History of Idaho Broadcasting

Invites you to RSVP for our Next No-Host Luncheon

Friday May 25, 2018

11:30am-1:30pm at

Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill

415 East Parkcenter Blvd. Boise, Idaho 83706 (208) 429-0011


We’ll See Vintage Photographs

and hear air-checks made at the






1024 12th Avenue South

In Downtown Nampa!


   Late 1940’s Photo before the Theatre was added to back of the Building


Art Gregory will host this program featuring vintage photos of the old KFXD

Nampa Studios & Offices. The building was recently purchased by the Foundation

and will become the future Idaho Broadcasting Museum and Education Center. 


The photos feature a lot staff of KFXD members including:

Ed Hurt, Doyle Cain, Ken Bort, Gilbert Rose Sr.,

Ralph Paulson, Shirl Black, Jim Davidson & more!


We’ll also show photos of the inside of the building

in its current state & play some vintage audio...including:


 Gilbert Rose Sr. doing a Station ID in the late 1940s/early 1950s        

By Taylor’s Final “Platter Play Time” Rock Show from June 1957    

Doyle Cain coverage of a 1950’s Nampa/Caldwell Football Game  

Shirl Black’s Home Federal Savings Ad live at the Football Game  

KFXD co-owner Ken Kilmer doing a newscast in the early 1960’s




A “medley” of 1950s-1980s KFXD IDs, News Sounders & Jingles!


  The KFXD Building as it appears today in May 2018


We’ll also have some KFXD Gift & Novelty Items to pass around, as

well a vintage “CCA” Community Club Awards” booklet from 1957


Please RSVP for this lunch by email or phone by 2pm Thursday May 24th


No charge to attend the meeting!

You may purchase lunch off a special menu from Smoky Mountain


Call the Foundation office at (208) 853-7756.

Text Art at (208) 761-1396 or via Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.