I Started in Radio back in 1977 at age 15. I attended college at the University of Alaska - Fairbanks and it was there in the mid 80's I found my love for backpacking, hiking and making my own trail in life. Father to 3 amazing kids and engaged to the most beautiful, inside and out, woman in the world. My hobbies include charity work, riding motorcycles and doing anything outdoors.
Poker Run and Ride for Baby Aurora – ALL Vehicles Encouraged
Make plans for Saturday, July 18 to help raise funds for the recovery of Michelle Wilkins and to honor 'Baby Aurora.' Super sad situation and I highly encourage participation.
5 of my Favorite Summer Songs [VIDEOS]
Summer is officially just around the corner and with it comes some of my favorite country songs. These just don't sound right when snow is on the ground. Enjoy!
Endangered Fish Being Helped in Colorado Rivers
As part of the Coordinated Reservoirs Operations Program, endangered fish have been given a helping hand by an increase of water released from area reservoirs.
City of Greeley Begins Major Road Project on 65th Avenue
The City of Greeley begins yet another major road construction project that will be a big improvement once done.
Charley Does One Last Road Show for Honor Flight Northern Colorado
Today is the last day I will be actively seeking donations to benefit the Honor Flight Northern Colorado Endurance Ride. Join me Monday, June 1 in Windsor.
Bikin’ for Berkeley, Cruisin’ for a Cure Poker Run This Sunday
Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that needs our attention. There is no government funding so the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation counts on our public donations.
Brand New With Barnes – The Week in Review for May 25 to May 29 [VIDEOS]
Brand New With Barnes features new songs from well known artists and singers you've never heard of before. This, is your weekly recap in case you missed some. Don't forget to vote for your favorite.
The Summer Ozone ‘Season’ Is Here – Who Knew?
June begins what is known as the start of the "ground-level ozone season." We are being encouraged to drive less which isn't a bad thing on several levels.
Charley’s 10,000 Mile Endurance Ride Leaves a Week From Today
Hard to believe the time is almost here. The planning is over but we still need you to sponsor some miles to support of Honor Flight Northern Colorado.
City of Greeley Releases Report on Quality of City Drinking Water
Our drinking water starts in the great Rocky Mountains but a lot can happen to it from there to our faucets. How clean is your water?
Annual Fishing Derby in Greeley Coming Up in June
I have actually done this fishing derby in years past when my kids were younger. Nothing better than just getting out to drown a worm and have some fun.
Lake Loveland Swim Beach Officially Open
Lake Loveland was one of my favorite spots when I lived in Loveland and the kids were small. What a great place for the kids, or ditch the kids and enjoy it yourself.