Crash test-dummy

Crash test-dummy

  Crash This crash-test dummy, lovingly known as Crash, came to our family as a birthday present. Tiny at first, Crash was sold to us under the assumption that he was a Scottie-Ciweenie mix, a combination of Scottie, Chihuahua and Dachshund. Rolling right out of Redding, this German Wirehaired Pointer has served our family well. He is a service dog for my Brittle Unaware Hypoglycemia, he’s our hunting dog and most of all, he’s my…

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Bus or Bust

Bus or Bust

Bus or Bust Humboldt is a great county. It has beauty, uniqueness, history, and some of the best people any county could ask for. Humboldt also has one of the highest poverty and unemployment levels of any county in California. What Humboldt is missing, is a 21st century public transportation system. If we can provide people with better access to the county it will not only make Humboldt richer, but also our lives. Many places…

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Pepsi Blue and the Ferndale Police

Pepsi Blue and the Ferndale Police

Pepsi Blue and the Ferndale Police by Nathan Butler In the summer of 2004, I had perhaps one of the strangest encounters with the police of my life. It began, as so many things to do, with an ending. I was just coming back from Centerville beach with a few of my buddies in my friends car. We were on our way out of town when lights began to flash from behind. None of us…

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And Then A Doula Was Born…

And Then A Doula Was Born…

And Then A Doula Was Born Alison Jundt delivers it all…   We begin and end our lives in the hands of a caregiver, most important of this duo is the former. In ancient days, people called this career driven individual the “wise woman.” In Spain, she was called “comadra”, and in France, “Sage-femme.” But in the United States, we know her as the Midwife. Midwives have been bringing life into this world since the first person…

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John Calkins

John Calkins

Meet John Calkins. He is a well travelled man with a story to  tell. You might see John around the Arcata Plaza from time to time, sign in hand, standing up for Veterans rights. I first crossed path with John at KHSU’s annual pledge drive a few years back. I remember it was bright and early at 7:00 a.m. when John stood greeting every volunteer who stepped through the door . “Los Bagels will be…

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Qualities of Enjoying the Eureka Nightlife

Qualities of Enjoying the Eureka Nightlife

Qualities of Enjoying Eureka Nightlife Written by Bo Sarvinski The Nightlife of Eureka, California, can easily be taken advantage of. While Eureka is not as large or selective in establishments as some bigger cities are as far as Nightlife goes, there are a few ways of making it a lot better and enjoyable. Here are 10 ways of helping: 1) PRE-GAMING: Pre-gaming is the codename for having a few drinks before venturing off to bars…

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Samuel Adams and The Lost Coast

Samuel Adams and The Lost Coast

Bostonian Night Life Has it…Eureka, Not So Much Written by Bo Sarvinski Cranberry Lambic. Ole Fezziwig. Cherry Wheat. Cream Stout. Honey Porter. Blackberry Witbier. White Ale. If thinking these fine flavors above were ice cream or root beer, you could not be more far from the truth. They are all a select elite of beers brewed by the world famous Samuel Adams beer company, which started in the 1980s by a beer enthusiast named Jim…

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