"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.
A Parade, Horse-Drawn Wagons, Blacksmithing and Children's Costumed Renditions of the Early Years Were All Part of Nicasio's 150th Anniversary Celebration Saturday. Historian Dewey Livingston describes the event, tells of the luxury hotel's ballroom, horseracing and the baseball field in times gone by, and warmly describes the Nicasio of today. Links to Livingston's second installment of this report and to Nicasio Historical Society to purchase books by Livingston and Elaine Doss. George Clyde reports.
Retailers in Point Reyes Station and Bolinas Respond Differently to County's Request To Stop Selling Toxic Rat and Mice Poisons That Can Kill Birds and Wildlife. Second generation anti-coagulate rodenticides, which a Board of Supervisors' resolution asks to be pulled from local stores, are still on the shelves in Point Reyes Station, but not in Bolinas. George Clyde speaks with Stockton Buck about his campaign in Bolinas and with Karen Dibblee of Bolinas Bay Hardware & Mercantile.
Wind Harvest International, a Leading Developer of Vertical Wind Turbine Technology, Maintains its Executive Offices in the Old Creamery Building. Co-founder George Wagner of Inverness tells George Clyde about the company, which is finalizing international certification of its 50-foot-high turbine that would operate beneath and alongside conventional wind turbines on wind farms. Wind Harvest International hopes to book its first major sales order next year.
Hot News for the 1% Folks Looking for Trophy Properties in West Marin: Borello Ranch Price Reduced by $1.65 Million, and Spirit Point Ranch on the Market for $485,000 - Until 2017. KWMR's George Clyde provides updates for two unusual real estate offerings on the east shore of Tomales Bay near Marshall. Links to the listings and for more information about Borello Ranch and Spirit Point Ranch.
A "To the Point" Listener Opinion Piece by Herb Kutchins on Government Whistleblowers, Plus Some Changes Ahead for the West Marin Report, To keep the "West Marin Report" sustainable with our limited resources, we are cutting back our local news reports to Tuesday through Thursday. On Mondays and Fridays, radio listeners will hear other informational programming selected to be of interest for our West Marin audience. But only the local news will be posted on our website or sent to listeners with our popular free email service.
Excavators and Bulldozers Have Buried Invasive European Beach Grass, Clearing Over 100 Acres Of The Plant Near Abbotts Lagoon. Pt. Reyes National Seashore biologist Sarah Minnick tells George Clyde how the dune grass affects snowy plovers, mice and Tidestrom's lupine, and some promising first signs of results from the dune restoration. Links to Dune Restoration and the Park's noontime Brown Bag Series of informational presentations.