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


T: 719-384-5456

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© 2019 by 25-7 Media, Inc.


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.


Around the Valley

6:00 a.m.

Pat McGee and Anne Boswell bring you the latest news, sports, and information from across the area.

8:00 a.m.

This, That, & The Other

Find out what is happening in our area from those positively impacting our communities.

9:00 a.m.

Valley Trader

Your Radio Classified Call-in Show

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10:00 a.m.


Arkansas Valley News at Noon

Get updated on the latest in news, agricultural information, and sports over your lunch hour.

1:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.


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

Other Broadcast Team Members


Ben Catley

You may hear Ben as part of our sports broadcast team.  He first came to the Arkansas Valley in 2000 before departing in 2006.  He returned to our 25-7 Media family in 2016.




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