Stories tagged: public television
Sun., March 19, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Budget is death by a thousand cuts
The proposed budget, which is really just a collection of bad ideas or suggestions, doesn’t stand a chance of congressional approval as is.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 5:10 a.m.
Front & Center: As KSPS turns 50, Gary Stokes helps TV station keep moving forward
Gary Stokes is president and general manager of
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013
With Stokes at the controls, KSPS operates as independent PBS affiliate
W hen Gary Stokes moved to Spokane in 2011 to become executive director of the Friends of KSPS, he never dreamed he’d be back running a television station. But that’s …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2012, 1:45 p.m.
Big Bird flies high in 2012 presidential campaign
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Bird is flying high in the 2012 presidential campaign. President Barack Obama’s campaign deployed the beloved “Sesame Street” icon in a new TV ad Tuesday …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2012, 9:29 a.m.
Obama campaign deploys Big Bird in new ad
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama deployed Big Bird in a new campaign ad Tuesday mocking Mitt Romney’s vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting. Romney’s campaign dismissed …
Sat., July 28, 2012
KSPS board votes to go alone
The governing boards for KSPS and Spokane Public Schools have each agreed to begin negotiations to separate the public television station from the school district. The Friends of KSPS board …
Sun., Nov. 14, 2010
Spotlight: KSPS-7 set to upgrade signal
KSPS-7’s broadcast signal will be off the air Tuesday through Thursday to upgrade the public television station’s transmission tower. It will affect only people who get KSPS over the air. …
Tue., March 9, 2010, 10:57 a.m.
IPTV budget cut, but not as much as Otter wanted
Idaho Public Television got its budget trimmed Tuesday, but the damage was far less than Gov. Butch Otter called for earlier - and Otter not only supported the plan, he’ll …