-elected members Victoria Stoppiello (Manzanita) and Sarah Lu Heath (Astoria). Annual awards were given for outstanding volunteers from the station. Volunteer awards are always a big part, and a big secret, at the annual meeting. This year, as often is the case, there were many great candidates. The Director’s Award was awarded to Lisa Smith (Long Beach). Lisa has worn a lot of hats at the station. Starting in 2002 as station manager, Lisa put together a news department through grants and a news model that we still use today. Classical programming was done by Lisa for years, she now brightens our days with a “mostly Folk” show on Tuesday mornings. As a Board Member, Lisa organized the Grant Writing Committee and advocated for applying for ALL the grants. “I am not sure how rounds of applause work on a Zoom meeting, said Board President Jack Harris, but please join me and the Board of Directors of the Tillicum Foundation in showing our appreciation to Lisa Smith for her nearly two decades of trans formative influence on our radio station.” KMUN

The LinMarie DiCianni “We Can Do It” Award for Extraordinary Volunteerism is presented to volunteers who achieve grand heights in their service to KMUN. This year there were two recipients: Jim Dott

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(Astoria) and Merianne Myers (Warrenton). Jim has been working behind the scenes with the covey of bedtime story readers, devoting many hours to scheduling and production of seamless episodes of Bedtime Stories for the 8 – 8:30pm slot, Sundays through Thursdays. Thank you, Jim! Merianne Myers has been the conduit for the whole home grown radio model. She has taken on scheduling, delivering and receiving and disinfecting the mobile recording equipment that programmers are using to record their shows for airing, a fulltime job. Thank you, M2!

We’ve had a wild year but our incredible volunteers have also made it a wonderful year.

Since March, the KMUN studios have been closed for safety precautions. That means that the 100+ programmers are not able to produce their shows live. This created a two-fold problem with dead air, the biggest no-no for a radio station, and 100+ people unable to express themselves through music, information and connection. Remote recording became the “new normal” and now nearly 70 programmers pre-record their shows from home. This group, fondly referred to as Homegrown Programmers were named Programmers of the Year for learning new skills on the fly and keeping the station

local, informative and, well, KMUN! Rookie programmer of the year goes to DJ B (Astoria). B’s Thursday night funk show, B’s House, has received a huge, positive response. We’re so happy to have him on board and can’t wait to keep dancing to his playlists!

some unexpected ways through their exemplary service, and we can’t wait to see what the next year brings!

Volunteer of the Year was awarded to Jacob Lewin (Astoria) for his contribution to the news department during the pandemic and the 2020 election year. Jacob is a seasoned professional radio reporter whose voice is familiar to our listeners. They’ve heard him before on NPR, on Marketplace, and on the Northwest News Network. He does wonderful work for us, great stories, about timely, interesting topics. He’s doing high quality professional work for us as a volunteer, and is a joy to work with. “That’s why I thought he should be our volunteer of the year,” says News Director Joanne Rideout. We’ve had a wild year but our incredible volunteers have also made it a wonderful year in

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WINTER 2021 PROGRAM GUIDE KMUN Program Guide Monday

12-1am Hearts of Space

Ambient, Electronic mix

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Woodsongs

Never Too Late (Continued)

Wow and Flutter (Continued)

Folk, blues and more

1-3am Audio Aftermath (NPR)

World Cafe (NPR)

World Cafe (NPR) With host Talia Schlanger

World Cafe (NPR)

With today's emerging artists

3-5am Morning Edition (NPR)

Morning Edition (NPR)

Morning Edition (NPR)

Morning Edition (NPR)

60's and 70's underground FM

5-6am Exploring Music

Exploring Music

Exploring Music

Exploring Music

With Bill McGlaughlin

With Bill McGlaughlin

With Bill McGlaughlin

6-8am Morning Classics

Morning Classics

Morning Classics

Morning Classics

Baroque and classical favorites

Music from all times & nations

Composers less heard

Edition (NPR) 8-9am Morning +NW news, weather and Ship Report

Morning Edition (NPR)

Morning Edition (NPR)

Morning Edition (NPR)

+NW news, weather and Ship Report

+NW news, weather and Ship Report

+NW news, weather and Ship Report

Monday Public Affairs

Tuesday Public Affairs

Wednesday Public Affairs

Thursday Public Affairs

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Lost Highway

All Kinds of Folk

Wednesday Folk

Thursday Mornin' Folk

Music to cry and dance to

Traditional folk, protest songs

Music to get you up and strummin' Folking close to water

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Contemporary arts and issues

With host Terry Gross

With Bill McGlaughlin “Top 40” Classical

9-10am 10-12pm 12-1pm

Fresh Air Sonic Sunspot/DJ kNow Show

1-3pm Soul Serenade

Back Beat/Stuck in the 60's

WAM or The Mellow

60's-70's classic rock, blues, soul

Alt/world/folk and more

DJ the L.I.Am and kNow got the goods

3-4pm Locus Focus w/Barbara Bernstein

Blues, R&B and Soul music

4-5pm

Indigefi

Stage and Screen

Alternative Radio

Discussing our place on the planet

Native and indigenous music and interviews

Show tunes, Broadway and more

Audio Energy for Democracy

Democracy Now

Democracy Now

Democracy Now

Democracy Now

Independent global news hour

Amy Goodman + Juan Gonzalez

5-6pm All Things Considered (NPR) All Things Considered (NPR) All Things Considered (NPR) All Things Considered (NPR) +NW regional news and weather

6-8pm Evening Jazz

Eclectic, old and new jazz

8-8:30pm Bedtime Stories

Bedtime stories for all ages

8:30-10pm Blue Monday

Blues can makes Mondays happy

+NW regional news and weather

Evening Jazz

Evening Jazz

B's House/Up Front Soul

Classic horns and bop

Old and new, latin and beyond

All Funks Considered

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

The reason pajamas exist

For the young and young at heart

Lullabies for all ages

Rhythm Lounge

She-Bop/Womxn's Music

Sonidos Latinos

Funk your soul

Celebrating Women in music Over the Rainbow Q-Centric (3rd)

Presentando noticias en Español con Margarita a las 8:30pm

Never Too Late

This Way Out (LGBTQ radio) Wow and Flutter

Alt.Latino (NPR) Jazz and Bop w/Tony Baldwin

Where radio goes to die

Spinning 45's from across the pond

10-11pm Short Attention Span Radio 11-12am

Its like..wait look at that bird! -or-Day of the Velvet Voice Psychedelic Folk Magic

Monday Public Affairs

Musical kiss goodbye to Tuesday

Tuesday Public Affairs

1st + 9:00am This Week w/ Betsy Johnson Making Contact Updates from Oregon legislature 3rd

9:30am Food Talk w/Linda + Merianne C'mon in our kitchen!

Wednesday Public Affairs

Thursday Public Affairs

Rural Race Talks (1st Wed) With Good Reason Live call-in show

Sound-rich storytelling

In Season w/Teresa Retzlaf

The Conversation

Green thumb radio

Local public affairs call-in show

A Story Told- The world according to Michael McCusker

The Conversation

With Good Reason

Dial 503-325-0010

Sound-rich storytelling

2nd + 9:00am This Week w/ Betsy Johnson Coast Range Radio Updates from Oregon legislature Conversations on conservation 4th

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+NW regional news and weather

nd 9:30am 2 Human Beat w/Roger Rocka Senior Moment w/Joanne Rideout The Conversation Rural Roots Rising from ROP Light On Health w/Dr. Allie Evans And make your voice heard!

A Story Told- The world according to Michael McCusker Talk of Our Towns(1st Thu 9:0

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Ask your smart speakers to play KMUN! Friday Friday Jazz and Bop w/Tony Baldwin 12-1am Jazz and45's Bop 12-1am Spinning fromw/Tony across Baldwin the pond Spinning 45's from across the pond 1-3am World Cafe (NPR) 1-3am

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Serving Clatsop, Columbia, Pacific, Tillamook and Wahkiakum Counties Serving Clatsop, Columbia, Pacific, Tillamook and Wahkiakum Counties Listen for Community Calendar announcements throughout the day Listen for Community Calendar announcements throughout the day

Saturday Saturday

Deep Threes 12-2am Deep Threes 12-2am Eclectic Instrumental Soundscapes Eclectic Instrumental Soundscapes

After Midnight, Strange Currency 12-2am After Midnight, Strange Currency 12-2am Late night goodness

Late night goodness

Morning Edition (NPR) 3-5am Morning Edition (NPR) 3-5am

Classical Guitar Alive 2-3am Classical Guitar Alive 2-3am Chicago Symphony Orch. 3-5am Chicago Symphony Orch. 3-5am

Whats the Frequency Kenneth? 2-3amWhats the Frequency Kenneth? 2-3am 3-5am New New York Philharmonic 3-5am York Philharmonic

Exploring Music 5-6am Exploring Music 5-6am With Bill McGlaughlin

Weekend Edition (NPR) 5-6am Weekend Edition (NPR) 5-6am

Weekend Edition (NPR) 5-6am Weekend Edition (NPR) 5-6am

Morning Classics 6-8am Morning Classics 6-8am Classical, new and old

Morning Classics 6-9am Morning Classics 6-9am Sharing classical favorites

Early Music Now 6-7am Early Music Now 6-7am Music of the Distant Past

World Cafe (NPR)

With Bill McGlaughlin

Classical, new and old

Sharing classical favorites

Morning Edition (NPR) 8-9am Morning (NPR) 8-9am +NW news,Edition weather and Ship Report +NW news, weather and Ship Report

Friday Public Affairs 9-10am Friday Public Affairs (see below for details) 9-10am (see below for details)

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Sunday Sunday

Weekend Edition (NPR) 9-10am Weekend Edition (NPR) 9-10am

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me (NPR) FridayMorning Music 10-11am Wait Wait Don't Tell Me (NPR) 10-12pm FridayMorning Music Comedy news quiz show Let Albert set the tone for your day 10-11am 10-12pm Comedy news quiz show Let Albert set the tone for your day Skinamarink Fresh Air 11-12pm Skinamarink 12-1pm Fresh Air 11-12pm Terry Gross Radio for the thinking kid 12-1pm Terry Gross Radio for the thinking kid Thistle and Shamrock Crossroads 12-2pm 1-2pm and Shamrock 12-2pm Crossroads 1-2pm Thistle Celtic Roots with Fiona Ritchie Americana, old and new Celtic Roots with Fiona Ritchie Americana, old and new Scandanavian Hour E-Town 2-3pm Scandanavian 2-3pm E-Town Hour 2-3pm KMUN Signature Show-it's polka time! 2-3pm Live music performance show KMUN Signature Show-it's polka time! Live music performance show ARTS-Live & Local Celtic Aire 3-5pm Celtic 3-4pm ARTS-Live & Local Aire 3-5pm 3-4pm Plan your weekend accordingly! Music from Emerald Isle and beyond Plan your weekend accordingly! Music from Emerald Isle and beyond Left, Right and Center All Things Considered (NPR) 5-6pm All 4-5pm Left, Right and Center Things Considered (NPR) 5-6pm 4-5pm Friday news round table Friday news round table Shady Grove Things Considered (NPR) 6-8pm Shady 5-6pm AllAllThings Grove Considered (NPR) Back porch, acoustic, trad folk 6-8pm 5-6pm +NW regional news and weather Back porch, acoustic, trad folk +NW regional news and weather

Caribbean Moon Moon 6-8pm Caribbean Reggae, ska, dancehall 'n' dub

6-8pm

Reggae, ska, dancehall 'n' dub

Afropop Worldwide 8-9pm Afropop Worldwide A global musical journey 8-9pm A global musical journey Dead Friday 9-10pm Dead Friday 9-10pm Here to miracle you Here to miracle you

Under the Radar 10-12am Under the Radar 10-12am Bring in the weekend with style Bring in the weekend with style

Music of the Distant Past

World of Bach 7-9am World of Bach 7-9am Bach and friends Bach and friends

Classical Music on the 9-12pm Classical Music on the 9-12pm Third Floor

Third Floor choral, vocal, and instrumental choral, andBill instrumental musicvocal, with host Cromwell music with host Bill Cromwell

Gospel Train 12-1pm Gospel Train 12-1pm Celebrating Gospel Music Celebrating Gospel Music

Classic Rock and Roll 1-3pm Classic Rock and Roll 1-3pm 50's/60's rock - request show 50's/60's rock - request show

Country Swing 3-5pm Country Swing 3-5pm Boot scootin' swing! Boot scootin' swing!

All Things Considered (NPR) 5-6pm All Things Considered (NPR) 5-6pm Radiolab 6-7pm Radiolab 6-7pm Investigating a strange world Investigating a strange world

Community Air 7-8pm Community AirVoices and more 7-8pm Up Next,Classic Up Next,Classic Voices and more

Bedtime Stories or R.O.A.R. The Sounds of Saturday Night 8-8:30pm Bedtime 8-10pm The Stories or R.O.A.R. Sounds of Saturday Night 8-8:30pm 8-10pm For the young and young at heart Or Free Range Or Free Range We've got your night covered! We've got your night covered!

The Niche or 10-12am The Niche or 10-12am Son of Dario Charnay

Son of Dario Charnay Late night radio, never by the Late night radio, never by the book book

For the young and young at heart

An Adventure in History 8:30-9pm An Adventure in History Fun with Mac and Alana 8:30-9pm Fun with Mac and Alana Hear the Dance 9-11pm Hear the Dance 9-11pm Music of the ballet Music of the ballet

Millenium of Music 11-12am Millenium of Music 11-12am Pre-Baroque Classical Pre-Baroque Classical

Friday Public Affairs COVID-19Disclaimer: Disclaimer: Friday Public Affairs COVID-19 st Some of our schedule may sound a little different during the stay-home order, but 1 + 9:00am Counterspin Some of our schedule may sound a little different during the stay-home order, but 1st rd + 9:00am Counterspin we're still working hard to provide you with the best music, news and information around. Fairness & accuracy in reporting 3 we're still working hard to provide you with the best music, news and information around. Fairness & accuracy in reporting 3rd 9:30am BIONEERS New from Oregon Black Pioneers: The Register with 9:30am BIONEERS Revolution from the heart of nature New from Oregon Black Pioneers: The Register with Revolution from the heart of nature Zachary Stocks. The Register is a weekly biography of Zachary Stocks. The Register is a weekly biography of some of the most noted African American individuals from nd 2 + 9:00am Counterspin some of the most noted African American individuals from 2ndth + 9:00am Counterspin Oregon's history. Hear it every Friday from 10:01am. Fairness & accuracy in reporting 4 Oregon's history. Hear it every Friday from 10:01am. Fairness & accuracy in reporting 4th 9:30am BIONEERS Find past episodes of The Register and all of local 9:30am BIONEERS Find past episodes of The Register and all of local Revolution from the heart of nature public affairs shows onlline at coastradio.org/podcasts. Revolution from the heart of nature public affairs shows onlline at coastradio.org/podcasts. 0) COAST COMMUNITY RADIO

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

90.9FM Friday

Saturday

Sunday

12am Morning Classics Morning Classics Morning Classics Morning Classics Morning Classics Classical Music

1am

from the

Third Floor

Sunday Baroque

2am

1A Plus

1A Plus

1A Plus

1A Plus

3am

1A Plus Midnight Special

4am

Morning Classics

5am Morning Edition Morning Edition Morning Edition Morning Edition Morning Edition 6am 7am

Weekend Edition

Weekend Edition

Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

Chicago Symphony

8am 9am Coastal Classics Coastal Classics Coastal Classics Coastal Classics Coastal Classics 10am 11am

Think

Think

12pm

On Point

On Point

Think

Think

On Point

On Point

Think On Point

1pm 1A

1A

1A

1A

1A

Best of Car Talk Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me Radiolab

2pm

Sunday Baroque

3pm Exploring Music Exploring Music Exploring Music Exploring Music Exploring Music TED Radio Hour 4pm 5pm 6pm

Classical Concerts All Things Considered Fresh Air

8pm

The Spanish Hour Classical Guitar Alive

10pm

Classical Guitar Alive Fiesta!

7pm

9pm

Classical Concerts

Locus Focus

All Things Considered

All Things Considered

Early Music Now Chamber Music Society All Things Considered

New York Philharmonic All Things Considered

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

From the Top

Collector's Corner

Classical Concerts

Concierto

TED Radio Hour

Left, Right and Center

Millennium of Music Big Picture Science

Reveal

All Things Considered

Jazz Profiles

Fresh Air

Jazz at 100 Rhythm Sweet And Hot Jazz Night in America Blue Dimensions

11pm Democracy Now Democracy Now Democracy Now Democracy Now Democracy Now

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All Things Considered

Return to the Source

World of Bach

LA Theater Works Le Show Philosophy Talk


New and Exciting in the Programming Department: • Under the Radar with Alyssa has moved to a new weekly slot on Fridays, 10pm-12am

• Son of Dario Charnay with Skyler is now

alternating with The Niche, Saturdays, 10pm12am

• Sounds of Saturday Night with Sam is BACK! Every other Saturday, 8-10pm

• An Adventure in History with Mac Burns and Alan Kujala, Sundays

• Classic Voices with Denise Reed (of Choral Gems fame), on 3rd Sundays, 7-8pm

Looking forward to 2021, I’m excited about a whole heckuva lot right now. What 2020 brought us in obstacles has forced us to create new pathways to creating Good Radio, and our capabilities have expanded tenfold. Our industrious hosts and DJs have been learning more about the intricacies of audio science and tech while recording from home, which will only expand upon their already top notch work once we’re back at the station together again. Ideas have been percolating, and new shows are coming down the pike that will help us further accomplish our mission statement, from collaborations with local students and educators, to bringing you even more algorithm-free playlists.

PROGRAMMING NOTES by Emma Geddes Programming Director

Stay tuned, and I’ll see you on the airwaves! LOVE & RADIO, EMMA

Songs to Get You Through This Formidable Winter Organized by Purpose:

• Free Range with DJ JD, every other Saturday, 8-10pm (same great show, new great name!)

For a good mood: Twin Reverb, Benny Yurco (You Are My Dreams, 2020) For a good cry: Courtyard, Bobbie Gentry (The Delta Sweete, 1968) For a good dance: No Me Encuentras, Tatiana Hazel (2017 Single) For a good meditation: Corridor of Daylights, Go Hirano (Corridor of Daylights, 2020) For everything else: Land Back, A Tribe Called Red Ft. Boogey the Beat and Northern Voices (2020 Single)

• Bernie’s BACK! Stuck in the 60s, every other Tuesday, 1-3pm

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This past year is one we will never forget.

T by Joanne Rideout

he pandemic has taught us all a lot about ourselves and caused us to look hard at everything in our lives.

In the shipping industry, changes in what people buy have driven some sectors of the global shipping economy to near ruin, while others have prospered. One thing I noticed in 2020, is that despite the incredible upheaval in our lives on land, here on the Columbia River our ship traffic has stayed pretty consistent with what we’ve come to expect in terms of the number of ships we see and what they carry. That’s because we are a region that specializes in raw materials for things people can’t do without, even in a pandemic.

The building blocks for other things are what we trade in here in the Pacific Northwest on outgoing ships: mostly agricultural products and minerals. The Columbia is a tremendous exporter of wheat on the world stage. And no matter what, people need to eat. The raw minerals like soda ash and potash go to make things like automotive glass and fertilizer: people still need to get around and to grow crops to survive. It’s been somewhat comforting for me during all this upheaval to see that the ships continue to come and go despite what we see happening around us here on land. Shippers and pilots have put protocols in place to protect themselves and their crews from illness, but work goes on. Despite this bit of seeming normalcy, the lives of mariners have been greatly impacted by the pandemic, many of them having to stay at sea and away from their families for even longer stretches that would normally happen during a typical year. Here’s hoping 2021 yields some mercy for all of us, with new opportunities to appreciate our lives without the constant threats we have come to expect from 2020.

the year comes to an end, I’ve given it some thought and decided that it’s time to let Troll Radio go. The possibility of live music gatherings in the next few months doesn’t look promising so I guess it’s time to say so long!

Troll Radio Revue comes to an end With mixed feelings (what isn’t these days?!) we are letting Troll Radio Revue fade into the pandemic. Our last live show was last February, and since then, with the help of Jim Dott, we’ve been able to rebroadcast some recorded programs from past years.  As

We broadcast live, once a month, for nearly 22 years, a good run. It was fun to work with the progression from the River Theater to the PAC to Fort George, with some special outdoor shows in the summer.  So much talent has been showcased on the Troll Stages, so much dancing, laughing and general merriment. I’ll miss the music, smiling faces, happy kids and parents, and the irrational behavior of Mr. Troll.   I don’t have the space here to thank everyone who made Troll Radio happen for so long, so I’ll just say a big thank you to all who supported us in those 22 years!  – DEBBIE TWOMBLY

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Many thanks to these businesses for providing advanced sponsorship of KMUN. As a member, please let them know you appreciate that support and use their businesses whenever possible.

Arbor Care Tree Specialists Columbia Memorial Hospital Astoria’s Best Computer Sales and Service Columbia River Coffee Roaster Astoria Co-op Grocery Englund Marine and Astoria Real Estate Industrial Supply Bank of the Pacific Bill’s Tavern/Warren House Pub Blue Scorcher Bakery Cafe Bridgewater Bistro Brim’s Farm and Garden Buoy Beer Company

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Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa

Integrated Business Services

Clatsop County Planning Department

Imogen Gallery Lewis and Clark Bank

Moby Dick Inn/Tabard Inn Old Time Framing Salmonberry Saloon Seaside Attorneys Shawn Helligso Construction Shawn Ornie Cleaning The Daily Astorian The Liberty Theater The Wahkiakum County Eagle Twin Gables Inn Wauna Credit Union Willapa Hills Audubon Society

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Love you all! True confession, I do my best to schedule my jobs where I can get clear WiFi for my favorite programs. And I use a speaker so the gardens can listen :)You really do add so much joy to my life. leslie mcclanahan

Arcadia Organic Landscaping

Listening to the Thanksgiving playlist and it is PHENOMENAL. A+ work, thank you for blessing my day with this! kal

Dear KMUN, “Thank you for the Ship Report and all of the places we learn about and some good tunes you play. We love you. Here is a donation to make more radio for people.”

from Facebook, Nov 2020

A recent mailer indicated some changes were made to the Cannon Beach signal and I have to say this year the reception has been static-y and fuzzy more than Ever. And the rain makes it worse. Reception has always been fickle in Cannon Beach but something has changed over the last several months and now that I see you’ve made some changes I wonder if the awful reception is related to that. josh

Cannon Beach — Note from the station manager: Thanks for checking in Joshua. The new tower and transmitter site is still in the final stages of completion, and we hope to have the new Cannon Beach transmitter operational sometime around the first of the year (January 2021). The first steps taken on this project started waaaaaay back in 1998(!), and after all this time, the finish line is in sight. The new transmitter will be operating at 25x higher power (from 10 watts up to 250 watts), and it will be situated at a higher elevation, so your reception should improve significantly. The frequency has to change slightly, so when we power it on, it will be at 89.3 instead of 89.5. Thanks for your patience as we finish with the terrifyingly long process of fundraising, permits, applications and construction. The tower is getting delivered to the site TODAY (Dec 10). We are very excited, and hope that you can be patient just a little while longer. Keep in touch, Graham

So glad to hear Pam Trenary doing her show and we are loving what she is putting on the air. Nina Simone doing “Sinner man” live was amazing!!! Thanks so much Pam for all the music you have put on the air forever. ned and lulu

from Facebook, Oct 2020

What a fabulous way to spend a quiet evening listening to bedtime stories. Thank You to the reader, Monica Rush! Hearing a story read over the air slows the pace of life, and taps into our illustrations of imaginations! Best Regards, wendy d.

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The Archives are back! And here’s what the volunteers are saying! We can’t wait to hear what you think!

The Archives can be found under “Programming” on kmun.org

I tried it. It’s easy to use. It’s cool. jd

Sounds of Saturday Night, Saturdays 8–10 pm

I am a huge fan of the new archives system. Its ease of use and straightforward interface make it the perfect solution for listening to what I’ve missed. Another example of KMUN going above and beyond! Take that COVID-19! linmarie dicianni

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I had missed Pete Serefin’s program last week, early December, and wanted to hear it, just to see what “surprise” he would offer in the program. His humorous approach to classical music programming often brings a smile to my face. My desired episode was right there, clear and complete. jane hill

Classical programmer

I did try the new archives to check out World of Bach. It worked well on my iPad. Good interface. Totally intuitive.

Local people love it because they can listen when they CAN listen. It is also great for listeners in SD and OH due to time differences rendering actual PST air times awkward.

ellen frye

ellen levy

World of Bach, Sundays 7–9 am

Celtic Aire, Saturdays 3–5 pm All Kinds of Folk, Tuesdays 10–noon


The archives work just dandy. No problem finding the desired program. Sound quality is great. lloyd

Classics, Wed 6–8 am Celtic Aire, Saturdays 3–5 pm and filling in on Scandinavian Hour, Saturdays 2–3 pm

Can’t get enough Todd Lippold, John Stevenson, or Merianne Myers? Archives to the rescue! cindy price

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Thank you for supporting the businesses that support your radio stations! ACTIVISM

Columbia River Coffee Roaster

China Beach Retreat

Robert Freeman Architecture

Columbia Riverkeeper

Fort George Brewery and Public House

Land’s End at Cannon Beach

Stoppiello Architecture

Fred’s Homegrown Produce / Johnson’s Hardwood Floors

Sou’wester Lodge

Surf Pine Home Inspections

Twin Gables Inn

Friends of the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Pacific County Immigrant Support

Labor Temple Diner & Bar

OTHER

Merry Time Bar & Grill

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 168

Patty’s Wicker Cafe

B Lively! Enterprises

Peaceful Ferments Brewing Co

Columbia River Kayaking

Pickled Fish Restaurant

Astoria’s Best Computer Sales and Service

Four Winds Canvas Works

U Street Pub & Eatery

Lewis and Clark Timberlands

BRIDGESENSE.COM LLC

HEALTH CARE & SERVICES

Lower Columbia Q Center

Wash Away No More Animal Care & Services Holistic Horse Massage COMPUTER & NETWORK

Astoria Chiropractic

Oregon Natural Forestry LLC

Isa Haverlan, LMT - Allow Your Body to Heal

Pacific Power Sunset Empire Amateur Radio Club

Blind Moses Woodworking

Kathleen Moore, Full Circle Counseling

The Ship Report

Chinook Custom Concrete

Lower Columbia Clinic

Erickson Custom Renovations

Providence Seaside Hospital

PERFORMING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Shawn Helligso Construction, Inc.

Rinehart Clinic & Pharmacy

CONSTRUCTION

B Ruff Construction Beerman Creek Construction

FARM & COUNTRY

Tracy Erfling, ND Watershed Wellness

Astoria Arts & Movement Center

REAL ESTATE

Andrea Mace, Broker at Re/Max Coastal Advantage Astoria Real Estate Covert Properties retail Astoria Coffee Company Garbo’s Vintage Wear Harmony Soapworks LLC Judith Altruda Jewelry Old Town Framing Company Purple Cow Toys Reclamation Marketplace The Kite Factory Trailside Vintage

Brownsmead Flats

VISUAL ARTS & EDUCATION

Kim Angelis Music

Astoria Design Studio

North Coast Chorale

Astoria Makers

LaNa’s Conscious Farm

HOME & GARDEN

Rhythm Method

DavidLeeMyersPhoto.com

West-Davies Farm

Arcadia Organic Landscaping

Tenor Guitar Foundation

Don Frank Photography

Kingfisher Farms

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Bank of the Pacific Thrivent Financial WAUNA Credit Union

Brim’s Farm & Garden Columbia Housewarmers Garibaldi Gardener Hauer’s Lawn Care & Equipment

PERSONAL CARE

Marco’s Custom Bodyworks Simply Human Art

Jessica Schleif Gardens

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

FOOD & BEVERAGE

McEvoy Tile & Marble

Astoria Coffehouse and Bistro

Penny Eberle Landscape Consulting & Garden Design

Blair Henningsgaard, Attorney at Law

Bowpicker Fish & Chips Bridgewater Bistro

LODGING

Columbia River Candies

Astoria Farms Inn

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CableFish Accords, Inc. Excalibur & Associates-WA, Inc Law Office of Jerry Widawski Polk Riley’s Printing & Design

Dragonfire Gallery Fernhill Glass gregnavratilart.com Hiih Gallery Imogen Gallery Northwest by Northwest Gallery Rainy Day Artistry Sally Lackaff Graphical Arts Studio 11 The Cannon Beach Gallery Group


music, theatre & dance! full calendar of events at libertyastoria.org

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M A S K I T ! M ATC H I T ! Match the masked face to the person (and dog) and their program(s).

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Cindy Price Wednesday Afternoon

Carol Newman ARTS! Live and Local

Jessamyn West Day of the Velvet Voice

Lloyd Bowler Classics, Celtic Aire

Ellen Frye World of Bach

Patty Marks Soul Seranade

Spinnin Lynn Bedtime Stories, TMF, Rhythm Lounge

Monty Bedtime Stories

Dylan Hauser-Schalk

Graham Nystrom The Conversation Jim Dott Bedtime Stories

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As we all work to keep ourselves and our community safe and healthy we will be taking a brief break from our regular schedule of monthly Ci��en Advisory Commi�ee mee�ngs. Once we have remote mee�ng capabili�es tested and established we will restart the process in a way that will allow public par�cipa�on while protec�ng the health of all of our ci��ens. �n the mean�me, you can s�ll get �nvolved in Clatsop County’s Comprehensive Plan update and help shape land use planning for the next 20 years! You can view materials related to the Comprehensive Plan update at

www.co.clatsop.or.us/landuse/page/ comprehensive-plan-update �e welcome your thoughts and wri�en comments at any �me. Comments, ideas and sugges�ons can be emailed to comdev@co.clatsop.or.us.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Clatsop County Community Development 800 Exchange Street, Suite 100 Astoria, OR 97103 503.325.8611 503.338.3606 (fax) @ClatsopCD

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From the Crow’s Nest p. 6 Program Guide p. 14–16 Mask Match! p. 26 & 27

COAST COMMUNITY RADIO YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE IN THE COLUMBIA PACIFIC

Here at The Salmonberry our support of KMUN was one of our first priorities in giving back to a community that has given us so much support. Many mornings at the Saloon are started with a collective shout of “Ship Report! Ship Report!” Or “Albert’s on!” and “Jerry’s on!” - Tools are laid down to listen to Joanne Rideout, or Jessica & Teresa speak about the soil we collectively till and the bounty we harvest from it. And as a lifetime music booker/promoter, Chantelle is always thrilled to hear little-known underground gems played by K-Now, Jack, The Mellow & so many other great Djs and shows. Especially in these collectively trying times, KMUN and those familiar voices coming across the airwaves has given us solace. We will continue to support and enjoy KMUN into the future, especially until we can host you and thank you in person again.

– The folks at The Salmonberry Commons

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KMUN Current: Winter 2021  

Coast Community Radio. Your voice in the Columbia Pacific. KMUN 91.9 Astoria & 89.5 Tillamook • KCPB 90.9 Warrenton CoastRadio.org

KMUN Current: Winter 2021  

Coast Community Radio. Your voice in the Columbia Pacific. KMUN 91.9 Astoria & 89.5 Tillamook • KCPB 90.9 Warrenton CoastRadio.org

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