Archives for October 2012

Celebration and gratitude for all who helped make KUAC’s FM Fall Fundraiser a royal success!

As we look back at last week’s royally successful fundraiser, we appreciate exceeding our goal by almost 10% because we had 110% support from volunteers. Thoughtful contributions from countless others across our community helped, including a rush-order for signs from Graphic North, chair massages by Joy Van Dyke of Campus Massage, and Jim Schneider’s digital KUAC Scrapbook which captured much of … Read More

“Astounding! Amazing! Unbelievable!” FM Fall Fundraiser brings nearly $360K in community support to KUAC!

There aren’t enough adjectives to describe all of the amazing, astounding, unbelievable and breath-taking moments during the nine days of fundraising to support public radio that added up to an off-the-charts amount of $358,125 – exceeding our goal by over $25K and topping last year’s record by more than $50K – befitting KUAC’s 50th anniversary. If we could thank every single donor, corporate … Read More

New digital stream KUAC3 offers classical complement to FM programming!

KUAC public radio’s digital streaming continues to grow, with the addition of KUAC3 -- a strong complement to our existing line-ups on KUAC 89.9FM and HD, and KUAC2 HD. New programming features a blend of classical music, news from the The BBC World Service, and cultural programs from The Splendid Table to Travel with Rick Steves. Tune in from your computer, or listen via KUAC TV Channel 9.7, … Read More

Priceless stories recorded last week with StoryCorps & KUAC!

StoryCorps and KUAC helped more than 60 people ‘begin a thoughtful dialogue’ when the NPR oral history visited last week, in celebration of KUAC’s official 50th anniversary! Denali Center donated space for the StoryCorps & KUAC project, held October 1st - 5th. Thanks to our generous sponsor, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital & Denali Center, for making this all possible. Thank you to the … Read More

50 Years of KUAC!

Five decades ago, the sounds of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto floated across the airwaves of Interior Alaska as our state’s first public radio station began broadcasting, on October 1st, 1962. To celebrate, StoryCorps is visiting Fairbanks for a week to record oral histories, thanks to a generous gift from Fairbanks Memorial Hospital & Denali Center. As thirty people prepare to share their … Read More