CBTV17 went on air in the fall of 2000, as a colaborative effort between the city of Council Bluffs and Iowa Western Community College. Brodcast on Cox Cable channel 17 in Council Bluffs, CBTV, provides news and sports reporting as a learning environment for Iowa Western Students. The ability to gain first hand experience in producing, directing, hosting, story development and photography in the news ecosphere our students learn to do it all. With the guidance of experienced faculty and staff, our crew brings first hand knowledges and practices to our programs. Award winning shows like the Bluffs Sports Zone and The Coach Stroh Show are just of few of the examples that our Staff and Students have in the quality of our programming. Check out CBTV 17 online and on Cox Channel 17. We are your hometown information station.