The “Live Five” was KIDO’s On Air team of announcers and there were many members of that team over the years. Pictured here at left are Jack Thompson, Larry Taylor, Del Chapman, Dick McGarvin, Jim Blossey (Left to Right). Unfortunately, Jack Thompson will not be joining us but Mike Lesh (pictured at right), who was also a member of that fabled team, will be on hand.
· Dick McGarvin (1958-1965) - from Los Angeles, CA
· Jim Blossey (1959-1964) – from Seattle, WA
· Del Chapman (1959-1965) – from Boise
· Larry Taylor – (1967-1968) – from Boise
· Mike Lesh – (1969-1975) – from Boise
2:00-3:00 Tour of current KIDO/Peak studios open to public & all Foundation Members. Meet at the KIDO studios at 827 E. Park Blvd. #100 in Boise at 2:00 P.M.
3:00-4:00 Drive to & tour the original KIDO-TV studio and transmitter site on Crestline Dr.
4:30-5:30 Drive to & tour “630 KIDO” Radio Transmitter Site -Cloverdale & Hubbard Rd.
6:00-7:00 Owyhee Plaza Hotel - Tour of former 5th Floor KIDO Studios – freshen up for dinner
7:15 PM No-Host Dinner in a Banquet Room at the Owyhee Plaza - RSVP required!
(All Saturday events at the old KIDO Studios @ 1528 Vista at corner of Vista & Overland)
10:30-11:30 AM Open House and Meet & Greet at the former KIDO Radio Studios at 1528 Vista Vista & Overland. Park on left side of building and in Wells Fargo Bank parking lot.
11:30 AM-Noon Luncheon for History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation Members & Guests. Lunch is free for first 50 people - provided by KIDO - RSVP required.
Noon-1:00 P.M. Live 1-Hour-Broadcast on 630 KIDO Radio on the History of KIDO Radio and Ch. 7 live from the Vista Studios hosted by the Live Five with a studio audience!
1:00-until finished Panel Discussion by KIDO “Live Five” with audience questions until adjournment.