Recently I was listening to the radio (KKNX Radio 840 of course) when a familiar song was being played. Just hearing that music brought back a specific memory from my past. I’m sure that it has happened to you also. Maybe you are not really paying attention to...
I am not referring to a pack of chewing gum, matches, a cigarette lighter, or a lucky rabbit’s foot (not so lucky for the rabbit). Instead what most people don’t carry around with them any more is a portable transistor radio. Many of the current generation...
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A big award for a small radio station host in Cottage Grove, receiving recognition from the Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Cameron Reiten, who is legally blind, owns KNND AM radio and also hosts shows on the country radio station. Reiten...
by Mike Bullington, EDN Dawn, somewhere in Eugene… The alarm on Cyd Salpino’s Nickelodeon clock radio announces sunrise with a countdown: three… two… one… buuuuzzzzzz. After 14 years of rising early to host the morning show at 96.1 KZEL, Cyd gratefully slaps the...
It Is Silent, But It Can Be Deadly.
This time of the year we often see fog developing and causing serious visibility problems while we are driving. There are different types of fog. I'll explain.
A "Doomsday Glacier?" Scientists Are Studying It.
Glacial melting has been considered a real threat to increases in sea level worldwide. Scientists are studying a special glacier that could reveal how much time is left before the potentially catastrophic rise in sea level occurs. I'll explain.
It's The New Year 2022. What's Your New Year's Resolution?
It's that time of the year again. Time for New Year's Resolutions. How did the practice of making resolutions get started. I'll explain.
A Time When We All Look For Meaning And Peace In Our Life.
It's Christmas once again and the pandemic is still hanging around. A particular Christmas hymn has been an inspiration for many people no matter what the circumstances were. I'll explain.
O Tanenbaum O Tanenbaum Where Are You?
The impact of our hot summer and intense heatwave in June has caused a problem that is complicating things now in December. There is a shortage of real Christmas trees. I'll tell you why.