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.
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.
Metallica fans, rejoice -- they're about to start recording a new album.
Guitarist Kirk Hammett tells Loudwire.com they'll be heading into the studio "in the next couple of months" to begin working on the first album for their own, as-yet-unnamed record label. But first they have to complete the 3D movie they just finished shooting in Vancouver. And when that project winds down they'll "meet up and start throwing ideas together" for the album.
Hammett says they're "dealing with the audio aspect" of the film before they look at the footage of the concert, which reportedly will be coupled with a storyline.
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