Jason McCollim with his K9 Manhunters Sookie and Indie Anna
Jason is Spokane’s very own voice of classic rock. Jason has been a local fixture on Spokane’s radio waves for over a decade, and a Jack-of -all-trades within the radio community.
The start of Jason’s radio career may have began behind the control board, but it wasn’t long before his many other talents began to get some recognition. Today, Jason is not only a recognizable hometown, homegrown voice on Spokane’s 98.9 KKZX, but Jason also works behind the scenes as the Program Director of 1280 FOX Sports and 590 KQNT
In 2010 Jason joined Inland Empire Bloodhounds Search and Rescue, a Non-Profit Organization that trains Bloodhounds for Search and Rescue Operations with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. In 2011 and 2012 Jason served as the Vice President of Inland Empire Bloodhounds and Communications Office of the Spokane SAR Council.
Over the course of his involvement with Search and Rescue, Jason’s had the opportunity to work with some of the America’s Top Police and SAR K9 trainers including; Kelli Collins, Sandy Stuart, Pam Nyberg, John Salem, Kevin Baughn and the leading expert in Police Bloodhounds, Jeff Schettler.
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NASA's launch of MAVEN from Cape Canaveral.
An Atlas V rocket lifts off at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41. The Atlas V will send MAVEN on its 10-month journey to explore the Red Planet's climate history.
A whopping 72 percent of all candy purchased on Halloween will come in the form of chocolate, according to a survey conducted by the National Confectioners Association. And if you really want trick or treaters to like you, your best bet is to hand out Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and M&Ms, which are the first and second most popular treats in the country, respectively. Snickers, Hershey's and Kit-Kats round out the top five.
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You've heard of peak oil, right? Well, get ready to seriously contemplate an even more serious threat to humankind: peak wine. Wine production around the world has weakened of late, and can't keep up with runaway demand. Last year, there was a 300-million-case undersupply, the largest such deficit in 50 years. At the current pace, a global shortage of wine is fast approaching, says a new report conducted by Morgan Stanley Research. “Data suggests there may be insufficient supply to meet demand in coming years, as current vintages are released,” the report says.
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Disgraced Dr. Conrad Murray made a beeline for the closest In-N-Out Burger after his release yesterday from a downtown Los Angeles lockup, where he served two years for his role in the death of pop star Michael Jackson. “I’m very happy to be released,” Murray said following his snack. “I will reunite with my family.” Oh, for sure, but not before reuniting with a scrumptious Double Double first.