Chet Buchanan is the host and creator of 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo! Since it’s inception in 1999 it has consistently been one of the highest rated and most beloved radio shows in Las Vegas. In addition to anchoring the morning show, which he was named “Best of Las Vegas” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal for, Chet can be seen just about everywhere in Las Vegas.
Many Las Vegans know Chet from his work on the court at UNLV Runnin’ Rebel Basketball games, appearing as a frequent contributor on Fox 5’s “More at Four,” or holding down a packed schedule hosting multiple corporate, civic, and charity events.
Chet is also the brains behind the annual Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo Toy Drive, where he lives and broadcasts live on top of 30 foot scaffolding for 12 days straight to raise toys for thousands of Las Vegas children. Since it’s inception, the 98.5 KLUC Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo Toy Drive has grown to become recognized as “The World’s Largest Single Location Toy Drive” and in 2010 filled (14) 50 foot semi trailers, as well as collecting over 2,000 bicycles, and raising over $145,000 in gift cards.
Every Thursday The World’s Greatest Psychic Gary Spivey helps Vegas with its spiritual and supernatural questions and issues. In today’s edition: Norma’s is concerned because her brother has major anger issues and he’s been in jail for a week now, will he be okay? Karla’s daughter just turned 18 and she has severe depression problems, is the medication helping her? Crystals parents passed away last year, and she wants to make sure they’re both together now…
Xander is a 10 year old elementary school student at Harbourside Elementary in Sydney, N.S. Xander loves biker gear, and wears leather vests to school sometimes… Unfortunately, almost every other kid at the school makes fun of Xander and bullies him for his vest. So what did he do? Well, the next morning he was personally escorted by over 200 bikers in a group called “Defenders of the Children.” It’s Today’s “Good Feeling Story of the Day”
Congress passed a law in 1866 that no living person could appear on currency . . . after an official at the U.S. Treasury snuck himself onto a five-cent bill.
King Olaf V of Norway competed in the Olympics while he was king . . . but not just because he could, because he was actually really good at SAILING. He won a gold medal at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam.
Four proud police officers welcomed their daughters into the Cleveland Police Department this year, after they had graduated from the Cleveland Police Academy. The four women joined a group of sixteen other female police officers who were also graduating from the police academy. Jennifer Dziuba, Victoria Hahn, Anglly Gavria and Carlee Seroka were so inspired by their fathers, that they joined the force themselves, and nothing makes a dad happier, than to see his daughter follow in his footsteps… It’s Today’s “Good Feeling Story of the Day”
Another win for Spence means another $25 in the Terrible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot! Think you have what it takes to win the cash? Five questions, thirty seconds, tie Spence and win $248.00, beat Spence, and win the $1,000 bonus! Pratce, Play, Win!
Stand up comedy star TJ Miller joined Chet, Spence, & Kayla this morning to give some inside details about his performance at the Mirage this weekend, in one of the strangest interviews in Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo history! TJ Miller is not only one of the top comedians in the world, but he’s featured in some of your favorite movies like Deadpool, Cloverfield, and Transformers.
A Man found a kitten stuck inside of the bumper of his Tesla! He eventually had to take it to the Tesla shop and finally let the cat free! Today’s “Good Feeling Story of the Day”
The Stanley Cup can hold 23 beers. (That’s 23 12-ounce bottles . . . or just over two gallons.)
Its National Flip-Flop Day and Tropical Smoothie Cafe knows just how to celebrate! FREE SMOOTHIES to anyone who wears flip-flops into any Tropical Smoothie Cafe from 2PM to 7PM! And you wont just be getting just […]