Dave Bear

Dave Bear

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Dave Bear, the new Swap Shop Host! Dave has been in radio for a while. His first job was hosting a Swap Shop program in Craig, CO in the the late 70's. Most recently he co-hosted the morning show on our sister station STAR 94 FM with Hollie Grimaldi-Flores, and helped with the creation of the Shopping Show on KNCO and former sister station KUBA in Yuba City. Dave worked at KUBA for 25 years in various capacities and has lived there for nearly as long. Dave has a big family and enjoys all his kids and now grandkids. His hobbies include woodworking, and you can see his work by checking out his website www.2bearswoodshop.com.

A Day Off!

What a crazy week it has been.  The good news is it’s Friday and for most of us here at KNCO it’s a three day weekend.  Not everyone is as lucky as I am.

The Broad-casters Build team is giving up their Saturday for the big Community Yard Sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity.  They are hoping to raise $5000 to help build a home for someone right here in Nevada County.  Everyone was asked to bring in anything they had to add to the KNCO sales table.  I hate to say my wife & I racked our brains and searched high and low to find something in vain.  When we moved 2 years ago we truly did a complete house cleaning/de-drapification.  The house we sold was located near the landfill and we took full advantage of it’s proximity. We unloaded probably 3 pick up loads of accumulated stuff.  Stuff that would have been perfect for this event I am sorry to say.  In any event I encourage you to come down and see what’s available.  We already have better than a dozen booths rented so there will be a great variety for you to peruse.

Tom & Rita will be doing the morning news Monday, and the noon news as well!  Thanks guys!  That allows both Mary & I a day off!  Sorry, No Swap Shop on Monday! But you do get a bonus Kim Komando!

My big question, why does it take 5 days of working ahead to enjoy a day off?  Shouldn’t it take just a couple of hours from each of us to cover those hours off?  I was never really good at math.

So come Monday (with all apologies to Jimmy Buffett) I’ll be feeling alright.  There are a number of Memorial day services in our area, I will try to make it to one of those as my way to honor the sacrifices made for all our freedom.   But as a faithful reader of my ramblings you already know how I feel about Memorial Day.  I hope you have a wonderful weekend and take at least a minute to think about the reason for the holiday.

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