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.
FCC Issues Notice to Phone Providers on Mortgage Robocall Scam
The Federal Communications Commission has notified US phone service providers of a robocall scam regarding mortgages.
Wait, The US Had Two Different Measurements For Feet?
Until the start of 2023, the US had two different specifications for what constituted the unit of measurement known as the foot.
Survey Says Montana Farmers and Ranchers Are Stressed
I know what you're thinking: 'And in other news, the sky is blue and water is wet'.
What’s Old Is New Again! Now In The Public Domain!
Every year, copyrights expire on books, movies, music, plays and more. When this happens, it enters the public domain, where it can be read, viewed, and performed without licensing fees or royalties.
More News From the FCC on Robocalls
Continuing their fight to combat illegal robocalls, the FCC has sent cease-and-desist letters to two phone service providers that were determined to be providing service to robocall scammers.
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.