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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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