KLEW-TV

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KLEW-TV
KLEW logo
Lewiston/Moscow, Idaho
Pullman/Clarkston, Washington
Branding KLEW-TV (general)
KLEW Action News (newscasts)
Slogan The Quad-Cities News Leader
Channels Digital: 32 (UHF)
Virtual: 3 (PSIP)
Translators 22 (UHF) Moscow
Affiliations CBS
Owner Sinclair Broadcast Group
(Sinclair Lewiston Licensee, LLC)
First air date December 7, 1955
Call letters' meaning LEWiston
Former channel number(s) Analog:
3 (VHF, 1955-2009)
Transmitter power 200 kW
Height 361 m
Facility ID 56032
Transmitter coordinates 46°27′26.1″N 117°6′0.4″W / 46.457250°N 117.100111°W / 46.457250; -117.100111
Website www.klewtv.com
KLEW logo used until 2008; some newscast graphics continue to use this logo.

KLEW-TV, broadcast on digital channel 32 and is the CBS television affiliate in Lewiston, Idaho. It serves north-central Idaho and southeastern Washington, including nearby Pullman. While it is located in the Spokane television market, it is a semi-satellite of KIMA-TV in Yakima and KEPR-TV in Tri-Cities, Washington. However, it identifies as a station in its own right, airing separate commercials and a separate newscast. The station is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. Its transmitter is located near Clarkston, Washington.

History[edit]

KLEW-TV signed on the air December 7, 1955. Fisher Communications bought out KLEW-TV in 1999 when it merged with Retlaw Broadcasting. KLEW-TV was owned by Noel Broadcasting before Retlaw Broadcasting owned KLEW-TV. On April 11, 2013, Fisher announced that it would sell its properties, including KLEW-TV, to the Sinclair Broadcast Group.[1] The deal was completed on August 8, 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malone, Michael (April 11, 2013). "Sinclair to Acquire Fisher Stations for $373 Million". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sinclair Broadcast Group Closes On Fisher Communications Acquisition". All Access. August 8, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2013. 

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