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Corona-proof couture conquers COVID

SAFE AND SEXY, APRIL 1 – Locals seamsters and seamstresses have mobilized to create protective gear for healthcare professionals battling the Coronavirus plague. And in doing so, they’ve elevated the normally utilitarian medical garb to a fashionable new level. Above, a Mad River Community Hospital anesthesiologist models a fetching body suit that fuses safety and style as never before. Submitted photo

OBITUARY: Arthur Marlan Stover

Arthur Marlan Stover was born on the Hooker sheep ranch, now Stover Ranch, in Redwood Valley on April 21, 1920.  Delivered by his grandmother and weighing only three pounds, he was kept in a shoe box stuffed with lamb’s wool and raised on goat’s milk with an occasional drop of whiskey. As a very young