Our Stories

Syd and Barbara Bulman-Fleming give credit to the “wonderful reporting and enthusiastic, knowledgeable and sympathetic on-air hosts” for getting them through the pandemic, and NWPB’s mix of classical music and American politics—two of their passions in retired life—for getting them through the day. “[NWPB] is a huge part of our lives. We turn it on… Read More
“We’ve lived North, East, and West, locked on to public radio for information, analysis, education  and entertainment.  We recently revised our estate plans after moving to NWPR listening area.  It was a no-brainer to include them  for a significant portion of our estate in our will.  It feels good to do that.” Chuck and Nancy… Read More
For nearly 25 years, Sue has represented WSU’s public media to thousands of donor-members as a key part of the two-person Member Relations staff. Her role is key to everything Northwest Public Broadcasting does, and she performs functions that are essential, routine, and jam-packed with activity: daily check and credit card processing, member record updates.… Read More
  “I am a full time night student at Charter College in Pasco. I am a computer science major and by day I work for a plumbing company. I just wanted to say thank-you for providing a wonderful, calming, intellectually stimulating soundtrack to my day. Whenever I am driving the plumbing truck alone during the… Read More
Retro Cocktail Hour,  “We love your show and have organized a series of parties around your program. We get together every Saturday (when our local affiliate, NWPR, airs the fabulous Retro Cocktail Hour), dress retro on different themes (last week was tiki and next week is From Russia With Love), drink retro cocktails, eat retro… Read More
As a resident of eastern Washington, there are two reasons why I feel personally responsible for making sure NWPR continues to provide quality radio programming to our communities: classical music and NPR news. The thought of losing these services is truly scary. As a devotee of classical music, I first discovered NWPR FM 89.1 as… Read More
Original post by Raigan Snell • Oct 30, 2015   “Northwest Public Radio reaches thousands of listeners in British Columbia—and many listeners join in supporting the station. Valuable media and community support cross international boundaries. “I’m honoured to be a member of NPR. Indeed, as one of the commentators said, once you are a member,… Read More
When leaders of Humanities Washington visited Northwest Public Broadcasting this summer, members of the Board of Trustees and staff took a turn behind the microphone to talk about their experiences with public radio. Trustee Colleen Rozillis, a senior manager at Moss Adams in Seattle, discovered public radio as a teenager and now supports it because… Read More
I listen to you daily on my way into work. In fall quarter, one of the courses I teach at CWU is virology. During the Ebola epidemic, your coverage of the human side of that crisis was exceptional. Each day I could bring not only the science, but the human experiences of residents of the… Read More
I’m a listener to 100.9 FM in Enterprise, OR, and I just want to say how much I enjoy listening to the Retro Cocktail Hour out of Kansas City! My living room has to sub for the Underground Martini Bunker, but I enjoy my martini shaken….not stirred….with jazz, space age pop, and the strangest music… Read More
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