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KUAC Mini-Spring Fundraiser a Success…all because of YOU!

KUAC Mini-Spring Fundraiser a Success…all because of YOU!Thanks to hundreds of donors, volunteers on the phones and in the studio, KUAC’s 2nd Annual Mini-Spring Fundraiser was a fabulous success! Thanks to new Sustaining Donors, New Donors and Renewing Donors, KUAC raised $74,000 in support of our public broadcasting mission in Interior Alaska and beyond. Pat yourselves on the back for a job well done and know that we are grateful for your generosity to and confidence in KUAC.

Talk of Alaska, Tuesdays on KUAC FM

Talk of Alaska ReturnsTune in Tuesday mornings at 10 to join statewide discussions on Talk of Alaska on KUAC FM, KUAC online, KUAC HD, and KUAC TV 9.5.

Alaska News Nightly Returns to KUAC FM

Alaska News Nightly Returns to KUAC FMKUAC and Alaska Public Media (APRN’s parent company) have reached an agreement to bring back Alaska News Nightly, temporarily, after ongoing negotiations. Alaska news is important to Alaskans, and we are glad to offer this service as long as it is available and affordable.

Effective this evening, November 2, 2015, KUAC will resume broadcasting Alaska News Nightly at 6 p.m. on KUAC 89.9 FM and KUAC HD. More information and a Q&A can be found here.

KUAC Community’s Support Shines Yet Again!

KUAC Community's Support Shines Yet Again!KUAC’s Fall fundraiser proved once again how incredible our giving community is and how much you depend on the service KUAC provides. We heard from renewing donors, new donors and folks who became sustaining donors! We will have more details to come once the dust clears. So stay tuned for a more comprehensive report, right here!

Thank you for a tremendous 9-days, Fairbanks, Nome, Tok, Eagle, Healy, Nenana, Delta and Bettles – and all points between and afar – you are phenomenal! And we thank you.

Your support is amazing! Thanks to all of you who have called, gone online or walked in your gift to KUAC already this week!

Your support is amazing!We can’t do this without you! If you haven’t made your gift yet, you can call our phone bank at 800.474.5822 or click here to give online. All of the wonderful programming on FM and TV depends on the support of the community and supporters just like YOU!

Now, there’s another way to stretch your support of KUAC!

Now, there’s another way to stretch your support of KUAC!It’s easy, AND you don’t lose any of your personal rewards, coupons or fuel points! It works in conjunction with your Rewards Program and means thousands of dollars a year to KUAC.

Here’s what you do:

  1. Go to https://www.fredmeyer.com
  2. Click Sign In. If you don’t have an online account, then click Register.
  3. Follow instructions on the Register page, link your current Fred Meyer Rewards Card to your online account.
  4. Scroll down to Community Rewards on your account information page.
  5. Click the orange Edit button and Find Your Organization. You can type in KUAC or you can type in 84486.
  6. Choose KUAC.
  7. Click the Enroll button.

OR

Go into Fred Meyer and they can help you sign up right there in the store!

Coffee Fueled Fundraising

A behind the scenes look at what keeps volunteers on their toes.

KUAC Launches Weekday Newscast on KUAC FM at 5:45 p.m.

KUAC Launches Weekday Newscast on KUAC FMKUAC and the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner are teaming up to bring listeners an evening newscast each weekday beginning Monday, October 5 at 5:45.  Hosted by the News-Miner’s Tom Hewitt, this five minute program will include stories and reports from KUAC, News-Miner reporters, and public broadcasting stations around the state.

Tom Hewitt is an editor for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. Born and raised in Fairbanks, he received his journalism education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Before working at the News-Miner, he was the government and politics reporter for Interior CBS television affiliate KXD – News 13.

Tune in weekdays at 5:45 p.m. to KUAC FM, KUAC HD, KUAC online and KUAC TV 9.5.