THE NORTH COAST JOURNAL
Humboldt County magazine of Politics, People and Art
(Vol. VIII, Issue 9)
A general-interest magazine serving Humboldt County
Editor and Publisher: Judy Hodgson
Art Director/Production Manager: Carolyn Fernandez
Copy Editor: Howard Seemann
Staff Writer and Calendar: Jim Hight
Contributing Writers: Tim Martin, Terry Kramer, Betty Thompson,
Wally Graves, George Ringwald, Jerry Partain
Photographers: Brandi Easter, Patricia Wilson
Graphic Design/Production: Rita Pender, Cindy Noble
Advertising Sales: Colleen Luttrell
Office Manager/Production Assistant: Grace Kerr
On the cover: Junior golfer Tim Crowley Jr. (Photo by
" TIGER IN THE REDWOODS" Stories by Jim
Hight and Tim Martin
Local golf courses have given birth to one national champion -- Arcata's
Chris Johnson -- and may have another on the way.
"HEART TROUBLES AT ST. JOE" by Judy Hodgson
"... Just three months and 40 operations into the [St. Joseph Heart
Institute] program -- heart procedures were suspended pending a review by
the hospital, the state, and, at the request of the hospital, the American
Society of Thoracic Surgeons. ..."
"A GATHERING OF MEN"by George Ringwald
The Promise Keepers "gathered nearly 3,000 strong late in July at Humboldt
State University's Redwood Bowl to celebrate their manly godliness with
Jesus Christ. ... What the Promise Keepers want ... is to get men back into
the Christian fold."
"BUT SEBASTIAN, YOU CAN'T MARRY HARRY"by
Wally Graves on domestic partnership
"THOSE DISAPPEARING TIMBER JOBS"by Jerry
"The next time someone tells you that timber job losses were due to
technology and other changes in the industry -- not environmental protection
-- ask them how you can take millions of acres of timber land out of production
without reducing the number of people turning those natural resources into
"SOMETIMES TOO MANY HATS" by Judy Hodgson
Humboldt County news
"GULLIVER'S GARDEN" by Terry Kramer
"When 14-year-old Davis Priestley got bored with his idle summer afternoons,
he decided to become the Gulliver of landscape architects and build a miniature
garden with tiny trees, a pocket pond and a Lilliputian buddha."
"SAVORY HARVEST TARTS" by Betty Thompson
"This month's recipes make use of tomatoes and other fall vegetables
prepared in three different pastry containers: a flaky, nut-filled pie crust;
a crisp, quick biscuit shell; and a tender yeast-bread tray."
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Coast Journal, Inc.