The North Coast Journal

of Politics, People, and Art
Humboldt County, Calif.

Vol. VIII, Issue 4


Editor and Publisher: Judy Hodgson
Art Director/Production Manager: Carolyn Fernandez
Copy Editor: Howard Seemann
Staff Writer and Calendar: Jim Hight
Contributing Writers: George Ringwald, Ron Ross, Terry Kramer,
Miv Schaaf, Betty Thompson, Tim Martin

Photographers: Brandi Easter, Patricia Wilson
Graphic Design/Production: Rita Pender, Cindy Noble
Advertising Sales: Carla Strope, Colleen Luttrell
Office Manager/Production Assistant: Grace Kerr


April 1997

Cover of the April 1997 NCJ
On the cover: Photos by Brandi Easter

COVER STORY

WHAT PEOPLE MAKE
How high -- or low -- are the wages in Humboldt County?
Story by Jim Hight

PEOPLE

"RENDER UNTO CAESAR" by Judy Hodgson
After 51 years and thousands of tax returns,
oh, the stories Bill Jackson could tell!

HEALTH CARE

"BIRTH PANGS"by Wally Graves
St Joseph Hospital is set to re-enter the labor market.

OUTDOORS

"IN SEARCH OF SNOW"by Tim Martin
How did a McKinleyville High School student become
a contender in the 1997 U.S. Ski Association Junior Olympics?

DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER
"FATE OF HARBOR VOTE" by Judy Hodgson

LETTERS

UPFRONT
Humboldt County news


COLUMNS

FISCAL FITNESS
"WHEN WILL THE MARKET CORRECT?" by Ron Ross
When the stock market does well for an extended time,
it generates the feeling that it's overdue for a "correction."

GARDEN
"CIVILIZING NATURE" by Terry Kramer
An interview with John Nelson,
groundskeeper for Humboldt Area Foundation.

FUNNY BUSINESS
"THE JOY OF WORK" by Maka MacKenna
"I've had some fairly bizarre jobs in my time. ..."

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