The recent vegetation fire on Fickle Hill reminded me that we are coming into the wildland’s fire season, and that we are more vulnerable because of the current drought. A functioning and able local fire department is now more than ever, vital to all of us.
Dear Reader: I am asking, on behalf of many pedestrians and cyclists, if you are at all able, please remove the blackberries, bikes, cars, bushes and other stuff that is moveable and controllable out of the path of travel in front of your home, business, government or municipal building, park or other place where people…
Constitutional cooties I have the right not to die from second hand smoke and laws came into effect to regulate cigarette smoke to protect us non smokers. We also have the right not to die from the coronavirus and there are regulations to help keep us safe from contracting it. I work on keeping social…
The care was state-of-the-art. There was no process of authorizing and tracking every procedure, lab test and medication. If the doctors felt it necessary, it happened, and it was included in a flat daily rate for the level of care. The fee schedule for the first hospital was one half-page long.
News item: Trump Administration’s botched coronavirus response offers weak leadership on even the simplest COVID-19 prevention measures.
We must completely transition to a clean energy economy over the next few decades. If done right, this transition can make our community safer, more prosperous, and more equitable. Achieving these goals will require coordination between all levels of government. We need a green stimulus at the federal level.
Without an increase in revenue through a funding measure being approved by the taxpayers, you will receive a lower level of service. We want to serve you in a professional manner, using highly trained firefighters, and in the most economical manner.
This is about sustainable development and working together as a community to help make that happen. I have spent the last 47 years volunteering in this community to help us develop sustainable water supplies and to create sustainable development. I will continue to do just that.
Today our message to the City of Trinidad, HARP, Steve Madrone and others who have made it your mission to stop the Tribe’s development is: educate yourselves, understand that your biases, your prejudice, and your discrimination is just as bad as what happened over two hundred years ago, and what is happening in our nation today. We are committed to our Vision and our pathway forward for future generations. It is our sovereign right.
If you have not noticed the rotational fire station closures occurring at the Arcata, Mad River, and McKinleyville Fire Stations, you are likely taking the shelter-in-place order to an extreme level. Most community members have probably noticed a sign in the window of their closest fire station indicating the station is closed due to budget…