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Volunteer Spotlight on Sam Parrish

January of 2009, Sam Parrish checked into volunteering at KBOO to fulfill a requirement for a class he was taking at PSU. He just needed to volunteer for a few hours, and connected with the Membership Department to provide some much needed clerical support. Although he'd be... Read more

Member & Volunteer Appreciation Party

Who: Members and volunteers over the age of 21* Where: Slabtown Bar, 1033 NW 16th, at Marshall Street When: Sunday, May 27,  3-9pm Why: Why not? To gather together to have fun  ... Read more

We would love your help with our Spring Membership Drive!

Hello, my name is Ani, and I'm the volunteer coordinator with KBOO. KBOO is starting our Spring Membership Drive, Thursday, May 3rd, our goal is to raise $75,000! This is hugely important because KBOO's ability to remain a vibrant independent source for news, music, communit... Read more

Check out KBOO by volunteering during the Winter Membership Drive

Hi.  I'm Ani, KBOO's Volunteer Coordinator, and I'd love to talk with you about volunteering.   Between February 2nd and the 18th, we are raising $100,000 for KBOO during out Winter Membership Drive! This is hugely important because KBOO's ability to remain a vibrant indepe... Read more

Volunteer Winter Gathering & Holiday Party, Dec. 17th, 5 - 9 pm

Let's warm up this cold month with a little social time.  Saturday December 17th from 5 - 9 pm The KBOO Staff invite you to join us for a festive evening of holiday merriment! Hot spiced cider, cookies, and snacks will be provided by KBOO.  Additionally, we encourage people... Read more

Volunteer to help make our membership drive successful!

Have you wondered what volunteering at KBOO is like?  Do you want to get more involved with your community radio station?  This is your time! KBOO’s Fall Membership Drive begins Thursday, October 6th, and runs through Saturday, October 22nd. KBOO’s existence depends on memb... Read more

Please help us with the Annual Book and Record Sale!

The Annual Book and Record Sale is a wonderfully fun community event that raises a few thousand dollars for KBOO.  We are in the midst of preparing the books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, VHS tapes and the like for the sale, and would love to have your help! We also need help in picki... Read more

Food Safety in a Post-Fukushima World

Here's a link to an article I just wrote for OpEd news. We need to push for better testing of food for radiation contamination.  http://www.opednews.com/articles/Food-Safety-in-the-Post-Fu-by-Marianne-Barisonek-110513-897.html Read more

Have fun volunteering for the Spring Membership Drive, and help KBOO too!

Have you been curious about how KBOO works? Do you have a little time to spend with us? If you want to check things out from the other side of your radio speakers, this is your time! KBOO's Spring Membership Drive begins Thursday, April 28th and runs through Saturday, Ma... Read more


Artist Kevin Fitzpatrick worked with RACC and close to 60 community and staff volunteers on the KBOO Community Radio mural project. The mural adds color, energy and style to the building and the street.  Swing by on bike, foot or vehicle, check out the mural and visit KBO... Read more