"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.
It's a Whole New Ballgame for Candidates and Voters in West Marin as Districts Have Changed and Open Primaries Get First Test KWMR's Herb Kutchins tells George Clyde about the changes and what it may mean for the June primary elections in West Marin. This week he begins a new half-hour weekly program on KWMR's "Open House" Wednesdays at 5:00 PM, where he interviews candidates for the Congressional and State Assembly races and other key players in the upcoming election.
Finally, a Place in West Marin to Drop Off Green Waste as a New Composting Operation at Lafranchi Dairy in Nicasio Opens Soon Kevin Lunny, whose company is in charge of the operation, tells George Clyde about the new facility, which blends dairy manure from the Lafranchi dairy, horse manure from local stables and green waste to create organic compost fertilizer. Rick Lafranchi will use the compost for bedding for his cows to save money and carbon emissions. Links for West Marin Compost <under construction - call (415) 662 9849> and further information.
Crews Remove the 48-Foot Fishing Vessel "Tasu," Beached Near Seadrift KWMR's Brenda Kohn interviews Kyle Watson of Global Diving and Salvage about the salvage operation and Janell Myhre, County Emergency Service Coordinator, about who's paying the $70K tab. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Commander Tom Stuhlrey explains why the Coast Guard couldn't save the boat.
Inverness Ridge Residential Additions and Nicasio Cell Phone Tower Up for Deputy Zoning Administrator Hearings Tomorrow While the Scarpulla additions in Inverness are not controversial, the Nicasio Design Review Board has taken exception to the AT&T proposal to erect a 55 foot cell phone antenna, disguised as a pine tree, on the Bonty Ranch near the corner of Lucas Valley Road and Nicasio Valley Road. George Clyde reports. Link to DZA Agenda.
About 100 Gathered at the West Marin School for an Art Rogers Group Portrait Sunday Main Street Moms and Pat Healy invited the group of young and old that included Congressional candidate Norman Solomon. The crowd posed for the camera before the weekly "Take Back Pt. Reyes" protest event at Wells Fargo Bank. Rogers discussed the photo, the crowd and the protests with George Clyde. The photo will appear in this Thursday's edition of the Pt. Reyes Light.
Candidate Robert Ovetz Complains to Fair Political Practices Commission in His Campaign to Unseat Trustees Richard Sloan or Denise Santa Cruz-Bohman in Contentious Lagunitas School Board Race KWMR's George Clyde interviews West Marin Citizen reporter Lynn Axelrod about the complaint against Sloan, as well as the contentious candidates' night moderated by eighth graders and a proposal by Ovetz for a real estate transfer fee to benefit the district.
Researchers Try Burning Test Plots of Showy Indian Clover Rare plant ecologist Diana Immel and Pt. Reyes National Seashore fire ecologist Alison Forrestel tell George Clyde why they are setting fire to the test plots of the endangered plant, which was last reported growing in the Park area about 100 years ago. The ultimate objective of the research at the Historic D Ranch is to reintroduce a sustainable population in the Park. More information here.