Radio WestStrong current proves difficult for Across the Lake SwimJul 24, 2014 | 1:15People in Kelowna are still talking about this past weekend's annual Across the Lake Swim. Not everyone made it to the other side. Conditions were strange. Here's race director Peter Rudd.
Radio WestStrong current proves difficult for Across the Lake SwimJul 24, 2014 | 5:05So why was there suddenly a strong current in Okanagan Lake? Rebecca spoke with Ian Walker to find out. He's a professor at UBCO and teaches in the Earth and Environmental Studies Department.
Radio WestHotels gears up for Centre of GravityJul 23, 2014 | 5:49Downtown Kelowna is gearing up for Centre of Gravity. The electronic music festival kicks off on Friday. Rebecca stopped by a nearby hotel to learn more. Rita Pluta is with the Abbott Villa on the Lake.
Radio WestThe Classifieds: mom seeks tree house for sonJul 22, 2014 | 5:50Here is Kristin Leguilloux's ad: 'I have an 8-year-old son who is a very sick little guy and really wants a wooden play house or tree house. I would be willing to come take it down.'
Radio WestPrince George to hold referendum on fluorideJul 21, 2014 | 5:08Prince George city council wants to know if it should continue fluoridating city water. The city is currently drafting a referendum question. Here is Rebecca's chat with councillor Brian Skakun.
Radio WestBirth photography: picture perfect or private moment?Jul 16, 2014 | 4:52Oliver-based photographer Michelle Regner has photographed eight births, and says the moment a baby comes into the world is beautiful! Here's her conversation with Rebecca.
Radio WestDawson Creek woman wins fight to keep chickensJul 15, 2014 | 5:44A bylaw officer gave Dawson Creek's Cindy Broberg two weeks to get rid of her backyard chickens. But instead, Broberg took her case to city council. And won. Have a listen to her chat with Rebecca.
Radio WestPrince George cyclists ride Tour de France routeJul 10, 2014 | 5:13A group of cyclists from Prince George is in Europe, riding the Tour de France. And no, they're not racing. Rebecca spoke with David Lee, one of the local cyclists.
Radio WestThe search for the owner of an old home economics textbookJul 9, 2014 | 7:46Rebecca recently received a homemaking textbook from 1955 as a gift. It's signed, 'Joan Orton. Vernon. Grades 7-9.' We found her. Joan is a 1956 graduate from UBC's Home Economics program, and taught in Vernon.
Radio WestKelowna fighter wins debut UFC boutJul 8, 2014 | 5:44Kelowna's Sarah Moras fought and won her first UFC bout on Sunday in Las Vegas. The 26-year-old mixed martial arts fighter returned home this week and stopped by Radio West.
Radio WestBiochemistry professor responds to Arctic apple concernsJul 7, 2014 | 6:27For his reaction to the Arctic apple, Rebecca spoke to Rob Wager. He's the lab director at Vancouver Island University and teaches biochemistry.
Radio WestMerritt's ode to veggie powerJul 7, 2014 | 7:08A wind turbine shaped like an onion gets its day in Merritt. Elizabeth Salomon de Friedberg is the Nicola Valley Museum and Archives director. She spoke with Rebecca.
Radio WestAnti-GMO groups take aim at Arctic appleJul 3, 2014 | 6:12Anti-GMO groups are trying to ensure the Arctic apple never makes it to market. Rebecca spoke with Michael Volker. He's the Director of Operations at the Health Action Network in Burnaby.