Radio West (CBC BC)
Movies with Katherine Monk
This week Katherine Monk looks at Promised Land and Not Fade Away.
The Coquihalla versus the Canyon
How do you get down to the coast from the interior? Highway 3? 5? 1? One man who works in the Fraser Canyon is doing what he can to make sure you choose highway 1. Riley Forman is a tourism marketer based in Hope. He runs a website called...
Canada Reads Two Solitudes
This year's Canada Reads debate is called Turf Wars. The classic Canadian novel Two Solitudes by the late Hugh MacLennan represents Quebec. Rebecca spoke with MacLennan's editor and friend, Douglas Gibson.
BC flu season starts early
The flu started early this season. BC Centre for Disease Control epidemiologist Danuta Skowronski joined Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen with an update.
Local sports reporter sets goal to lose weight
Katie Maximick is overweight and has decided, rather publicly, to work off the pounds. For the next 60 days, The Alaska Highway News sports reporter will work out, and write about her progress in the paper. She spoke to the Rebecca about her fitness...
Local sports reporter sets goal to get fit
Katie Maximick has had enough. She's decided, rather publicly, to improve her fitness. For the next 60 days, The Alaska Highway News sports reporter will work out, and write about her progress in the paper. She spoke to the Rebecca about her fitness...
West Kelowna man looks to become Ice Swimmer
Paul Duffield tells Radio West why he thinks a 1 degree day is the perfect time for a swim in Okanagan Lake.
Prince George Winter Solstice Celebration
Prince George residents are gathering to celebrate the winter solstice with a whole bunch of activities. Organizer Jovanka Djordjevich joined Radio West guest host Kathryn Marlow to explain.
Movie Reviews: Django Unchained, Les Miserables, and This is 40
Guest film critic Ken Eisner looks at Django Unchained, Les Miserables, and This is 40. He shared his reviews with Radio West guest host Kathryn Marlow.
100 Mile House man pulls two men from fiery wreck
Earlier this month, Ted Sawyer was driving home from visiting his mother in Alberta. It was dark, snowy and the roads were bad. He was nearing Sicamous when he noticed headlights in his rear view mirror. He spoke with Rebecca about what happened next.
Holiday beer pairings
Master Cicerone Mirella Amato joined Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen to share tips on holiday beer pairing.
The Dish The Holiday Feast
This week on the Dish, we're tackling the big holiday feast. Cameron Smith and Dana Ewart own and operate Joy Road Catering in Penticton, and if you're tired of straight-up mashed potatoes and stuffing, they've got some ideas. Here's their...
Rossland and Nelson team up in ski town competition
North American ski destinations are going head to head in a 'Ski Town Throwdown.' It's the finals and Bozeman, Montana is up against BC's own Nelson and Rossland. Powder Magazine is hosting the contest. Rebecca spoke with editor John Stifter.
Human Rights Watch calls for national inquiry
Human Rights Watch says there should be a national inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen spoke with researcher Megan Rhoad.
The Classifieds Senior seeks ride to Dal Richards concert
This week from the Classifieds, we meet Laurie Quigley of Kamloops. Here's his ad: 'Attention Ladies of Kamloops. Senior male who enjoys Dal Richards. Seeking ride to and from New Year's Eve Concert in River Rock, Richmond. In exchange I will purchase...
Commissioner Wally Oppal on the Missing Women Report
Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen spoke with Wally Oppal about his report from the Missing Women Inquiry.
Oil and gas ban for the Sacred Headwaters
The province has confirmed a ban on oil and gas development for the Klappan (Sacred Headwaters) region of Northwestern B.C. Shell Canada, which held rights to explore there, has relinquished its tenure. It's a result the Tahltan Central Council has...
Radio West Spotlight Laura Landsberg
This week, we shine the Radio West spotlight on Nelson jazz singer Laura Landsberg.
Central Interior First Nation reacts to Oppal report
Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen spoke with Carrier Sekani Tribal Chief Terry Teegee, about his reaction to the Missing Women Inquiry report.
Missing Women Commission Update
CBC Reporter Terry Donnelly joined Radio West's Rebecca Zandbergen to look at the Oppal report, from Missing Women Commissioner Wally Oppal.
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