Steve Smith Podcast



Hosted by WCNL Country's General Manager Steve Smith, listen for family downloads of the best local interviews for the Sullivan County area in New Hampshire.


  • Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 5-4-2020

    Leigh Stocker - Summercrest - 5-4-2020

    04/05/2020 Duration: 22min

    Leigh Stocker from Summercrest zooms in and discusses life at Summercrest during the pandemic, certain precautions they have taken to keep residents safe, how activities have changed at Summercrest, keeping families in touch during Covid 19, the construction project at Summercrest, and much more.

  • Ray Gagnon - 5-4-2020

    Ray Gagnon - 5-4-2020

    04/05/2020 Duration: 55min

    Ray Ganon is on, as he zoom'ed in this week.  We talk about going out in public, looking at license plates for out-of-staters, how business and vacations look in NH and Maine this year, problems with Laconia right now, the importance of religion during the pandemic & how religion looks these days, Motorcycle Week, Mother's Day this Sunday, visiting with friends on Zoom, Sullivan County / Town of Newport dispute & the letter the County sent out, Biden and his assault charges, and more.

  • Sullivan County Manager Derek Ferland  County Commissioner Jeff Barrette - 5-1-2020

    Sullivan County Manager Derek Ferland & County Commissioner Jeff Barrette - 5-1-2020

    01/05/2020 Duration: 41min

    Sullivan County Manager Derek Ferland & County Commissioner Jeff Barrette are on discussing the letter that was sent out to Newport residents regarding Sullivan County's use of the court located inside the Newport Town Hall / Opera House, revenue sharing between Newport & Sullivan County, deeded access, Sullivan County closing down access to the elevator during non county business operating hours, the history of Sullivan County & Newport - dating back to the 1880's...right up today, what the County is looking for in resolution and more.  Plus we discuss the sober housing project, where the project is at, and the need for this within Sullivan County.  And Jeff talks about how his business is working to support the NH Food Bank.

  • Chief Brent Wilmot - 5-1-2020

    Chief Brent Wilmot - 5-1-2020

    01/05/2020 Duration: 28min

    Chief Wilmot is on discussing Green Up Clean Up, PJ Lovely and Brent working on cleaning up behind the Shaws Plaza, the dog park in the works in Newport, why May is in an important month in the Wilmot household, possible repercussions and uptick in a world post Covid-19, the Chief learning the Newport Town Forest, and more.

  • PJ Lovely 4-30-2020

    PJ Lovely 4-30-2020

    30/04/2020 Duration: 28min

    PJ Lovely from the Newport Recreation Department is on discussing Green Up Clean Up, activity in town forest, events that have been postponed because of the Coronavirus, building a fort, how daycamp might look this summer, PJ going out to map the town of Newport, and more

  • Chief Mark Chase - 4-30-2020

    Chief Mark Chase - 4-30-2020

    30/04/2020 Duration: 41min

    Chief Mark Chase is on talking about the Governor's Stay-At-Home order, what happens if a business does not follow the Governor's order, restrictions that might come down to state beaches, are there more drinking and driving incidents right now, possible repercussions of Covid once life gets back to "normal," Claremont is looking for the public to vote on the name of the comfort dog, I talk about my love for the Police Academy and lots more.

  • Kevin Onnela W/ Owen Leavitt - 4-28-2020

    Kevin Onnela W/ Owen Leavitt - 4-28-2020

    28/04/2020 Duration: 01h45min

    Kevin Onnela is on and brought in some raspberry squares, we talk about eating during this pandemic, farms dumping milk / killing livestock while others need food, Owen Leavitt (who I mistakenly referred to as Owen Menard for half the conversation) came in.  The 13 year old Owen talked about Covid 19, his take on the virus, being cautious Vs not cautious, being an at home learner, baseball, politics, hunting, the CARES act, his mom hitting his wife her head while working outside, Alexa, and lots more.

  • Car Nutz - 4-26-2020

    Car Nutz - 4-26-2020

    28/04/2020 Duration: 48min

    Eddie is in studio, Wayne called in and the Car Nutz were back again this week.  We talked about the snow that happened Monday, Eddies garden project, using a rototiller, the Car Nutz postponing their first cruise night of the year, Motorcycle Week in Laconia being moved to a later date, and lots more stuff.

  • Ray Gagnon 4-27-2020

    Ray Gagnon 4-27-2020

    27/04/2020 Duration: 55min

    Ray Gagnon zoomed in from his home in Claremont.  We talked about liquor sales going crazy, being out at grocery stores, the one way signs in stores, Ray hasn't really gone anywhere, zoom with friends, how the 2020 election campaigns and voting may look different from Covid 19, the stimulus package that Speaker Pelosi put together a couple weeks ago, Ray dislikes President Trump, how our economy is looking, Governors are doing a great job for the most part, and much more.

  • Chief Wilmot - 4-24-2020

    Chief Wilmot - 4-24-2020

    24/04/2020 Duration: 34min

    Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot is on talking about trout season starting tomorrow, youth turkey hunt, spring temps on the rise, the roads drying out, Brent is a wonderful son & all who know him should be considered lucky to know him, I left my lights on in my car and drained my battery, there is concern about social services after Covid 19 is over, and lots more

  • Beth Rexford - Newport Rec - 4-23-2020

    Beth Rexford - Newport Rec - 4-23-2020

    23/04/2020 Duration: 26min

    Beth Rexford from the Newport Recreation Department is on talking about Summer . Day camp, Green Up Clean Up Day, how we are doing with Covid 19, podcasts, and more.

  • Mark Pitkin - Sugar River Bank - 4-23-2020

    Mark Pitkin - Sugar River Bank - 4-23-2020

    23/04/2020 Duration: 24min

    Mark Pitkin, President of Sugar River Bank, is on discussing operating during the pandemic, the SBA loans, how the PPP loans work, drive up services at Sugar River Bank, interest rates & refinancing, and much more.

  • Chief Mark Chase - 4-23-2020

    Chief Mark Chase - 4-23-2020

    23/04/2020 Duration: 40min

    Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase was on talking about calls for service, police statistics, and more during the pandemic.  We discuss the new comfort dog coming to the Claremont PD, what his role will be, who will handle him, and how the program works.  We talk about nice weather, life during the Coronavirus and much more.

  • Car Nutz - 4-21-2020

    Car Nutz - 4-21-2020

    21/04/2020 Duration: 45min

    Ed is in studio and eventually Wayne called in. We talked about Ed's greenhouse project, Wayne doing work around his house, Ed's ratrod getting all rusty, Covid 19, lack of meat, the economy, when the Car Nutz will start back up again, and more.

  • Ray Gagnon - 4-20-2020

    Ray Gagnon - 4-20-2020

    20/04/2020 Duration: 50min

    Ray Gagnon is on talking Covid 19, this being the start of his 7th week at home, not going out much (except for going to the liquor store,) Trump Vs Biden, how the election / campaign / conventions might go this year under the new Covid 19 world, how Gov Sununu is doing, what's happening in Rhode Island, how great Zoom is, and lots more.

  • Chief Wilmot - 4-17-2020

    Chief Wilmot - 4-17-2020

    17/04/2020 Duration: 22min

    Police Chief Brent Wilmot is on as he brought in his list in with him as for what we are talking about.  We go through his list, which included (not) going to a Lincoln Park concert, a fertilizer plant exploding, and other random stuff.  We talk about Covid 19, school closed for the year, and more.

  • PJ Lovely 4-16-2020

    PJ Lovely 4-16-2020

    16/04/2020 Duration: 34min

    PJ Lovely is on talking about sports, the XFL, markers to a new trail in the Town Forest, how the Easter Bunny did with the Newport Rec Dept last week, Green Up Clean up changed, how Covid 19 has moved some of the Rec's dates, and more.

  • Chief Mark Chase - Claremont PD - 4-16-2020

    Chief Mark Chase - Claremont PD - 4-16-2020

    16/04/2020 Duration: 40min

    Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase is on discussing the use of masks with the PD and the general public, going out in public with a mask on, recommendations of the CDC, keeping distance from others, people reporting groups of people to the PD, Beer Pong is not social distancing, having papers to travel, can you get into Vermont from New Hampshire, status of the building being torn down on Main Street in Claremont, and lots more.

  • Kevin Onnela Part 2 - 4-14-2020

    Kevin Onnela Part 2 - 4-14-2020

    14/04/2020 Duration: 40min

    Kevin is still zooming in from his Mill office in Lempster, he talks about the movie Richard Jewel, me not having the internet at my house, politicians running for re-election, the status of the bank building in Newport, what I would do if I won Powerball, Terri Spanos taking care of Kevin, the Newport liquor closing store & Kevin stocking up, and lots more.

  • Kevin Onnela Part 1 - 4-13-2020

    Kevin Onnela Part 1 - 4-13-2020

    14/04/2020 Duration: 51min

    Kevin did his first Zoom on the radio, as he is trying to stay away from folks as much as possible. We talk about what he has read about Covid 19, what we have learned so far, where in the world the virus is, how bad the numbers are, yeast being hard to find & expensive, FedEx deliveries, getting stuff shipped from China, and more (in the next podcast.)

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