Well folks the weeks around the Crash of 2013 have been filled with anxiety, brainstorming, flurried keyboard activity, messages, emails and Google searches. Not to mention much gnashing of teeth. To tell the truth, a couple of weeks before KTRT disappeared, I… Read More
K-Root was started with a vision of becoming a listener supported radio station serving the Methow Valley and beyond. We also built what we could “in house.” Getting an FM signal to a tower usually requires proximity between station and tower, but… Read More
In my humble, and obviously minority, opinion, “streaming” is yet another over-hyped, but under-useful, aspect of this “emperor-has-no-clothes” phenomenon I call the Internet Gadget Age. It’s just another symptom that we are much too connected to the electronic teat (the Arbitron Inc.… Read More
So we all survived the weary days between hearing Dep’s melodious voice in our earholes. Congrats. We’ve earned a medal or something of equal or greater value. How bout some music? Sometimes when we suffer the lack of something as dear to… Read More
Here the last hour of the seCRet lOCation show #24. We will be back!
There’s a reason it’s named Twisp. Yellowjackets, wasps, bald faced hornets and their kin, thrive here. Here to help us with results of an encounter with an armed and armored flying unit.
Another shipment of vitamin R arrived… there’s not much around so use sparingly. In fact, share with a friend. Thx for your loyalty and support. If you want to give money to the cause, contact Dep Don here. Here is the middle… Read More
Weeelllll how’zit in the radio MIA Methow Valley? I guess you all noticed a bit of a rent in the fabric of radio waves available to catch here in the Valley. I noticed a big hole in my week. A hole kinda’… Read More
Please do not read this. I do not wish to add more distraction to your day as there is already plenty to capture your attention and hold it captive to the candy-colored screen you hold in the palm of your hand while… Read More
It’s not the full moon yet, I know, but there is something in the air that makes its arrival tomorrow exciting. Dude, we are not just talking about a full moon, but this one’s a doozy. It’s a full moon, blue moon,… Read More
Do you have some open space? Haven’t done so much gardening? Tess Hoke of Local98856 let’s The Dep know what he can plant now and helps the new gardener understand what they could do now and how to prepare for the next… Read More
So you should know that the Din Mutha’ isn’t just a catchy name; really, it’s a profession. I not only write about music on the Root, but I also write about my noisy-ass life as a mother on my personal blog. So… Read More
In this episode The Dep attempts to compliment Tess’ garden by calling it “…all jungle-like.” Tess calls it “The Jungle Effect.” That’s code for all of the possibilities. But like so many episodes The Dep takes it down a notch and wants… Read More
We had no idea that The Dep was so knowledgeable about making pectin. Actually, he swears that he’ll never buy pectin again! Whoa Dep! Those are fightin’ words. Tess doesn’t even get a word in because Dep is just going on and… Read More
Chicken poop is like crack cocaine for corn and other garden veggies. But how you use it and when to introduce it is important. Since The Dep and Tess Hoke of Local98856 love chickens so much we thought they’d love to get… Read More
TED Performance. Jake Shimabukuro. I don’t think I need to say anything more.
Guess what? The Chicken Report is back! And Tess of Local98856 clucks like a chicken in this one! Kind of a sad episode because we find out some very difficult news – it’s the chickens last week of life. Yep, Tess talks… Read More
That Old-Time Religion music has experienced a revival over the last decade or so, and I’d just like to take this blessed Monday to clap some hands and take a little listen to the Old-Time revival into today’s new music. Now, let’s… Read More
The Dep and Tess Hoke of Local98856 recap last week a little bit. What we find out is that The Dep is REALLY into potatoes (weirdo alert). He likes to plant them and dig them and eat them. What’s really disturbing is… Read More
The Dep and Tess Hoke confess it’s tough to keep up with their gardens. Poor kids, they’re such garden junkies. They do know, however, to keep that addiction alive they’re gonna need to keep things moist and fertilized. We’re talking about water… Read More