Station Announcements

Station Announcements
1:17 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Meet NWPR's Thom Kokenge In Ellensburg

All Things Considered host Thom Kokenge spent several happy years living in Ellensburg, and is very excited to go back there to meet Northwest Public Radio listeners, on Thursday February 28 and Friday March 1.

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Station Announcements
2:20 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Northwest Public Radio Celebrates 90 Years Of Service

A KFAE engineer standing by the radio transmitter (circa 1925).
Credit WSU Archives/NWPR

We are celebrating the 90th anniversary of Northwest Public Radio’s first station going on the air - December 10, 1922 from the campus of Washington State University.  KFAE (later changed to KWSC and then KWSU) 1250 AM is one of the oldest and largest university-owned radio stations in the United States. At the inaugural broadcast, among the stated goals of the station where: “…to provide an information and cultural service to a wide area of population”.  We are proud that 90 years later our core mission is unchanged.

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Station Announcements
4:03 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

The NPR News service is now on in Yakima on KYVT 88.5 FM

For the first time, the NPR News service of Northwest Public Radio—and its standout broadcasts like NPR’s Fresh Air, the Diane Rehm Show and Talk of the Nation—are on the airwaves of KYVT 88.5 FM in Yakima.

Through a partnership with Yakima School District and  YV-Tech,   Northwest Public Radio and  NPR’s award-winning news programming is now available on the school district's radio station KYVT 88.5 FM.   Listeners can tune in to KYVT’s 3,000-watt transmitter in Yakima as well as West Valley, Union Gap and Selah to hear more public radio programs.

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Reporter Awards
12:34 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Anna King & Tom Banse Win Northwest Journalism Awards

Anna King (left), and Tom Banse (right), winners of the 2011 Northwest Society of Professional Journalists Awards
Northwest News Network

Regional reporters Anna King and Tom Banse have won top awards in the 2011 Northwest Society of Professional Journalists Awards. King and Banse report for Northwest Public Radio as part of the Northwest News Network.

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11:00 am
Mon February 27, 2012

Northwest Public Radio for Android™ - App Now Available

Good news for those listeners with Android™ phones - we have released the Northwest Public Radio for Android™ app, available now in the Market. 

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12:44 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Welcome to the New Home of Northwest Public Radio

Welcome to Northwest Public Radio! You've arrived at our entirely redesigned website, where you can easily find our regional newsprogram schedules, and brand-new community events calendar. We've also made it much easier for you to find our listen live streams (up top, over on the right, or at the bottom of every page), and to connect with us and other listeners with a new comment system.