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Commissioner Doo-Kirk

Commissioner Doo-Kirk discusses most recent board meeting

ATV’s on the Gunflint Trail, discretionary funding, new security cameras and much more. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with County Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk.

Amy Marie Schmidt

Sunscreen and melanoma discussed

Wearing sunscreen is an important guard against developing melanoma. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with nurse Amy Marie Schmidt about the summer sun’s UV rays.

David Betts

County engineer discusses summer road work

Gravel, dust suppression and mowing the county roads. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with County Engineer David Betts about highway department projects this summer.

On the Nature of Teaching: Inquiry-based learning

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.

Solar photovoltaic workshop offered on July 23

If you’d like to learn more about solar power options for your home or cabin, there are resources available in Cook County.

New 'Local Food Market' offers a taste of the northern summer

Everyone is invited to visit the new Local Food Market for locally produced foods, an opportunity to meet your farmer neighbors, and enjoy the bounty of summer on the North Shore.

Musicians at last year's festival.

Valley Fresh Buskers Festival in Thunder Bay on July 25-26

The Valley Fresh Buskers Festival is back in Thunder Bay this weekend.

Sugarloaf Cove

Native Plants and Restoration Techniques Workshop, July 25

The Cook County Invasive Team works to control the spread of invasive species in our area.


Surprising Pluto: the ice dwarf planet

Last week “New Horizons” passed within 7,000 miles of the dwarf planet Pluto.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Sunny skies ahead

The week’s weather, in a word, “sunny.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about blue skies.