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Ahoy! KUAC’s 2014 Red Green Regatta Registration is Open!

2014 Red Green RegattaRegister your vessel and crew now through July 17th ONLINE for $25 here. Then get out your duct tape and start planning your float for KUAC’s 19th Annual Red Green Regatta! Join us on the water or on the shore on July 20th as the “flotilla of fun” takes off from Graehl Park and docks at Pioneer Park. Visit our official 2014 Red Green Regatta webpage (here) for all the info. See you on the water!

Community Event FM Public Service Announcements & TV Regional Calendar Requests

Public Service AnnouncementAre you a nonprofit organization? Do you have an upcoming community event that you would like promoted on KUAC FM & TV? Our PSA/Regional Calendar program is here to help. Simply visit www.kuac.org, choose the About Us tab and click Contact Us or use this link here. KUAC welcomes news about local arts, public service, and more. Questions? Call 474-7491.

More Awards for the KUAC Newsroom

More Awards for the KUAC NewsroomPlease join KUAC in congratulating the FM Newsroom once again. Over the weekend, two awards from the Society for Professional Journalists’ 2013 Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest, were received: first and third place in the Best Sports Reporting Category for coverage of the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and for 2013 Coverage for the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race, respectively. You can find out more about these awards and see other winners across the region here. Over the past year, our reporters have claimed 12 awards for their excellent work.  Congratulations Dan Bross, Tim Ellis and Emily Schwing!

Mark Your Calendars! KUAC’s 2014 Red Green Regatta will Launch Sunday, July 20th

KUAC’s 2014 Red Green RegattaGet out your duct tape—now is the time to start planning your vessel for KUAC’s Red Green Regatta! Join us on the water or on the shore on Sunday of Golden Days weekend as the “flotilla of fun” takes off from Graehl Park and docks at Pioneer Park. Visit our official 2014 Red Green Regatta webpage (here) for all the info and look for registration information in early summer. See you on the water!

Support KUAC While Shopping!

Support KUAC While Shopping!We want to thank the nearly 20 supporters out there who have linked their Fred Meyer Rewards Card to KUAC! Your support adds up to real dollars and makes a difference at Interior Alaska’s public radio and television station. Did you know you can support KUAC and still get your reward coupons? Not signed up or want to see the FAQ? Go to this link with your rewards card handy and make your “click” of support to KUAC #84486 today!

KUAC Garners Regional & State Reporting Awards

KUAC Garners Regional & State Reporting AwardsKUAC FM news team is thrilled to announce it has won two Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association as well as seven awards from the Alaska Press Club.

Both Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards will go on to the national competition next month. The 2013 Iditarod Sled Dog Race coverage won in Best Feature Reporting category while “Spearfishing: A Lesson” won in the Best Feature Reporting Category. See all results here.

At the state level KUAC received: Second Place–Best Sports Reporting, First Place–Best Single Story Reporting. Third Place–Best Environmental Reporting, Second Place–Best Reporting on Health or Science, Third Place–Best Reporting on Government or Politics, Third Place–Best Arts Reporting, and Second Place–Best Comprehensive Coverage. See all results here.

Congratulations Dan Bross, Emily Schwing and Tim Ellis!

Spirit of KUAC Awardee Announced

Pat ColeLast night at the annual KUAC Volunteer Appreciation event, we were honored to present the 2014 Spirit of KUAC award to the late, great, Pat Cole. Pat was nominated in recognition of exceptional volunteer service to KUAC over three decades. The KUAC community joined all of Fairbanks, and Alaska in the loss of an exceptional man. For more information about the volunteer event and the Spirit of KUAC award, please visit HERE.

Arctic Winter Games Coverage Wrap-Up

Arctic Winter Games Coverage Wrap-UpThank you to everyone who joined KUAC as we followed the games, athletes, and cultures of the 2014 Arctic Winter Games here in Fairbanks with our reporter Tim Ellis. For full AWG stories and photos from the games visit our news page here. Special thanks to our coverage sponsors: Kinross Fort Knox and the Alaska Native Language Center!