The Chuckanut Radio Hour, a recipient of Bellingham's prestigious Mayor's Arts Award, is a radio variety show that began in January 2007. Each Chuckanut Radio Hour includes guest authors, musicians, performance poet Kevin Murphy, and episodes of "As the Ham Turns" serial radio comedy, performed by the Chuckanut Radio Players that include Les Campbell, Tonja Meyers, Lisa Colburn, Dee Robinson, Robert Muzzy, Mish Kriz, Lucas Naylor, Cindy Whiston, and Jeff Brawsley. Not to mention groaner jokes by hosts Paul Hanson, Kelly Evert, and announcer Rich Donnelly. The Chuckanut Radio Hour's first guest was Erik Larson and has since included, Tom Robbins, Maria Semple, Christopher McDougall, Erica Bauermeister, Simon Winchester, and Garrison Keillor, among many others. With so many episodes under our belts, there's more guests than we can list! You can listen to previously recorded programs Sundays at 7pm on Community Powered KMRE 102.3 FM.
After June 12th, you will hear the Chuckanut Radio Hour and all your KMRE favorites at 88.3 on your FM dial. We’ll meet you there!
Thank you to our generous sponsors which vary from show to show!