News Releases

These posts include KKFI news releases to media organizations and workers.

Welcome to the New KKFI.ORG

Welcome one and all to the latest version of KKFI online. Some of the New and Improved FeaturesEntire Website is now Mobile Friendly, including the Streaming Player Every on-air show is available for 2 weeks after it airs.Choose any show (example: The Real Deal), then choose an episode, then just click [...]


EPA to Hold Final PFAS Community Engagement in Leavenworth, Kansas

EPA NEWS RELEASE. CONTACT: EPA to Hold Final PFAS Community Engagement in Leavenworth, Kansas WASHINGTON (August 20, 2018) — On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold its final 2018 PFAS Community Engagement event in Leavenworth, Kansas. This event will allow EPA to provide important [...]


“CLEAN MO” Amendment 1 endorsed by LWV-KC

The Clean Missouri campaign for Amendment 1 on this November's ballot was officially endorsed by the League of Women Voters of Kansas City.  The League's endorsement was announced in a press conference Wednesday, August 15. Amendment 1 reads as follows: Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to: • change process and criteria for redrawing [...]


Big Freedia and Boyfriend at Riot Room

Last Saturday at the Riot Room, New Orleans' Queen Diva of bounce music Big Freedia headlined a sweaty raucous crowd at the Riot Room.  Opening support was provided by fellow New Orleans rapper Boyfriend. Boyfriend is an interesting act. She essentially performs a rap burlesque show complete with fairly elaborate [...]


Middle of the Map Fest – Day #3

Middle of the Map Fest Day #3 featured another great lineup especially in the Kansas City music department.  The night started off with a bang at Riot Room on the patio where the Jorge Arana Trio was playing one of the loudest jazzy sets in recent memory.  Their music [...]


KKFI Gets PeaceWorks Award!

PeaceWorks gave a prestigious annual award to KKFI on March 22, during the PeaceWorks Annual Meeting. Henry Stoever, chair of the PeaceWorks Board, announced the award, saying, “KKFI gives voice to so many issues and advocates in Kansas City! We are pleased to give the Kris and Lynn Cheatum [...]