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School Board Goes Ahead with TV Station Actions

September 16, 1966

The Spokesman-Review

Two giant steps toward putting KSPS-TV, the Spokane Public Schools’ educational television station, on the air were taken Wednesday night by the school board.

Hefte Construction Co. was awarded a $109,086 contract for construction of the station’s studios near Ferris High School.

Architect William H. Trogdon said the district saved $12,214 by asking for a second call of bids on the project. After acceptance by the board of a lower bid had been ruled out by state officials, the district would have had to accept a $121,300 offer.

Trogdon said the total for all contracts on educational television construction now is $180,181.

The second vital step was the official acceptance by the board of a deed to property on Krell Hill donated to the district as a transmitter site by KHQ, Inc.

In addition, the board authorized its president and secretary to sign easement agreements on adjoining property needed before transmitter erection can begin.

Friday, September 16, 1966

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