Contact Us

Chuck Latour

 

Chuck Latour
Morning Co-Host on 100.5 The River Experience: Started in radio Nov 1980 at WSMM in Sault Ste Marie, MI with broadcasting jobs in Petoskey and St. Ignace before hiring-on at W-Light in Grand Rapids in Feb. 1984; WLight as news director / traffic reporter until Sept 1999; WTRV morning co-host Sept 1999 to present.

Leadership Positions: Former president Grand Rapids news directors information group.

Volunteer Work: Volunteer coach for Sparta youth baseball.   Head coach Rockford Hockey Association.

Getty Images Entertainment
Getty Images Entertainment
[

Guess The Most Popular Song of 20th Century?

Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" hits a milestone this year. This October marks the 30th anniversary of the feel-good anthem's release -- and it's popularity still endures. "CBS News" reports that it's the most downloaded track recorded in the 20th century. The eye network says it's also the most "covered, karaoked, and parodied song in modern music history." Keyboardist Jonathan Cain says the track's origins date back to a phone call he once had with his father.

Read More

By: Topical Press Agency
By: Topical Press Agency
[

Exercise… On Vacation?

Off for a week's vacation.... fun as it is, I get all out of routine. Meals, medication, etc....everything gets out of whack. Staying with my workout routine is difficult too.

Just over half of the respondents in a new TripAdvisor poll say they still work out when they're away from home on a leisure trip. In addition, 65-percent try to maintain healthy eating habits while on the road. However, 81-percent admit they're more likely to veer off their diets while on vacation and 55-percent confess that their alcohol consumption usually goes up.

Read More

baby name2
[

Choosing Names For Your Baby

Asked the other day how Vanessa and I came up with names for our children... girl names were easy. Alana just sounded like a nice girl name. Boys names were difficult however, almost every name my wife suggested reminded me of someone I didn't like. It took us two days after Cameron was born to come up with his name. Two days -- how pathetic. I feel a lot better after reading this story:

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:
By: Bloomberg
By: Bloomberg
[

Blockbuster vs. Netflix Round 1

Blockbuster is offering free movie rentals to disheartened Netflix customers. The company will give a free 30-day trial to Netflix customers who try one of Blockbuster's DVD by mail plans. Many Netflix customers are enraged after the company increased prices by 60 percent. Gone are the days of unlimited online movie watching and DVD's by mail for about ten-bucks a month. Netflix is now charging about 16-dollars for a similar plan.

Read More

Grandwich logo
Grandwich logo
[

Vote For The Grandwich

Philadelphia has the cheesesteak. Chicago has the Chicago dog.
But what does Grand Rapids have? This is the challenge of local chefs from establishments in the greater downtown Grand Rapids area. They pondered, created and perfected recipes for a sandwich they think best represents the Grand Rapids signature sandwich, or “Grandwich.”

Read More

Category: Contest Tags:
Getty Images Entertainment
Getty Images Entertainment
[

Which Harry Potter Movie Is Your Favorite

Looks like I am in the minority. I haven't seen the new Harry Potter movie. In fact, I haven't seen any of them. Hard for me to vote for the best of....

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1" is getting the nod as the fans' favorite installment of the film franchise. Nearly 30-percent of the respondents in a NextMovie.com poll say the 2010 film, which leads into the new "Harry Potter" movie opening today, is the one they like the best.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!