In this week's edition of the Insider Report, Bruce and Kat talk about upcoming activities and events as pandemic restrictions ease. Bruce and Kat welcome Chetco Community Public Library Director Julie Retherford who describes the library's ongoing remodeling project....
What is self care, and how is community care different? Join Our Community host Candice Michel and Brookings CORE Response's Diana Cooper as they discuss what this looks like and how necessary it is for the overall health of a community. Host: Candice Michel; Guest:...
Join Our Community host Candice Michel and Brookings CORE Response Executive Director Diana Cooper as they discuss the latest move by the Brookings City Council to curtail services to our unsheltered community. Host: Candice Michel; Guest: Diana Cooper; Producer:...
In this week's edition of the Insider Report, Bruce and Kat discuss the many upcoming events and festivals to look forward to in Brookings-Harbor as summer activities take off. Among events planned for this weekend are the Brookings Second Saturday Art Walk and the...
The Latest from KCIW NEWS
You’ve likely heard the Curry County Board of Commissioners voted to transfer our local health authority to the Oregon Health Authority on April 16, 2021. That move is permitted under Oregon law if a county can’t fulfill its Public Health Service obligations. As of...
KCIW News: Commissioner Paasch Comments on County Commissioners Vote to Transfer Health Authority to the State
Curry County's Public Health Department will soon be in the hands of the state. During a special meeting on April 16, 2021, The County Board of Commissioners voted to transfer the local Health Authority to the Oregon Health Authority at the earliest convenience....
The Curry Health Network opened the first stand-alone Emergency Room in Oregon at its Fifth Street Brookings facility in December of 2019, right before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. KCIW looks at the E.R.’s first year in business, tells you how it did, how the pandemic...
Curry County announced its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in April and it took 8 months to reach 100 cases. But it took just weeks ... from Thanksgiving to December 21 ... to bring that total to 254. So how prepared is Curry County for this surge in COVID Cases? ...
Former Brookings Mayor Jake Pieper’s Facebook Chats
“In an attempt to better reach the community, I began doing live webcasts Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 6pm. I try to answer questions, provide context for decision making, explain decisions made, and better connect with people of Brookings.
This is an outlet for the community to better understand local government and know their Mayor. I only represent my personal views and not the City of Brookings or the Brookings City Council.”
– Mayor Jake Pieper
You can watch Mayor Pieper’s chats live at Mayor Pieper’s “dining room chats” Facebook page. Past chats can be viewed anytime at Mayor Pieper’s “dining room chats” Facebook page, or you can listen to the audio-enhanced for easier listening on KCIW’s Mayor Pieper Facebook chats page.
UPDATE: Jake Pieper resigned from his position as Mayor of Brookings on April 13, 2021. He talks about the reasons he resigned in the 31st episode of KCIW’s Building Bridges program recorded on April 14.
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Founded in 2014, KCIW 100.7 FM is the leading public radio station serving the local Brookings-Harbor community and surrounding areas with a blend of music, various news, public affairs, and a range of programs.
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