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Valley Talk Audio Archives

Archives from 2004

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Audio Thursday 12/30/2004
Sgt. Ward OR National Guard and his Mother Cindy (rebroadcast from 11/19/2004)

Part Two

Part Three

Audio Wednesday 12/29/2004
Corvallis Community Theater interview with Cinderella Director/Writer Brian Watkins and Composer/Musical Director David Kennedy.

Audio Tuesday 12/28/2004
Christy Schloss the latest Concept Systems Teacher Feature Award Winner joined us on Valley Talk live (school's out) on Tuesday, December 28th. Along with Mrs. Schloss will be Jefferson Elementary School Principal Denise Gorthy.


Join us for a special interview [AUDIO ARCHIVE] with Jay Wilson, from the Oregon State Department of Emergency Management, the Earthquake / Tsunamis Coordinator. We will discuss the Tsunamis that hit the Oregon Coast in 1964, the changes in Earthquake and Tsunami warning system technology, including the Seismograph Network and the NOAA National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) technology.


Audio Thursday 12/23/2004
Joining Valley Talk Host Jim Willhight will be Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band. We will be talking politics, war, politics with Mr. Daniels. This is an encore presentation of an interview that was a classic aired last summer the day of the Charlie Daniels Band appearance at the Linn County Fair.

Charlie Daniels Interview Audio [31:00]
Audio from Valley Talk 12/22/2004
This will be a special holiday best of from previous Benton County Commissioner Round Table Discussions. The show is aired from 11:06 to 11:30 the fourth Wednesday of each month on Valley Talk. We aired an interview about Benton County Parks and Open Spaces that was recorded early in the fall (note this is the unedited original version of the show).


Since we initially interviewed Pat Robinson (Oregon Foster Parent Association), Dwayne Gaddie (Double Draw Publishing) and Peter Cornell about their project to create music and videos to help the stop of the destruction of Methamphetamine, the group has been featured on KATU and on front page article in last weeks Salem Statesman Journal. We repeated this interview in which we discussed a on-profit project designed by members who have had their lives touched by the tragedy of family members getting involved in the destruction of drugs (Methamphetamine). Included at the end of the interview we played "A Fathers Prayer" by Pat Robinson.
Audio from Valley Talk 12/21/2004
We featured two segments of a best of Law Talk. Segment one was from October 2004

Segment two was a classic segment from a live on location Law Talk from the Willamette Valley Ag Expo held in November 2004 at the Linn County Fairgrounds and Expo Center. This featured Jim Egan, Bob Carlson and from the Farmers Almanac, Bob Farmer.

The final segment featured the October Concept Systems Teacher Feature Award Winner, Mrs. Heather Evans from Lebanon's Cascades Elementary School
Audio from Valley Talk 12/15/2004
Mike Schmidt from the Habitat for Humanity Bargain Building Supply joined host Jim Willhight to discuss the supply store, run as a fundraiser for the organization. Mike is an Adult volunteer for the Boy and Cub Scouts and some of the upcoming scouting events were discussed, including the Cub Scout Lock In Scheduled for January 2005. You might note his nervousness as he was on call with his wife expecting their first children, twins!


Part Two of Interview with Mike Schmidt.


Peter Butler joined us to discuss upcoming holiday concerts, including the annual Lebanon Community Choir event.
Audio from Cop Talk Tuesday 12/14/2004
Local resident Michael Spasaro joined us with a great monthly (Second Tuesday each month) Cop Talk. Michael is an DEA Agent, working in Oregon, in country and overseas. Mr. Spasaro, now retired from law enforcement ran for Oregon State Legislative District 11. He is the current Linn County Republican Chairman. Some of the items discussed his experience as a police office in Florida which included street work and detective work in vice, narcotics and organized crime.


He also discussed his experience working undercover for the Drug Enforcement Administration. We discussed the current local Meth (Methamphetamine) epidemic, the Beavis and Butthead Labs and his interest in changing carriers to create laws (political office) Mr. Spasaro also appeared on KATU-TV's town meeting to discuss the Oregon Meth (Methamphetamine) epidemic during a special KATU-TV town hall program.


Part two of Cop Talk Interview with Michael Spasaro.

Audio from Valley Talk Thursday 12/9/2004
John Lindsey, Linn County Commissioner discusses privacy issues of consumer financial and medical records.

Thomas Garza from the Linn-Benton Mediation Service discussed some of its new programs.

Audio from Valley Talk Wednesday 12/8/2004
Debbie Richards from Albany Parks and Recreation discuss the upcoming Hoodoo Bowl Ski School


John Donovan from Helping Hands Homeless Shelter in Albany discusses the Christmas Tree Sale, Firewood Sale and the status of the construction of the new facilities.

Audio from Valley Talk with Jim Willhight, Thursday 12/02/2004:
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Barb Allen, Executive Director and Ginger Allen, City of Lebanon joined us to talk about the area Christmas activities this weekend. > [AUDIO]

Audio from Valley Talk with Jim Willhight, Wednesday 12/01/2004:
Carla Classen Executive Director of the Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce joined us to informed listeners of the upcoming Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Singing Christmas Tree in the city. Also discussed the Sportsman's Holiday and the upcoming Antique Appraisal Show in May 2005.


Dr. Dennis Clark, Lebanon's Laser Dentist joined Jim Willhight to discuss the latest in dental technology.

NOVEMBER 2004
Audio from Valley Talk, Tuesday 11/30/2004:
Valley Talk host Jim Willhight interview with Pat Robinson (Oregon Foster Parent Association), Dwayne Gaddie (Double Draw Publishing) and Peter Cornell. We discussed a on-profit project designed by members who have had their lives touched by the tragedy of family members getting involved in the destruction of drugs (Methamphetamine). Included at the end of the interview we played "A Fathers Prayer" by Pat Robinson.


The Albany area Salvation Army's Captain Stephen Sutter joined us to discuss the current Bell Ringing fund raiser. Also discussed the Albany Teen Center and other Salvation Army Ministries.

Audio from Valley Talk with Radio Ray Pietz, Monday 11/29/2004:
Radio Ray Valley Talk host interviews Carol Reeves (and friends) re: Winter's Eve Corvallis


Boy Scouts of America's area Executive Director Chuck Mills and Jim Haggart (Albany School District) discuss the Linn County Boy Scout food drive. The Food Drive proceeds will go to Fish and the Albany Salvation Army. The theme "Civil War Against Hunger". Its a food drive Oregon Ducks versus Oregon State Beavers.

Audio from Valley Talk, Wednesday 11/24/2004:
Benton County Commissioners Round Table


Julie Jackson from Albany Oregon Downtown Association and Jimmy Lucht from the Albany Visitors Association discussing upcoming holiday events, The Albany Traffic Jam 2005 and the Wah Chang Art and Air Festival 2005

Audio from Valley Talk, Tuesday 11/23/2004:
Philomath 2nd Annual Silver Plume Awards
Dan Hays and Silver Plume Award Winning Students (part 1)

Silver Plume Award Winning Students (part 2)

Silver Plume Award Winning Students (part 3)

Audio from Valley Talk, Thursday 11/18/2004
Charles and Cindy Fleming from the New Fleming Hall (part 1)


Fleming Hall Interview (part 2 continued) followed by Vallerie Fullton with the Introduction to the Albany Youth Leadership Interview (see below)


Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Program Interviews with 17 High School Students.

Audio from Valley Talk, Wednesday 11/17/2004
Ann Nowak (Marketing Director at Fisher Implements) Director of Points for Profit


Heather Evans Winner Concept Systems Teacher Feature Award for October

Audio Archives from Law Talk
To Law Talk Page

New Audio from Valley Talk, Wednesday 11/10/2004
Dr. Rita Cavin President Linn-Benton Community College (part 1 18:01)


Dr. Rita Cavin interview (continued part 2 7:55)


Scott Ingalls from Ingalls and Associates re: Willamette Valley Ag Expo)

Sgt. Ward from Alsea Oregon back from Iraq!
Valley Talk from 11/9/2004
Sgt. Ward OR National Guard and his Mother Cindy (Part One)

Part Two

Part Three

OCTOBER 2004
Valley Talk, Thursday 10/28/2004
CJ "Scotty MacRae" Dutton and Bagpipe Solo

MJ & Clay Kessterson of Freedom Isn't Free Oregon

Linn County 4-H: Jolene and Kristy Jantzi & Robin Galloway

Candidates for Oregon State Representative District 11
Interview with Michael Spasaro (Republican) [10./27/2004]

Interview with Phil Barnhart (Democrat) [10/20/2004]

CPI (Consumers Power, Inc)
Interview with Mary Zimmerman

John Kerry Mock Commercials. A special thanks to WABC New York's Mark Simone for allowing us to air these spots during Valley Talk
John Kerry a Position for Everyone

John Kerry Leadership

Law Talk (10/19/2004) with Jim Egan
Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Albany Library Bond
Janet Steel [Albany Chamber President] (No for Library Bond)

Jackson Frost [Go Albany Library Committee Chair] (Yes for Library Bond)

SEPTEMBER 2004
Concept Systems Teacher Feature September 2004 Winner
Teacher Feature Award Winner: Julie Buchert (from Memorial Middle School) Phone Call

Countywide Home Loans
August 2004 Interview with Dean Lewis and Local Managers

Interview with Republican "Chicken"
Note: Only Part of Interview (sorry)

Concept Systems Teacher Feature Interview
Leann Gurney from Albany's Concept Systems (17:11)

Benton County Commissioners Roundtable (9/29/2004)
September Benton County Commissioners Roundtable Interview

Linn County United Way Interview
Greg Rowe from Linn County United Way

Valley Talk Interview Measure 33
Interview with Yes for 33 Spokesman

Valley Talk Interview with U.S. Rep. Peter Defazio (D){High speed connection recommended}
Valley Talk Audio [36:23]

Valley Talk Interview with Albany Mayor Chuck McLaran
Re: Water Project and Rates {High speed connection recommended}

Interview with Albany Teen Center's Captain Stephen Sutter, Salvation Army Corps
Valley Talk Audio [21:01]

Cop Talk Interview with Oklahoma State Corrections Officer, Kristian Willhight{High speed connection recommended}
Valley Talk Audio [33:44]

EARLY AUDIO ARCHIVES (Pre September 2004)
Valley Talk Interview with Benton County Judge Janet Holcomb
Re: Benton County Drug Court- Audio Part 1 [16:26]

Audio Part 2 [7:16]

Audio Part 3 [6:33]

Valley Talk Recording of OSU Football Coach Mike Riley addressing the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce
Audio [21:42] {High speed connection recommended}

Audio for Low Speed [21:42] {Mono 22k mp3}

Valley Talk Recording Joe Simon Albany Police Chief
Audio [21:42] {High speed connection recommended}

Archives:

Downloadable MP3 File Audio Archive Directory

Radio Broadcast from One Thousand Feet Up!
MP3 Podcast Audio From Hot Air Balloon Broadcast

NEW!

David Samuel Project (DSP), JFK, Justin Bennet and Kalyn Rich Concert Podcast

Kalyn Rich at the Venetian Theater

Kalyn Rich

Performance Length: 22:27

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  • Justin Bennett at the Venetian Theater

    Justin Bennett

    Performance Length: 21:49

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  • JFK at the Venetian Theater

    J F K

    Performance Length: 33:23

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  • David Samuel Project, Venetian Theater, Albany, OR 8/17/2007
    David Samuel Project (DSP) at the Venetian Theater

    David Samuel Project

    a/k/a DSP


    Performance Length: 52:08
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  • We digitally record the entire concert (all four bands) and posted the concert on this website just minutes after each performance. For an interview (aired live on 1580 KGAL) with some of the musicians check out our Valley Talk Podcast (mp3 download) page.
    Thanks to our own Shelly Garrett (Sales Manager of KGAL/KSHO Radio), Bill Diamond (Ted Jenne station PD) and Kent Christianson for their on air work. Also thanks to the judges (including station owner Charlie Eads and his wife Mary, and Doc Nelson (from KBZY Salem) and all the folks at the Polk County Fair. Note the first hour published for worldwide download in just 11 minutes after the performance.

    Polk County Fair Talent Show Radio Broadcast

    Hour 1

    6-7pm

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  • Hour 3 plus

    8-9:36pm

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  • Thanks to our own Shelly Garrett (Sales Manager of KGAL/KSHO Radio), Bill Diamond (Ted Jenne station PD) and Kent Christianson for their on air work. Also thanks to the judges (including station owner Charlie Eads and his wife Mary, and Doc Nelson (from KBZY Salem) and all the folks at the Polk County Fair. Note the first hour published for worldwide download in just 11 minutes after the performance.

  • Morning Drive Live Broadcast from Dutch Bros. Grand Reopening with Radio Ray, Weldon Greig and Jim Willhight, 8/15/2007.(3.5 Hours, File size: 75.7Mb)


  • From The Sidelines: Friday, November 2nd. Radio Ray with Wally Ordeman plus Brock Heward phoning in from Seahawks Headquarters. [Download / Listen to Mp3 File]

  • From The Sidelines: Friday, August 17th. Radio Ray was on vacation old Sideline Co-Host Matt Bixby joined Wally Ordeman. [Download / Listen to Mp3 File]

  • Radio Ray's Interview with Joe Garagiola

    Download and listen to this classic interview from 7/13/2007 with Joe Garagiola, former Major League Baseball catcher, and radio and TV sports announcer with NBC. This interview is from 1580 KGAL's From The Sidelines, a Local Sports Talk Show with Radio Ray Pietz and Wally Ordeman that airs every Friday morning at 11.


  • Mennonite Village's 60 Years of Memories

  • Sgt. Johnson's Long Distance Dedication


    PROGRAMS CURRENTLY ON AIR

    Valley Talk Current Shows
    and Archives: 2006. 2005. 2004.

    Real Estate Talk Mp3 Podcasts. Note as of 6/2/2007 we moved the Real Estate Talk mp3 file listings to it's own page.

    From the Sidelines Mp3 Podcasts. Local Sports Talk with Radio Ray and Wally Ordeman.

    Tech Talk Downloadable mp3 File Broadcasts

    Average Guys Investment Talk Show with John Gibson

    920 KSHO Sunday Showtunes


    LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PLAY BY PLAY BROADCASTS

    Free Downloadable mp3 files of our local sports broadcasts

    SEASONAL PROGRAMS

    Church of the Beaver Believer mp3 Podcasts

    Special Amber Alert Awareness Week Broadcasts from 2007 and 2005

    "God Bless America" and Poem by Philomath School 2nd Grade Class of Mrs. Hall

    Election 2006 Candidate and Issue Mp3 Files /Podcasts

    Radio Ray's Musical Christmas Card


    PROGRAMS NO LONGER AIRING

    Teacher Feature Award Winner Interviews

    LawTalk with Jim Egan and Bob Carson

    Garden Talk with Tom Krupicka and Mike Bell



    Scam Busters ("ScamBusters") Downloadable Broadcasts and Show Notes plus Archives May 2007, April 2007, March 2007, February 2007,


     First Time Ever World Wide MP3 Podcast of Radio Ray's Musical Christmas Card or Streaming. Program Segment Downloads, Total Program Downloads High Quality 256 Kpbs, 44 Khz Stereo featuring Radio Ray's 220 minute program of Christmas Music, Recollections and a special with Bill O'Reilly interviewing Santa Claus.
    Once again is the annual broadcast (on NewsTalk 1580 KGAL and Unforgettable 920 KSHO) of Radio Ray's Musical Christmas Card Radio Program. We will upload and make available for free download the 4-hour program in high quality mp3 stereo audio.

    Broadcast Schedule of the Show

    Radio Ray's Christmas Card Program on KGAL This years show will air on the afternoon of Thursday, December 24th from 3 to 7 pm,m and again that evening, Christmas Eve, 10 pm to 2 am and again on Christmas Day, December 25th from 10am to 2 pm.

    Also the show will air on our sister station 920 KSHO from Christmas Eve, 10 pm to 2 am and again on Christmas Day, December 25th from 10am to 2 pm..



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