Cordy D. Cooke RN and Peg Bryant formed the environmental group RIDGE, in Roslyn Washington, to promote sustainable forestry. Members lobbied the county to designate land near town for long-term timber use.
Washington State CP
In May 1995 The Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a May day supplement. Included was a page of greetings to Will Parry, sending "warmest greetings" for his 75th Birthday. Almost all of the more than 100 endorsers listed, were identified members or supporters of the Washington State Communist Party USA.
The list included Cordy Cooke.
Endorsed Communist Party Call
On March 30 2002 the Communist Party USA paper People’s Weekly World called for a national holiday in honor of late Farm Workers Union leader Cesar Chavez. The article was followed by a long list of endorsersincluding Cordy Cooke, Almost all endorsers were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA.
- Seattle Times, January 13, 2007 , Roslyn keeps watchful eye as timber town transforms
- PWW May day Supplement May 6 1995