HPPR hosts & contributors
Community: Colby, KS
Community: Garden City, KS
Profession: retired; community volunteer
Don Harness, 58, is a lifelong resident of Garden City, KS and a first term board member dedicated to making HPPR a sustainable fixture of the High Plains. Most of his career was spent as a goldsmith for Regan Jewelers in Garden City, KS.
A multiple sclerosis imposed retirement led him to his presidency of the 501c3 Finney County Preservation Alliance dedicated to preservation in general and the Windsor Hotel of Garden City in particular. He is married to Nancy Harness (Keller) and the father of three.
Community: Canadian, TX
Beata has served as HPPR's volunteer webmaster since 2008, including responsibility for the website’s development, maintenance and troubleshooting.
In her day-job Beata works as a Programmer Analyst for Maxor. She resides in Amarillo for over fifteen years with her husband Dan. As a member listener, she enjoys everything High Plains Public Radio has to offer, from music to news and regional features. Beata spends free time tending to her garden, playing with her cats and dogs, reading and listening to classical music.
Community: Amarillo, TX
Community: Denver, CO
Profession: strategy, management and organization consultant
Community: Tecumseh, OK
Community: rural Wallace County, KS
Home community: rural Haskell County, KS (PO Box 699, Sublette, KS 67877)
Phone: (800) 678--7444 (Garden City studios)
Dodge City's Marshal Allan D. Bailey is the host of Western Swing & Other Things and has been broadcasting great western swing music from the Swingin' Gate Ranch for more than twenty years. In addition to presenting hard-to-find recordings from his vast collection, Marshal Bailey also enjoys researchingthe history of each recording when the information is available and sharing it with his listeners.
2004 Inductee into the Kansas Western Swing Society Hall Of Fame.
2009 Inductee into the Western Swing Society of the Southwest Hall Of Fame.
2010 Cowtown Society of Western Music's Disc Jockey Of The Year.
Phone: 800-678-7444 (HPPR studios)
Home community: Dodge City, KS
Phone: (800) 678-7444 (Garden City studios)