Environment

Reality Check: The American Red Cross

This time on Reality Check we are talking with Denise Juarez, from the American Red Cross. We’ll be talking about all the amazing things the Red Cross does with disaster relief, emergency preparedness, family reunification, and more, and specifically how the Red Cross participates with us here in Brookings. This week on Reality Check on KCIW.

Contact info:
Website: www.redcross.org/cascades
Email: denise.juarez@redcross.org
volunteer.cascades@redcross.org
Telephone number: 541-412-3367

Host: Lee Tuley
Guest: Denise Juarez
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Reality Check: Getting Out the Vote

November 6, 2018, is a really important election to many people, and it’s just around the corner. If you are feeling enthusiastic, or maybe concerned about this election, and want to know what you can do to really make a difference, we’re having Calla and LauRose Fellicity from the local Democratic office in to talk about getting out the vote this November. This week on Reality Check on KCIW.

For more info:
Telephone number: 541-412-3367
Email: currycountydemocrats_chair@aol.com

Host: Lee Tuley
Guests: Calla and LauRose Fellicity
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Reality Check: A Conversation With Shannon Souza

On Reality Check this week we have Shannon Souza, a Democrat running for state senator. We are open to conversation with anyone running for office but this week, We’ve invited Shannon to tell us a little about why she’s running and what’s important about this election. This week on Reality Check on KCIW.

Web Links:
https://unitedwayswo.org/housing/ This page contains links to the current status and growing body of facts and information for the Curry County Housing Study as well as the progress reports, final report (and video of findings), and transition into the Housing Task Force for the Coos County Housing Study that was completed earlier this year. Good, scary, informative, fact-based stuff.

https://theworldlink.com/news/local/drinking-civilly-gives-locals-a-platform-to-be-heard/article_60d28080-5681-560f-a650-817b9938a5c0.html – an article on Drinking Civilly.

https://www.facebook.com/Drinking-Civilly-708828009308850/ Here is the link to the Facebook page for Drinking Civilly.

Host: Lee Tuley
Guest: Shannon Souza
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Reality Check: Help For Isolated Seniors

The issue of isolation in our culture is big. More of us are living alone than ever before. The issue is even more complicated for the older generation because of failing mobility, chronic pain, and a host of other issues that they face – often facing them alone.

This week’s interview on Reality Check host Lee Tuley will explore the help that’s out there for isolated seniors on Reality Check on KCIW.

Show Notes:
resources:
Aging and Disability Resource Connection – ADRC 855-673-2372 to help you sort it out
Elder abuse – 855-503-7233
Aging and People with Disabilities (DHS) 541-247-4515
www.coastlineneighbors.org

Host: Lee Tuley
Guests:

Colette Lafosse – works with Aging and People with Disabilities at DHS
Rebecca Worth – a medical social worker with Home Health and Hospice
Pattie Slagle – co founder of Coastline Neighbors and works at DHS with Collette
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Our Community: More Fire and Our Forests

Join Our Community host Candice Michel as she continues the discussion of forest fires and forest management in South-Western Oregon.

Chetco Bar Fire from Chetco Bar Camera, Aug 17, 2017

In the previous episode, Candice talked with Merv George, Forest Supervisor of the Rogue River/Siskiyou National Forest, about firefighting strategies and some of the effects of last year’s Chetco Bar Fire, and with Cate Road resident Jeri Lynn Thompson, who experienced the fire first-hand.

In this two-part episode of Our Community, Candice continues the discussion with Jeri Lynn Thompson, along with community members Al Stroh and Guy McMahan, who have investigated the problems with the Forest Service response to the Chetco Bar Fire. Then Candice discusses forest management with Dr. Bob Zybach, a forest fire specialist born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, who has studied the history of wildfires in Western Oregon.

Host: Candice Michel; Producer: Candice Michel


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Our Community: Fire and Our Forests

Merv George and Jeri Lynn Thompson

Are you concerned about our forest fires? What are the steps the U.S. Forest Service is taking to battle these new mega fires?

Meet new Forest Supervisor of the Rogue River/Siskiyou National Forest Merv George as we discuss the old firefighting strategies, take a look at some of the effects of last year’s Chetco Bar Fire with Cate Road resident Jeri Lynn Thompson, and talk about what the future holds.

This week on Our Community.

Host: Candice Michel; Producer: Candice Michel


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Reality Check: Climate Change – A Conversation With Ed Patterson and Debra Worth

What about Climate change, it’s so confusing. Which is it – are we warming? Or cooling? What are Ozone holes? And what about sea level rise? Do we really have to worry about all this? It seems pretty obvious things are changing with bigger and more frequent hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, and more devastation every year. What are we in for?

This week on Reality Check host Lee Tuley will explore the answers to these questions and more with Ed Patterson and Debra Worth, climate change activists, here, on KCIW.

Show Notes:
Web Links:
www.climate.nasa.org
www.climatecentral.org
www.co2.earth
www.ipcc.ch

Host: Lee Tuley
Guests:
Ed Patterson, Debra Worth
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Reality Check: Water and Watersheds – A Conversation With Ann Schmierer

This week on Reality Check host Lee Tuley explores water and watersheds with Ann Schmierer Executive Director of the Wild Rivers Land Trust. They talk about what’s going on with the big picture internationally, as well as nationally, including the recent policy changes that affect us all. Then they bring things down to our local situation – how the Chetco Bar Fire affected things, and everything that concerns us in Curry County about water and watersheds, here, on KCIW.

Show Notes:
Contact Info:
Email: ann@wildriverslandtrust.org
Website: www.wildriverslandtrust.org

Host: Lee Tuley
Guest:
Ann Schmierer
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Discussion at Brookings Café: Garbage, Recycling, and Stuff

Discussion at Brookings Café is a potpourri of topics around a table where anybody can join in the discussion. This show represents a place where the community of Brookings and the surrounding areas can discuss what concerns us as coastal residents.

Every once in a while we feature a special discussion at Brookings Café, an open discussion where there is no set topic in advance, we leave it open for people to bring in their own topics. As producer of the show, I like to think that the table here is a radio version of letters to the editor, where people have the chance to express their thoughts without being limited to 500 words. We started talking about garbage, pollution, and recycling. Here’s that discussion.

Brookings Café … a discussion about what’s important to you.

Host: Dan Sherman
Guests: Ray Gary, Shirley Hyatt, Teresa Lawson, Linda Bozack
Producer: Dan Sherman
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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Reality Check: Butterflies and Local Government – A Conversation With Dennis Triglia

In this edition of Reality Check, we talk with Brookings City Councilor Dennis Triglia about current issues of public concern facing the City Council, as well as about Monarch butterflies and our status as one of the few towns on the west coast to be designated a Monarch City USA.

Show Notes:

The local monarch butterfly group, Brookings Oregon Monarch Advocates, has a Facebook group called Monarchs.me.

People interested in starting their own Monarch Waystation can visit https://www.monarchwatch.org/waystations.

The Xerces Society which is a non-profit environmental organization that focuses on the conservation of invertebrates considered to be essential to biological diversity and ecosystem health. Their website is https://xerces.org.

The Monarch Butterfly Garden website is https://monarchbutterflygarden.net.

The Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates website is somonarchs.org.

The Monarch Joint Venture website is https://monarchjointventure.org.

Anyone with specific questions about Monarch Butterflies can contact Denis Triglia at trigliad@yahoo.com.

For questions regarding City government, contact Denis Triglia at dtriglia@brookings.or.us.

Host: Lee Tuley
Guest:
Dennis Triglia
Producers: Lee Tuley, Pye White
Recording Tech: Pye White
Sound Editor: Pye White


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