KREM 2 is the CBS affiliate serving the Inland Northwest . Rooted in Spokane, the station has a rich history of serving the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene region for nearly 60 years. News broadcasts can be watched on KREM 2 and KSKN 22. The station is also carried on cable systems in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta.
It all began October 29, 1954 when the station hit the air. KREM 2 began as an ABC and DuMont Network affiliate. In the late 1950s, the station was briefly affiliated with the NTA Film Network. KREM 2 became a CBS affiliate in August 1976. KREM was originally owned by a radio group. The radio stations were sold off in 1984.
During the nearly 60 history, KREM 2 has captured the World’s Fair, presidential visits, Ice Storm, Fire Storm, and Carlton Complex. Our deep roots in the region inspire meaningful contributions to the community we live and work in. KREM 2’s community partners are non-profit organizations doing incredible work in social services, education, disease prevention, civic engagement and more. KREM serves the community annually through Tom’s Turkey Drive which fed 11,000 people in 2014. The station also supports Diaper Drive, Tree of Sharing and Honor Flight.