Valley Views

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Dale Holiday
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Valley Views played every Friday from 10-10:15am.

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Valley Views is a weekly forum for sharing relevant topics relating to people and places in the central Willamette Valley with host Dale Holiday.  There will be discussions about race relations, gender issues, the environment, healthy eating and more.  The purpose of the show is to bring a wider awareness of the Willamette Valley to the listening audience.  The program introduces topics to educate, encourage discussion, and build community.

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Corvallis “Progressives”??? NOT Impressive

Airs at: Fri, 03/01/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
In my Valley Views intro, I describe the Willamette Valley as “bountiful”.  Reason being is that there are many farms located here. But there’s a problem here.  Corvallis is not all it pretends to be or thinks it is.  The so-called “Progressives” here in Corvallis embrace ... Read more

Harrison Bergeron - An Individual with Courage and Strength

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where “everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron”.  She examines this fictional society and suggests that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod... Read more

CHILD FREE BY CHOICE (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 02/15/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Join Host Dale Holiday in Part 2 of Child Free By Choice.  She presents nine of the most frequent, predictable and baseless arguments that CBCers hear, followed by an informed comeback that you may consider repeating if you’re weary of these tiresome accusations.  In additi... Read more

CHILD FREE BY CHOICE (Part 1)

Airs at: Fri, 02/08/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares her observations about being a woman who is child free by choice (CBC).  In Part 1 of Child Free by Choice she ponders why people make the choice to have children and reviews the various pressures that CBCers encounter from individuals a... Read more

Talkin' With Al

Airs at: Fri, 02/01/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Al is a man that I’ve had a “nodding / how ya doing” acquaintance with for a couple of years because we work out at the same gym.  But in the past year we found ourselves conversing more about national and world politics, race relations in the US, food, exercise and other a... Read more

Voting in America - Man, We Are in Trouble

Airs at: Fri, 01/25/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Being a Campaign Manager for my husband’s bid for Benton County Commissioner this past year put me in a unique position to hear people’s emotions, perceptions and misconceptions around the act of voting.  Voting is an activity that I view as not only a civil right, but a sa... Read more

Two Parties – One Great Big Mess: How the Two Party Political System Thrives, While Freedom of Choice Dies (Part 3)

Airs at: Fri, 01/18/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Join me for the final part of this 3-part conversation with my husband, Max Mania.  Max recently ran as a candidate for Benton County Commissioner – unaffiliated with any party, and I operated as his Campaign Manager.  Unfortunately, he lost his bid.  I operated as his Camp... Read more

TWO PARTIES – ONE GREAT BIG MESS: How the Two Party Political System Thrives, While Freedom of Choice Dies (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 01/11/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Join me for this second part of a 3-part conversation with my husband, Max Mania.  Max recently ran as a candidate for Benton County Commissioner – unaffiliated with any party, and I operated as his Campaign Manager.  Unfortunately, he lost his bid.  I operated as his Campa... Read more

TWO PARTIES – ONE GREAT BIG MESS: How the Two Party Political System Thrives, While Freedom of Choice Dies (Part 1)

Airs at: Fri, 01/04/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join me for a 3-part conversation with my husband, Max Mania.  Max recently ran as a candidate for Benton County Commissioner – unaffiliated with any party, and I operated as his Campaign Manager.  Unfortunately, he lost his bid.t.  I operated as his Campaign Manager.   In ... Read more

Death and End of Life Care - Are You Prepared? (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 12/28/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
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Tune in to my conversation with Christy Wright, RN, BSN and former Certified Hospice Palliative Care Nurse as we talk about End of Life issues. According to a source that Christy shared with me, 90% of people surveyed say they think it’s very important to talk to their fami... Read more