news arhive
  • Contact Us

    05 June 2020
    Address:  7060 Radio Road Torrington, WY 82240

    Phone: (307) 532-2158

    Fax: (307) 532-2641

    Category: About
  • About Our Local Radio Stations

    01 April 2012

    Playing Today’s Hot Country music and reporting the news in Wyoming that’s important to you! We are locally-owned country radio stations in Torrington, Wyoming. Your source for local weather, sports, and news in Wyoming. Find us on your radio at 1490 AM & 98.3 FM. Serving Goshen, Platte and Niobrara counties, and the Panhandle of Nebraska.

    Category: About
  • Country Radio and Local News Station

    30 March 2012

    Now you can listen to us even when you’re away from home!

    Listen Live

    KERM FM Coverage Area


    KGOS AM Coverage Area


    Category: About
  • Testimonials

    28 March 2012

    Tammy Powell – Powell Title & Escrow

    Hi, this is Tammy Powell with Powell Title and Escrow. I think your Radio Station ROCKS!! You’ve changed your programming and what you’ve played to meet the needs of this community and I wouldn’t advertise with any other Radio Station. We know advertising with KGOS/KERMis effective because we’ve had direct results from listeners in this area. Radio has given Powell Title & Escrow results.

    Gary Olson – Olson Tire Company

    Hi, this is Gary Olson with Olson Tire Company in Torrington, Wyoming. I would like to urge everybody  to consider the use of Kath Broadcasting and KGOS/KERM on any of their advertising messages they need to get out to the local public.  Olson Tire has had great success in marketing our product, our tires and our automotive services and in general just getting the message out that we’re on South Main and we are open for business and we are looking to help the public in any way that we can.


    I just really like the fact that all of the local information we are getting, all of the voices that we are hearing now are familiar, I am just really enjoying the way everything is going. I am excited to hear about the sports that are coming up and enjoying all the coverage that’s local and the news at 7:20 and it has local information, I really enjoy that.  I listen to “Today in the Valley” and I listen from the time I wake up at 6:00 and listen all morning, I like everything now!

    Isabel Hoy – Goshen County Library

    We had many, many people who donated items to us and then we had great buyers showing up and we also had really good coverage by the KGOS radio station, we do think that made a difference. In the past the station has been very gracious and given some PA’s but this time we decided to go ahead and step up to the plate and get some advertising and I know that our Book Sale Chairman commented she thought it really made a huge difference, it was Terrific!!!

    Category: About
  • Advertise with Us!

    28 March 2012

    “Local Radio Advertising gets results”

    Over 95 % of your potential customers tune into KGOS/KERM Radio thorought the day. KGOS/KERM has a diverse audience, comprised of both males and females of all ages. We are the people’s choice of on-air and online media, offering up to date news, weather, sports, agriculture information and the Valley’s Best Country Music.

    Our popular programming for our listeners includes Hot Country Music, Today In The Valley with Taylor Kath and Chris Jenkins, local news with Ryan Kath, four times a day, local agriculture information in the morning and at noon, state wide news, DayWeather forecasts twice and hour and our extensive local sports coverage of Eastern Wyoming, plus season programs and much more!

    We offer a variety of sponsorship packages, live remote broadcasts, :15, :30 and :60 second radio announcements, and can customize your radio advertising to suit your needs, target audience, events and budgets.

    To inquire further about advertising on KGOS/KERM or on our website, contact a Kath Broadcasting sales representative at (307) 532-2158.

    Public Notice pursuant to FCC Rules and Regulations:

    “The parties to this advertising agreement affirm that nothing in this agreement, or any of the actions, benefits and obligations relating to it, discriminate in any way on the basis of race or ethnicity.”

    Category: About
  • Dear Listener

    28 March 2012

    KGOS has been on the air since 1949.  In 1953, at just 18, my father Kerm Kath purchased his beloved KGOS Radio.  In 1977, added an FM Signal to Goshen County.  It seemed only fitting that it bear his name–KERM. 

    I’m Kerm’s youngest son.  I grew up in radio.  After my father’s passing in 1982, the family sold the stations in 1995.  I stayed involved with KGOS/KERM and am happy to say that I was able to purchase the AM & FM stations in January 2009–and return them to the Kath family.

    Since the purchase, we have made many additions–bringing back local news, Today in the Valley, adding this website and much more.  But I am most proud of returning the station’s local touch. 

    We are connected to the community and having fun again. 

    We love what we do and hope you do too.


    Grant Kath

    Category: About
  • Staff

    28 March 2012

    Grant Kath and his wife Stephanie purchased KGOS/KERM in 2009.  Even with his enormously busy schedule as owner/operator of Kath Broadcasting, Grant also heads up the sales department and loves to be a part of the sports side of the station’s broadcasts, taking part in bringing games to our listeners with the area’s football, basketball and baseball teams. Grant’s father Kerm owned the stations years ago and Grant has been in the business since he was 14 – finally bringing it back into the family once again with the purchase in 2009.  Grant and Stephanie have two children, daughter Taylor and son Ryan.  Contact Grant at his e-mail address at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



    Ryan Kath serves as Production Manager & News Director. He grew up in the radio business. He is the son of owners, Grant and Stephanie Kath. In 2019, Ryan graduated from the University of Wyoming where he studied finance. Ryan is proud to work for the family's business, especially the business that his late grandfather, Kerm Kath started. When Ryan's not at the radio station, you'll find him coaching baseball (Torrington Tigers), fishing, hunting, working outdoors, or gardening. Kath enjoys reading, drawing, and playing his guitar.  



    Chris Jenkins wears many hats. You can hear him on-air, filling in for the morning show, or on Today in the Valley. He assists in programming, DJing, and operates the board for sports coverage. Chris also covers severe weather. Chris grew up in Hawk Springs and has been a part of this community, in particular, for 35 years. He graduated from American Broadcasting School out of Oklahoma City through an online course. His dream job was always to be on radio and was given that opportunity in September of 2014. Jenkins has worked for KGOS/KERM since then. Chris loves his kids, family, and good Lord above. He is also passionate about music, the Wyoming Cowboys, and Denver Broncos.



    Greg Kath is our morning show host and brother to Grant.  Not to  be outdone by the years Grant has put into the business, Greg has been a part of KGOS/KERM since he was 13 – starting out with working for his father Kerm and now his brother. Not too many people can claim that many years in radio, except perhaps his good friend Evan Slack. Greg can be heard live starting at 6:00 in the morning until 10:00, plus whenever needed, he engineers many of the sporting events carried on AM 1490 KGOS or KERM-FM 98.3. 



    Tim Hurst, Sports Director, moved to the Wyo-Braska area in 1981. In addition to Sports Director, Hurst is the owner of The Sports Racquet (sporting good store) in Scottsbluff, NE. For many years his two jobs have worked hand-in-hand. He is on-air in the mornings and at noon. His other duties include announcing Torrington High School Boys and Girls Basketball. Tim began announcing in 1986. His favorite memories include announcing the 3A Boys Championship Games in 1986, 1987, 2010 and 2012. Tim is extremely passionate about sports broadcasting and his favorite teams. Go Blazers! Go Jayhawks!




    Taylor Kath serves as a radio personality for Today in the Valley. Taylor is the daughter of owners, Grant and Stephanie Kath. She graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2014 with a dual degree in Communication and Dance Performance. In 2019, Kath received her master's degree in Dance Education. She is a dance instructor at the 28th Avenue Dance Studio in Torrington. Taylor is proud to work part-time for the family's business, especially the business that her late grandfather, Kerm Kath started. She enjoys being outdoors, snuggling her dog (Yeti), and doing yoga.




    Like many people in the office, KGOS/KERM is a part of Lynn Schukei’s past and present. Advertisers can rest assured their ads will be heard as she handles all scheduling of commercials, plus sends out the billing–making sure we stay on the air to entertain our listeners!!!  Lynn is married to retired COL Gordon Schukei. They have five children, Jon, Jason, Angela, Lucas and Kailyn and are known as Oma and Opa to many grandchildren whom they adore.  E-mail Lynn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


    Category: About

Most Recent News


    image description
    Lind Agrees To Plea Deal

    Torrington, Wyo. (Story by Denise Heilbrun-Ellis) April 13, 2021 -- Matthew Lind of Torrington agreed to a plea agreement with the State of Wyoming, along with his attorney Mitch Guthrie. His jury trial was to begin Wednesday, April 14.


    read more 

    image description
    2021 WESTCO Scholarship Winners

    Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from WESTCO) April 13, 2021 -- WESTCO is pleased to announce scholarship recipients for the 2020-21 WESTCO scholarship program. A total of 14 recipients from the WESTCO trade area, will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education.


    read more 

    image description
    EWC To Hold In-Person Class This Fall

    Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from EWC) April 13, 2021 -- Eastern Wyoming College will be resuming traditional course offerings beginning the Fall 2021 semester and will be fully open for the Fall 2021 semester for both the Torrington and Douglas campuses.


    read more 

    image description
    Pursuit Ends North Of Wheatland

    Wheatland, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) March 31, 2021 -- On March 29, 2021, around 6:32 a.m., the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) received a complaint of a possible drunk driver on Interstate 25 south of Douglas, Wyoming. 


    read more