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.
Of all forest products, the big money is in maple. This is the material that the guitar-making giants— Gibson, Martin, Taylor, and Fender—use for high-end guitars costing $8,000 to $20,000 or more. “Anywhere you have maple, you’re going to have theft,” states Jason Bodine, a police officer with Washington State's Department of Natural Resources. And in Mason County, Washington, maple has become a preferred target for the most desperate of thieves: meth addicts.
In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.
Kinda sounds like this lady!
During Tuesday's game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks, a woman was hit in the face with a ball when her wussy boyfriend jumped out of the way. The guy tried to make up for it by giving her a kiss, but it was too late -- his cowardice will be on YouTube for ever.
Guitarist Richie Sambora has pulled out of Bon Jovi's current tour, citing "personal issues." Sambora was a no-show at Tuesday night's gig in Calgary, during which frontman Jon Bon Jovi told the crowd, "If there's ever a night I need you, it's tonight." TMZ reports that Sambora and Bon Jovi had a major blowout, over both money and the singer's constant belittling. Sambora's camp hopes the two musical brothers will patch things up by the band's April 19 show in L.A.
"50 AND COUNTING" TOUR DATES
The Rolling Stones announced their North American 50 And Counting Tour on Wednesday, celebrating the legendary band's half century of rock-n-roll. In the video announcing the tour, Keith Richards admits he wonders why the Stones took such a long hiatus from performing since "it's the life and blood of us." Ron Wood chimes in that all the old magic comes back when they do get together. The tour kicks off in L.A. early May. Nine shows have been announced, with more expected to be added.
TBA Los Angeles STAPLES Center TBA
May 5 Oakland Oracle Arena On sale April 8 @ 10AM PST
May 8 San Jose HP Pavilion On sale April 8 @ 10AM PST
May 11 Las Vegas MGM Grand TBA Garden Arena
May 15 Anaheim Honda Center TBA
May 25 Toronto Air Canada Centre On sale April 8 @ 10AM EST
May 28 Chicago United Center On sale April 8 @ 10AM CST
June 12 Boston TD Garden TBA
June 18 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center TBA
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