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KLCE-FM radio logo.svg
City Blackfoot, Idaho
Broadcast area East Idaho
Branding Classy 97: KLCE
Slogan Today's Variety
Frequency 97.3 MHz
First air date 1975
Format Adult contemporary
Christmas music (Nov.-Dec.)
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 461 meters
Class C
Facility ID 71772
Transmitter coordinates 43°30′3″N 112°39′43″W / 43.50083°N 112.66194°W / 43.50083; -112.66194Coordinates: 43°30′3″N 112°39′43″W / 43.50083°N 112.66194°W / 43.50083; -112.66194
Former callsigns KBLI (1980-1984)
Owner Riverbend Communications, LLC
Sister stations KCVI, KTHK, KFTZ, KEII
Webcast Listen Live
Website klce.com

KLCE (97.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an adult contemporary format. Licensed to Blackfoot, Idaho, the station serves the East Idaho area. The station is currently owned by Riverbend Communications, LLC.[1]


The station was assigned the calls KBLI on June 2, 1980. On May 10, 1984, the station changed its call sign to the current KLCE.[2] KLCE was a successful market leader with their adult contemporary format in Eastern Idaho, led by Wayne Richards, PD and morning personality. Richards accidentally died in an accident in Hawaii in September 2008. The station maintained its dominance with Mike Nelson replacing Wayne as morning host and PD. Other former talent includes Mindy Kary, and Paul Walker in the 2000's. The station continues to serve the adult female demographic in East Idaho.


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