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.
Radio WestKamloops family battling Lyme disease seeks financial helpJul 2, 2014 | 8:53All four of Deborah Hrychiw's 10-year-old quadruplets have been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Now, the children are receiving treatment at a wellness institute in Florida. The bills are piling up.
Radio WestTsilhqot'in First Nation wins big at Supreme CourtJun 26, 2014 | 6:38The Supreme Court of Canada says the Tsilhqot'in First Nation has a right to control a large swath of land west of Williams Lake. Rebecca spoke with Chief Joe Alphonse to find out more.
Radio WestSmall local company fights multinational giantJun 25, 2014 | 6:35Okanagan business, Starsicles is dealing with a legal threat from the multinational corporation that owns Popsicles. Rebecca spoke with Starsicles owner, Rain Shields to find out more.
Radio WestItalian filmmaker follows family story to RevelstokeJun 24, 2014 | 8:38Italian filmmaker Nicola Moruzzi's great grandfather moved from Italy to Canada in 1913. And now, after finding the man's lost love letters to his wife, Moruzzi is on a mission to tell his story.
Radio WestThe Classifieds: retiring teacher spends last days on the lineJun 24, 2014 | 6:19This week's ad is from the Kootenays: 'Celebrate Mr. D's Retirement at the Kaslo Curling Club. Mr. D is 69 year old Rod Dunnett, a long time teacher at JV Humphries Elementary and Secondary in Kaslo.
Radio WestDr. Goldman on medical marijuanaJun 23, 2014 | 7:16A debate just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal highlights two vastly different points of view on medical marijuana. Rebecca spoke with Dr. Brian Goldman to learn more.
Radio WestTeachers rally outside of Christy Clark's West Kelowna officeJun 16, 2014 | 2:26Teachers were not pleased with the lack of progress over the weekend. They went to Christy Clark's West Kelowna office to rally.