Let's get caught up on our results of the KYSS/Earth & Wood "Things You Actually Give a Rip About Survey."  We're talkin' "The Arts"...more or less...and here are the winners...more or less.

Favorite Local Country Band or Artist:

1) Shane Clouse

2) Shodown

3) County Line

By the way, for those of us that have been around for a while it was really fun to see a few mentions for Jan Dell.

Best Place To Go Dancin':

This was VERY close...

1) Sunrise Saloon

2) The Lumberjack

3) The Elbow Room

My favorite response: "The mountains with the pickup door open blaring Mel McDaniels "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On".  Yeah Baby!"

Favorite Country Song Of All Time:

I knew we couldn't really quantify this one but here some great responses covering many decades, artists and styles...

As She's Walkin' Away, I Cross My Heart, Cool Water, You Never Even Call Me By My Name, When You Say Nothin' At All, Ring of Fire, Fishin' In The Dark, When He Cheats, Family Tradition, We Danced, D-I-V-O-R-C-E, It's A Beautiful Day, Seven Spanish Angels, Neon Moon, Love Story, What's A Guy Gotta Do, Mama Tried, Crazy and many, many, many others.

Best Venue For A Country Music Concert:

1) Lumberjack

2) The Adams Center

3) The Gorge

People also like The Headwaters Country Jam near Three Forks and there were several nostalgic votes for The Mule Palace.

Song On The Radio That Still Makes You Cry Even Though You've Heard It A Hundred Times:

Again, in no particular order, here are just some of the responses...

Holes In The Floor Of Heaven, Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turnin'), The House That Built Me, Skin, I Cross My Heart, Jesus Take The Wheel, If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away, Raymond, Alyssa Lies, Stay, Daddy's Hands, Where've You Been, Amazing Grace, Your Cheatin' Heart, One Wing In The Fire, Teddy Bear, If You're Reading This, Sissy's Song, Ticks (no kidding, a couple of votes for that one), He Stopped Loving Her Today, Coward Of The County, Austin...and..."Anything by Billy Ray Cyrus.  That is cruel & unusual punishment, man!"