About Us

Mission Statement:

The role of KIDE, Hoopa Tribal Radio is to lead the Hoopa Valley Community towards the creation of a Quality of Life Statement based on the common values of the Hoopa Community; Embracing the Environment, Economy, Social Well-being, and our Native Cultural Values.

Our Organization:

  • FCC License Holders

The FCC awarded the KIDE Frequency to the Hoopa Valley Tribal membership 18 years of age and older. The registered voting members 18 years of age or older elect the membership and the chairperson of the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council. Each term is for two years. There are no term limits.

  • Our Board of Directors, as the FCC License Trustees

The Hoopa Valley Tribal Council is the official Board of Directors of KIDE-FM. Hoopa Tribal Radio, KIDE-FM is an entity of the Hoopa Valley Tribe. The Tribal Council meets in regular sessions on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Periodically KIDE is a Business Item on the Council agenda. Please see the Community Calendar for the dates, times and the agenda of the called meetings.

Byron Nelson, Jr., Chairman

Oscar “Tyke” Billings, Vice-Chairman

Darcy Baldy-Miller, Member

Joe Davis, Member

LeiLani Pole, Member

Vivienna Orcutt, Member

Everette Colegrove, Member

Vacant Position

 

Our Community Advisory Board:

The KIDE CAB meets twice a year on the last Mondays of January and June

Dr. Stephen Stake

Irene Stake

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

 

CAB Minutes 

The FCC Public Files are located in our Administrative Office bookshelf.

We are located in downtown Hoopa, behind the post office, our office hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We can be reached at:

KIDE-FM Hoopa Tribal Radio, 

12500 State Hwy 96,

P.O. Box 1220, 

Hoopa, Ca 95546 

or by calling 530-625-4245

 

Staff Members

Joseph R. Orozco: Station Manager, Email: jorozco@kidefm.org

Coty Yarbrough: Office Manager, Email: cotykide@kidefm.org

Michael Heminger: Satellite/DAD Coordinator, Email: mheminger@kidefm.org

2019 Summer TANF Help

Edward “Eddie” Carpenter, TANF College Intern

Elisha Moon, TANF Summer Youth

 

Volunteers:

Rodney “Hot Rod” Donahue: Rez Rock on the Riv with Rod

Michael Heminger, as Michael Anthony- Groove Cycles

ABOUT US

The role of KIDE, Hoopa Tribal Radio is to lead the Hoopa Valley Community towards the creation of a Quality of Life Statement based on the common values of the Hoopa Community; Embracing the Environment, Economy, Social Well-being, and our Native Cultural Values.

  • Special Programs:

    “Native America Calling”, “National Native News”, “The California Report”, “Democracy Now!”, “UnderCurrents”, “The Take Away”, “WINGS”, “Youth Speaks Out”, “CounterSpin”, “Earthsongs”, “PRI The World”, “The Bioneers”, public affairs programming, including tribal elections, Humboldt County elections, and live remote coverage of local events.

Upcoming Events

Notice Special Election Norton Field