1580 Colorado Springs

Station Sales Week Of 2/19

Station Sales Robert Mahaffey’s KGGF-KUSN Inc. is selling his four Coffeyville KS area stations to SEK Media for $800,000 plus a $100,000 non-compete agreement to the sellers paid over 60 months. SEK Media owned by Kevin, Dorea, Kaleb and Taylor Potter own already own four stations in Bartlesville OK. The four stations being added are News/Talk 690 KGGF Coffeyville, Country “US 98.1” KUSN Dearing, Hot AC “Star 98.9” KQQF Coffeyville and Classic Hits 104.1 KGGF-FM Fredonia KS. Mahaffey will retain his five stations near Rolla MO and four in Stillwater OK. iHeartMedia’s Brunswick Stations Trust sells Classic Hits “Big 92.7” WMOG St. Simons Island GA to Golden Isles Broadcasting for $225,000. WMOG will join a cluster including Country “104...[Read More]

Station Sales Week Of May 29

Station Sales Colorado Public Radio is swapping Indie Rock “Open Air” 1340 KVOQ Denver to Cedar Cove Broadcasting for Spanish Christian “Radio Nueva Vida” 88.3 KRKY-FM Fort Collins and the cancellation of a $100,000 promissory note due to Cedar Cover affiliate Mountain Community Translators by Colorado Public Radio. Horizon Broadcasting Group is transferring impending Portland move-in 96.3 KWLZ-FM West Linn, OR to 3 Horizons LLC, a partnership between Horizon and 3 Cities Broadcasting. 3 Cities owns AC “Mixx 96.1” KXXO Olympia/Tacoma, WA, which is required to build a new facility before KWLZ-FM moves into the Portland market. Both stations Construction Permits expire August 31. The University of Sioux Falls is selling 94.5 KCFS Sioux Falls, SD to Badland...[Read More]

KHIG’s Pot Talk Moves Online After One Month

On the one month anniversary of its launch, the first station dedicated to Marijuana Talk has moved online. 1580 KHIG Colorado Springs has flipped to a simulcast of SoCo Radio’s Shopping/Classic Hits “Easy 101.3” KFEZ Walsenburg/Pueblo. The prior format remains online at LetsTalkPot.com. The format change is connected to the death of station owner Dr. Gene Hood on April 24. Hood’s will insisted that his Pilgrim Communications sell their Colorado holdings upon his death. Both KHIG and KFEZ are operated by Mike Knar’s SoCo Radio via LMA.

Pot Talk Launches In Colorado Springs

With Colorado being one of two states legalizing marijuana and 4/20 approaching, SoCo Radio has flipped Sports “Fox Sports 1580” KREL Colorado Springs, CO to Marijuana Talk as “K-High 1580” KHIG. “K-High” will feature three local shows supplemented by National Marijuana News syndicated programming and the RadioMD network. Diablo, Dr. Tre and Les-B-Honest will host “Wake & Bake” from 7-9am. High Noon will air from 12-1pm, and High Drive from 5-7pm. KHIG is owned by Pilgrim Communications and operated by SoCo Radio via LMA.