Ken Devol

Morning Edition host

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (TUES 4.14)

Apr 14, 2020
Census 2020

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Today, we’ll hear how the pandemic is affecting getting the census out in the North State. We’ll hear about a mobile healthcare clinic serving the communities affected by the 2018 Camp Fire with everything from masks to groceries and as this pandemic continues, we’ll check in on what that means for preparing for fire season in Butte County.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (FRI 4.10)

Apr 10, 2020

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we’re focused on the economy and how businesses in the North State are dealing with this pandemic. 

 

If you’re a business owner in the region, we’d love to hear from you. Please leave your comments about your experience on our website mynpr.org or call us on our message line 433-9216. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (THURS 4.9)

Apr 9, 2020
Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we hear from Enloe Medical Center President and CEO Mike Wiltermood about the hospital’s preparedness and capacity for a surge. We also follow up with NSPR Reporter Andre Byik about concerns surrounding Personal Protective Equipment from some of Enloe's staff. And we talk masks: What are the new recommendations for the public? Why are they important? And how can you make your own mask from home?  

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 4.8)

Apr 8, 2020
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we’ll hear why one case of COVID-19 in the community could mean there’s a 50 percent chance a growing outbreak is already underway in that area. We’ll take a look at how this pandemic is affecting domestic violence in the region and why officials and service agencies are ready for an uptick in cases.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (TUES 4.7)

Apr 7, 2020
iStock

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we’ll hear the latest regional and state news on COVID-19, then we’ll head to Shasta County which currently has the most cases in the region. We’ll also hear what it’s like to have a family member in critical condition with the virus from a woman in Oroville whose son-in-law contracted it a few weeks ago.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 4.6)

Apr 6, 2020
AP Photo

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight we’ll hear from Congressman John Garamendi for a peek inside the institutional response to COVID-19, we’ll look into why some North State counties received an “F” grade from the company Unacast on their social distancing efforts and we’ll get an update on Corning Schools and a few tips on how to cope during this crisis. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (FRI 4.3)

Apr 3, 2020
iStock

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we check in with Yuba and Sutter counties health officer about a cluster of cases there and whether or not medical professionals are ready for a surge. We speak with Butte County's Director of Employment and Social Services, about what her department has been seeing in the way of food and other forms of assistance and we get an update on an effort to connect kids and families in the Camp Fire burn scar to art supplies and a little inspiration.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (THURS 4.2)

Apr 2, 2020
SynBioBeta

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we’ll bring you the latest state and regional news on COVID-19. We’ll hear from Dr. Jacob Glanville, a scientist who says he’s found a possible cure for the virus. NSPR’s Dave Schlom spoke with him yesterday to learn more about the treatment and how Glanville’s team made the discovery.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 4.1)

Apr 1, 2020
Shutterstock

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we’ll get an update on the effects of the virus in Butte County from District 2 Supervisor Debra Lucero. We’ll hear how a group of community members are using 3-D printing technology to make face shields for local medical workers and we’ll take a trip to Paradise and check-in with Kim Weir to see what she’s been doing to cope through the pandemic. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (TUES 3.31)

Mar 31, 2020
Chico Enterprise-Record

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

Tonight, we get an update from Plumas County officials where two hours ago they announced their first positive confirmed case of COVID-19. We hear from a Chico Enterprise-Record reporter about staff’s concerns at Enloe Medical Center about not having enough personal protective equipment during this pandemic, and we check in on the business community in Redding. 

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