Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0010 (June 2002)
FCC 323
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
OWNERSHIP REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL BROADCAST STATIONS

Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Filling Out Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20040930BXT
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
FISHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Mailing Address
100 FOURTH AVENUE NORTH
SUITE 510
City
SEATTLE
State or Country (if foreign address)
WA
ZIP Code
98109 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2064046048
E-Mail Address (if available) 
SHERRYJ@FISHERBROADCASTING.COM
FCC Registration Number:
0008701088
Call Sign 
Facility ID Number 
63870
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
CLIFFORD M. HARRINGTON, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
SHAW PITTMAN LLP
Telephone Number (include area code)
2026638000
E-Mail Address (if available)
CLIFFORD.HARRINGTON@SHAWPITTMAN.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed
FISHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Mailing Address
100 FOURTH AVENUE NORTH
SUITE 510

City
SEATTLE
State or Country (if foreign address)
WA
ZIP Code
98109 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2064046048
E-Mail Address (if available)
SHERRYJ@FISHERBROADCASTING.COM
4. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Fee-exempt Report Other PARENT ENTITY REPORT
N/A (Fee Required)



Section II - Ownership Information

5.

a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KRKX 63870 BILLINGS MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KYYA-FM 63880 BILLINGS MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KBLG 63873 BILLINGS MT AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KRZN 78476 BILLINGS MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KMBR 63875 BUTTE MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KAAR 63877 BUTTE MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KXTL 63871 BUTTE MT AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KGGL 63874 MISSOULA MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KGRZ 63879 MISSOULA MT AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KZOQ-FM 32385 MISSOULA MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KYLT 32389 MISSOULA MT AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KXDR 76981 HAMILTON MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KAAK 63872 GREAT FALLS MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KXGF 63878 GREAT FALLS MT AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KQDI-FM 32386 GREAT FALLS MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KQDI 32387 GREAT FALLS MT AM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KIKF 22280 CASCADE MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KINX 83110 GREAT FALLS MT FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KBQQ 89040 PINEDALE MT FM



All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 09/27/2004 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(a), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 5(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
6.
Respondent is:
Sole proprietorship Not-for-profit corporation Limited partnership
For-profit corporation General partnership Other
If "Other", describe nature of the respondent in an Exhibit.
[Exhibit 1]
7.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
AMENDED AND RESTATED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION STATE OF WASHINGTON 02/14/2001

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
AMENDED AND RESTATED BY LAWS STATE OF WASHINGTON 04/24/2003

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
CREDIT AGREEMENT WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 09/20/2004

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
SECURITY AGREEMENT WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 09/20/2004

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
PLEDGE AGREEMENT WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION 09/20/2004


8. Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Capitalization Information]


Capitalization


Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise excercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

Class of stock (preferred, common or other)
Voting or Non-voting
Number of Shares
Authorized
Issued and Outstanding
Treasury
Unissued
COMMON
V
12000000
8618781
3381219


9.
(a.) List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information

List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
1. Name and address of respondent and each party to the respondent holding an attributable interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the stock or holding the attributable interest). List the respondent first, officers next, then directors and, thereafter, remaining stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, and partners.
2. Gender (male or female).
3. Ethnicity (check one).
4. Race (select one or more).
5. Citizenship.
6. Positional interest: Officer, director, general partner, limited partner, LLC member, investor/creditor attributable under the Commission's equity/debt plus standard, etc.
7. Percentage of votes.
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus).

1. Name and Address SEE EXHIBIT 1
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship NA
6. Positional Interest SEE EXHIBIT 1
7. Percentage of votes
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus)


(b) Respondent certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth in response to Question 9(a) are non-attributable. Yes No

N/A

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

(c) Is the respondent or any party holding an attributable interest in the respondent also the holder of an attributable interest in any other broadcast station or in any cable or newspaper entities in the same market or with overlapping signals in the same broadcast service, as described in 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3555 and 76.501? Yes No
If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying the holder of that other attributable interest, listing the call signs, locations and facilities identifiers of such other broadcast stations, and describing the nature and size of the ownership interest and the positions held in the other broadcast, cable or newspaper entities. [Exhibit 3]
(d) Are any of the individuals listed in response to Question 9(a) related as parent-child, husband-wife, brothers and sisters?

Yes No

 

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit setting forth full information as to the family relationship

[Exhibit 4]

(e) Is respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties unrelated to the licensee or permittee?

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying that individual by name and title, fully describing that individual's duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

Yes No

[Exhibit 5]



SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND CORPORATE SECRETARY

(Official Title)


of FISHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 5, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
SHARON J. JOHNSTON
Date
09/28/2004
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 2064046048

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits
Attachment 1
Description
Question 9(a) Owner Information


Attachment 3
Description
Broadcast Interests


Exhibit 4
Description:
FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

SEE EXHIBIT 1

Attachment 4