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Where To Go To Get the 411

Identifying your media outlet next door


KAID Idaho Pubic Television, Channel 4

National and international news broadcast daily.

KBOI Channel 2

Local CBS affiliate. CW programming will be shown on digital channel 2.2 beginning in the fall of 2011.

KIVI Channel 6

Local ABC affiliate.

KNIN Channel 9

Switching from CW to Fox programming as of Sept. 1.

KTRV Channel 12

Independent broadcasting station.

KTVB Channel 7

Local NBC affiliate. Local news and programming.


Boise Weekly

Idaho's only alternative weekly newspaper for local, state and national news--as well as a lot of sass and everything you want to know about arts and entertainment. Available for free every Wednesday. Circulation 32,000.

Emmett Messenger Index

Weekly community paper publishes each Wednesday. Circulation 3,500.

Idaho Business Review

Business trade publication. Prints weekly on Friday, available by subscription. Circulation 3,100.

Idaho Mountain Express

Twice weekly paper covering the Wood River Valley. Publishes every Wednesday and Friday. Circulation 14,500 Wednesday and 10,500 Friday.

Idaho Press-Tribune

Daily newspaper based in Nampa, reporting on local, state, national and international news. Circulation 20,439 Monday-Saturday, and 24,988 Sunday.

Idaho Statesman

The state's largest daily paper located in Boise. Reporting on local, state, national and international news. Circulation 49,672 Monday-Saturday, and 72,617 Sunday.

The Independent News

Monthly publication based in Star, writing on community news and events for western Ada County. Available for free. Circulation 15,000.

Mccall Star News

Weekly paper covering Long Valley publishes every Thursday. Circulation 4,500.

Owyhee Avalanche

Weekly paper covering Owyhee County publishes every Wednesday. Circulation 1,600.


KAWO WOW Country 104.3 FM

Offers 104 minutes of nonstop country jams.

KBSX Boise State Public Radio 91.5 FM

NPR affiliate and a listener-supported station airing news and talk.

KCIX Mix 106 FM

Top 40 all the way.

KIZN Kissin' 92 92.3 FM

An official Country Music Television affiliate.

KJOT Variety Rock 105.1 FM

Rock that knows no decade barriers.

KKGL The Eagle 96.9 FM

Classic rock with a heavy '80s influence.

KQFC Idaho Country 97.9 FM

Boise's country music station with an attitude.

KQLZ V 99.1 FM

Alt rock has found a home in the Treasure Valley.

KQXR The X 100.3 FM

Boise's hard rock and heavy metal flagship.

KRBX Radio Boise 89.9 FM

Boise's community radio station with news and local music.

KRVB The River 94.9 FM

Indie rock to mainstream hits and even some local tunes.

KSRV Bob FM 96.1 FM

It's the station that plays anything. Seriously.

KTHI K-Hits 107.1 FM

The '60s and '70s continue to live.

KTIK The Ticket 93.1 FM

All sports, all the time. ESPN broadcasts and local sports talk.

KWYD Wild 101.1 FM

The station bills itself as "Idaho's party station."