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July 2012 Archives

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Playlist for July 31

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4:00-4:30

Song: Whiskey Hearts
Album: Nice to Meet You EP
Artist: Dogwood and Dahlia

5:00-5:30

Song: Pyramid
Album: Rock the Sky
Artist: Five Alarm Funk

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HBC Film Discovered 50 Years Later

A film made by the Hudson's Bay Company to mark its 250th anniversary has been discovered, and re-released, 50 years after it was made. The Romance of the Far Fur Country was a silent film of Canada's North, but it disappeared not long after it debuted in 1920. Historian Peter Geller found it, and told Rebecca all about it.

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The Classifieds: Respect in Prince George

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Lesley and Sigi Lantenhammer

Today in the Classifieds, we meet Lesley Lantenhammer. She and her German husband, Sigi, recently sold their sporting equipment store, and want to move a little further south.

Here's Lesley's ad:
Moving after 40 years.
As the first part of our sales we are selling our German stein collection.
Also: mini liquor bottle collection.


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Snowbirds to put on a show in Kelowna

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The Snowbirds performing in White Rock a few years ago.

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Captain Thomas Edelson.

Canada's Snowbirds will put on a show over Lake Okanagan in Kelowna on Wednesday. It's a fundraiser for C.H.I.L.D. Foundation. Rebecca spoke with Snowbird Captain Thomas Edelson, and event organizer Lisa Merrick, to get the details.


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What do you think about Site C?

The City of Fort St John has started public consultations about the proposed Site C dam. Mayor Lori Ackerman told Rebecca why they're doing their own consulting, instead of just waiting for the formal process to begin.


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July 30th Playlist

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Views from the Kettle Valley Steam Railway

4:00-4:30

Song: Brown Stone Road
Album: Lay You Down
Artist: Headwater

5:30-6:00

Song: Blake's Ocean
Album: none
Artist: City of Sparks


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Radio West Spotlight: City of Sparks

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City of Sparks

This week, we shine the Radio West spotlight on City of Sparks. Rebecca Zandbergen talked to 17 year old lead singer, Benjamin Bermiller of Kamloops.

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New smartphone app designed to prevent wildfire

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A fire-affected tree in Bear Creek Provincial Park.
A group from UBC's Forestry program designed a smartphone app which uses a phone's camera and GPS to help identify wildfire hazards. As PhD student Colin Ferster tells Rebecca, they want volunteers to help test the app in Kelowna.



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London's hated anthem


The theme song for the London Olympics is getting a lot of criticism, but music writer Robert Everett-Green says there's never been a truly great Olympic anthem. He gave Rebecca his take on "Survival," and past Olympic themes.

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BC and Alberta locked in stalemate

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BC Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier, Alison Redford
British Columbia and Alberta have reached a stalemate over oil revenues. On Friday, BC Premier Christy Clark left a premiers meeting in Halifax during discussions about a national energy strategy. Rebecca Zandbergen spoke with Nick Gamache, the producer of CBC's The House for his take on this.





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Monk's Movies: The Watch and 3 documentaries

Katherine Monk reviewed four films for us this week: the blockbuster The Watch, plus the upcoming documentaries Ai Weiwei Never Sorry, First Position, and The Queen of Versailles.



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Playlist for July 27

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A bizarre parking job in Kelowna. Maybe it's Queen?
4:00-4:30

Song: We Will Rock You
Album: News of the World
Artist: Queen


5:30-6:00

Song: Cinderella
Album: Living Rooms Sessions
Artist: Andrew Allen

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Weekend Wrap for July 27-29

Want to sample restaurant food for free? Walk and eat your way around Kelowna with the Taste of Downtown on Saturday.

If exercise is more your style, take part in the Kamloops Marathon.

In Prince George, take in a production of The Producers.

And if you're looking for somewhere to enjoy music, and the outdoors, there are all sorts of music festivals this weekend: the Kispiox Valley Music Festival near Hazelton, Rock the Peach in Penticton, Wild Salmon Fest in Lumby, and Rainbow's Roost Arts and Music Festival in Kamloops.

Have a great weekend!

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Playlist for July 26

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4:30-5:00

Song: B.C. Orienteering
Album: Islands Disappear
Artist: Said the Whale

5:00-5:30

Song: I'll Be Good To You
Album: Irene Torres & the Sugar Devils (self-titled)
Artist: Irene Torres & the Sugar Devils

5:30-6:00

Song: Settle Down
Album: Vows
Artist: Kimbra

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Johnsons Landing update

The search for victims of the Johnsons Landing slide ended today. But as we heard yesterday, there is still a lot of clean-up for residents. Dawn Attorp is in charge of Emergency Operations with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. and she told Rebecca what the district is doing to help.

 
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Playlist for July 25

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4:00-4:30

Song: Enter Sandman (cover of Metallica song)
Album: In a Metal Mood: No More Mister Nice Guy
Artist: Pat Boone

Check out the documentary Lisa mentioned on B-Side: Mission to Lars

4:30-5:00

Song: Don't Want To Go
Album: No Safe Home
Artist: Wax Mannequin

5:30-6:00

Song: Run-around
Album: Four
Artist: Blues Traveler

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Enbridge debate continues

Alberta and BC's premiers remain divided over Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, and how to share revenues from it. Rebecca spoke with Richard Dixon for his perspective. He's the Executive Director of the University of Alberta's Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment.  

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Recovering from a landslide

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The JOhnsons Landing slide seen from across Kootenay Lake. (David Alves)
It's been almost two weeks since the deadly landslide in Johnsons Landing. The search has resumed for the body of one of the women presumed killed, and residents facing a big clean-up, on top of the grief. Rebecca caught up with two residents, Gail Spitler and Kate O'Keefe.




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The Dish: Beach food with a twist

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Owner Roy Grossman chats with staff

On Wednesday's Dish, we headed outside to the beach. Rebecca met up with Roy Grossman, the man behind Hot Sands Crafted Street Food, a new concession stand at City Park.

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The future of the Northern Gateway Pipeline

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The proposed route of the Northern Gateway pipeline. (Enbridge)
Premier Christy Clark says the Northern Gateway pipeline must meet five conditions before B.C. will allow it. But does she really have a say? Rebecca spoke with Tom Gunton of SFU's Resources and Environmental Planning Program.


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July 24th Playlist

4:00-4:30

Song: Lion's Roar
Album: Lion's Roar
Artist: The First Aid Kit

4:30-5:00

Song: Motorcycle Ride
Album: Even Though the Sky was Falling
Artist: Karyn Ellis

5:00-5:30


Song: Back to the Wilderness
Album: Back to the Wilderness
Artist: Morgan MacDonald

5:30-6:00


Song: Rabbit on my Wheel
Album: Rabbit on my Wheel
Artist: Ridley Bent

Song: Stay
Album: Tails
Artist: Lisa Loeb

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Personal stories about reconciliation

Speaking My Truth is a new book about reconciliation, featuring essays by residential school survivors. To help make sure as many Canadians as possible read it, the book is available for free, and the editors are encouraging book clubs to put it on their reading lists. Editor Mike DeGagné stopped by to tell Rebecca about it.



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Huckleberry hunting

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Dave Quinn and his "hucklehands." (Dave Quinn)
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Black huckleberries. (Dave Quinn)

Many of us have tasted the first fruits of the season: strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. But what about all those berries growing out there on the hillsides? Outdoors guy Dave Quinn says nothing beats a good old fashioned wild huckleberry.

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The Classifieds: Rabbits

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Photo credit: The Responsible Animal Care Society

In today's Classifieds we meet Laila Isaak. Here's her ad:

Property needed for 25 to 50 rabbits
Tracs has rescued Kelowna's rabbits.
They are neutered and in sanctuary.
We need a piece of land over one acre to establish a pen.
You feed, clean and love.
Tracs builds and pays for the pen, food and vet bills.
An opportunity to enjoy these lovely wee souls and give them their beloved banana treats!

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Building the burrowing owl population in BC

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Burrowing owl (Burrowing Owl Conservation Society)

Some burrowing owls from Oregon have a new home in BC. A local group working to rebuild the population of the owls moved them here. Jim Wyse is a director with the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of BC.

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Playlist for July 23

4:30-5:00

Song: Glory
Album: We Were Born to Glory
Artist: Royal Wood

5:00-5:30

Song: She Lost Her Rock and Roll
Album: Small Fame
Artist: Bend Sinister

5:30-6:00

Song: Exodus
Album: none
Artist: Vortex

Song: I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Album: Sunshine on Leith
Artist: Proclaimers

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Radio West Spotlight: Vortex

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Nelson band, Vortex

We shine the Radio West Spotlight on Nelson band, Vortex. The band was heading home on Monday from the Starbelly Jam Music Festival in Crawford Bay. Rebecca caught up with drummer Jimmy Lewis shortly after the band packed up their campsite.

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John Cummins says Liberal pipeline rules are "confusing"

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Ministers Terry Lake and Mary Polak announce B.C.'s new pipeline requirements.


The provincial government announced new requirements for all pipeline proposals. The NDP says the rules don't change its position: the opposition party is still against the Northern Gateway pipeline. And John Cummins, leader of the B.C. Conservatives, says the rules are just confusing. He told Rebecca about it:



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Weekend Wrap for July 20-22

Look to the skies at the Princeton Air Show.

Watch cars collide at "Eve of Destruction" at the Penticton Speedway.

Hunt for clues with the kids at the Seek the Peak Geocaching event at Sun Peaks.

Celebrate the tropics at the Caribbean Festival in Kelowna.

Run through history at Haida Gwaii's Totem to Totem Marathon.

Catch Fort St. John duo Twin Peaks as they tour the province with their new album.





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Movie review with Katherine Monk

Movie reviewer Katherine Monk looks at The Dark Knight Rises and Trishna.

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Playlist for July 20

4:30-5:00

Song: I Don't Mind
Album: Welcome Joy
Artist: The Cave Singers

5:00-5:30

Song: You Don't Love Me
Album: The Abramson Singers
Artist: The Abramson Singers

5:30-6:00

Song: Can't Win
Album: For the Dogs
Artist: Twin Peaks

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Enbridge announces safety enhancements

Enbridge says it will make the Northern Gateway Pipeline safer. Rebecca spoke with Executive Vice President Janet Holder, to find out the why, and the how.


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Calls for widespread HIV testing

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A new advertising campaign aims to result in widespread HIV/AIDS testing. (CBC)

Medical experts in BC are making a plea: they want every person who has ever been sexually active to get tested for HIV. They've kicked off a new campaign with that message. Kelowna based motivational speaker, Denise Becker has lived with HIV for nearly 20 years and shared her thoughts about the campaign.

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Playlist for July 19

4:00-4:30

 

Song: Horses
Album: Blindfolded
Artist: Yes Nice

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: Oblivion
Album: Visions
Artist: Grimes

 

5:00-5:30

 

Song: Under the Bridge
Album: Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: On My Mind
Album: Mint Juleps
Artist: Jeremy Fisher

 

Song: Big Blue Wave
Album: Is
Artist: Hey Ocean

 

 

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Golf the Musical hits Kelowna

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from left to right: actors Jaclyn Nestman, Andrew Wade and Simon Mizera; and musical director Ben Vanexan

Kelowna's new summer theatre festival kicked off on Thursday. The small troupe is taking Golf The Musical outdoors to the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Rebecca stopped by a rehearsal for a sneak peak.

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Randall Hopley's sentencing hearing, day two

Randall Hopley's sentencing hearing wrapped up Thursday, but not before more evidence emerged about the kidnapping of Kienan Hebert in the fall of 2011. Reporter Bob Keating told Rebecca all about it:
 
 
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Rogers Pass before the Trans-Canada Opened

The Trans-Canada Highway turmns 50 this year. Last week on the show, we played a documentary about Mark Richardson, who is driving across Canada to mark the anniversary.

 

Then we got this call, from Nina Dickins in Salmon Arm:

 

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Here's the photo of Nina, taken at Rogers Pass before the Trans-Canada opened, in 1962:

 

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The Dish: Peach Gazpacho

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Chef Matthew Batey's Peach Gazpacho

Not much beats all that fruit in the Okanagan. So, today on the Dish, we're serving up peach gazpacho with Mission Hill Winery chef, Matthew Batey.


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Playlist for July 18

4:00-4:30

 

Song: Sweet Child o' Mine
Album: The Globe Sessions
Artist: Sheryl Crow

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: Take the Money and Run
Album: Six Shooter
Artist: Dustin Bentall

 

Song: Dreaming
Album: Oka Love
Artist: Oka

 

5:00-5:30

 

Song: North Star
Album: Departing
Artist: The Rural Alberta Advantage

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: Someone Who Is Cool
Album: Nest
Artist: The Odds

 

Song: Enemies
Album: Hannah Georgas (coming out October 2012)
Artist: Hannah Georgas

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Day one of the Randall Hopley sentencing hearing

Details emerged today about why Randall Hopley abducted Kienan Hebert in September 2011. They came out at a sentencing hearing in Cranbrook. Bob Keating was there, and shared the details with Radio West.

 

 

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Playlist for July 17

4:30-5:00

 

Song: (Everything I Do) I Do it For You
Album: Waking Up the Neighbours
Artist: Bryan Adams

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: Change the Sheets
Album: Voyageur
Artist: Kathleen Edwards

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What's up with SUP Yoga?

Yoga has had its share of fads in the past ten years -- from hot yoga to power yoga to laughing yoga. Now another form has bobbed up.

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Sarah Wolton doing SUP Yoga on Lake Okanagan

It's called SUP yoga -- that's S.U.P. for STAND UP PADDLEBOARD...and it's done out on the lake.


We sent Radio West Contributor Valerie McTavish to the beach to investigate what's behind this latest trend. And, to see if she'd take a dive doing the downward dog. Sarah Wolton from The Hot Box Yoga helped out on both accounts.

 

 

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Local music spotlight: From a life at sea, to sea shanties

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Tom Lewis and his fellow "Poles Apart" musicians QFTRY, at a sea shanty festival in France. (Courtesy Tom Lewis)

 

 

This week the Radio West local musician spotlight shines on Salmo's Tom Lewis, who collaborates with a Polish band to create the group "Poles Apart." Guest host Kathryn Marlow got his story.

 

 

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Playlist for July 16

4:00-4:30

 

Song: The Power
Album: World Power
Artist: Snap!

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: Home and Dry
Album: I Am Betty
Artist: Stephen Rees featuring Marla Singer

 

5:00-5:30

 

Song: Country Life
Album: Small Town Stories
Artist: Carli and Julie Kennedy

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: Bimini
Album: The Song Goes On
Artist: Tom Lewis 

 

Song: Little Black Bear
Album: A Collection
Artist: The Be Good Tanyas

 

 

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July 13th Playlist

4:00-4:30

Song: Black Fly
Album: Little Red Boots
Artist: Linda Ortega

4:30-5:00

Song: Up Up Up
Album: In Light
Artist: Givers

5:00-5:30


Song: This Land is Your Land
Album: This Land is Your Land
Artist: The Travellers

5:30-6:00


Song: The Letter
Album: Fish and Bird
Artist: Fish and Bird

Song: About as Helpful as You Can Get Without Being Any Help at All
Album: Oh Fortune
Artist: Dan Mangan

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Katherine Monk movie review

Katherine Monk reviews Ice Age Continental Drift and Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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Soil expert speculates on Johnsons Landing slide

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Landslide at Johnsons Landing. Contributer - Bob Keating CBC

Greg Utzig is a soil specialist who owns a cabin in Johnsons Landing. He arrived in the area shortly after the first slide. Here's his conversation with Rebecca.

 

 

 

 

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Rebecca Zandbergen: duck rescuer

Rebecca Zandbergen found a distressed mother duck on Springfield Road in Kelowna on Thursday evening.

One by one, her babies had fallen through a sewer grate, tweeting and swimming in circles below.

The mother paced anxiously on top of the grate.

After various calls to emergency departments, Chris from the City of Kelowna's sewer department arrived.

He fished the little guys out.


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July 12th Playlist

4:00-4:30

Song: Blackwind
Album: Adventures in Your Own Backyard
Artist: Patrick Watson

4:30-5:00

Song: Alright, Ok!
Album: No. 1
Artist: Masia One

5:30-6:00

Song: Good Thing
Album: The Raw and the Cooked
Artist: Fine Young Cannibals

Song: Where the Streets Have No Name
Album: Joshua Tree
Artist: U2



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Sicamous open for business

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(Leia Hutchings/CBC)

It's been nearly three weeks since the municipality of Sicamous declared a state of emergency after heavy rainfall flooded numerous creeks and rivers. Since then, tourism is down, and there is still a do-not-consume water order in effect. Rebecca spoke with Sicamous mayor Darrell Trouton and local Tim Hortons owner Kelly Moores.

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Bob Keating on the scene of the Johnsons Landing slide

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(Submitted by David Alves)

 

Reporter Bob Keating joined Rebecca for an update on the Johnsons Landing slide, soon after he arrived on the scene.

 

 

 

 

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Playlist for July 11

4:00-4:30

 

Song: Call Me Maybe
Album: Curiosity EP
Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: Heart of the Continent
Album: Provincial
Artist: John K. Samson

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: Island in the Sun
Album: Green Album
Artist: Weezer  

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The Dish: BBQ King

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Chef Bernard Casavant's dish

Eight of the Okanagan's top chefs are going head to head this weekend. At stake? One very important title: Similkameen BBQ King. Rebecca sat down with two of the competitors, Chef Ross Derrick of the Delta Grand Okanagan and Chef Bernard Casavant of Manteo Resort.

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Chef Ross Derrick's dish


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Enbridge responds to Kalamazoo report

Enbridge spokesperson Todd Nogier joined Rebecca to talk about the US report into the 2010 oil spill in Michigan.

 

 

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Man discovers giant mushroom





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Christian Therrien's granddaughter, Taylor with the giant mushroom

Here's a story for everyone who ever thought they stumbled upon something great. Sparwood's Christian Therrien recently made one big discovery: a 57 pound mushroom.

Here's his chat with Rebecca.

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Playlist for July 10th

4:30-5:00

Song: All Yours
Album: MA
Artist: Arianne Moffatt

5:30-6:00


Song: Stewball
Album: In The Wind
Artist: Peter, Paul and Mary

Song: In The Beginning
Album: Dusty Foot Philosopher
Artist: K'Naan

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Reaction to report into Kalamazoo oil spill

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board released its report into the Enbridge oil spill in Michigan in 2010. Rebecca spoke with Deb Miller, who lives along the Kalamazoo River and has been dealing with the spill for two years. We also heard reaction from Enbridge and the federal government.

 

 

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The Classifieds: horse to good home

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Sarah Crane's horse, Josie

This week in the Classifieds, we meet Sarah Crane of Oliver. Here's her ad:

16 hand thoroughbred mare in Oliver to good home
Can't have the horse anymore so I have to just give her away.
Please call Sarah.


Listen to Rebecca's conversation with Sarah.

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Blue Jays all-stars hit Kelowna

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Rebecca poses with Blue Jays All-Star Roberto Alomar

Dozens of aspiring baseball players are in Kelowna this week, getting some tips from the greats. The kids are at a training camp, hosted by former all-star players with The Toronto Blue Jays, including Hall of Famer and World Series champion Roberto Alomar. Rebecca caught up with some of the players this morning.

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Tsunami debris plans forming

Environment Minister Terry Lake met with local governments on Haida Gwaii Monday, to talk about how to deal with tsunami debris. Queen Charlotte Mayor Carol Kulesha was at the meeting, and told Rebecca Zandbergen about it.

 

 

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July 9th Playlist

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Radio West team enjoying Keloha

4:30-5:00

Song: How Come You Never Go There
Album: Metals
Artist: Feist

5:00-5:30

Song: Rainbow Cafe
Album: Pauline Kyllonen
Artist: Pauline Kyllonen

5:30-6:00

Song: Roll With It
Album: Roll With It
Artist: Steve Winwood

Song: Where'd All The Living Go
Album: Temporary Resident
Artist: Imaginary Cities

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Nakusp man wins half a million dollars

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Lottery winner, Donald Roger

A Nakusp man got some big news yesterday. Donald Roger cashed in his lotto ticket to discover he'd won half a million dollars. Last Friday's Lotto Max jackpot was the biggest in Canadian history with 100 million dollars in prize money up for grabs. Rebecca spoke with Donald about the big win.

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Radio West Spotlight: Pauline Kyllonen

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Singer Songwriter, Pauline Kyllonen

Today, we shine the Radio West spotlight on Vernon's Pauline Kyllonen.

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Playlist for July 6

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4:00-4:30

 

Song: Whiskey in Jar 
Album: Nothing to Worry About
Artist: The Kimberlites 

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Album: The Joshua Tree
Artist: U2 

 

5:00-5:30

 

Song: September
Album: Cabin Fever (comes out in August)
Artist: Corb Lund 

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: Two-Faced City
Album: Make Dat Do Dat EP
Artist: The Boom Booms 

 

Song: There are Very Tiny Beasts in the Ground
Album: In a Quiet World
Artist: We Are the City 

 

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Monk's Movies: Spider-Man and Savages

Movie critic Katherine Monk gives Rebecca her take on The Amazing Spider-Man and Savages.

 

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A pre-dawn show in the sky

This weekend, the planet Venus will put on a show with the stars. It's just one of the things you can see in the sky this month. Night Sky Guy Andrew Fazekas told Rebecca all about it:

 

 

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Playlist for July 5

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It's almost lake-swimming time!

 

 

4:00-4:30

Song: Turn It On
Album: Turn It On
Artist: Kevin Costner & Modern West

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: Follow Me Into the Hills
Album: Are You My Mother?
Artist: Kathryn Calder

 

Song: Valley Town
Album: Mountain Meadows
Artist: Elliott Brood

 

5:00-5:30

 

Song: Papa Don't Preach
Album: True Blue
Artist: Madonna

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: New Wild Everywhere
Album: New Wild Everywhere
Artist: Great Lake Swimmers

 

Song: Summertime
Album: Songs for Clem
Artist: Sarah Harmer

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Water Warnings in Sicamous, Two Mile, and Swansea Point

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(Leia Hutchings/CBC)

 

Disruption caused by June's flooding means there are still parts of the Shuswap where you shouldn't drink the water. There is a boil water notice for Two Mile and Swansea Point, and a mandatory do not consume order for the District of Sicamous. Interior Health recommends that residents with wells disinfect them, and have the water tested. Interior Health's Dan Ferguson gave Rebecca the details: 

 

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The 'Busy' Trap: Do you really need to be that busy?

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Are you someone who always complains about being busy? Maybe even crazy busy?
Cartoonist and author Tim Kreider wrote an article called The 'Busy' Trap in the The New York Times this weekend, in which he argued many of us choose to be busy because it gives validates our existence. He spoke to Rebecca from New Jersey about his column.

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Village of Nakusp provides home for new doctor

The village of Nakusp has been getting a lot of attention this week. The community pulled together and bought a house for its new doctor. Dr. Sayed Subzwari now lives there rent-free. Mike George is the chair of the Arrow Lakes Hospital Foundation, one of the groups behind the purchase.

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Playlist for July 5

4:00-4:30

 

Song: Forever Yours
Album: n/a
Artist: Alex Day

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: Raspberry Beret
Album: Around the World in a Day
Artist: Prince

5:00-5:30

 

Song: Hurt Me Tomorrow
Album: n/a
Artist: K'Naan

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: Fruitless Journey
Album: Road
Artist: Daniel Moir

 

Song: Golden Baby
Album: Blonde
Artist: Coeur de Pirate

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The Dish: Lavender

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Andrea McFadden, owner of the Okanagan Lavender and Herb Farm

It's harvest time at the Okanagan Lavender and Herb Farm in Kelowna. Owner Andrea McFadden stopped by with some culinary treats from her farm.

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Lavender Lemonade
2 cups boiling water
1 cup white sugar
3 tbsp dried lavender or 1 cup fresh lavender
8 cups cold water
1 cup lemon juice

Steep lavender in boiling water for 15 minutes in a stainless steel covered pot. Strain infusion through a clean coffee filter. Place infusion in a pitcher, add lemon juice, sugar and water. Stir well. Chill in fridge at least one hour before serving. Serve with fresh lemon slices and lavender blossoms.


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Growing Produce in the North

Today on the show we mentioned the Northern Environmental Action Team in Fort St John wants to grow lettuce in shipping containers. NEAT member Karen Mason-Bennett told Daybreak North all about it.

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The Classifieds: Cowboy boot hunt

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Sharlene Holmstrom with her husband

Today on The Classifieds, we meet Sharlene Holmstrom of Peachland. Here's her ad:

Looking for a few pairs of ladies cowboy boots size 7 or 8 in a variety of colors.
Call me if you have some for sale.


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Playlists:

Playlist for July 3

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Watching a concert at Kelowna's Island Stage on Canada Day.

 

4:00-4:30

 

Song: The Ranch
Album: Fallen Apart
Artist: Cameron Latimer

 

4:30-5:00

 

Song: The Darkness
Album: We Have Made a Spark
Artist: Rose Cousins

 

5:30-6:00

 

Song: These Boots Are Made for Walking
Album: Boots
Artist: Nancy Sinatra

 

Song: Make a New Dance Up
Album: Is
Artist: Hey Ocean! 

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Lorne Greenaway: From Horseback to House of Commons

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Lorne Greenaway (1933-2012) lived an adventurous B.C. life. Born in Bella Coola, he grew up exploring the Okanagan, then worked as a large-animal vet, a rancher, and an MP in the Cariboo. After that, he co-wrote his memoir with his daughter Kate. Kate joined Rebecca to talk about her dad, and his book.

  

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Studying Trees and Climate Change

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Today on the show we heard from research scientist Greg O'Neill, about the Assisted Migration Adaptation Trial. He's studying the impact of climate change on trees, and he joined Rebecca to explain.

 

 

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