Radio

The Okanagan Vinyl Fest draws over 300 vinyl buyers each year and features vendors from all over the province as well as from Alberta. Unfortunately, it has been cancelled for this September. (Submitted)

Okanagan Vinyl Fest cancelled in Penticton

Peach City Radio hoping listeners still find a way to support the independent station

 

David Larsen, left, and co-host Tony Peyton. (K96.3/Twitter)

Popular Kelowna radio host dies after battle with cancer

David Larsen was half of the longtime Kelowna morning-show duo David and Tony

 

The CRTC has approved the Vernon Community Radion Society to launch the new 97.9 Valley FM. (File photo)

Tower power needed for Vernon’s new radio station

Fundraising campaign launched for Valley FM community radio

 

Veteran Vernon radio announcer Frank Martina is returning to the local airwaves with his popular Saturday Classics show, which will run from 1-4 p.m. on Vernon’s new community station Valley FM, set to launch in the fall of 2021. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon radio announcer returning to airwaves

New community station Valley FM reaches deal with Frank Martina to air his Classics show

Veteran Vernon radio announcer Frank Martina is returning to the local airwaves with his popular Saturday Classics show, which will run from 1-4 p.m. on Vernon’s new community station Valley FM, set to launch in the fall of 2021. (Morning Star - file photo)
A screenshot of the now-defunct TSN 1040 radio station Twitter page. (Wayback Machine)

Bell abandoning all-sports format at radio stations in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Hamilton

The format changes come in the aftermath of layoffs by Bell across multiple platforms last week

A screenshot of the now-defunct TSN 1040 radio station Twitter page. (Wayback Machine)
Jackie Del Rizzo and Stanley Zappa were on-air as just one of the programs for Peach City Radio’s first ONAIRversary in 2020. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Peach City Radio second On-Air-versary storms the airwaves

The community radio station is close to their $4,000 fundraising goal

Jackie Del Rizzo and Stanley Zappa were on-air as just one of the programs for Peach City Radio’s first ONAIRversary in 2020. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Jackie Del Rizzo and Stanley Zappa were on-air as just one of the programs for Peach City Radio’s first ONAIRversary in 2020. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Second On-Air-versary for CFUZ hits the airwaves on Feb. 6

The fundraiser celebration of two years of community radio starts at 8 a.m.

Jackie Del Rizzo and Stanley Zappa were on-air as just one of the programs for Peach City Radio’s first ONAIRversary in 2020. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Terry David Mulligan. (Submitted photo)

Podcast: Interview with longtime actor/broadcaster and B.C. resident Terry David Mulligan

Podcast: Talk includes TDM’s RCMP career, radio, TV, wine, Janis Joplin and much more

Terry David Mulligan. (Submitted photo)
Sun-FM in Vernon is changing its format to country music as of 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. The change has cost the station’s three live on-air personalities their jobs.(Google Maps)

Sun sets on Okanagan radio station format, personalities

Vernon’s Sun-FM to become country music format Thursday, Nov. 19; three DJs released

Sun-FM in Vernon is changing its format to country music as of 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. The change has cost the station’s three live on-air personalities their jobs.(Google Maps)
Peach City Community Radio Society, operators of 92.9 CFUZ-FM, have been chosen as a recipient of a $48,000 grant for the 2020-21 granting cycle by the Community Radio Fund of Canada. (Peach City Radio / Facebook)

Peach City Radio awarded grant, launches live music initiative

The $48,000 will be used in part to set up to 20 virtual live performances

Peach City Community Radio Society, operators of 92.9 CFUZ-FM, have been chosen as a recipient of a $48,000 grant for the 2020-21 granting cycle by the Community Radio Fund of Canada. (Peach City Radio / Facebook)
Community radio gets approval in Okanagan Valley

Community radio gets approval in Okanagan Valley

CRTC gives station the green light

Community radio gets approval in Okanagan Valley
Television journalists work before the announcement of the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, in Ottawa on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. As many as 40 local television outlets and up to 200 Canadian radio stations could be forced to close in the next three years as the pandemic adds to financial pressures media companies were facing before COVID-19, according to a new study from a media advocacy group. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Media study says hundreds of Canadian radio stations, TV outlets risk closure

Radio stations may be hardest hit in the short term, the report suggests

Television journalists work before the announcement of the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, in Ottawa on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. As many as 40 local television outlets and up to 200 Canadian radio stations could be forced to close in the next three years as the pandemic adds to financial pressures media companies were facing before COVID-19, according to a new study from a media advocacy group. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The CRTC will put an application for a community radio station in Vernon on a public hearing agenda in April. (Black Press file photo)

Vernon community radio station bid goes to public hearing

Society confident licence will be granted and aiming to broadcast by fall

The CRTC will put an application for a community radio station in Vernon on a public hearing agenda in April. (Black Press file photo)
Jackie Del Rizzo and Stanley Zappa were on-air as just one of the programs for Peach City Radio’s first ONAIRversary on Saturday. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Peach City Radio smashes fundraising target for first ONAIRversary

The community radio celebrated one year of broadcasting over 92.9 FM on Saturday

  • Feb 2, 2020
Jackie Del Rizzo and Stanley Zappa were on-air as just one of the programs for Peach City Radio’s first ONAIRversary on Saturday. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)