Radio West with Sarah Penton
March 4, 2021: Five months after his restaurant went up in flames, the owner of the Olympia Greek Taverna talks about the demolition of the building and his plans to rebuild; Listeners share places they'd like to be transported to as part of our Canada Reads contest.
Feb. 26, 2021: Premier John Horgan and his NDP government are moving forward with the Site C mega project, we get analysis from political columnist Rob Shaw and reaction from former president and CEO of BC Hydro, Marc Eliesen.
Feb. 25, 2021: Political correspondent Rob Shaw talks Site C, the legislature resuming, budget talks and campsite reservations; And a new study on Zoom fatigue helps us understand where it comes from and how to prevent it.
Feb. 24, 2021: A Kamloops father talks about his daughter being sent home from school for violating dress code in a long-sleeved turtle neck and a dress; And friends and family rally around a Lake Country woman who suffered massive injuries in a hit and run.
Feb. 23, 2021: The Kelowna Pride Society reacts to an apology from RCMP after the force announced a Safe Space program for members of the LGBTQ+ community without proper consultation; And a Shuswap-area family is devastated after a fire destroyed their barn.
Feb. 22, 2021: A college student in the Kootenays will be learning how local government works as he is appointed as an alternate regional director to the Central Kootenay Regional District; We check on an injured bird who was forced to spend the winter on a frozen lake.
Feb. 19, 2021: Northwest MLA and former Chief Councillor of the Haisla Nation, Ellis Ross says he wants to become the next BC Liberal Party leader; And a Castlegar man helps free a bobcat frozen to railway tracks near Trail.
Feb. 18, 2021: Premier John Horgan talks about bringing forward anti-racism legislation; And political columnist Rob Shaw examines the failed bid for a court injunction against churches that hold in-person services.
Feb. 17, 2021: Northern BC author Helen Knott surprise Zoom-bombs a book club talking about her book; And Kaslo performance artist Shayna Jones is collecting and sharing stories of what it means to be Black and living in rural parts of Canada.