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There Aren’t Words…

On Wednesday, August 3rd, at about 1:22 PM, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Sally Arellano who said their two missing children had…

Off the Record (August 10, 2022)

CAROL BRODSKY: Very sad to report the passing of Al Krauss. He was in renal failure, flagged for a bit and a fall several days…

Valley People (August 10, 2022)

ALBERT EARL ‘SAM’ PRATHER Age: 80 Scion of early Mendocino County Pioneers. The Prather Ranch was established in 1854. Sam Prather raised sheep and cattle…

The Low Down-Dest Election In Mendo History

Hutchins: 8,514 (47%) Glentzer: 10,575 (53%) Margin: 2,061 Undervotes: 2,800 The Grand Jury, and maybe even the DA, ought to look into the recent election for…

County Notes: Ag Commissioner Fired

Last week we noted that a senior employee was on the Board’s closed session agenda for discipline or dismissal. Turns out it was the Ag…

Off the Record (August 3, 2022)

A WOMAN called the other day to say, “I know who's setting all these fires lately.” I asked her if she'd called the Sheriff, not…

Valley People (August 3, 2022)

SAM PRATHER has died. A complete obituary to follow, but most of us know that Sam was born and raised in the Anderson Valley where…

New Noyo Harbormaster

Before becoming the Harbormaster of the Noyo Harbor District, Anna Neumann worked as a crew member for a commercial fishing vessel, gathered tidal data for…

People’s Thoughts On Water/Well Ordinance

The past two weeks I’ve written columns about both proposed state legislation and a draft County ordinance dealing with regulating groundwater wells. As I’ve disclosed…

Pregnant Woman Dies In Ukiah Fire

On 7-29-2022 at approximately 5:11am, Ukiah PD personnel received an emergency call regarding a structure fire at the Redwood Manor Apartments Unit #28. The residence…

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