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Dogtown: Meet Digby, a social butterfly

Dogtown: Meet Digby, a social butterfly

One thing that we do at Redwood Pals Rescue is to work with the dogs at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter that have not yet passed their shelter temperament testing.  Sometimes these dogs are very shy, or overwhelmed by the barking and activity of the shelter. Handling them gently, bringing them goodies and exposing them

McKinleyville: a boom town, as in KA-BOOM!

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – It’s late at night in McKinleyville, dogs are snoring and people are tucked in for the evening, and then – BOOM! – an ear-splitting explosion shatters the peace. These types of mysterious, nocturnal booms were described as commonplace at the Aug. 28 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory

Samoa fish farm project nearing decision point

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – A Norway-based aquaculture company will soon decide whether to pursue a project on Humboldt Bay’s former pulp mill site and its interest has highlighted the economic potential of the Samoa Peninsula. ​At its Aug. 3 meeting, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors was updated on the project and

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