Car Talk begins on KPBX in January.
South Africa legalizes ANC, frees Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison.
Marian McPartland comes to Spokane Public Radio.
First Hoopfest held in Spokane.
July 5 - For seven consecutive Thursdays, KPBX broadcasts one-hour documentaries: The Gorbachev Revolution: Promises and Perils.
Aug 2 - Iraq invades Kuwait.
The classic Bob and Ray show returns.
Spokane Symphony performances are broadcast at 8:00 pm on Tuesdays.
Oct 3 - German reunification concludes.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (part of U.S. Department of Commerce) agree to pay 75% of the cost of setting up three new low power translators to help serve parts of north-central Washington. Another translator is being installed to serve Bonners Ferry, ID, thanks to the North Idaho Foundation’s grant assistance.
Linda Stowe is welcomed as the new Business Manager.
Doug Nadvornik arrives in the newsroom to become newsdirector, having worked as Morning Edition host from 1985-1987.
“Translator Project Profile” Sandpoint ID to Creston BC.