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Patty Gregory – Founding Member Passes

02 Jun 2021

Patty Gregory – Founding Member Passes Patty Gregory passed away early Thursday morning, May 27th, after suffering a fatal brain aneurysm the previous evening. Patty was born at Madigan Army Hospital in Tacoma, WA to Thomas W. & Ann Walter. She grew up in a military family and graduated from Capital High School in Olympia, […]

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Norm Gunning – Flashback

01 May 2021

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Idaho Gives 2021

06 Apr 2021 Click here History of Idaho Broadcasting a 501 (c) (3) Charity Asks you to Donate We’ve purchased the former KFXD building at 1024 12th Ave S. in Nampa. Here is what it looks like today. We need to raise just over $200,000 by the end of 2020 to complete and finalize the purchase.   Please […]

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Tribute to Jack Link

17 Dec 2020

A Tribute to Jack Link This is also the feature article in Issue 55 of our Magazine As the Turn Table Turns – Published in November of 2020 by Art Gregory President of the History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. Jack Link has been someone I have looked up to ever since I first met him […]

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Kevin Miller

24 Apr 2015

2014 Marconi Award Winner KIDO’s Kevin Miller was named 2014 Medium Market Personality of the Year at the National Association of Broadcasters’ Marconi Radio Awards held in Indianapolis. The prestigious award recognizes radio’s most outstanding personalities selected by a task force of broadcasters, and voted on by a Selection Academy. Kevin has also worked for […]

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Meeting – August 15, 2014

16 Aug 2014

Left to right: Julie Martin (Garton-Good), Dr. Gary Daniel, Janie Farlow, David Hagen (aka David O’Shay / Paul King), and Rick Oldenburg (Webmaster’s note:  Additional pictures and audio will be added soon – check back after August 27)   The August 15, 2014 History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation Meeting was held at Smoky Mountain Pizza […]

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Del Chapman Memorial

13 Jan 2013

Final Sign-Off In Memoriam   Del Chapman   Passed away early Wednesday December 12, 2012 at his home in Nampa.   Susan Chapman, Del’s daughter-in-law, and wife of his oldest son “P.J” Chapman wrote this touching tribute to her father-in-law. It speaks for itself.     The world lost an amazing man tonight. Rest in […]

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Meeting – May 24, 2012

24 May 2012

The May 24, 2012 Meeting of the History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation Smoky Mountain Pizza on Parkcenter Blvd. in Boise. Attending from the Foundation was President Art Gregory, and Board Member and Webmaster Rockwell Smith.  Vice President Frank Aden Jr. could not attend but sent his regrets and best wishes for a good meeting. Foundation […]

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KIDO Blast From the Past

31 May 2011

Meeting & Event Recap KIDO Blast from the Past! Friday May 20th & Saturday May 21st, 2011   Boise, Idaho The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation’s “KIDO Blast from the Past” was held over two days on May 20-21, 2011 at 6 different locations! The idea for the event came from former KIDO Radio and […]

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Meeting – February 12, 2010

12 Feb 2010

The February 2010 meeting of the History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation took place on Friday February 12th from 11:30-1:30 at Romano’s Macaroni Grill in located West Boise. Special thanks to Corporate Member Citadel Broadcasting, and specifically to KBOI-KTIK-KQFC Account Executive Katlin Cauffman for arranging the meeting place, and to the management and staff of the […]

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Meeting – January 2009

26 Jan 2009

Audio of the meeting:    Part 1      Part 2     Part 3     Part 4 The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation held it’s first meeting of 2009 on Friday January 30th from 12:30-2:30 P.M. in the KBCI-TV “on-air” studios at 16th and Main Streets in Boise. The occasion was to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of KBOI-TV (now KBCI) which […]

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Dar Dodds – In Memoriam

01 Jul 2008

In Memoriam Darwin H. Dodds May 2, 1919 – June 4, 2008 Darwin Dodds died of natural causes at the V.A. Hospital in Boise on June 4, 2008 at the age of 89. Dar was born in Meridian, Idaho on May 2, 1919 to J.M. (Mack) and Amy L. Dodds.  After moving to Boise where […]

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