Bear VS Big Rig

A bear and a big rig collided near Mile Marker 65 on Hwy 101  (near Fortuna) a little before 6:30 this morning.  The Highway Patrol calls this a no injury collision…I imagine they were talking about the driver not the bear…. As of the time of this post, the bear had disappeared “in bushes.”  No one apparently was willing to

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Cops Don't Like Spiders and Snakes?

This last month officers with the Arcata Police Dept.  raided a suspected marijuana grow only to discover—snakes, spiders, and iguana yummies among other critters.According to the Arcata Eye, APD and Arcata Fire personnel were openly discomfited at all the reptilian life in the house, with cages stacked up on each other. That was unnerving enough, but even more worrisome were

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Feeling Sluggish In All This Rain?

The cure for too much winter is a trip to Weott’s Garden show today.  This is an authentic small town experience with BEAUTIFUL plants, local grandmas wearing cute aprons, tiny kids entering their first bouquets, and lovely redwoods all around.  I went early this morning to help enter Salmon Creek School’s kids’ offerings into the show. Every year I fall

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