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Notes from City Council Budget Meeting

In a well organized, concise manner, City Manager, Gene Palazzo went through module after module through graphs and explanations of the dire straits of our budget. Here are some of…

Has DA Jon Alexander Met His Waterloo?

Amid swirls of disciplinary charges, put forth by the California State Bar against our DA, and questions of possible misuse of public funds in hiring George Mavris’ brother at $125/hour…

Local Unchecked Power…

An Opinion Piece By Co-Editor Katherine K. Kelly What to do about unchecked power in those who were elected to represent us? We have in this city people who were…

Constitutional rights obliterated by Mayor Kathryn Murray

In another attempt to limit free speech, Mayor Murray in Monday night’s city council meeting, May 21, 2012, cut off Gini Marie Aland during public comment stating that she was…

McClure Booed

In another attempt to rewrite history, the local newspaper reporter, Emily Jo Cureton, writes in her April 28th article that Martha McClure, current Supervisor of the 2nd district was booed…

Dear Donna

Since March, 2012; 700,000 more people are now free of fluoridation in the US and the Island of Curacao in the Caribbean. Watching the New Hampshire House of Representatives in…

Horror Films in our area

We’re in a low interest rate environment. Right now you can get about 1% to 2% having your money sit in a bank. What if I told you that some…

Stress Wreaks Havoc

Did you know that you have two brains; one inside your skull and one in your gut? During fetal development one part turns into your central nervous system while the…

Why I Voted 2

Between the limitations of “Animal Control” and the rules and regs surrounding “Disturbing the Peace,” a gap existed. Have you ever tried to enjoy a holiday when some dog in…

GRAND JURY COMPLAINT SUBMITTED

     Grand Jury complaints have been filed against the Director/Public Guardian of Del Norte County Health and Human Services, (DHS)Gary Blatnick, in addition to Dr. Thomas Martinelli, M.D., FACP, Public…

Juveniles to disperse wood chips along dog paths

PRESS RELEASE – July 16, 2019 Del Norte County District 1 Supervisor Roger Gitlin announces expansion of Community Service program involving wards of Juvenile Hall. In coordination with Del Norte…

Funeral services

Last Week Tragedy struck Del Norte County with the loss of an inspiring young man named Dylan Cervantes who was 19 years of age. Services will be held at the…

Dedication of Veteran’s Memorial Monument

Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10 am, the “Point of Honor” will hold it’s official dedication. It’s located at the corner of Front Street and Highway 101. Over a decade…

Farewell to the “old” Triplicate

By Samuel Strait – July 3, 2019 – It was almost inevitable once Western Communications installed Robin Fornoff as the Triplicate’s editor that changes were coming to the Triplicate and…

Healthcare tax for citizens, free healthcare for noncitizens

By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayer’s Association – June 27, 2019 If there was any question whatsoever as to whether California has gone completely off the rails, proposals…

Sick Times

By Guest Columnist, Michael Ceremello – June 25, 2019 – It seems that common sense is becoming even more uncommon, if that is even possible.  Even doing the limbo, there…

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