KOWA is going to "Localize This!" Action Camp!

Understanding the History and Growing Community at Media Island

"FlowPower!" Raising the antennae with community power and equipment donations!

KOWA is sailing to Hope Island!

KOWA is going to “Localize This!” Action Camp!


KOWA and Media Island are bringing half a dozen folks to this year’s action camp. We’re sharing this message from the sponsors! It’s not too late to come to camp! Don’t wait another year to lock arms with passionate change agents and joyously fight for what we love. Please SHARE this video for Localize This!…

Understanding the History and Growing Community at Media Island


Media Island was founded in the 1980’s with an original focus of elevating frontline Indigenous struggles and the struggles of people in Latin America facing US imperialism by grassroots media and solidarity. Later in the 1990’s it became a part of the struggle against corporate global domination and helped to create Indy Media during the…

KOWA is sailing to Hope Island!


Media Island is going to Hope Island for a retreat focused on KOWA. KOWA received a substantial grant and is poised to reach new strength. We’re hoping to have a blast, bond, and organize in a beautiful location. If you are interested in volunteering with KOWA please contact us. dj@kowalp.org

We’re looking for a Leap of Faith!


KOWA is gearing up to finally become the community radio station that serves the entirety of Olympia and Tumwater. This will increase our range to include an audience reach of potentially 100,000 people. It’s been a long struggle, but for the first time ever KOWA is looking for steady sponsorship. We need to raise $500/…

Oly Earth Day to May Day Radical Political Fest & Benefit Show!


This May Day, join local artists, groups, and community powered radio station KOWA 106.5 FM in a costumed celebration of past, present and future inter-sectional solidarity and the connecting of Earth Day to international Worker’s Day. Connect visions, liberate space, dress in costume, and dance in raucous radical togetherness! Proceeds will support community radio! Buy…


General Strike!

KOWA 106.5 FM Community Powered Radio, is putting on a wild benefit show like no other… and we want your artistic genius! Submit your original poster for this event & day of international solidarity to join our ‘mob’ and enter the contest! Deadline is March 31st! E-mail nora(at)kowalp.org for necessary details.