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Mike in the Morning

  • Monday-Friday 6:00am-10:00am

Mike holds down mornings on KOOL 97.3. His broadcasting career began many years ago in Nome and he has enjoyed entertaining Alaskans on the radio ever since.

Mike also spent some time on the radio in Seattle Washington where he had a top rated evening request show.

Mike grew up in The Puget Sound Area garnering a degree in broadcasting from LH Bates Technical College in Tacoma, Washington.

If you could only take 5 things with you to a deserted island, what would you bring? Water, Hammock, Sun Block, Radio and a Fishing rod.

Are you passionate about a cause or charity? Yes, I am a big advocate for Special Olympics and Hope Community Resources, both organizations my daughter is involved with.

What song best describes your life? Fleetwood Mac “Go Your Own Way”

Answer this, I LOVE… My three kids and Alaska!

Call Mike with your Birthday and Anniversary Shout outs (907) 522-5973

What is this? A monument? 

Rodeo Alaska stops by KOOL Yeeee Hawwww!!!

Dia with HOH and Charity with Beacon Hill talking about “Live Ride”

Hannah Blankenship of Alaska Communications tells Mike in the Morning about

“The Summer of Heroes”

“Lucky Spider ” visit Mike in The Morning  

Corey Hester of Alaska Airmen’s Association stops by to talk about the “Great Alaska Air gathering” with Mike

Sonja & Anita stop by to talk about the  “5K Buffett”

Mike talks Heart Run 2017 with Pete Mauro and Amanda Marlett

Terrance Simean stops by to talk about Zydeco with Mike in the Morning


Mike In The Morning Talks with Dustin Morris about Heart Run 2017!


The Miners and Trappers Ball is coming up, Rondy Folks stop by to tell Mike in the Morning all about it. (Mike has Beard envy!)


My Brother Ron Ford and his Hollywood moment from  “Three Fugitives” staring James Earl Jones, Nick Nolte and Martin Short. When Martin Short opens the blinds of the Tacoma Bank he is robbing he see’s that my brother is ready for him! No Oscar but he’s got Hollywood Cred! Love you Bro!



Beth and John stop by with a Rondy  Rundown.



Icicle of death!  Do you have many of them at your house this winter?