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.
Registration Open for 2023 ‘Montana’s Next Generation’ Conference
The 2023 Montana's Next Generation Conference will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at Shelby High School, and registration is now open.
FCC Proposes Stronger Rules for Reporting Data Breaches
Last week, the FCC announced it was looking to strengthen their rules regarding the reporting of data breaches from telecommunications companies such as providers of phone service, both cell and landline, and related services.
USDA Approves Vaccine for Disease Impacting Honeybees
The US Department of Agriculture recently gave conditional approval to a company called Dalan Animal Health for a vaccine to be given to honeybee colonies to immunize them against one of the diseases that can wipe out entire colonies, American foulbrood disease.
Update on GFC-MSU’s Mascot
I thought I'd do an update of Great Falls College - MSU's progress on developing a mascot, and I'm glad I did. Otherwise, I might have missed this.
MSU Extension Survey: What Do Montanans Care Most About?
MSU Extension recently released the results of a survey conducted last year to determine what issues Montanans are most concerned about. Over 2400 Montanans from across the state participated, with respondents from every county.
New Information for Alzheimer’s Caregivers Available from MSU Extension
It should go without saying that dementia and Alzheimer’s is hard on everyone, both the person suffering from either condition and those caring for the afflicted.
Legal Robocalls: The Basic Overview
Yesterday, I put out an article talking about the FCC proposing an almost $300 million fine against the people responsible for a vehicle warranty robocall scam. Today, I thought I'd talk about legal robocalls.
FCC Proposes Massive $300 Million Fine Against RoboCall Scammers
Last week, the FCC proposed leveling a fine of nearly $300 million against a company responsible for a robocall scam "regarding your car's extended warranty". Sound familiar?
Glasses That Don’t Fog Up? Yes, Please!
I've worn glasses since first grade, and I've spent pretty much all that time trying to find a way to have them not fog up in winter, either when I come in from the cold or when I'm outside and wearing a face mask.
REAL ID Deadline Extended to May 2025
Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced that the deadline for REAL ID enforcement will be extended to May 2025.