Letters to the editor for Jan. 24

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Letters to the editor for the week of Jan. 17

Dear Loving Friends, We wish to express our deepest thanks for your overwhelming support during the past year while we have been dealing with the constant challenges presented when cancer becomes a part of everyday life. Your timely support and genero...

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    Letters to the editor for week of Dec. 20

    Dear Editor, Thanks to all who supported the Mateel Forever dinner & cabaret- a new annual lifetime member recruitment & appreciation event for the Mateel Community Center. The product of a recent MCC Board retreat — ideas were generated to increase public involvement in the Center and offer an annual platform for the community to celebrate it. From this seed, Mateel Forever was born. Truth be told, the name comes from another period in Mateel past —...

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    Letters to the editor week of Dec. 12

    Community Thanksgiving thanks and Christmas Day dinner plans We wish to thank all the community members and businesses that helped to make this Thanksgiving holiday a special one at the Mateel Community Center in Redway. This year we received more donations than usual for the community meal, which allowed us to feed many more folks than in previous years, and we are very thankful for the incredible generosity of the businesses and volunteers who pulled together to make that...

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    Board sets date for public hearing

    What are your interests in the Southern Humboldt Community Park and how do you hope to participate in making the vision become a reality? These questions will be posed to community members once again, as the SHCP embarks on the next phase of public input and planning at the Park, in anticipation of approval for a rezone of about 80 acres of the 430 from exclusively Ag to Public Facilities with a Public Recreation overlay. For too long now, the Park has been operating under a...

    By Southern Humboldt Community Park Board|

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    Letters to the editor for the week of Dec. 6

    Redwoods Rural Health Center wants to thank everyone who took the time to fill out our Community Needs Assessment Survey. This information helps RRHC secure essential funding for health care services and will be used to guide future strategic and facility expansion planning activities. The results of the survey indicated more than a third of respondents find it difficult to obtain quality care in Southern Humboldt due to lack of access, underlining the importance of the local health...

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    SHCHD board president answers community rumors

    I’m writing on behalf of the Healthcare District Board to answer some questions I’ve heard about the plans to purchase College of the Redwood’s instructional site on Sprowl Creek Road. People have asked, given the School Board’s recent decision, will we still be able to build our new hospital there. We’re confident the answer to that question is “yes”, and here’s why. When the SHUSD sold the property to CR several years...

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    Letters to the editor, week of November 15

    Dear Editor, We wish to thank Humboldt Sponsors. South Fork High School/ Miranda Junior High Booster Club was the recipient of a generous grant this year from Humboldt Sponsors. They helped to support our ‘safe helmets project’ for the South Fork High football teams. With the continued concern for the safty of our players, the Booster Club saw this request from the coach as a ‘must do’. This is a large financial commitment for the small non-profit...

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    Election Day results at your fingertips

    I could write you a letter about the beautiful fall colors that are peppering our gorgeous woods, but I know you’ll care little. Today is Election Day. One hopes, that a decision can finally be made and we can all get on with our lives. I will be in the news room the entire night with my colleagues at Times-Standard. We will be delivering the news straight to you as soon as the first results come in. To follow along as the day unfolds, find live updates on our...

    By Kellie Ann Benz|

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    Longtime Garberville resident speaks out about eviction

    Community Help In Living Locally expects that the upcoming CHILL meeting noon, Wed., Nov.9 will continue its evolution as a human rights organization, one with regional and continental allies. You are invited to “evolve” yourself in this community action organization. Much of CHILL’s evolution has been furthered by Debra Carey in her years of untiring street outreach and by Kathy Epling’s unstinting care for vulnerable people utilizing Tiger Lily Books as a day...

    By Paul Encimer|

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    Letters this week: Vets demand action, supporting the Mateel

    Dear Humboldt Board Of Supervisors & Estelle Fennelle November 1, 2016 Regarding the John Haynes Veterans Memorial Building in Garberville Fact # 1: The Vet’s Hall has been determined unfit for human habitation due to an infestations of mold spores and for that reason was ordered closed by Humboldt County June 10, 2016. Fact #2: Humboldt County has not lived up to its promise/agreement to maintain the Vet’s Hall, i.e. Roof repair resulting in masses...

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    Full version of SHCA letter to Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

    To The Board of Supervisors, We, the members of Southern Humboldt Community Alliance, do NOT support Measure S. By placing the Humboldt County Commercial Marijuana Cultivation Measure (Measure S) on the November 8th ballot, the Board of Supervisors are asking the voters to enable the county to do something extraordinary ... to levy a property tax in the form of an excise tax on a specific agricultural crop ... cannabis. No other crop in California is singled out in this manner...

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