Down-Ton Of Stuff Giveaway

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Congratulations to our winners: Lynda Curtis and @pinaytwitta_yeg. Thanks to everyone who entered! Look for another Downton Abbey prize contest in 2016.

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KSPS It’s My Station Adam Hegsted

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Chef, restaurant owner and KSPS public TV supporter Adam Hegsted describes how KSPS programming reflects his philosophy of seeking authenticity in all things.

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KSPS It’s My Station Jaye Hopkins

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Science instructor, department chair and KSPS public TV supporter Jaye Hopkins describes how KSPS helps her instill passion for science in her students.

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The Big Burn

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In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the West. By the time it was over, more than three million acres were scorched and at least 78 firefighters were dead. The largest fire in American history had profound consequences. It reinforced for Americans the value of land protected for the common good and assured the future of the Forestry Service.

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Moyers & Company

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Yes, Mr. Moyers has concluded his weekly series on public television. Friday, January 2, 2015 was the last broadcast.

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Antiques Roadshow Visits Spokane

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS’s most-watched ongoing series and a production of WGBH Boston, is coming to Spokane on June 6, 2015, as part of a six-city summer tour. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and KSPS will host an all-day appraisal event. 

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Giving Tuesday is Here!

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Now that we have survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a chance to step back and remember the important nonprofit organizations that make our community better. I have a few on my list, and I hope that KSPS is on yours. Your #GivingTuesday donation today means more great programs every day, for everyone to enjoy. Go to KSPS.org, Facebook and Twitter today and celebrate giving i

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Giving Tuesday

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Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Now, #GivngTuesday. KSPS has joined the international #GivingTuesday movement. Check out KSPS.org, Facebook and Twitter on December 2 and celebrate giving in the USA and Canada. The idea is to inspire personal philanthropy and encourage bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season.

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In The Form of A Question...

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Growing up, there were two appointment viewing times in our house – local/network newscasts…and Jeopardy. My favorite category was potpourri…the catchall for all of the questions that were never picked in the game. So…this blog is the potpourri of KSPS events, programs and happenings...please feel free to hum the Final Jeopardy music as you read-along –

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Rick Steves in the Holy Land

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European travel expert Rick Steves is well known to KSPS fans. He visits Spokane occasionally to share his wisdom about how to get the most for your travel dollar and time when you're in Europe. Coming in November, he takes on a new part of the world for him: the Holy Land. 

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Presidential Address

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PBS Newshour coverage of Presidential address

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Robin Williams

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Robin Williams - Pioneers of Television Special

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Sesame Street Celebrates 45 Years

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Sesame Street is celebrating 45 years of helping kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder! The new season begins Monday, September 15th with episodes in the mornings and afternoons. There’s more music and dancing and much more Cookie Monster! Catch Us! Weekday mornings at 10 AM and weekday afternoons at 2:30 PM on KSPS-TV.

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Sit and Be Fit Behind the Scenes

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Sit and Be Fit has been produced and shot in Spokane, WA since 1987.

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Gary Stokes' Ice Bucket Challenge

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KSPS General Manager Gary Stokes was challenged by PBS President Paula Kerger to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The KSPS staff got involved and here's what happened: 

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