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RICKY B, THE BLUES GUY I started collecting music in 1962, at the age of 10.  In 1973 I went to work at Budget Tapes and Records in Burien , Wa. I started as a clerk, in 6 months I was promoted to Mgr. In 1975 I became a multiple location mgr. In 1977 I […]

Dizzy Dave, a beloved radio personality hailing from Portland, Oregon, has always been captivated by the world of radio. From childhood nights spent tuning into KGO in San Francisco and WLS in Chicago, to obtaining an Extra license from the FCC as a Ham Radio operator, Dave has nurtured his passion for connecting with others through the airwaves. During his 20-year career as an International Union Representative, Dave traveled extensively and took courses at the University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center, University of Wisconsin School for Workers, The George Meany Center for Labor Studies, and graduated from the prestigious Harvard Trade Union Program. This rich background allowed Dave to explore his love for radio even further by volunteering as a sound engineer for large churches and national political campaigns. Throughout his many travels, Dave discovered and fell in love with Hawaiian culture, food, and music, from oldies and slack key guitar to Hawaiian tunes. After retiring, Dave and his wife spent four years exploring North America as full-time RVers before finally settling in Ocean Shores, Washington. It was here that Dizzy Dave found his home at KOSW, the community-owned radio station. On his show, Dave showcases his diverse musical tastes, blending Hawaiian melodies with classics from various genres. His dedication to the community-owned station not only supports local media but also brings his unique perspective and warm personality to listeners across the region. With 44 years of marriage and a lifetime of adventure under his belt, Dizzy Dave continues to enchant audiences with his eclectic musical selections and genuine love for radio.

Join Jerry Knaak and Mike Price every Saturday from 9-11 a.m. for spirited discussions and interviews from the world of sports - local, national, high school, college, professional - football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, auto racing, golf, and more - Jerry and Mike break it all down. Get the Knaak Proud Gen-Xer J-Rock spins classic alternative every Saturday night from 7-11 p.m. with The Cure, New Order, The Smiths, The Go-Go’s, The Donnas, The Bangles, B-52s, Depeche Mode, INXS, and so much more. Thursday Midday Join Jerry Knaak for the Thursday Midday Show from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - take a musical journey through the decades with your favorite rock, pop and dance hits, and learn about local news and events.

Price, who retired after 25 years in the U.S. Navy, is a long-time Washington resident, who hosted numerous shipboard radio shows and emceed various events and festivals during his decorated and distinguished career. After his time in the Navy, Price worked for a telecommunications company and later for the Department of Defense.


Tom hosts the morning show. Tom comes to us from Denver, Colorado.  He first started in media for Access TV channel 12 doing play by play for hockey games.  He’s worked for the CU Buffalo’s radio station/Lear field as a spotter in the radio booth for CU Buffalo’s football. Tom and his lovely wife moved […]

Papa "B" has been with KOSW since 2016 and is currently station's Program Manager. Papa "B" has a history with the music scene since the 60's with Garage Bands to owning his own entertainment company "Part Time Unlimited." After being away from the music scene for almost twenty years working as Operations Director for Snoqualmie Valley School District Papa " B" said "It feels good to get back to the music scene. It seems like a dream come true when I found out that Ocean Shores had a volunteer radio station. "

Under The Covers: The show in which every other song you hear is not by the person or persons you would expect to hear it from.  It could be a bluegrass rendition of Metallica, a punk version of Madonna or a jazz version of Van Halen. You never know what Trey will come up with. […]

Brewster hosts the show Crank it Open on Fridays from 3-5pm bringing Punk Rawk, Rock n' Roll and Reggae with surf vibes to our beach town.


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