Making Waves is a weekly program on LakeChelanNow hosted by Steve Byquist and Dennis Rahm. Listen to past programs here. New episodes are released every Thursday.
Episode 35: December 13, 2018
This week on Making Waves, Steve and Dennis are joined by Ray Dobbs and Jerry Isenhart – four old radio guys – who reminisce about Christmas Past and Santa’s presence in the Lake Chelan Valley throughout the years.
Episode 34: December 6, 2018
This week on Making Waves, Steve and Dennis talk with Manson Chamber President, Jeff Conwell, about the community’s desire to purchase Leffler Field.
Episode 33: November 29, 2018
This week on Making Waves, Steve and Dennis talk about upcoming holiday activities in the Lake Chelan Valley – including the arrival of Santa in Chelan and Manson.
They also interview Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, from Washington D.C. where she is lobbying for additional federal wildland fire fighting support.
Episode 32: November 22, 2018
This week on Making Waves, Steve and Dennis conduct an in-depth interview with Assistant Fire Chief, Brandon Asher, about the regional need for volunteer firefighters and support crew.
They also share information about Thanksgiving weekend activities and a provide a preview of Chelan & Manson winter sports.
Episode 31: November 15, 2018
This week on Making Waves, Steve and Dennis continue to recap the recent 70th Anniversary celebration of Lake Chelan Community Hospital, including visits with Alice Killian, who heads up the “Comforters” program and former Clinic Administrator Bob Gervais.
Dennis also gives a rundown on last weekend’s State Volleyball Tournament that featured appearances by the Chelan and Manson teams.
Episode 30: November 8, 2018
Lake Chelan Community Hospital recently had a 70th Anniversary Celebration. This week on Making Waves, Dennis and Steve talk about the event and visit with long-time hospital foundation member, Emmet Aston.
Episode 29: November 1, 2018
This week on Making Waves we talk with Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett and Sargent Chris Foreman as the two recently visited Chelan for a community chat and coffee event at the Vogue. This was the first time the Sheriff’s Department has tried this type of community outreach in Chelan and according to Sheriff Burnett there will likely be more to come. Items of discussion included Marine Patrol enforcement and the local fire season.
Episode 28: October 25, 2018
Episode 27: October 18, 2018
Episode 26: October 11, 2018
Episode 25: October 4, 2018
Episode 24: September 27, 2018
Episode 23: September 20, 2018
Episode 22: September 13, 2018
Episode 21: September 6, 2018
Episode 20: August 30, 2018
Episode 19: August 23, 2018
Episode 18: August 16, 2018
Episode 17: August 9, 2018
Episode 16: August 2, 2018
It’s a Rahm Family Affair as Loni interviews Rod Cool about the Lake Chelan Rodeo and Jenna interviews Arturo Zavala about the Windermere SUP cup.
Episode 15: July 25, 2018
Dennis chats with Shai Newaz and Kelsey Guy, a young couple who are bringing top notch comedy to the Lake Chelan Valley with their company Rotten Apple Crew.
Episode 14: July 12, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk with Cappy Peterson about the Lake Chelan Boating Club’s Annual Poker Run, highlight Lake Chelan Bach Fest, and discuss the U.S. Open/Canadian National Paragliding Competition held here in Chelan.
Episode 13: July 5, 2018
Dennis is joined this week by his wife and business partner, Loni. Together they talk about the Stormy Creek Fire, 4th of July and starting a new business together.
Episode 12: June 28, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk fire and fireworks as we prepare for the 4th of July Celebration.
Episode 11: June 21, 2018
Bridges and basketball are the topics in this week’s episode of Making Waves.
Episode 10: June 14, 2018
Steve and Dennis are on location in downtown Chelan for this episode of Making Waves.
Episode 9: June 7, 2018
Dennis interviews Leo Miller about his classic car museum grand opening and talks with Chamber Director and State Representative, Mike Steele.
Episode 8: May 31, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk about Memorial Day Weekend and the affordable housing initiative.
Episode 7: May 24, 2018
World’s largest surf attraction and affordable housing are part of this week’s episode of Making Waves.
Episode 6: May 17, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk Manson Apple Blossom, lake levels, and a City Councilman’s conversation about water safety that may include moving the no wake zone farther uplake.
Episode 5: May 10, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk about last weekend’s Apple Cup Regatta Hydro Race, the upcoming Manson Apple Blossom Parade, and the recent sister region visit by a delegation from Kyrgyzstan.
Episode 4: May 3, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk hydros with second generation drivers Mitch and Mark Evans.
Episode 3: April 26, 2018
Dennis and special guest co-host Jerry Isenhart talk about the recent loss of two prominent community members, interview Shawn Sherman to learn more about his efforts to clean up the lake, and chat about Jerry’s new online venture with ChelanCams.com.
Episode 2: April 19, 2018
Steve and Dennis talk affordable housing with Mayor Mike Cooney and interview local U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame inductee “Airborne” Eddie Ferguson.
Episode 1: April 12, 2018
The premiere episode of Making Waves! Steve Byquist and Dennis Rahm have over a century of broadcast experience between them…and they’re still figuring it out.