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At The Market: Support farmers by leaving dogs home

At The Market: Support farmers by leaving dogs home

It was interesting walking around the farmers’ market, looking for folks who would be willing to pose for a photograph with my homemade sign, “I support our farmers – I left my dog at home.” I skipped the people with dogs for obvious reasons. Some people acted as if I wanted to talk to them

Warning: Blue-green algae in local waterways

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae).  The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Mendocino

New state law protects dog rescuers

Lauraine Leblanc Mad River Union NORTHERN HUMBOLDT – Police and animal shelter staff can tell how hot it is outside just by answering the phone. That’s because even in temperate Northern Humboldt County, hot days generate multiple calls about dogs locked in cars. Bystanders call in their concerns, but until now were powerless to act,