KPBX celebrates 7 years.
Mar 4 – President Reagan accepts full responsibility for the Iran-Contra Affair in a nationally televised address.
Mar 20 – FDA approves AZT, an antiviral drug used in the treatment of AIDS.
KPBX sponsors the International Beer Tasting Festival at the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds.
Oct 19 – The Dow plunges 508 points, the largest one-day percentage decline in history.
Dec 8 – President Regan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev sign INF Treaty in Washington, D.C., in which both countries agree to eliminate their intermediate-range and shorter-range nuclear missiles.