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 Law Changes Allowing Motorcycles to Lane Split.
Starting October 1st, Montana Law changes to allow in something called "Lane Splitting". From what I can understand, there will be certain situations in our state where there are traffic slowdowns (20 mph or less), or when traffic comes to a complete stop, motorcycles will be able to "lane split".
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.
Mind Blowing: What People Will Pay to Rent a Car in Montana
I have a relative that I was talking to the other day about the lack of rental cars right now. Some of her friends were going to capitalize on this by buying an Audi SUV and renting it out. They are hoping to get $300 per day.
Every Montanan Should Own a Pickup
I've always favored fast cars. Unfortunately, fast cars are often worthless in Montana, so you need a winter driver. Mine has usually been a pickup.