"The West Marin Report" - a local radio news program for KWMR listeners that was first produced by Andrew Shaw in 2006, and most recently by George Clyde from August 2011 through July 2012.
You can listen on-line to any of the most recent programs below and to earlier programs in our archives. Use the Google search window at the top left of the screen to find programs that would interest you.
After a Foreclosure Sale Scheduled for June 26, There Will Be a New Owner at the Olema RV Resort and Campground. Meet Novato attorney Alan Brayton, who will likely take over when his loan is foreclosed, and hear about his immediate plans - keeping the campground open and making it more profitable. A sale to the Point Reyes National Seashore seems off the table, for now. George Clyde reports.
Researchers from the Marine Invasions Laboratory of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Centre Brave the Elements in Tomales Bay to Study Non-Native "Sea Snot" and More. A shivering Dr. Gail Ashton tells George Clyde about why she and Dr. Andy Chang are placing collector panels in Tomales Bay to research the marine "fouling communities" and how invasive species spread along the California coast. Link to the Smithsonian laboratory.
Last Week the Olema Inn and Restaurant Got a New Life with New Owners and a New Vision. KWMR's George Clyde interviews Margaret Grade of Mankas Inverness Lodge about what she and her partner Daniel DeLong plan for the restaurant and accommodations, purchased last week - a casual, welcoming atmosphere in line with the historic roadhouse's tradition. After minor remodeling, they expect to open in about two months.
Eight Local Businesses from the East Shore and Point Reyes Station Spent a Day at Marconi Conference Center Preparing for the "Big One." West Marin Disaster Council coordinator Libby Colman explains the particular needs of local businesses to deal with their operations and employees, and perhaps to attend to thousands of stranded tourists. Anton Konatich of Tony's Seafood Restaurant tells George Clyde what he learned at the presentation by the Red Cross.
The 63rd Western Weekend in Point Reyes Station Starts Tomorrow - What Was It Like in 1951? Historian Dewey Livingston tells about Point Reyes Station six decades ago, when on the east side of Highway One was only the defunct railroad depot and yard for which the town was named, and Western Weekend was the social highlight of the summer for the agricultural community. For a schedule of the 2012 Western Weekend activities, including the parade and the cow flop drop, click here. George Clyde presents.
What Was an Early Morning Thought Ten Years Ago Has Become a Local Institution Serving Visitors, Locals and the Community - Point Reyes Books. Owners Kate Levinson and Steve Costa tell George Clyde about the early days, their special programs, how the business is doing and what lies ahead. Links to unedited interview (20 minutes) and Friday's Anniversary Party.
At the Annual Barbecue Sunday, the Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department Celebrated its 40th Anniversary and the Retirement of its First Fire Chief. After four decades, retiring Chief John Sward tells Brenda Kohn about the early 1970s, when he was chosen as the first fire chief. Starting with a 20-year-old fire truck and hand-me-down gear, the volunteer group has developed into a well trained professional fire department, now headed by Chief Steve Wynn. Link to the MBVFD.