Bill Colley joined KLIX in 2014. With 30 years of broadcast experience in news and talk and a background in TV and print reporting as well Bill has an opinion about everything. He isn’t afraid to share his thoughts. Outside of work he enjoys sightseeing in the Northwest United States. In between gigs in radio Bill has worked as a political and media consultant. While he’s a political junkie he has no aspirations of his own for public office.
Idaho Housing Costs Skyrocket
Idaho’s increase is double the national average.
Hockey Come Lately’s
Sports fans are creatures of what they were exposed to when young.
Someone at IHOP Dropped the Ball
“It’s filled with old people,” she explained.
Ordering at All McDonald’s Restaurants Will Soon be Automated
Kiosks don’t call in sick, don’t catch colds and don’t need lunch breaks of their own.
Help! I Need Vacation Advice
My goal is a few days away in an affordable hotel near things worth visiting.
Wallace Idaho’s Whorehouse is Gone But Not Forgotten
The Red Light plays a bit on Wallace’s checkered past.
Hotel California’s Growing Vacancy is Idaho’s Burden
This is a state where the number of times you flush a toilet is going to be heavily regulated.
Idaho Joins an Elite Economic Club
WalletHub finds the state’s economy is now the 7th strongest in the country.
10 Translations of Idaho Speed Limits for Out-of-State Drivers
Washington drivers speed but brake at every exit for a latte.
Old Pictures of Shoshone Falls and the West Emerge
The outdoor museums, think Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, are great until the tram goes chugging past you and a plane soars overhead!
A New Fight for Water Supply Boiling in Idaho
Rocky Mountain Power plans to use Bear Lake as a storage facility but water release would flood farmland.
An Imposter Near the British Crown is an American (and Not Who You May Think)
He grew up in a small town in Upstate New York and his ancestry is Italian.
The Death of Sears is the Passing of an American Icon
The last round of closings, announced this past January, totaled 100.
Where In Idaho Do You Go To Balance Your Mind?
I still look forward to these moments and early on a spring or summer morning it’s how I balance my life.
It’s an All Day Drive to Find Idaho’s Best Burrito
We probably have 30 entrants in Twin Falls alone but apparently we aren’t on some maps.
Starbucks Kumbaya Moment
So what’s the point of Tuesday’s forced sensitivity training?
Could You Call Another Country Home?
“Why did you leave Denmark?” she shouted.
Idaho’s Quirky Roadside Attractions
I’ve seen some smaller oddities outside grocery stores and a traveler would miss them unless stopping for another reason.
An Angry Old White Guy Has Reached His Boiling Point
Meanwhile, to claim the country was somehow more civilized when I was a boy or Grandpa was a boy is ridiculous.
New Praise for Bruneau Canyon
As most locals know it’s not easy to get there from the highway.