Jennifer Vail-Storrs's blog

Taylor's Van Benefit

Yesterday Myrna Peterson was in to record a Community Matters segment for her friend Taylor Osheas.  Taylor was born without the ability to move her hands and feet so she is confined to a wheelchair.  In order to get around her family transports her in a really old van.  A benefit fundraiser is being held on Sunday, August 19th from 3:00 – 7:00 pm at the Deer River High School Commons to raise money to purchase a new van for Taylor.  For more information watch the Community Matters segment this weekend as part of our Weekly News in Review program or read the information on our bulletin boar

Our channels will be down

I just wanted to let our viewers know that on Thursday morning (August 2nd) all of our channels will be down for a while.  All of the equipment in our back server room is connected to battery back-ups so in case the power goes out the channels will keep playing.  One of our producers noticed last week that one of the battery back-ups was giving a warning beeping noise that means it’s going to fail soon.  I ordered new batteries and they are in the sever room ready for installation.  ICTV staff will make the swap with new batteries on Thursday morning.  They are heavy and it’s difficult to m

No programming beginning at 10 Monday morning

On Monday, July 16, ICTV staff will be upgrading the Tightrope system we use to bring you our scheduled programming.  Because this update will take our whole system down you won’t see anything but our ICTV logo beginning at 10:00 am.  If all goes well we should be back up and running before noon.  We’re sorry for the inconvenience.  Thanks for your patience!