I moved to Montana in 1979 from Cincinnati, Ohio. I started doing play-by-play in 1982 in Billings. I began working at my current job in December 1985 and have never left. I have been on Cat Country mornings since the show started in March 1988. In addition to my on-air job, I own and operate a wheat and cattle ranch north of Billings. I am most proud of my four children.
It’s Not Fun: Montana Rancher Protects Livestock from Stray Dogs
Montana law allows for ranchers to protect their stock. No one loves animals more than Paul and it's something you never forget when you have to protect your own animals.
Spring is Almost Upon America and Montana, and So is Sports
Paul weighs in on some professional and Montana sports talk,
Top 5 Things Billings Needs in a Great New School Superintendent
The hunt is on for someone to replace Greg Upham from Billings School District Two.
A Friendly Reminder, Montana: Don’t Desert This Present After Christmas
If someone can't fulfill their needs, then don't even consider it.
The Billings Moose on the Loose Might See a Bad Ending
What do you think will happen to Billings' new buddy?
Montana, No Other State Beats You for Number of Loyal Lovers and Fans
After watching the game day celebration in Bozeman over the weekend, I've never felt so much love for Montana as I do now. It's our best-kept secret that the rest of the world was able to find out about. The beauty, the people here, and our strong resilience all was evident in that early morning show...
Helpful Car Features That Make Montanans’ Lives Easier in Winter
It's days like today that make you appreciate all of the new modern features that now come on your vehicle of choice.
17 Things You’ll Probably Hear in Montana During the First Big Snowstorm
You knew it was coming sooner or later. The first big snowstorm of the year is coming, starting tonight, and I'm going to tell you all of the things that you will hear tomorrow somewhere in Montana.
How to Pick Out “The Guys From Montana” on a Cruise Ship
I remember on our first Flakes trip in 1996 we were on a cruise somewhere in the middle of nowhere and they offered trap shooting one afternoon. Yes, there is, or was, such a thing as trap shooting on a cruise...
One Home Project That is Not DIY-Friendly For Everyone in Montana
Fire is something you can't gamble with. Once the fire starts it's not like you can turn a valve or flip a breaker.
Montana Rancher Loves What He Does, But Has Little to No Time For This One Thing
With my kids all living in faraway places, it's tough to get together with them too, which I also hope to do more of later. As for now though I'm still a pretty boring guy happy with the simple things.
‘It’s More Important to Protect All Minors in School, Not Just One’ (OPINION)
Should the felony record of a minor be known to school officials? That's the question. The Montana Code Annotated 2021 Youth court and department records--notification of school. You can read it in full here: 41-5-215. This code states formal youth court records, including reports of preliminary inquiries, petitions, motions, other filed pleadings, court findings, verdicts, and orders and decrees