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.
Happy 75th Birthday to 560 KMON!
You read that right! Today, September 27th, is 560 KMON's 75th birthday! Or is it an anniversary? One or the other.
Behind the Scenes: New Equipment at 560 KMON
This fall will mark 560 KMON's 75 anniversary. As you can imagine, there have been changes over that time, and this week saw a rather sizable one take place.
“The Dog Days of Summer” – The Heck Does That Mean?
When I was a kid, the phrase 'dog days of summer' didn't mean anything more to me other than a reference to the hottest part of the summer. It was kind of like 'the Ides of March', another reference I didn't get until I was older.
Join the Great Falls Municipal Band For Their 130th Season!
The Great Falls Municipal Band will kick off their free concerts next month at the Gibson Park Bandshell. All concerts begin at 7pm, weather permitting.
Grilling Season In Great Falls – What’s Your Setup?
Now that the weather is finally starting to stay nice, grills are starting to be pulled out of storage in anticipation of all kinds of summer cookouts. I'm no different, and I'm sure that's true for some of you as well.
Buying a Computer? Think About This! Part 4
Hello, and welcome back to part 4 of my thoughts on computer shopping for the non-tech savvy.
Summer Music And Art Programs for Students, Courtesy of GFPS
Randy Bogden recently sat down with Dusty Molyneaux, Music and Art Supervisor for Great Falls Public Schools, to discuss summer music and art programs offered by GFPS.
Olympic Video Game Competition in Singapore Next Month
You read that right. Video games are becoming an Olympic event... Kinda.
May 5 is National Cartoonist’s Day, So Let’s Talk Comics!
My favorite section of the newspaper has always been the comics. Ever since I was old enough to read, the first section I would go to was the comics, then move on to the rest of the paper.
Buying a Computer? Think About This! Part 3
Hello again, and welcome to Part Three of my attempt to demystify buying a computer or tablet for the non-techie.