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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.

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#FeelTheTingle #KLUCToyDrive Starts In 31 Days! Here’s what YOU need to know…

Las Vegas’ favorite holiday tradition is almost here!! I know…already?? Folks are already asking questions, but it’s really pretty simple. Here’s what you need to know– Toy Drive starts Thursday December 3rd at 6am at […]

98.5 KLUC–11/02/2015

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Join Chet Buchanan And The Morning Zoo At The American Heart Association Heart Walk

The American Heart Association will be holding their annual Heart & Stroke Walk at Fremont Street Experience Saturday, November 7th from 7:30a-10:30am. Join the Chet Buchanan & the Morning Zoo team.

98.5 KLUC–10/30/2015

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The One-Legged Paralympian Who Wears Awesome Halloween Costumes Just Unveiled His New One

Josh Sundquist is the Paralympian with one leg who wears an awesome Halloween costume every year that incorporates his disability. First he was a gingerbread man with a missing leg . . . then he […]

98.5 KLUC–10/27/2015


The Formula For A Perfect Night of Sleep–Or Is It?

A new survey came up with the formula for a perfect night of sleep. Don’t worry . . . there’s no math required. Which is good, because I’m pretty sure the anxiety from forcing you […]

98.5 KLUC–10/26/2015

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Are These The Dumbest Halloween Costumes This Year??

Edgy Halloween costumes are trickier than they used to be. Because if you offend someone, you’ll probably be branded as a pariah on social media and lose your job. So the costume companies are trying […]

98.5 KLUC–10/19/2015

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OMG! Forget Your PSL…There May Be An Actual Pumpkin PIE Shortage!

Pumpkin mania is spreading like a virus . . . and that could cause some issues this year. I don’t care about your pumpkin spice air freshener, your pumpkin flavored Cheerios (is that a thing?), […]

98.5 KLUC–10/08/2015

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ICYMI: Bully Gets KO’d For Hitting a Blind Kid! (NSFW-lotsa language!)

I know…violence is never the answer. Except when it is. And I think here…it was. A kid from Huntington Beach High School was arrested after video of him punching one of his classmates….a BLIND classmate…went […]

98.5 KLUC–09/25/2015

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It’s a FREAKIN WHEEL, Jay! Full Video!! (NSFW-language)

Some guy from Boston named Michael Bergin was out on the ocean with his friend last week, when he saw a huge, weird-looking fish next to their boat . . . and lost his MIND. […]

98.5 KLUC–09/23/2015

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Check Out Movie Characters Dancing to “Uptown Funk”

There’s not much more to tell than that. Somebody who obviously is wicked talented, but may or may not have employment…took famous scenes of 100 movies with people dancing in them, and synched them up […]

98.5 KLUC–09/21/2015

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Football Every Monday With KLUC!

Football Every Monday With KLUC at The Pub at Monte Carlo!



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