Update below: We've just received word from a knowledgeable source that Rick Barber, a longtime KOA overnight talk-show host whose program could be heard across much of the U.S. and into Canada prior to his 2012 dismissal, has passed away. No cause of death has been released at this point, but as we ... More >>
In January 2012, Rick Barber, who began hosting KOA's overnight shift thirty years earlier, found himself out of a job, replaced by syndicated programming amid budget cuts and sinking revenue. Most people would react angrily to such an ouster, but Barber responded with gratitude and class, just as ... More >>
From the week of February 20, 2003
And God said Ha! (Can you blame Him?)
WESTMINSTER MACHINIST RON PARRISH MAKES NEWS OUT OF HIS TALK-RADIO OBSESSION.