Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Master: Earl Scruggs

The world is a little less sparkly for awhile, with the passing this week of modern legend and icon of American music and pop culture – Earl Scruggs. He defined the sound and the rhythm of the banjo, for a … Continue reading

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Tribes take issue with restrictions

by Adam Spencer   the Del Norte Triplicate Despite the 1,000-plus page report, tribal officials and county residents found omissions in the latest document from the process to implement Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on the North Coast. A public hearing was held … Continue reading

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COROPORATE SPONSORSHIPS, A COKE, AND A SMILE

by Tomas DiFiore I realize the most massive amount of articles these days are on the merits of Privatizing Parks but none have any real consistent data, and most information comes directly from Park Privatization dot com, Recreation Resource Management, ReserveAmerica … Continue reading

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A sad day for democracy

By David Gurney On a sad day for our democracy,  an appeals court has handed down a ruling that sets a bad precedent for the privatization of government, from here and into the future. California’s First District Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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MLPA Initiative doesn’t create ‘Yosemites of the Sea’

Vernal Falls, Yosemite  by Dan Bacher A network of so-called “marine protected areas” created under the helm of a big oil lobbyist went into effect on the Southern California coast from Point Conception to the Mexico/U.S. border on January 1, … Continue reading

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Killer whale possibly killed by U.S. military explosion

Southern Resident Killer Whale, killed by massive full-body blunt trauma from a suspected explosion.  She was one of 90 surviving in her endangered pod.  At least 38 seals died from similar injuries last year. (FROM:   CBC News   Posted: Mar 22, … Continue reading

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Opinion – Fort Bragg and the North Coast: Studied and Scoped

Welcome to the Navy’s EIS “scoping meeting.”  (Do they do weddings?) This past week, the backwater town of Fort Bragg, population 7,273, was the dog-and-pony-show epicenter of the universe.  Tuesday night, we had the cheap, sullen fraudsters with “Horizon Water … Continue reading

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Enviro Groups Boycott Navy’s EIS “Scoping Meetings”

Center for Biological Diversity • Friends of the Earth • Friends of the San Juans • InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council • Natural Resources Defense Council • Olympic Environmental Council • Orca Network • People For Puget Sound • Puget Soundkeeper Alliance • Seattle … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy in Fort Bragg tonight, 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.

The disclosed areas of the U.S. Navy’s expanded “Northwest Training Range Complex”   U.S. Navy representatives will be at Fort Bragg’s Town Hall (363 N. Main Street) tonight, FRIDAY,  March 23rd,  from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, for an informational “open … Continue reading

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