The Arkansas Valley has been served by KBLJ since the 1930s.  For years, the station held the heritage call letters KBZZ or
"K-BUZZ".  In the early 2000s, management changed the call letters to reflect the community served by adding LJ to KBLJ.

OUR SCHEDULE

Around the Valley
6:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

Pat and Anne bring you the latest in local news, sports, and information.  ABC News brings you the latest national headlines and regional ag broadcasters keep you updated with livestock and grain information.

This, That, and the Other (TTO)
8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Local leaders, community groups, schools, and others come into our studio for a conversation about what is happening in the Arkansas Valley.  TTO is proud to be the longest running radio show in the area. 

Rural Route Radio
9:00 a.m.
Rural Route is a one-hour radio show aimed at bridging rural and urban America. Each weekday we take a look at the key issues affecting our nation and explore what they mean for those involved in agriculture and those that derive the benefits of products produced by America's farmers and ranchers.

Arkansas Valley Sportsline
10:00 a.m.
Longtime sports broadcaster Pat McGee talks high school and local junior college sports with coaches and media personnel.  You are welcome to join the conversation as well. 

Local Focus
11:00 a.m.
Each day, we focus on something that matters to our listeners.  It ranges from health and wellness to car repair.  On Wednesday, Valley Trader gives you the opportunity to buy, sell, swap, or trade!

 

Ark Valley News at Noon
12:00 p.m.
Pat and Anne bring you the latest in local news, sports, and information.  ABC News brings you the latest national headlines and regional ag broadcasters keep you updated with livestock and grain information.

Dave Ramsey
1:00
 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dave Ramsey is an expert in providing sound financial advice to his listeners.  His "Financial Peace University" is saving people thousands.  Call in for your free advice. 

Reiter Than You
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Bill Reiter and his team at CBS Sports talk all things national sports.

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Jim Bohannon
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The Jim Bohannon Show brings listeners a unique blend of breaking news, interesting features and informative reports on a spectrum of topics. Bohannon also talks to special guests and his loyal callers live, offering humor and compassion.

OUR TEAM

Pat McGee

Operations Manager
 

Pat has been a staple in Otero County for decades.  He has had two stints in local radio including his current run at KBLJ that started in the late 1990s.  In 2018, the La Junta Chamber of Commerce awarded him the prestigious Sunshine Award for service to the community.  contact Pat, pat@25-7media.com

Anne Boswell

News Director
 

Anne Boswell graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in broadcast journalism. After working in radio and television news in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Louisville, Kentucky and Colorado Springs, she's made a stop in Southeast Colorado. She has been covering news in Otero and Bent County and looks forward to telling your story.  She recently received the Colorado  Association of Broadcasters' first place award for Best Newscast in Colorado .  Anne can be reached at anne@25-7media.com

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KBLJ and Big Country 92.1 are 25-7 Media, Inc. Stations.
Proud to be Southeast Colorado Owned and Operated!

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T: 719-384-5456

F: 719-384-

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