Hey! It’s Grady Butler. I’ve been in radio for over 30 years (yeah, I’ve spun some vinyl). I love entertaining and informing everyone on the air. I have worked on a lot of formats, but nothing is better that Country music and 80’s music! My favorite artist is (Insert YOUR favorite artist here), see how much we have in common already! I love learning new things about everything from Science to pop culture, let’s discuss… I am a self-proclaimed geek, I love Science Fiction and Comic books. Be careful I may geek-up on you! Some of my radio highlights are celebrity interviews: William Shatner, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Jermaine & Tito Jackson and Olivia Newton-Jon.
Listen to Grady Butler’s Classic Interview with Olivia Newton-John on Arizona Radio
Grady Butler's radio interview with Olivia and her husband John Easterling. A classic conversation.
Take a Day Trip and Geocache in Portal, Arizona in Cochise County
We made a left turn into the mountains and we sure were in for a nice surprise. Portal, Arizona is an unincorporated community in Cochise County. It sits just outside of Cave Creek Canyon, on the east side of the Chiricahua Mountains.
Will ADOT Ever Repair Highway 90? AKA, Sierra Vista’s BAD Road in Front of Target & Fry’s!
When you live in a city that has a road like that, you'd want to talk to your City Council. Unfortunately, the answer is, that's a state road. Highway 90 and 92 is one of the busiest intersections in the county.
Phone Scam Targeting Cochise County Residents
Old Phone Scam Resurfaces... The Cochise County Sheriff's Office has been advised of a phone scam targeting Cochise County residents. The scammers are targeting residents to gain personal information that would bypass financial security protocols...
Sierra Vista City Council approves 2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan
The City of Sierra Vista will use grant money for some upgrades around town. Here is the City of Sierra Vista press release. Council approves 2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan Sierra Vista, AZ. 05/26/23. At its regular meeting Thursday, the Sierra Vista City Council approved the Plan Year 2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Annual Action Plan, laying out how the City’s allocation of
Memorial Day Weekend DUI Task Force Sierra Vista Arizona
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force Will be out in Sierra Vista Saturday Night for Memorial Day Weekend with a saturation detail. Sergeant Wachtel with the Sierra Vista Police Department said, "The is Memorial Day weekend; with that said, have a good time, but the southeastern Arizona DUI task force will be out there Saturday night from 7:00 o'clock until 3 AM. I'm not trying to threa... Read
Fort Huachuca Upper Garden Canyon Road Closed to Vehicle Traffic
If you are planning to hit the Mountains this Memorial Day weekend, Upper Garden Canyon on Fort Huachuca is not an option if you are driving, but you can still hike. Here is the Fort Huachuca press release. Upper Garden Canyon Road to close to all motorized vehicle traffic FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz... Read More ...
Huachuca City Summer Splash & Reading Program
Stephanie Fulton, the director of library and community services for Huachuca City, was on First Watch to talk about their Summer Splash Program and the Library Summer Reading Program. Fulton: I'd like to remind people that we have our Summer Splash program; it is a summer camp for children from kindergarten through the completion of 6th grade...
Sierra Vista Sips and Skies This Weekend
Adam Curtis, Public Information Officer with the City of Sierra Vista, was on First Watch to discuss this weekend's events. There are two fantastic events.
How to Serve on a Sierra Vista citizen commission
Do you have a passion? Do you want to help your community? Do you have ideas that will make Sierra Vista a better place? This is a great way to give back. Serving on a commission also looks really good on a resume. There are always opportunities to help, and the City of Sierra Vista is reaching out to you ...