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Helena and Helena-area events; city, state and national officials; your neighbors doing incredible things … we talk to and about them all here on Coffee Break, brought to you by News Radio 95, KCAP.

Helena and Helena-area events; city, state and national officials; your neighbors doing incredible things … we talk to and about them all here on Coffee Break, brought to you by News Radio 95, KCAP.
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Helena and Helena-area events; city, state and national officials; your neighbors doing incredible things … we talk to and about them all here on Coffee Break, brought to you by News Radio 95, KCAP.

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English

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406-442-6645


Episodes

Rob Lawlor; Bob Drake

2/1/2019
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We chat with Captain Rob Lawlor of the Salvation Army about Kiwanis ... what is it, what do they do and how can you get involved? And then we have a conversation with Bob Drake about the law as it pertains to moving over and slowing down for emergency vehicles.

Duration:00:25:55

Helena Civic Center; Better Business Bureau

1/31/2019
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We check in with Byron at the Civic Center to touch on all the events they have coming up on a busy calendar, and we chat with Hannah Stiff from the Better Business Bureau about just how scammers are working to steal your money.

Duration:00:26:14

Youth Connections

1/30/2019
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Youth Connections is doing some fantastic work in our community ... listen in to hear what they're doing and how you can connect!

Duration:00:25:51

Liz Flynn and Carrie Krepps from Florence Crittenton

1/29/2019
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Liz Flynn and Carrie Krepps fill us in on just what's happening at Florence Crittenton, and give us the low-down on the upcoming Paint the Town Pink. We also get to give Liz a bit of a Spice Girls surprise, and we even find out the best tool to get rid of that pesky dog hair on your clothes!

Duration:00:26:47

Krys Holmes from The Myrna Loy

1/28/2019
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She got delayed, waiting for a train to pass, but Krys Holmes managed to join us to chat about just what's coming up at The Myrna.

Duration:00:21:36

COLD BREW: Gus Chancy and Kids America

1/26/2019
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Helena native Gus Chancy was a standout athlete at Capital High School, and spent some time at Carroll. But now he's chasing his music dream and is managing a group called Kids America. Based in Salt Lake City, these kids have a sound much older than their years, and they were an awful lot of fun to chat with, too.

Duration:00:14:54

Montana VA Spokesman Patrick Hutchison, acting chief of staff Paul Harmon, and suicide prevention coordinator Juliana Hollows

1/25/2019
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Montana VA Spokesman Patrick Hutchison and acting chief of staff Paul Harmon join us to talk about the state of the Montana VA and discuss some of the projects ongoing and upcoming at Fort Harrison, including the creation of 42 housing units for homeless veterans. Suicide prevention coordinator Juliana Hollows takes center stage during our final segment, discussing the problem of suicide among our state's veterans and shares some resources to help.

Duration:00:27:17

Alison Munson (United Way), Michael O’Neil (Helena Housing Authority), and Haylie Wisemiller (St. Peter’s Health); and Clinical dietitian Jennifer Colegrove and intern Danielle Tainer

1/24/2019
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Alison Munson (United Way), Michael O’Neil (Helena Housing Authority) and Haylie Wisemiller (St. Peter’s Health) team up to talk about housing as health care, and some new studies and plans going forward. Then clinical dietitian Jennifer Colegrove and intern Danielle Tainer finish us out with ways to get and stay healthy ... and they may or may not give me permission to eat a donut a day.

Duration:00:26:52

Lindsay Brogan with the American Business Women's Association; Patricia Spencer with Lewis and Clark Library

1/23/2019
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Lindsay Brogan with the American Business Women's Association stops by to fill us in on that organization, and to ask listeners for their nominations ahead of the 2019 Salute to Women Awards Luncheon. Patricia Spencer with Lewis and Clark Library finishes out the show, letting us in on all that's happening at the library, including an upcoming presentation on how to get your book published and a suspension of fines during the partial government shutdown.

Duration:00:24:30

Helena Symphony Orchestra maestro Allan Scott; and Lewis and Clark County Sheriff/Coroner Leo Dutton

1/22/2019
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Helena Symphony Orchestra maestro Allan Scott stops by to fill us in on the weekend's performance, which will feature one of the world's best pianists, Claire Huangci; and Lewis and Clark County Sheriff/Coroner Leo Dutton shares with us information about their move to the new building downtown, the combination of the Sheriff and Coroner offices, and the low number of DUIs over the holidays.

Duration:00:26:51

Helena Police Department Officer Eric Koester; Actors Tyler Redden and Alvero Freyre

1/21/2019
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Officer Eric Koeoster with the Helena Police Department stops by to share the details about the upcoming Sweetheart Passion Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Montana. Then to close out the show we chat with actors Tyler Redden and Alvero Freyre, who star in the upcoming Grandstreet Theatre production "The Book of Will," an incredible true story about a pair of William Shakespeare's friends who helped to protect and preserve the playwright's works after his death.

Duration:00:26:31

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox; Cockroach Zine's Meg Crane

1/18/2019
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Montana Attorney General Tim Fox joins us to talk about his focus during the 66th Montana Legislature, including sexual assault kit testing, strangulation and stalking laws, and a clearing-up of the state's DUI laws. Meg Crane then stops in to share with us information about a project created to make and send handmade Valentine's Day cards to those staying in and working at women's shelters across North America. Then, in a Coffee Break first, an extra shot. Tim Fox sticks around for a third...

Duration:00:35:50

Helena Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Cathy Burwell

1/17/2019
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Helena Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Cathy Burwell swings by to chat about all things business, hitting on the 2019 Awards Luncheon, Helena WINS, and the effort to increase the workforce in the Capital City.

Duration:00:26:48

Cliff Meis from the Legal Tender Pub and Bistro; and Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Susan Good Geise

1/16/2019
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The Legal Tender's Cliff Meis opens up the show, filling us in on an upcoming dinner and lecture series event on Frenchwoman's Road. Murder, mystery and chicken cordon bleu ... and it all benefits the Lewis and Clark Humane Society. Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Susan Good Geise is our second guest, and she fills us in on why she's decided not to run for re-election when her term is up, shares information about how the county is working to be proactive about flooding, and talks about a...

Duration:00:25:46

Helena Public Schools Superintendent Tyler Ream

1/15/2019
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Helena Public Schools Superintendent Tyler Ream joins us to talk about school safety, gives a construction update, and gives his thoughts on some of the education-related bills that are or will be up for discussion in the Montana Legislature. In the final segment, he fields questions from Helena middle schoolers on things ranging from availability of advanced classes to a system based on learning not memorizing, to availability of field trips.

Duration:00:25:52

Kelly Cresswell (Reach Higher Montana) and Jessica Hays (Boeing) with Helena WINS

1/14/2019
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Kelly Cresswell, the executive director of Reach Higher Montana, is joined by Jessica Hays from Boeing to chat about Helena WINS, and an event set for Wednesday night. It's designed to introduce area eighth-graders to potential careers in manufacturing.

Duration:00:26:40

COLD BREW: Every Brilliant Thing

1/12/2019
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Rosie Ayers was in the studio earlier this week to talk about her new production, Silent Sky. But her previous show, Every Brilliant Thing, is making a comeback! It'll be hitting stages across the state for a summer tour. It's an impressive, one-woman show about chronic depression and suicide. The show talked about here has completed the run, but the summer series will be bringing it back soon.

Duration:00:11:54

Jenna Comstock; and the new voice of Capital sports, Stewart Davis

1/11/2019
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Jenna Comstock opens the show, telling us about Vanessa Allick, a woman who gives of herself to our community regularly. Vanessa has been diagnosed with a rare illness and now has some medical bills piling up, so there's going to be a fundraiser event upcoming at the Staggering Ox to help out. Then we chat for a bit with the newest member of the KCAP news team, Stewart Davis, also the new voice of the Capital Bruins. He's a Duke fan, but he's still a good guy.

Duration:00:26:19

Rosie Ayers and Mary Lee Larison with Grandstreet's Silent Sky; and Mark Robertson with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University

1/10/2019
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We open with Mark Robertson, discussing the Dave Ramsey course Financial Peace University, which starts in town tonight. Rosie Ayers and Mary Lee Larison with Grandstreet Theatre’s upcoming production, "Silent Sky" close out the show. It's an incredibly well-reviewed play written by Lauren Gunderson, about the real-life work of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt.

Duration:00:25:52

Mac Minard & Wagner Harmon with Montana Outfitters and Guides Association and Big Hearts Under the Big Sky; and Liz Lodman with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Aquatic Invasive Species team

1/9/2019
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Mac Minard & Wagner Harmon with the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association and Big Hearts Under the Big Sky stop by to tell us about Big Hearts and the impact it continues to make for families of veterans and other families dealing with extreme illness. Liz Lodman with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Aquatic Invasive Species team also fills us in on the 2018 efforts to stop things like the zebra and quagga mussels from getting a foothold in our state.

Duration:00:25:26