By Roy L Hales
Cortes Islanders will choose their next regional Director on October 20, 2018. There is a sense in which both candidates are seeking re-election. George Sirk was our representative from 1996 until 2005. Our current director, Noba Anderson, has been in office since 2008. In the first of two interviews with the candidates, I ask why re-elect Noba Anderson as our Regional Director?
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A disturbing report in Unearthed this morning suggests one of the world’s champions may joining the recalcitrant nations. Is Germany Abandoning The Fight Against Global Warming?
Originally Published in Unearthed.
By Zach Boren
The European Commission has reportedly given up on plans to raise the EU’s 2030 carbon emissions target — with critics blaming the German government for ‘torpedoing’ the move.
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By Roy L Hales
How much faith can we put in elaborate DNA based family trees that stretch back to a long vanished epoch in Africa? Have these tests shown themselves to be accurate when checked against genealogies based on written records? What does it look like when a genealogist looks at autosomal DNA testing.
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Originally Published on Cortes Radio.Ca
For something like the 21st time in a row, Cortes Islanders packed Manson’s Hall to see the Lip Sync. This was a relief. Speaking as the first time “Producer” this summer, I did not want to be the man “in charge” when we break that stellar record. There is a bit of self delusion wrapped up in this. The Lip Sync’s ongoing success is almost totally organic.
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