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Chet Buchanan

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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.

Larry The Cable Guy!

Actor, country music singer, and stand-up comedic legend, “Larry the Cable Guy” joined Chet, Spence, & Kayla today to give some inside details about his role in Disney’s new “Cars 3” movie! 


Chet’s Randoms for 6/16/17

98% of the atoms that currently make up your body are different than the atoms that made you up last year.  So, technically, you’re almost an entirely different person now than you were a year ago.


Chet’s Randoms for 6/15/17

Golfers who win The Masters get to keep their green jacket for a year . . . but then they have to return it.  It gets put in a closet, and then they can wear it whenever they visit from that point on.


The Good Feeling Story of the Day, 6/15/17

It was just another normal day for Shelby Hennick in Santa Maria California, until she received a phone call that her grandmother was in the hospital. Unfortunately, Shelby’s grandmother had a bad reaction to her new medication and needed immediate care… Over the phone, her grandmother told Shelby that she missed her dog. So what did Shelby do? She went to grandma’s house, found a baby towel, and took her new ‘baby’ to visit grandma in the hospital! It’s Today’s “Good Feeling Story of the Day”


Spence’s Challenge: Wednesday, June 15th

Spence won his 3rd game in a row today, adding another $25.00 into the Terrible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot, for a new grand total of $173! Want to win the cash?Just Tie Spence in Spence’s Challenge, and we’ll throw in an extra $1,000 if you can beat him! Practice, Play, Win! 


Hypothetical Questions: Bloody Note & A Million Dollars?

In this round of “Hypothetical Questions” Chet asks Spence, Kayla, Davey the Showkilla, and Intern Sammich, “If you found a briefcase in the middle of the woods with a million dollars cash inside, with a bloody note attached to the box that reads ‘Don’t,’ would you take the money?” 


The Good Feeling Story of the Day, 6/14/17

A man was heading for a night out with some friends at a local bar in Wausau,Wisconsin. He parked at a nearby parking meter, put in some quarters, and (like most of us) drank the night away… The man returned to his car, only to leave a note that read “Please take pity on me … I walked home, safe choices.”


P1 Graduation Address!

Over the course of the last few weeks, Chet, Spence, and Kayla have been inviting all listeners in the P1 family to call the show and leave some words of advice for the class of 2017… We received an overwhelming response of P1 love and complied the best pearls of wisdom in a montage that you can listen too!


Chet’s Randoms for 6/13/17

Meerkats are more likely to kill each other than any other mammals. Almost 20% of meerkats are killed by members of the same species.

98.5 KLUC–06/13/2017

P1’s Court: Love Note…

P1 Celeste works at a local casino on the strip and recently met a new guy that works in her department. The two had a very good 30 minute conversation, and afterwards Celeste returned to her car to find a note… The note read “Celeste, Hi: I really enjoyed our chat at lunch. You seem pretty Awesome!! Lets grab a drink sometime.” Is this a sweet gesture? Or is it really creepy? And how did he know which car she drives?

98.5 KLUC–06/13/2017



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