Archives for June 2012

KUAC TV’s name changes, mission remains the same!

Effective July 1, 2012, the public television signal to Juneau and Bethel will begin originating from KAKM in Anchorage. The AlaskaOne consortium will be discontinued, but KUAC TV in Fairbanks will continue to broadcast the same quality programming and schedule to viewers in the Interior, with the name changing back to KUAC TV. KUAC TV’s mission of the past 40 years – to create television … Read More

Car Talk Car Wash winner got the royal treatment last weekend!

Robert John, lucky winner of the FM Fall Fundraiser Car Talk Car Wash, got the royal treatment as KUAC Community Advisory member and volunteer Sue Sprinkle (of Car Talk Princess fame) sported rubber gloves, boots and sparkling tiaras to wash his car. The other Princess, Julie Estey, was out of town, but a lady-in-waiting filled in, wielding a magic water-wand. Handmaid Gretchen Gordon, … Read More

Send in your memories or photos from KUAC’s past 50 years!

KUAC FM prepares to celebrate our 50th anniversary this October as the first public broadcasting station in Alaska! Please help by contributing YOUR story or photos about how your life was changed by KUAC. Sue Steinacher sent in this photo circa 1971 of her husband Glen Pardy when he was a KUAC on-air volunteer and also worked as a KUAC TV cameraman. … Read More

Juneau and Bethel viewers, note new website for TV programming beginning in July

Public television to Juneau and Bethel and their translator communities will begin originating from a newly formed public television entity out of Anchorage’s KAKM starting July 1st. For programming information, please visit KUAC will maintain the Regional Calendar listings for communities around the state. Send your event submission to For … Read More