97.3 The Eagle - CKLR-FM is a broadcast Radio station from Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada, providing Top 40/Pop, Hits and Adult Contemporary Music.
CKLR-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 97.3 FM in Courtenay, British Columbia. The station uses its on-air branding "97.3 The Eagle" and currently broadcasts a hot adult contemporary format. The station also broadcasts on cable at 89.7 and streams live from their website. The station is owned & operated by Jim Pattison Group and is part of a division of Island Radio.
The station received approval by the CRTC on April 21, 1998, and began its on-air broadcasting on October 5, of that same year the first voice being heard on this station was Bill Nation with the morning news. Bill Nation is the only current staff member who was also with the station when it first went to air in 1998.