Cherry Creek Radio and The Montana Radio Company have completed their multi-market swap and divestitures in Butte, Great Falls, and Helena MT leading to multiple format changes in those markets. In Butte, Cherry Creek has added previously Silent 107.7 KMTZ Walkerville to their cluster there and has launched the station as Variety Hits “107.7 Dave-FM“. Great Falls had previously seen two format changes as Cherry Creek flipped their Classic Rock “Rock 92.9” KLFM Great Falls to Classic Hits “Kool 92.9” in April and newly acquired 107.5 K298BL from a simulcast of Country “107.3 The Mighty Mo” KIMO Townsend/Helena to Alternative “107.5 The Peak” in May. Also in Great Falls, Classic Country “96.3 Mo Legends” KVMO Fort Benton...[Read More]
As the pieces fall into place from the Cherry Creek/Montana Radio Company swap, 107.5 K298BL Great Falls MT has dropped its simulcast of Country “107.3 The Mighty Mo” KIMO Townsend/Helena in favor of Adult Alternative as “107.5 The Peak” fed via KMON-HD2 Great Falls. Positioned as “Montana’s Rock Alternative”, the new format is focusing on Alternative hits of 90s through now. The format change also eliminates a local competitor to Cherry Creek Country “94.5 Max Country” KMON-FM.