Listen to Speak Up! Speak Out!
Speak Up! Speak Out! is a half hour weekly radio show focusing on the issues of peace, justice, and non-violence that impact our community. Listen to this show in the Archives page.
Skagit Talks has a local community focus
Find out more about Skagit Talks, a locally produced half-hour news and information program.
KSVR is committed to providing local voices and content, with entertainment, news, and information, for the Skagit Valley College Educational District #4, in both English and Spanish.
KSVR provides opportunities for students and community volunteers to produce radio programming to reach local populations.
Licensed by the Board of Trustees for Skagit Valley College, KSVR has been on the air since 1973.
SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENT
Skagit Valley College exists to expand opportunities and horizons for students and to improve the communities in which they live. We achieve this by welcoming and valuing diverse learners, providing quality education and support, and contributing community leadership and service.
For complete mission, vision, and values, visit this Skagit Valley College Web page.
The facilities and basic operations of FM radio stations KSVR, KSVU, and KSJU, are supported by Skagit Valley College. This year, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will provide a federal grant about 40% of the budget for KSVR-FM, with another 10% donated by local businesses, organizations and listeners, or earned at fundraising events. For KSVU, local business and listeners provide about 50 percent of the cost of operations. KSJU is a new station, and is supported entirely by SVC and KSVR-FM. The Associated Students of Skagit Valley College provide over $35000 per year to support the labor and fixed costs for the radio services. The students in the Radio Club are volunteers and employees, and provide the most labor in operating the radio services.
Board of Trustees Meetings Notice
KSVR-FM is licensed to the Board of Trustees of Skagit Valley College. The regular meeting of the Board is held monthly. The meetings are open to the public.
On occasion, the Board will hold special meetings, and those meetings are posted on the college website. The regular meeting dates are posted here, and on the college website.
All meetings will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will be held on the Mount Vernon Campus in the Administrative Annex Board Room, except for the November 12, 2014 and the April 14, 2015 meetings, which will be held on the Whidbey Island Campus in Hayes Hall 137.
On the college website, www.skagit.edu, an archive of minutes can be found.
Here is the Board of Trustees calendar for the 2014-2015 school year (2015-16 year to be posted in September):
October 14, 2014
November 12, 2014
December - No meeting is scheduled
January 13, 2015
February 10, 2015
March 10, 2015
April 14, 2015
May 12, 2015
June 9, 2015
2014 KSVR Financial Report
2015 Report to CPB on Station Activities
Protection of Donor Personal Identification
In compliance with Corporation for Public Broadcasting requirements, KSVR will not release any donor information to any non-affiliated third party.
KSVR needs your financial support
KSVR needs your financial support to continue! About 10 percent of KSVR operations are supported by listener and business donations. This station needs funding for:
• Support for KSVR staff
• Development of new programs
• Remote onsite broadcast equipment