Yes We Can ... Drive 55

(January 16, 2020) Editor: Once again, Mitch Trachtenberg has hit the nail on the head about Terra-Gen (Mailbox, Dec. 26, 2019). And Lynn Robbins added five important words to his argument, "curb our...

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(January 16, 2020) Editor: My favorite Torgerson has been matched by that guy in the back ("Evolution Isn't Progress," Dec. 18, 2019). "Evolution is a random process!" Ha ha ha! Convergent evolution should convince...

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'Love to All'

(January 16, 2020) Editor: To you Peter Childs (Mailbox, Jan. 2), I wish a wonderful, enlightening and renewable Winter Solstice and a Happy Hanukkah; also, from an agnostic like me, a Happy New...

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We Can Drive 55

(January 9, 2020) Editor: Hooray for Mitch Trachtenberg's letter regarding lowering the county speed limit to 55 mph (Mailbox, Jan. 2, 2020). This is an excellent suggestion for a simple and easy way...

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The Time is ... November

(January 9, 2020) Editor: Congratulations to the NCJ, Jennifer Fumiko Cahill and Thadeus Greenson for an outstanding editorial on the impeachment of Donald Trump ("The Time is Now," Dec. 26, 2019). The factual...

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Except the Corn Dog

(January 9, 2020) Editor: Just wanted to say thank you for the gift of the calendar I found tucked in the Dec. 26 edition. It is a thoughtful, one-of-a-kind gift, and especially so because each month's photographs...

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What Now?

(January 2, 2020) Editor: Our board of supervisors recently voted down a renewable energy project ("Supes Deny Controversial Wind Project," Dec. 19). The final Environmental Impact Report for the project showed that, taking...

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Eagerly Anticipated'

(January 2, 2020) Editor: Barry Evans' Field Notes are eagerly anticipated and thoroughly appreciated whenever they appear. His most recent ("Evolution Isn't Progress," Dec 18) overview of processes of evolution was concisely organized...

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'Witch-hunty' Cartoon

(January 2, 2020) Editor: Hey NCJ! Thanks for the cool calendar (Dec. 26)! Didn't have one yet. No thanks for the be witch-hunty, pro-vax cartoon (Cartoons, Dec. 26). Most anti-vaxxers I know have...

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Let's Come Together

(January 2, 2020) Editor: Brothers and sisters, regardless of the enormous difference in how we perceive the world around us, I refuse to see any of you as my enemy ("The Top 10...

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(December 26, 2019) Editor: The rejected Terra-Gen Wind Farm was the only project capable of coming online quickly enough to help mitigate Humboldt County's green house gas emissions as we do not have...

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Actually Arcturus

(December 19, 2019) Editor: I was looking back over the Gift Guide edition (Nov. 28) this evening, and read the lovely piece by David Wilson called "Lost in Space," with a photograph...

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To Wind Mill or Not to Wind Mill?

(December 12, 2019) Editor: In regards to Larry Goldberg's letter to the editor (Mailbox, Nov. 21): with all due respect to you personally and professionally, your urging of the Wiyot Tribe to "leave...

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'Taken Aback'

(December 12, 2019) Editor: I was quite taken aback to find an "ovular" St. Christopher medal advertised on page 48 of your Holiday Gift Guide 2019 (Nov. 28). I find it difficult to imagine...

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What About Local Creators?

(December 12, 2019) Editor: The NCJ Gift Guide offers tempting and inspiring gifts from local businesses, but what about our neighbors who are creators but don't own shops? I don't often go shopping but...

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One Word: Plastics

(December 5, 2019) Editor: Regarding "Recycling's New Reality" (Nov. 21). I couldn't help but notice the word "plastic." I mean, maybe six or eight times in almost every paragraph? It is obvious that...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: What Now?

    • Grow food at home and drive to the store less. Vacation locally. Enjoy more acoustic…

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