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1997 at SPR

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February 

KSFC announced for the coming year! Inland Journal returns 4 times a week!

Volunteer Dan Treecraft saves KPBX antenna in wild storm.

March

KPBX health forum about environmental impact/hazards to health.

39 Heaven's Gates Cultists perish in suicide ritual in California.

April 

KPBX hosts Magic Flute at the Magic Lantern.

First 7-day membership drive announced.

May 

KPBX hosts a forum about retirement planning.

June 

KPBX wins a total of 15 Society of Professional Journalist Awards!

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Evening Under the Stars

July 

KPBX gets a generator (in response to the 1996 ice storm) thanks to listener support.

July 4 - U.S. 'Pathfinder' Probe explores Martian surface.

August 

Aug 31 - Diana, Princess of Wales, killed in Paris car crash.

September 

This American Life hits the airwaves.

October  

Rabbit Ears Radio presents kids classics, followed by the complete Star Wars Trilogy Saturdays.

New newsman Brian Bull.

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Pipkin Family Puppet Theater

November 

Eric & Kate Meisfjord present Pipkin Family Puppet Theater at kids’ concert

NPR follows Unabomber trial.

Nancy Roth joins the staff as Underwriting Rep.

December 

Dec 5 - The EPA announces it will reclassify Spokane's carbon monoxide air pollution status from “moderate” to “serious.”

 

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