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Entries for month: July 2007

Sometimes It Takes A Village

July 27 2007 by Peter Morrill

By Dave Turnmire, KISU-TV Chief Engineer

Many of us have come to depend on television and radio every day for our entertainment and information. It's something we often take for granted — until it isn't there.

As many of you are aware, the July 18 fire at the East Twin Butte near the INL put Idaho Public Television's Pocatello station, KISU-TV, off the air in Southeast Idaho. It also threatened the many radio facilities on the butte. We thought you might appreciate learning more about the behind-the-scenes efforts to restore service to IdahoPTV viewers and to maintain a variety of other valuable services, from National Weather Radio to an Internet service provider.

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Idaho Teacher Prepares for Space Launch

July 05 2007 by Peter Morrill

Barbara MorganFormer McCall school teacher Barbara Morgan is set to launch into space this August and IdahoPTV will be there for this historic event.

Hi, I'm Peter Morrill and this is the Buzz on Idaho Public Television. Barbara Morgan's space shuttle mission is set to blast off in August. Idaho Public Television is planning several programs that will examine the mission and her life in preparation for this grand adventure.

For more information on Barbara Morgan, check out our Barbara Morgan website.

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