Letters to the editor, week of Feb. 21

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Letters to the editor, week of Feb. 14

Dear Editor, Redwoods Rural Health Center wants to thank the community for their support and local emergency responders for their quick action on Monday, Feb. 6. Redwoods Rural Health Center employees followed emergency protocol and evacua...

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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 generosity have given us the courage to continue our efforts to overcome this illness. Although we may have a long road ahead, your support keeps us strong in the belief that we will be successful. It means so much when folks all around, without...

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    Dear Editor, In a move to provide funding for a new hospital, Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District’s governing board passed a resolution to renew, increase, and extend its annual parcel tax. Board President Barbara Truitt explained “Building a new hospital is not just an option; it is a must! Our current facility will not meet California’s seismic standards after 2029. We have already accomplished every possible seismic retrofit, and we will be...

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    Letters to the editor, Dec. 27

    Dear Editor, I want to thank this community, my family, and my friends, not only for keeping me alive for five years, but also for making that time precious and full. For those of you reading my letter who do not know me, I had a double lung transplant on Dec. 5, 2011. The statistics say that about half of us make it to five years, so I feel especially blessed. I want to thank my wife, my donor, my doctors and team at Stanford Health Care, my family, my friends (especially...

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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...

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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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