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KFAR History

Ray Bonnell / Sketches of Alaska FAIRBANKS — Within a few years of commercial radio’s birth in the Lower 48, radio stations began popping up in Alaska. In 1922 the Northern Commercial Company (NC Co.) started KLAY radio station in Fairbanks. Unfortunately for Fairbanks residents, the radio station was short l more ...

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KFAR made history as the farthest north radio station. KFAR served as a communication link to troops in W.W.II. During the early days of Alaska aviation, pilots would set their homing beacons on 660 AM to help guide them back to Fairbanks. KFAR originally sported one of the tallest self supporting towers in the United States and at 372 feet was the Interior’s tallest tower. The actual radio station was a gift to the pioneers of the Interior from Alaska Industrialist Austin “Cap” Lathrop. KFAR remained on the air during the flood disaster of 1967. The original transmitter/tower site served as a refuge for Fairbanksans left homeless by the flood. That spirit continues today. During the fires of 2004, we fielded calls from listeners offering their own homes for those displaced by the flames.
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“Just like all Alaskans, our students are struggling with the financial impact of this pandemic,” UA President Jim Johnsen said in a written statement.

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3/31 COVID-19 Press Briefing: Governor Mike Dunleavy, Alaska public health officials, and members of Governor Dunleavy’s cabinet provide an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in Alaska.

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Governor Mike Dunleavy

3/31 COVID-19 Press Briefing: Governor Mike Dunleavy, Alaska public health officials, and members of Governor Dunleavy’s cabinet provide an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in Alaska.
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KFAR, 660AM-97.5FM

WATCH LIVE: President Trump and members of the coronavirus task force hold a press briefing.

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump and members of the coronavirus task force hold a press briefing.
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Today we touch on headlines, then we’re joined by Brad Keithley, former oil/gas consultant and Director of Alaskans for Sustainable Budgets to talk about the “Top 2” issues of the day. Then we take your phone calls.

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“At least half of those patients were patients that came through our door and we didn’t know, and the only reason we found out was because we were actively screening

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