Best Local Radio Station

Tie: Radio Boise (KRBX 89.9/93.5 FM), The River (KRVB 94.9 FM)

The exact same number of readers voted to put Radio Boise and The River at the top of this year's Best Local Radio Station. "People-powered" KRBX Radio Boise has been pushing out its independent community broadcast from downtown Boise since 2011. Meanwhile, KRVB The River continues to present world-class rock—classic to contemporary and everything in between—at 94.9 FM. What do they have in common? Not a whole lot beyond the fact that they're both quality broadcasters and Best of Boise favorites.,

3rd Place: Boise State Public Radio (KBSX 91.5 FM)—Boise's National Public Radio affiliate is an oasis of radio news quality. Winner of nearly every broadcast journalism trophy, BSPR delivers, pound-for-pound, the best broadcast newscast on the dial. Partnered with NPR's

Morning Edition, Here and Now and All Things Considered, it's no surprise BSPR is the go-to station for the straight scoop.

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