THE NORTH COAST JOURNAL
of Politics, People and Art
(Vol. IX, Issue 3)
145 G St., Suite A, Arcata, Calif. 95521
Humboldt County - California
On the cover: Photos by Kevin Fox
Story by George Ringwald
Isn't everyone into computers, CDs, videos and cell phones
these days? Apparently not. See this month's cover story.
by Froma Harrop
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was first published in the Providence
and is reprinted with permission. Any similarities between the
described in this article and Arcata are purely coincidental.
DON'T CALL IT AN HMO
by Jessie Faulkner
Pacific Lumber and the County of Humboldt are on board. Your employer
might be next.
Is this where managed health care is heading in Humboldt County?
ARMY CORPS MAY SCRAP CHERT
by Jim Hight
According to a report issued last month by the County of Humboldt
Extraction Review Team (CHERT),
"most mining operations caused little or no harm to river
But the five CHERT scientists reported that "a few gravel
operators violated mining protocols
and left river bars in bad shape. ... Now one or more of these
are trying to make an end run around the CHERT's scientific review.
CORONER'S OFFICE IN TRANSITION
by Rosemary Edmiston
Former Eureka city councilman and newly appointed Coroner
Frank Jager takes over for former Coroner Glenn Sipma.
NOT A VERY SEXY TOPIC
by Judy Hodgson
"Gravel. It's not a very sexy topic.
But last month there was a significant development in the ongoing
of the extraction of this important resource. ..."
Humboldt County News Briefs
AN EATING FRENCY
by Betty Thompson
MARCH THROUGH THE GARDEN
by Terry Kramer
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Coast Journal, Inc.