A Mother’s Day to Remember–When all the King’s Men and our Neighbors Saved My Son

Sometimes life seems dark but every Mother’s Day I remember miracles. In 2009, I had a Mother’s Day that is now virtually twisted into my DNA.  My son had a terrible accident. He survived. But, we thought he died twice. Today, in thankfulness to fate, to friends, to my neighbors, our local volunteer firefighters and EMTs, medical professionals, my calm husband

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Humboldt State’s Student Newspaper Chosen Best in State


Yesterday, the California Newspapers Publishers Association (CNPA) announced that it had chosen Humboldt State University’s school paper, The Lumberjack, as the winner in the four year college division. The CNPA said that the newspaper’s reporting was “balanced and covered all sides well.” In addition, the organization lauded the “professional look, “excellent layout and design” as well as “tight” stories. Congratulations to the Lumberjack

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Carter Creek Cleanup Site Adopted, Big Dump Action

Women pulling together.

Watch out, World! A people powered, trash cleaning revolution is rolling through Southern Humboldt! The latest: ERCP (Eel River Cleanup Project) adopted Carter Creek, former resting place of thousands of illegally dumped butane cans, as part of the California Coastal Commission’s Adopt-A-Beach program. This Sunday (tomorrow,) volunteers (maybe you’ll be one) will continue to clean out the decades old dump site. Volunteers

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