February 10, 2005

Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ?? Has Holiday Theme

Statewide cable program airs Tuesday, December 14th

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s monthly television program broadcast from the nationâ??s capital will feature the spirit of the holiday season this month. Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ?? program airs at 7:00 p.m. Mountain/ 6:00 p.m. Pacific on most public access cable stations across Idaho. This monthâ??s edition airs Tuesday evening, December 14th. This monthâ??s program contains highlights of Idahoâ??s contribution to the Christmas celebration at the U.S. Capitol last year. Idaho supplied the Capitol Christmas tree, and the ceremony in Washington, DC, included a performance from the Snake River Chamber Choir from Snake River High School in Bingham County. Governor Dirk Kempthorne and Congressman Mike Simpson also spoke during the event and their comments are also included in the program airing Tuesday night. â??Capitol Watchâ?? will air in the following cities over the following cable channels: Boise/Nampa/Caldwell 11 Coeur dâ??Alene 19 Idaho City 37 Idaho Falls/Blackfoot 19 Lewiston 13 Moscow 11 Pocatello 22 Twin Falls 60 Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ?? program airs statewide on Idaho cable television stations the second Tuesday of each month. The program is sponsored by the Idaho Cable Telecommunications Association (ICTA) and local cable systems throughout Idaho. Local cable systems provide access and the channel numbers may vary from month to month. Due to equipment upgrades or scheduling conflicts, the program is not always available on every cable system in the state. # # #