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Letters to the Editor October 16, 2019

Letters to the Editor October 16, 2019

Renewable solution The power blackout of October 9 was a wake up call for Humboldt County.  People scrambling to get basic supplies, waiting in gas lines for hours and those with medical conditions requiring power to run their oxygen machines or refrigeration to keep their medicines cold, panicking.  And we got off easy. Early predictions

Letters to the Editor, October 2, 2019

Drainage painage Can you explain how the drainage works as water flows down Mary to Steenblock Avenue in McKinleyville?  County Public Worls says it’s supposed to drain into the U.S. Highway 101 ditch. Steenblock is a dead end st with a small green belt. You can see in the picture there is no way to

Letters to the Editor, July 3, 2019

A bungling of fools The Castration of Independence Day. I had to do some shopping at Walmart yesterday and in the process came across some racks which had been set up to contain Walmart’s offerings of “fireworks.” The display was, for me, a horror show. First of all, everything seemed to be midget sized. “Surely

Letters to the Editor, June 12, 2019

Our Roots If corporations are now people, then what of incorporated cities, towns and communities?  Do we not also have the right to assemble, bear arms and freely communicate to whomever tunes in and attends? But our community has been silenced. Our voices and musical choices muted. Our opinions and views unaired.  Now everyone may