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

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 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

Indivisible Eugene – A community political group allied with others working for social justice in our community

 Indivisible Eugene is a grassroots all-volunteer 501c4 community group working toward building a progressive future. Their mission is to build a local, inclusive resistance movement to oppose regressive policies by collaborating with ally groups to promote a just democracy and support the common good. Indivisible Eugene values inclusivity, community, nonviolence, fairness, and factuality. They work … Read more

Maintaining Hope, and Refusing a Politics of Despair – April 4

This Wednesday, April 4, is the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. The Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) is hosting a reading of excerpts from the last sermon King delivered, “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution.” The event begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at First Christian Church, 1166 … Read more

Native Plant Sale today for local Sierra Club, noon-4pm

Today from noon-4pm in downtown Eugene, the local Sierra Club is hosting their annual Native Plant Sale (also on Facebook). The Many Rivers Group has over 3,000 members from Lane, Douglas, and Coos counties. They are strong advocates protecting the ecosystems we all depend on to survive and thrive, and organize frequent outings, and informational events, … Read more

Water is Life #7 – Alice DiMicele (musician) and David Helvarg (March for the Ocean)

Water is Life honors the Water Is Life Movement that began at Standing Rock. The show is a space for conversations that honor, love, and stand up for our waters in many different ways. We generally begin grounded in spiritual, artistic, emotional, or related aspects of water, and continue with water-related news before shifting into … Read more