I was born and raised in Great Falls and grew up listening to my dad on KMON AM where he was the morning guy. Dad also had a band that would practice at our house for the jobs they played almost every weekend. So, my exposure to country music was huge. At the State Fair in Great Falls in 1971, dad emceed all of the concerts, and I got to sit in the front row for Anne Murray, Glen Campbell, and the Carpenters. I started on KMON Great Falls shortly after high school then made my way to KYSS-FM in Missoula while I was in college. I worked for KGVO, Missoula, then on to KYSN-FM, East Wenatchee, Washington. I came to Billings in March of 1988 after Citadel Communications bought the 102.9 FM & AM970 signals and Cat Country was launched. I play golf and racquetball, neither very well.
Montana Dog Stands Watch As Owner Eats at Cowboys in Huntley
I like Cowboy's selection of brisket, ribs. and pulled pork. That being said, their taco salad is good too. But make sure that you're hungry before you order it. So, after a relaxing round of golf, I stopped in for a bite to eat and was headed out to the pickup when I ran across this guy.
Billings City Council Talks Recreational Marijuana.
I'm not a pot smoker so I don't know if "getting the munchies", i.e. getting hungry, is what happens when you smoke a bowl, a bag, a doobie, or whatever unit of measure that you use when partaking. But, if it is true, and the voters decide that they want in-town pot sales, I have…
Great Last Minute Summer Activities in Montana
If you're like me, the end of the fair officially makes me think of what sort of outdoor activities that I want to do before the snow flies.
Here is One of the Cheapest Houses For Sale in Billings Right Now
Maybe there's hope for affordable living in Billings. If you're not overloaded with belongings like I am, this could work.
Questions About Billings’ Lazy KT Motel Demolition Answered
We had asked questions on the air yesterday wanting to know what the permits for demolition cost and time frame for having the project wrapped up. Enter the official project manager, Joshua Sage.
Would You Be a Good Candidate for This NASA Mission?
This isn't some vacation from the real world. If you get selected, you and three others are going to live together and spend all of your time pretending like things are going wrong on Mars.
Billings Has Hosted Amazing Music Acts, Do You Remember These?
Immediately upon Googling the concerts held at Metra Park, I was sorry that I missed a bunch of great concerts.
Stay Away: Why You Shouldn’t Visit Montana This Summer
I'm here to address you tourists who are considering vacationing in the 406 and give an inside view of what you'll see and do while you're here.
Words and Phrases That Prove Montanans Have an Accent
Through my travels, I have met a lot of folks who want to learn about Montana. And that usually gets us to the part of the conversation concerning our accents.
Montana Fair Is Almost Here: This Is What I’m Looking Forward To
We are closing in on time for Montana Fair in Billings. I've always loved the fair.
This Is a Good Year to Watch the Fireworks in Laurel Montana
A travel tip if you're going out to see the fireworks on the fourth in Laurel Montana: go early.
Here’s How to Seem Local When You’re Not From Montana
With the reportedly huge influx that has come to our beautiful state, I thought that I'd better give you some tips about how you can fit in here and not be so easily recognized as a "Non-Montanan."