Nevada Observations Radio

  • Dec 19, 2014
    Reminiscing with Maynard Sloate Part 1
    This week on Observations, Host Bob Fisher welcomes Jazz Legend Maynard Sloate to the show. In part one of this two-part interview Maynard talks about his early years as a jazz drummer and takes us on an historical journey through time. He shares some great anecdotes about some of the most memorable names in entertainment. He also talks about some of the struggles he encountered as well as some of his greatest successes. Reminiscing with Maynard Sloate Part 1, on Observations with Bob Fisher.

  • Dec 12, 2014
    A Conversation with Lori Brazfield
    This week on Observations, host Bob Fisher talks with Lori Brazfield, Director of the Nevada System Sponsored Programs Office which houses the Nevada EPSCOR Program and Lori is also from the Nevada System of Higher Education. Lori spoke about her responsibilities as far as administrative operations is concerned. She discussed the Solar Nexus project which is a five-year research project which focuses on creating a center of research excellence on solar energy conversion to electricity, minimizing its negative impacts on water usage and the environment. Lori is a graduate of UNLV and Trident University International. Lori spoke about the educational system in Nevada and how changes are developing within the educational system.

  • Dec 05, 2014
    A Visit with Mr and Mrs Marty Allen Pt 2
    They made us smile on last week's Observations and host Bob Fisher invited them to stay for another 30 minute conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Marty Allen. Marty and his wife Karon Kate Blackwell talked about the good ole days with Bob and how the team of Allen and Rossi got started. Marty discussed the many years that him and his beautiful wife have performed together as a team after Allen and Rossi broke up. They discussed their future and what's in store for them in 2015. A Visit with Mr. and Mrs. Marty Allen-Part 2...it's worth listening to this comedy icon.

  • Nov 28, 2014
    A Visit with Mr and Mrs Marty Allen Part 1
    HE IS A COMEDY ICON, 92 YEARS OLD AND STILL PERFORMING AND STILL GOING STRONG. ON THIS WEEK'S EDITION OF OBSERVATIONS, HOST BOB FISHER VISITS WITH MR. AND MRS. MARTY ALLEN. THE ALLEN AND ROSSI COMEDY TEAM WAS KNOWN WORLDWIDE, THEY FOLLOWED THE BEATLES ON THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW BACK IN THE EARLY 60'S. MARTY AND HIS WIFE KARON KATE BLACKWELL TALKED ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES TOGETHER AND HOW SHOW BUSINESS HAS BEEN A BLESSINGTO BOTH OF THEM. THEY WORK TOGETHER AND THEY PLAY TOGETHER AND AT 92, MARTY ALLEN IS AS FUNNY TODAY AND HE WAS 50 YEARS AGO. A VISIT WITH MR. AND MRS. MARTY ALLEN-PART 1 - DON'T MISS IT.

  • Nov 21, 2014
    Project 150 Part 2
    ON THIS WEEK'S OBSERVATIONS, IT'S A LOOK AT PROJECT 150-PART 2. PROJECT 150 WAS FORMED BECAUSE SCHOOL DISTRICTS ACROSS NEVADA HAVE AN OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF HOMELESS TEENAGERS ATTENDING HIGH SCHOOL. HOST BOB FISHER TALKS WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROJECT 150, MELI PULIDO. MELI TALKED MORE ABOUT THE VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS THAT ASSIST PROJECT 150 IN THEIR EFFORTS TO HELP GET TEENS OFF THE STREETS, HELP THEM TO FINISH HIGH SCHOOL AND LAND A JOB. PROJECT 150 DEPENDS ON CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC. GO TO PROJECT150.ORG IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE AMAZING ORGANIZATION. PROJECT 150-PART 2.

  • Nov 14, 2014
    Project 150 Part 1
    What is Project 150? Project 150 was formed because school districts across Nevada have an overwhelming number of homeless teens attending high school. On this week's Observations, host Bob Fisher talks with the Executive Director of Project 150 Meli Pulido. Meli discussed the overall mission of Project 150 and how it provides needed clothes and school supplies, not to mention food, to these homeless children. Meli talked also about how the general public can help these children. It's a look at Project 150-Part 1...this week on Observations.

  • Nov 07, 2014
    Sheriff Doug Gilespie Part 2
    ON THIS INSTALLMENT OF OBSERVATIONS, HOST BOB FISHER CONTINUES HIS CONVERSATION WITH CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF DOUG GILLESPIE-PART 2. THE SHERIFF DISCUSSED THE ELECTION OF 2014 AND THE CHANGES THAT WILL BE TAKING PLACE IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. HE TALKED ABOUT THE EXTENSIVE TRAINING THAT POLICE OFFICERS HAVE TO UNDERGO BEFORE ACTUALLY BEING PUT ON THE STREETS. HE TALKED ABOUT WHAT LIFE WILL BE LIKE AFTER HE LEAVES OFFICE AND WHAT SOME OF HIS IMMEDIATE PLANS ARE WHEN HE RETIRES. IT'S "A VISIT WITH SHERIFF DOUG GILLESPIE-PART 2". AN INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE PROGRAM.

  • Oct 31, 2014
    Sheriff Doug Gilespie Part 1
    HE IS NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION...AND HE TALKS WITH HOST BOB FISHER ABOUT HIS LIFE AS A POLICE OFFICER. HE IS CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF DOUG GILLESPIE REFLECTING ON HIS LIFE AS A POLICE OFFICER AND THE YEARS AS SHERIFF OF CLARK COUNTY. HE DISCUSSED HIS FAMILY, HIS DECADES AS A METRO POLICE OFFICER AND WHAT HE PLANS TO DO IN THE FUTURE AFTER LEAVING OFFICE. HE TALKED ABOUT HOW LAS VEGAS HAS CHANGED HAS THE POPULATION HAS GROWN. IT'S A VISIT WITH CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF DOUG GILLESPIE-PART 1 ON THIS EDITION OF OBSERVATIONS.