I play multiple musical instruments; the saxophone semi-competently, I can muddle my way through on the clarinet, and am (very) slowly teaching myself bass guitar. I am a fan of music, entertainment, science and technology, and will happily talk about news and events in all three categories. I started working in radio in high school, and never really left. I've worked in a number of positions both behind the scenes and in front of the mic, including traffic (commercial scheduling), engineering, production (both making commercials and acting as the person back at the studio during sports or other live events), and of course, being an on-air DJ.
Christmas Music is in the Air in Great Falls
It's that time of year. Time for concerts to ring in the holiday season across the Electric City. And boy are there a lot of them!
Two Free Concerts This Weekend
Looking for a way to relax before Thanksgiving and any related chaos and stress? The Great Falls Municipal Band Association is putting on two free concerts this weekend.
What I’m Watching for the Holidays Besides Sports
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, with Christmas following. For most of us, that means a lot of additional family members around, and the need to entertain them. Watching the football games is a popular option, but not for everyone.
MSU Researcher Investigating Impacts of Wildfires on Water Supplies
Wildfires, an annual problem here in Montana. Seemingly every summer, fires burn up half the state, and some years that's less of an exaggeration than we'd all prefer. We're aware of how the fires cause air quality to take a nose-dive, but what about our water quality?
Which Streets in Great Falls Get Plowed?
This isn't a list of safe winter driving tips. There are plenty of those already. This is about making anyone who drives in Great Falls aware of a resource they might not know about.
MSU Researchers Working To Make Better Maple Syrup
Research is underway at Montana State University on creating a way to monitor microbes that build up in the equipment used to harvest and process maple sap and turn it into syrup, usually with a detrimental effect on the final product.
GFC-MSU is Looking to Get a Mascot!
The college is rebranding itself courtesy of a $100,000 grant secured earlier this year when GFC-MSU was a finalist in the Lumina Foundation's "Million Dollar Community College Challenge".
Great Falls Symphony Season Kicks Off Oct. 1
The 64th concert season for the Great Falls Symphony kicks off Saturday, October 1st at the Mansfield Center. The first concert of the season celebrates the legacy of famed movie composer and conductor John Williams.
Fall is here: To Rake or Not To Rake?
It’s getting to be that time of year. There’s a bit of a chill in the air, leaves are beginning to change color, and we start thinking about what we need to do to get our homes ready for winter. Today, let’s talk raking your yard.
Update on Projects at Lions Park
A couple months ago, I posted an article talking about ongoing projects by Great Falls Park & Rec. This week, I thought I'd do an update on a few of them, and since two of them are at the same park, that's where I decided to focus.