I didn’t set out to host a talk radio show. It all got started as an all request jock on what today would be called “Adult Contemporary”. Then someone told me I should be doing news. Under three years later I was the right-hand man at a station rated as among the five best news-talk products in the country. When I left for TV I spent 22 months as an anchor/reporter and then moved on to work as News Director at two ABC affiliates and one NBC affiliate. The work was drudgery. After six years I was back in radio and began full time work as a talk show host. I’d wetted my chops filling in weekend mornings ten years earlier. This is fun. Everyday. Off-air I can’t even get family to listen. On-air I’m suddenly an expert in politics, culture and relationships. All because someone gave me a microphone. I’ve been revitalized since coming to Idaho. When I was a little boy my parents gave me a puzzle with all 50 states and I even know capitals. I didn’t need directions to get here. In my spare time I point the car randomly and then drive off and take pictures of what I see. The Mountain West is a visual smorgasbord. At home I’m doing three main things and reading is one of my pastimes. I’m always cramped because I own well over one-thousand books (and I’ve given hundreds away). For relaxation I like Washington Nationals baseball, any and all football and hockey. If it involves an elbow in the face I’m happy. It’s like talk radio! Somewhere I’ve got stacks of hardware from the New York State Associated Press. In a closet, I guess. The ceremonies were fun but I never put the awards on a wall (friends have homes that look like shrines). When I was young I was more interested in the Tanqueray served at the banquets and making connections with broadcast colleagues. Today, I’ve no interest in the social network. Years of working in broadcasting and political consulting have left me with the impression none of us are curing cancer. Check the egos at the door and let’s get down to business!
Injured Idaho State Trooper is Coming Home Saturday
Sergeant Mike Wendler is coming home.
The Idaho Version of Stonehenge
I enjoy watching the tourists take selfies at the visitor center and at Shoshone Falls.
Massive Elk Herd Finds Home North of Hailey, Idaho
The bulls are large. Really large, I'm told.
The End of the Line for Model Rail at Twin Falls County Fair
Popularity doesn’t spell success.
Mountain Lion Confirmed Along Trail in Twin Falls ID
Fish and Game would like you to report any sightings as quickly as possible.
Tales From Idaho’s Most Unusual Gas Station
Reviews aside, seeing the animals made my day.
The Hagerman, Idaho Ranch That Could be Yours for $21 Million
In fact, it’s one of the prime spots for bird hunting in Idaho.
CLAIM: A Mountain Lion Spotted at College of Southern Idaho
The Snake River Canyon is a few blocks to the north.
Rifle Rated Body Armor Arrives for Idaho School Resource Officers
Like a shield, it can stop a round from an AR-15.
Classic British Cars Come to Twin Falls
I’ve been to several car shows at the park but this one surely is unique.
Pair of Meandering Moose Captured Near Twin Falls
They got them!
BEWARE: Moose Alert Just West of Twin Falls, Idaho
She was drinking from a stream.