Get to Know: DEADISH and Jeff Harrison

By Jeff Harrison “Do you like good music—that sweet Deadish music?” (Hear Wilson Pickett.) Well, lucky for us, though “the band’s all packed and gone,” the music never stopped. It’s here for you every Thursday night at 9:00—in many different forms, but all “deadish.” In early 2019 KEPW decided a Grateful Dead show would be … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #88

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: On the eve of the World Athletics Championships, local activists are worried that security forces are committing human rights violations. Census bureau and housing implementation pipeline statistics paint a picture of local housing challenges. To reflect changes in focus, the City’s office of Human Rights and Neighborhood Involvement … Read more

Get to Know: The KEPW Weekly News Team

The KEPW Weekly News team is a group of community members that identify as being from KEPW or other organizations that are interested in reporting on the under-reported, and helping to bring community happenings to a wider audience. We tend to focus on a number of local issues such as the unhoused, emergency preparedness, and … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #87

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: Pacific Green Party candidates focus on campaign reform and ending wars. Neighbors help each another prepare for the next Cascadia quake. Jameson Auten withdraws after considering offer for General Manager position at Lane Transit District. The January 6th hearing puts Trump at the center of an attempted coup. … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #86

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: The Wear Orange campaign seeks to bring attention to the dangers posed by guns. The Southeast Neighbors Transportation Committee talks about LTD, pedestrian safety, and cargo bikes for disaster relief. Community Rights Lane County seeks to protect local watersheds. Lane Transit District is building its mobility management framework. … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #85

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: Lane County offers meetings on a proposed behavioral health center. Eugene City Council unanimously approves HB2001 land use code changes for middle housing. The 4J School District invites public comment on a proposed firearms ban. Neighbors ask if the Spring Boulevard bridge can survive an earthquake and support … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #84

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: Eugene City Council delays a final vote on HB2001 Middle Housing modifications until May 25th to enable more public input. Sarai Johnson gives details of a new upcoming low-barrier public shelter for the unhoused in the River Road neighborhood. Jenah reports on the recent Day of Silence to … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #83

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: Our community is short on donated blood Over 1000 people attended a rally to protest the potential banning of abortion KLCC and KEPW were honored with 2022 regional Edward R. Murrow awards Morse panelists see housing crisis roots in white supremacy and system failure Eugene City Council works … Read more

KEPW Honored With Edward R. Murrow Award

PeaceWorks Community Radio (KEPW) was recently honored with the regional Edward R. Murrow award for its news web presence in the small market radio category. Five articles were submitted from the Eugene Community Newswire (ECN) website for the competition. ECN is currently in transition from its KEPW hosted location over to WholeCommunity.news (WCN), where it … Read more

KEPW News Weekly – Episode #82

This week on KEPW News Weekly Edition: An interview with two bicycle innovators working to up-cycle used bicycles for the good of the community. Residents rally at the federal building in support of reproductive rights. The City says neighborhood associations don’t have to follow public meeting laws because they are private clubs. As the City … Read more