I was a high school student when KGLC went on the air. (The call letters come from the name of an extremely prominent and influential townsman, George L. Coleman. It's his name that graced the beautiful movie theater of the time, which has since been restored to much like its original glory).
One of the very first announcers very nearly got run out of town for pronouncing the town name My-am-ee. The local pronunciation is My am uh.