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NWPR announces second expansion in a month
July 13, 2010



NWPR station history
and facilities

Except for the 1922 station that is now KWSU and the University of Idaho station (KUID) that became KRFA in 1984, these new coverage projects (including the 1994 KRFA power upgrade) have been funded through a combination of community donations and federal assistance from the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program. Community leadership from individuals, foundations and commercial businesses has been crucial to extending public radio services throughout the Northwest Public Radio coverage area.


KWSU-AM 1250:  The original station in our network and among the first radio stations … » More …

NPR’s ombudsman to discuss Katrina journalism coverage
October 4, 2005

Washington State University’s Northwest Public Radio will welcome National Public Radio Ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin to campus Nov. 3 when he will discuss the journalism coverage surrounding Hurricane Katrina.”American Journalism Pre- and Post-Katrina” will be the topic of Dvorkin’s presentation, set for 7:30 p.m. in the Murrow Addition Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. He is also scheduled to visit WSU and University of Idaho classrooms earlier in the day.As ombudsman, Dvorkin is the public’s representative to National Public Radio, serving as an independent source of information, explanation, amplification and analysis for the public regarding NPR’s programming. His duties include receiving, investigating, … » More …