KENC Radio, nestled in the heart of our community, has been the voice of local charm and spirit since its inception. Founded with a mission to connect, inform, and entertain, our station has become a beloved hub for community news, diverse music, and engaging talk shows. Our history is rich with stories of bringing people together – from broadcasting high school football games to hosting unique segments like ‘Tradio’ for local interactions. We’re more than just a radio station; we’re a family of passionate broadcasters and dedicated listeners, united in celebrating the unique tapestry of our community. At KENC Radio, we’re committed to keeping the spirit of local radio alive by sharing stories that matter and music that moves, ensuring every voice in our community is heard.

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Today’s Schedule on KENC Radio

Daily Schedule

6:00 AM – 7:00 AM: Morning Melodies
Start your day with a blend of soothing tunes and light-hearted banter to set the right tone for the morning.

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Community Wake-Up Call
Join us for local news, weather updates, and a mix of classic and contemporary hits.

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Book Corner
Our volunteer DJ reads excerpts from popular novels and discusses literary themes and authors.

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Midday Jazz & Blues
Unwind with the smooth sounds of jazz and soul-stirring blues.

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Stayton Soundscapes
Explore an eclectic mix of music genres, from folk to indie, that define our vibrant community.

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Drive-Time Tunes
Uplifting music and engaging stories to keep you company on your afternoon drive.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Evening News Round-Up
Catch up on the day’s news, both local and global, coupled with insightful commentary.

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Nostalgia Nights
A trip down memory lane with classic hits from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.

9:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Night Owl Express
Late-night discussions, special guest interviews, and a playlist that’s as diverse as our listener base.

11:00 PM – 6:00 AM: Overnight Mix
Non-stop music to keep the night owls and early birds entertained.

Featured Show: Community Wake-Up Call

Join us every morning from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM for the “Community Wake-Up Call”. This show is your perfect morning companion, offering a balanced mix of the latest news, weather forecasts, sports updates, and a carefully curated selection of music. Our hosts bring their unique charm and energy, ensuring you start your day informed and invigorated. Don’t miss our special segment at 8:30 AM where we spotlight a local hero or community event making waves in our town. Tune in to KENC Radio for a morning filled with community spirit and great tunes!

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Latest News

Music for Meals” Event Success
Last month’s “Music for Meals” concert raised over $5,000 for our local food bank. Thanks to the incredible performances by local bands and generous donations from attendees, hundreds of families will receive much-needed support.

Community Garden Flourishes
The Stayton Community Garden has become a green haven, thanks to the tireless efforts of volunteers. Not only does it beautify our town, but it also provides fresh produce for our local shelters.

Submit Your Event

Got an event you’d like the community to know about? Click [here] to submit your event details to KENC RADIO Community Corner. We love to support and broadcast events that bring our community together!

  1. “KENC 1620 AM is the heartbeat of our town. I start every day with the ‘Community Wake-Up Call’. It’s like having coffee with friends.”Jennifer, local café owner
  2. “The ‘Book Corner’ segment has become a part of my daily routine. It’s incredible how a radio station has rekindled my love for literature.”Marcus, high school teacher
  3. “As someone who moved here recently, KENC has been my guide to the community. The local event updates are invaluable, and I feel more connected.”Anita, new resident
  4. “I was touched by how the station rallied the community during the ‘Music for Meals’ event. It shows how powerful local radio can be in making a real difference.”Greg, local musician
  5. “The diversity in music and programs on KENC 1620 AM is just unmatched. Whether it’s jazz, folk, or the classics, there’s something for everyone.”Elena, art student


We value our listeners and community members and welcome your input and participation. For inquiries, feedback, or information about community events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!


KENC 1620 AM Radio Station
123 Community Blvd,
Stayton, OR 97383,
United States

Studio Line: (555) 123-4567
Office Line: (555) 987-6543

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