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Latest Shows

The Insider Report: Upcoming Activities and Events for November 16 – 18 , 2018 … and Beyond

In this edition of The Insider Report, host Bruce Ellis and guest co-host Kat Temple share the latest news on the Brookings-Harbor entertainment scene. On November 17, the United Indian Health Services will host the 6th annual American Indian Winter Arts and Crafts...

Reality Check: Vietnam, Part 1

It’s been almost half a century since the Vietnam war and we thought it might be interesting to hear from some the people in this community who were affected by it, what their experiences were, and what they think about it these many years later. That’s this week on...

Our Community: Oregon South Coast Fishermen

In this episode of Our Community, host Candice Michel talks to Oregon South Coast Fishermen's President Dave Kuehn. Dave takes Candice and listeners on a delightful journey depicting the life of your average salmon! Find out how this local fishing club promotes the...

Reality Check: The American Red Cross

This time on Reality Check host Lee Tuley talks with Denise Juarez from the American Red Cross. They talk about all the amazing things the Red Cross does with disaster relief, emergency preparedness, family reunification, and more, and specifically how the Red Cross...

Special Program: County Commission, Brookings Mayor, and Brookings City Council Candidate Forum

On October 18, 2018, KCIW hosted a special Candidate Forum in Chetco Community Library. The forum was moderated by Douglas Bunn, Dean of the Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College. All candidates for the current races of Brookings Mayor, Brookings City...

Featured Shows

Our Community: Fire and Our Forests

Are you concerned about our forest fires? What are the steps the U.S. Forest Service is taking to battle these new mega fires? Meet new Forest Supervisor of the Rogue River/Siskiyou National Forest Merv George as we discuss the old firefighting strategies, take a look...

Our Community: More Fire and Our Forests

Join Our Community host Candice Michel as she continues the discussion of forest fires and forest management in South-Western Oregon. In the previous episode, Candice talked with Merv George, Forest Supervisor of the Rogue River/Siskiyou National Forest, about...

Reality Check: Help For Isolated Seniors

The issue of isolation in our culture is big. More of us are living alone than ever before. The issue is even more complicated for the older generation because of failing mobility, chronic pain, and a host of other issues that they face – often facing them alone. This...

Discussion at Brookings Café: Homelessness in Our Community

This is a special edition of Discussion at Brookings Café covering the topic of homelessness in our community, hosted by Curry Coastal Pilot staff writer Boyd Allen. It was recorded before a live audience at the Chetco Community Public Library. The first half of the...

Our Community: Affordable Housing Project with Tim Hoone

This time on Our Community, host Candice Michel talks with Tim Hoone, the Planning Director for the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation about their new affordable housing project, the financial boost it will give to the community, and the possibility of doing something similar in...

Reality Check: A Conversation With Shannon Souza

On Reality Check this week we have Shannon Souza, a Democrat running for state senator. We are open to conversation with anyone running for office but this week, We’ve invited Shannon to tell us a little about why she’s running and what’s important about this...

Reality Check: Getting Out the Vote

November 6, 2018, is a really important election to many people, and it's just around the corner. If you are feeling enthusiastic, or maybe concerned about this election, and want to know what you can do to really make a difference, we're having Calla and LauRose...

Discussion at Brookings Café: Hey Brookings, How are U?

Discussion at Brookings Café is a potpourri of topics around a table where anybody can join in the discussion. This show represents a place where the community of Brookings and the surrounding areas can discuss what concerns us as coastal residents. Hello Brookings....

Our Community: Nature’s Coastal Holiday with Leslie Wilkinson

This episode of Our Community is all about the popular annual holiday season Nature's Coastal Holiday Festival of Lights in Azalea Park. Host Candice Michel talks with Nature's Coastal Holiday board member Leslie Wilkinson about the history of the event, what's new...

Special Program: County Commission, Brookings Mayor, and Brookings City Council Candidate Forum

On October 18, 2018, KCIW hosted a special Candidate Forum in Chetco Community Library. The forum was moderated by Douglas Bunn, Dean of the Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College. All candidates for the current races of Brookings Mayor, Brookings City...

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide a platform in our community for the free exchange of artistic expression, information, and differing points of view, and to encourage cooperation and collaboration among our local government entities, schools, service groups, other non-profits, and population segments whose voices are often not heard, such as veterans, the elderly, elementary, middle, and high school students, and indigenous people, to strengthen our sense of community and work toward a better future for all residents of Curry County.

Our Programming


Our music is eclectic, with an emphasis on local musicians. Stay tuned for more diversity, including blues, classical, and old-time rock. This station is a work in progress!


Interviews with local leaders, office-holders, and interesting people | Round-table discussions on subjects of local interest | Call-in talk shows

Special Interest

Special interest programming on topics such as, fishing, hiking, health and wellness, cooking, gardening, pets, and others.

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