Daily News Updates (15) Nov 28- Dec 4

Daily News Updates (15) Nov 28- Dec 4

Noba Anderson vs SRD not heard last week Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Noba Anderson vs SRD not heard last week(Cortes Currents) articles about Noba Anderson vs SRD(Court filing) Application Response of SRD (Nov 16, 2020) (Court filing) SRD response to Anderson’s petition (Oct 21,2020)(Court filing) Director Anderson’s affidavit (Jul 13, 2020) (Court filing) Director Anderson’s petition to the court (Jul 13, 2020) (National Observer) report on this suit, reposted on Cortes Currents (Campbell River Mirror) Cortes Island Area Director Sues Strathcona Regional District Short Cortes Currents daily news updates, broadcast over Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM and funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.  Click here to access other Daily News pages Top photo credit: Newspaper textures by Elena via Flickr (CC BY SA, 2.0...
Daily News Updates (15) Nov 28- Dec 4

Daily News updates (14) – Nov 21 – 27, 2020

Sailboat sinks in Gorge Harbour Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Sailboat sinks in Gorge Harbour(Cortes Currents) posts about, or referring to, derelict Vessels(Cortes Currents) posts about, or referring to, boats First confirmed COVID case on Cortes Island Links of interest (Cortes Currents) First confirmed COVID case on Cortes Island (Cortes Currents) COVID updates(Island Health) COVID 19 Daily Dashboard(BC Centre for Disease Control) BC COVID 19 dataThe British Columbia COVID 19 Dashboard Cortes Community Forest Cooperative AGM Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Cortes Community Forest Cooperative AGM (Cortes Currents) articles about the Cortes Community ForestCortes Community Forest Cooperative website(Cortes Currents) articles about forests and forest issues Frequency of Bear raids decreasing in Squirrel Cove Photo courtesy Graham Blake’s web cam video Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Frequency of Bear Raids decreasing in Squirrel CoveCortes Currents) The Squirrel Cove Bear(Cortes Currents) Articles about the Whaletown BearThe Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) Hotline Squirrel Cove Bear Song: “Bear in my Bubble” Photo courtesy Leslie Perdisa Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) Squirrel Cove Bear Song: “Bear in my Bubble”(Cortes Currents) The Squirrel Cove Bear COVID19 in Campbell River and North Vancouver Island Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) COVID 19 in Campbell River and North Vancouver Island (Cortes Currents) COVID updates(Island Health) COVID 19 Daily Dashboard(BC Centre for Disease Control) BC COVID 19 dataThe British Columbia COVID 19 Dashboard Short Cortes Currents daily news updates, broadcast over Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM and funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.  Click here to access other Daily News pages Top photo credit: Newspaper textures by Elena...
Waking Life

Waking Life

Waking Life with Jennifer Starship, Fridays 9:30 - 11:00 AM on Cortes Community Radio, 89.5 FM Waking life for Friday, Nov 20, 2020 Podcasts from Jen’s previous show: Girl Crush GiRL CRUSH - All Women Radio is on Cortes Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM Wednesdays 1-3pm PT  GiRL CRUSH is the all female pop rock and hop-hop radio show. It is a female focused radio program featuring women-identifying singers and songwriters.   GiRL CRUSH also features interviews with women artists, activists, and intellectuals.    Girl Crush for July 29,...
The Misty Morning Hop

The Misty Morning Hop

Misty Morning Hop with DJ Sasparilla - Mondays: 9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon; Fridays: 9:30 -12:00 PM “Welcome to my radioworld here on Cortes Community Radio CKTZ 89.5FM. Sometimes mellow, sometimes rockin’. Encorporating all styles of music through a lens that is rose coloured and full of positive energy. A weekly organic process, a playlist that evolves out of life every day. As a work with my headphones on or walk through scenes and stores and chat with friends, I have a little book where I take notes, write down songs, references and artists names. This is my treasurehunt for new music. These weekly playlists are constantly evolving, inside of my mind and heart and spirit. The Misty Morning Hop was born & created with babes in arms, special by me Sassparilla in the good ol daze of ’04ish.”  Podcasts Misty Morning Hop: Friday, Nov 20, 2020 Misty Morning Hop: Friday, Nov 13 Misty Morning Hop: Monday, Nov 9, 2020 “Navigate morning vibes, weather you’re at work, playin’ or just chillin’ or driving around in your pick up truck… through swimming experiences of a modern psychedelic, electronica & rock music playlist. A good song is a good song.”  “My level of passion for music is high. It stems from early childhood, hometown of Foleyet or living far n remote in the bush. Many super long roadtrips in the van with my mom listening to all kinds of tapes. Paul Simon, David Wilcox, Neil Young. My first purchase was Def Leopard! Also, I was super stoked as a young kid to create mixtapes. The only way for me was an all...
Squirrel Cove’s Bear

Squirrel Cove’s Bear

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.  Curt Cunningham first encountered the Squirrel Cove Bear while it was still a cub. Not knowing where the creature’s mother was, Cunningham took refuge inside the Cove Restaurant. No mother bear appeared and the cub disappeared into the woods. That was a year or more ago. Squirrel Cove Road on Cortes Island - Courtesy Google Maps Cortes Currents: Roy L Hales interviews or emails Nancy Beach, Laurel Bohart, Curt Cunningham, Sandy Hoffman, Derek and Lore Mack-Mumford,  Jason Thompson, and Conservation officer Brad Adams about Squirrel Cove’s Bear.  “There have been signs of him ever since. There is scat most nights, often all over the yard, but he’s never caused much problem,” said Cunningham, owner manager of the Squirrel Cove General Store on Cortes Island.  Areas mentioned in the story – adapted from Google Maps by Roy L Hales Some months ago Some months ago, a neighbour called Laurel Bohart over to look at some scat in their property. As she has not previously seen bear scat herself, Bohart asked Doreen Guthrie to help identify it. “Now, having seen piles of what is obviously apple scat in my yard, I know exactly what they look like: human sized, looks like someone has been eating a lot of apples,” she added.  Bear scat, after eating apples – courtesy Sandy Hoffman The Raids begin: Bohart’s & Soutch’s The number of incidents abruptly increased about two weeks ago. “The bear broke into our back yard, via our fence, leaving a belly shaped hole, where it pressed down on the wiring....