Pete Smythe started his Denver broadcasting career with KMYR in 1941 and also wrote radio programs for top network productions. He worked for several radio stations in Denver before starting his popular “Smythe’s General Store” program on KOA in 1951. He remained with KOA for 18 years and also did a local program on what was then KOA-TV, Channel 4.
Still active in the Denver community, Smythe is involved with Denver Boys, Courthouse Incorporated,tThe Colorado State Historical Society, the National Western Stock Show, the Denver Rotary Club and many more. He is also a former Arapahoe County Commissioner.
Smythe has published three books, including Sweepin’s from Smythe’s General Store. Smythe has been the media spokesman for First Federal Savings since 1972.