Radio West with Sarah Penton
Jan. 14, 2021: Prince George school educator writes to tooth fairy asking for payments to her student who lost a tooth at school
Jan. 13, 2021: We check in with a Prince George physician who voluntarily closed a brewery he owns in order to try and curb the spread of Covid-19; And a new study shows parental leave could contribute to a drop in divorce rates.
Jan. 12, 2021: The mayor of Vanderhoof describes an ice jam that's threatening to flood parts of his community; A Revelstoke mom on what the last few months have been like with her baby after giving birth at the beginning of the pandemic with a case of COVID-19.
Jan. 11, 2021: The chief of the Williams Lake First Nation explains increased health measures after 12 cases of COVID-19 were recently confirmed; And health contributor Dr. Iris Gorfinkle explains side effects of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Jan. 8, 2021: A Penticton doctor remembers his friends who died one year ago on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 when it was shot down by Iranian forces; And a Prince George family celebrates the five year anniversary of their arrival as refugees from Syria.
Jan. 8, 2021: Former Castlegar councillor reflects on the abrupt resignation of mayor Bruno Tassone
Jan. 7, 2021: A medical data analyst reflects on provincial restrictions on gatherings, events and sports being extended; And the MP for Kamloops says her office was broken into recently, and she says it was personal based on her support for the Covid-19 vaccine.
Jan. 6, 2021: We head to Washington as a mob decended on the US Capitol, and a political scientist calls law enforcement's response feeble; And we check in with our house psychologist Dr. Kathy Keating about how to navigate the opening days of 2021.
Jan. 5, 2021: We check in with a Revelstoke city coucillor who says visitors are to blame for the spread of COVID-19 in his community; And we head to Barkerville where staff are writing up a storm to try and send out 2,000 letters to people who are feeling lonely.