Act One – The Beginning If you are unaware of Coos Community Radio which operates at 98.1 FM, you aren’t alone. Sadly, with the exception of Democracy Now and Economic Update, (both programs I brought to the station), and thanks to its current management Travis Hayer and Darlene Elliott, you also aren’t missing anything. In […]
As my devoted readers know, especially those who have read my magnum opus “The JOB Messiahs”, we have suffered a long train of economic atrocities inflicted by bumbling bureaucrats who imagined they were creating Economic Development (Ecodevo for short). Forty years of local economic history show that they have produced the exact opposite of what […]
Some of the progressive wins last Tuesday were ordinances crafted under a community rights model by local groups working with CELDF (Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund). Athens, OH banned fracking passing a rights based ordinance as did the California counties of San Benito and Mendocino, (my old stomping grounds). Not every rights based initiative was […]
we are forcing a partnership and seeding it with money that forces a closer cooperation between all four agencies
A list of applicants should be available within seven days. Good luck to everyone!
Without having access to all the evidence in the death of Holly Berry it may not seem fair to challenge the official finding of accidental drowning but I am glad to see I am not alone in feeling something isn’t quite right.
Whether the locally generated electricity is sold to the grid or used to offset electricity costs through net metering or behind-the-meter usage, project owners receive a direct financial benefit from community power projects. A recent study from Germany revealed that half of all economic activity generated through a project returns directly to the pocket of project owners, or in other words, community members.
chairman of the board, Fred Messerle, has moved the meeting to Coos Bay, at much expense, in order to make giving testimony in support of an Australian company essentially asking for another bailout from county taxpayers.
Months after the report was handed to the Co-ordinator General, and commercial fishermen threatened to go public to reveal they had caught fish and crabs that were blind and had ulcers, the Government last month closed the port area to fishing temporarily.
The local economy will receive no benefit whatsoever by spending the taxpayers money in Portland or elsewhere outside of the area. Perhaps also, our elected officials should explain why they do not have a buy local (when possible) program in place now.