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City of license Olympia, Washington
Branding 95.3 KGY
Slogan Olympia's News, Sports, Music
Frequency 1240 kHz
Translator(s) 95.3 K237FR (Tumwater)
Repeaters 96.9-2 KYYO-HD2
First air date 1922
Format Talk/Classic Hits
Power 1,000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 34486
Transmitter coordinates 47°03′31″N 122°54′09″W / 47.05861°N 122.90250°W / 47.05861; -122.90250
Owner KGY, Inc.
Sister stations KYYO

KGY (1240 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Olympia, Washington, USA. The station is locally owned and operated by KGY, Inc.


KGY features local and national (CBS) news, weather, traffic, Seattle Seahawks / WSU Cougar Football, local high school sports, and a neighborhood calendar of events. Kevin Huffer anchors Mornings from 6a-10a, Local News & Business Class Traffic every 15 minutes from 615 until 830am, and local guests chat on KGY's Community Connection from 815am M-F.

First Light with Dirk Van - 5:00a-6:00a
Kevin Huffer Mornings - 6:00a-10:00a
Jim Bohannon - 7:00p-10:00p

WEEKLY: At 9:00a
Decision Makers with Ken Balsley - Tuesday/Wednesday
Bryant & Clark Sports Show - Fridays


KGY studios over Budd Inlet in Olympia

KGY is one of the oldest radio stations in the state of Washington. It was licensed in 1922 and began broadcasting at St. Martin's College, for a while out of a log cabin.[1] The affiliated station KYYO began operations in 1992. The station's studios are located at the Port of Olympia, North PointBudd Inlet.


  1. ^ "The KGY History". KGY Radio. 

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