Cowles Company expands into California - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Cowles Company expands into California

SPOKANE, Wash. - Cowles Company has expanded its television division into California. A deal closed Wednesday sealed the acquisition of former Clear Channel stations in the Salinas/Monterey and Santa Maria/San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara markets.

KHQ General Manager Patricia McCrae said "Our core values of quality local news and community connection will bring new life to the stations...we are excited about engaging in this new venture."

The stations will be owned by Cowles California Media, a subsidiary of Cowles Company. Cowles Company also owns KHQ and KNDU/KNDO.

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