Tom & Shane Rebroadcasts KMMS Morning Soapbox
04.01.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

04.01.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

April 1, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “What Will Happen on April 30th?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results. An 6.5 earthquake in Idaho, projected death tolls from president Trump, Gov. Bullock stops evictions, mail ballots for June primary in Gallatin and Park Counties, school online learning, Bozeman lawyer brings lawsuit against election, and uncertain cattle markets.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 38:53) Valley Grocery pickup and delivery, lots of questions about the treatment for the virus, virus directions in Canada.

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:21:38) Daily virus update for Montana and National numbers. Next two weeks will be tough on America, single day death spikes in the US. Tom gives info on the Payroll Protection bill the president signed. Shane takes on the banks and the Saudi's.  (For more see this FACT SHEET)

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.31.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.31.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 31, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Do You Know Anyone Who’s Contracted the Virus?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, polls results. Montana governor wants those entering Montana to self-quarantine. Local businesses are helping with the virus effort. Four Covid-19 deaths in Montana. Two in Toole County, one in Lincoln County and one in Madison County.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 40:53) Interview with candidate for Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen - Conversation about what powers the AG has during a pandemic like we are currently experiencing and the challenges of running a campaign with no connection with the public. Release of new Montana numbers for Covid-19. Lots of calls and texts regarding the governor’s orders to shelter in place and the federal handling of the virus.

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:27:24) Three Time Mayor of Bozeman Jeff Krauss Guest – Can a mayor shut down the city? No one in, no one out? Jeff answers that. What can the city do and not do during this time of crisis? Discussion about states stopping interstate travel from states that are hot spots for the virus.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.30.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.30.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 30, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Are Montanans Taking CoVid-19 Seriously?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results, updates on the virus in Montana, two dead in Montana, cases slowing down in some areas. Is New York a war zone? Border closings between states — is it legal?

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 36:02) We received a call from a CoVid-19 victim and what he is doing to combat this disease and how it was detected and how he was tested. Shane updates the stock markets here and abroad. Debate about it being called the “Chinese Virus.”

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:17:45) Latest Montana virus numbers, hot spots in the US, fatality rates in US and around the world. Lots of calls and texts on our current situation in Montana.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.27.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.27.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 27, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Will You Stay Inside for A Month?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results, statewide shutdown order, Shane talks about currencies being affected worldwide by virus. More virus cases in Gallatin County.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 36:14) US Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-MT) guest – Topics included the upcoming vote in the house on the stimulus bill, also what’s in the bill to like and not like. Many callers and texters wanted to know about what is defined as essential and non-essential workers. (Here’s the governors declaration and definitions of essential and non-essential workers.)

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:18:47) Gallatin County Commissioner Don Seifert guestDiscussion about the upcoming operations of the county offices during the shutdown. Also, what percentage of workers will work from home. More discussion on the shutdown and the fast rising cases in Gallatin County. Trumps handling of the crisis so far.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.26.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.26.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 26, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Biden or Cuomo for President?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results, the Senate bill, scams, new Covid-19 cases in Gallatin, more small business closings, and current flu stats.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 38:45) Money Guru Mike McCormick guest – Three million apply for unemployment – most since 1982. Where are the government checks? Who will get them? Lots of questions about eligibility.

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:19:48) Democrat Candidate for Attorney General Kimberly Dudik Guest – Discussion about Montana issues with human trafficking, opioid addiction, shut down of local businesses, what actions the AG can take in local corruption issues. More on the government stimulus program and worries about recession.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.25.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.25.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 25, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Will the Government Stimulus Bill Help You?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road report, poll results, Gov. Bullock extends closings around the state, Bozeman Health test locations announced, three national parks close. A truck driver listener fills us in on traffic and nationwide hauling in the Northeast.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 37:47) Tom is concerned about the age groups of the virus cases in Montana. Congress signs a deal. Shane schools a caller on the stimulus bill.

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:20:11) More calls, texts, and App Chats on virus numbers, recoveries, new cases, and New York’s Gov. Cuomo on their needs. Trump’s handling of the crisis. And texters think the government wants grannie to die. A fun morning.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.24.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.24.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 24, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Are You Happy With Your Counties Handling of CoVid-19?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results. Shane thinks New York Gov. Cuomo might be running for president, Biden’s CoVid-19 talk, shipping containers used for low cost housing for homeless in Vancouver, BC. Shane has common cold stats.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 38:10) Markets open up in early trading, new CoVid-19 cases in Montana. Counties with new cases include Flathead 2, Gallatin 6, Missoula 2, Yellowstone 1, Silver Bow 1. Cases in Montana 46 as of this morning. (See Map of Outbreaks)

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:17:10) Three-time Mayor of Bozeman and Former Bozeman City Commissioner guest on the phone. Hawaii and Atlanta, Georgia have shut down due to the virus. Callers and texters wondered about the closing of Yellowstone Park due to the virus, and what, if anything, should be done about travelers coming into the local airport. Should they be quarantined? Interesting discussion with various views.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.23.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.23.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 23, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “Has The Coronavirus Put You Out of Work?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results, weekend update of all the happenings with the virus worldwide.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 36:19) Jacobus Hollewijn Guest: Is an old cure the answer to the Coronavirus? What additional actions have been taking place? How long will the social distancing last? What are some over the counter products that might help protect you?

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:17:00) More on the government response to the virus and the calls and texts from listeners.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.20.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.20.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 20, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “What Food or Supplies Are Most Needed During Quarantine?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results, Hydroxycloroquine might have some combative qualities to fight the virus. California shutting down.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 35:14) An Asian listener being harassed due to the virus outbreak, alleged insider trading accusations against congress members. Calls and texts concerning local actions and hiring practices.

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:15:40) Gallatin County Commissioner Don SeifertWho shut down the county? Truckers and closed truckstop restaurants. What about the airport passengers from other parts of the country and world? What is the county doing to keep citizens safe? Phone number for information from the county about the Coronavirus and the counties reaction is 406-548-0123. Also healthygallatin.org

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com

03.19.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

03.19.20 The KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane

March 19, 2020

HOUR ONE: Vote in our KMMS Morning Soapbox Poll Question of the Day, “How Do You Listen To KMMS?” TOPICS: Local weather, local temps, road conditions, poll results, Trump signs aid package, Sanders to assess campaign, Trump invokes Defense Protection Act, Trump stock market gains erased, two congressmen test positive for Coronavirus, New Zealand decriminalizes abortion, China virus line flattens, 2020 Census postponed for time being, and half the ICU virus patients are under 65 years of age.

HOUR TWO: (Begins at 35:09) Money Guru Mike McCormick Guest – How long will the market slowdown last, did company stock buybacks hurt their cash position. What about the safety of annuities, could something else be responsible for the decline in the markets besides the virus?

HOUR THREE: (Begins at 1:11:10) Bozeman City Commissioner Terry Cunningham and Bozeman Fire Chief Josh Waldo Guests – Question on virus testing, city and commission response, where to turn for help, money from the state and federal government for displaced workers, help for non-profits who care for our citizens. Websites for info or to make donations or volunteer to help those in need. Go to HealthyGallatin.org and Gallatin United Way. Please help wherever and however you can.

You can reach the KMMS Morning Soapbox with Tom and Shane 6am to 9am weekdays Mountain Time by calling 406-522-8255 during the show, use our new text line at 406-478-8298, or click the “App Chat” button on your AM 1450 KMMS app. Listen Live Online at kmmsam.com