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Small Town Conversations
34 minutes | Mar 6, 2020
Maleah Larsen, Troubled Teen to College Grad
Maleah Larsen tells us how, in the last six years, she went from CHOICE grad to college grad, homeowner, and business owner before she turned 23.
80 minutes | Feb 28, 2020
Marge Valley, Private Duty Nurse During WWII
Marge Valley reflects on a life well-lived. She worked as a private duty nurse during WWII and married her husband George after a long war-time correspondence. She also reflects on moving to the small Skokomish Valley in 1946 and how much life has changed over her 93 years.
55 minutes | Feb 20, 2020
Jaime Cuzick, "Liver Giver"
Jaime Cuzick comes on the show to talk about donating a portion of her liver to Kaylin McIrvin in 2015, and how this decision led to a new career path.
41 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
Kaylin McIrvin, Live Donor Liver Transplant Recipient
Kaylin McIrvin comes on the show to talk about being the first live donor liver transplant recipient in the Pacific NW.
60 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Karen White, SHS Dance Coach
Karen White talks about her years as the SHS dance coach, surviving polio, and the joy of being reunited with the daughter she gave up for adoption
107 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
Eric Johnson comes on the show to talk about his life as an endure kart racer, losing both parents by age 32, and his recent battle with alcoholism.
77 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
Katie Jones, Mental Skills Coach
For 5 years, Katie Jones taught sports psychology and resilience to soldiers at JBLM. Now Katie is brining this knowledge to students at SHS. Find out how this California native ended up in Union, WA with such an interesting career.
53 minutes | Jan 6, 2020
Jamie Mell, Entrepreneur
Jamie Mell talks about growing up in a well known family in Shelton and taking a big leap of faith recently by purchasing a local real estate and property management business.
50 minutes | Dec 22, 2019
Andy Conklin - Coach and Mentor
Andy Conklin came on the podcast to discuss all the things he does for the youth in Mason County as well as what it means to be nominated for Citizen of the Year. Find out who inspires him...
34 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
Jaron Garza, Citizen of the Year Nominee
At the young age of 30, Jaron Garza has been nominated as Mason County's Citizen of the Year. Jaron comes on the podcast to tell us how he went from flipping signs to managing one of the most community-oriented businesses in Shelton.
46 minutes | Dec 9, 2019
"Mo" from Smoking Mo's
Monica Beben, also known as "Mo" from Smoking Mo's BBQ, comes on Small Town Conversations to talk about the challenges and rewards of running a restaurant in a small town.
34 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
Dawn Myers comes on Small Town Conversations to tell us how losing her brother in a tragic drowning accident and becoming a teenage mother didn't stop her from pursuing her dreams.
21 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
What the heck are we doing?!!!
In this inaugural episode, podcasters Dani May and Jenny Goos explain why, in the past 8 days, they have decided to share inspiring stories from their community in Mason County, Washington. Spoiler alert....the Seattle Seahawks JUST MIGHT have something to do with it!
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