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Posts published by “Terry Ryder”

Chief Wilson Retires

“It was June of 2008 and we were standing on the borderline of a two-mile fire line watching a BIG FIRE advance toward Rancho Navarro…

Lauren’s Favors Local Flavors

One afternoon when I was eating lunch with Barbara Goodell at Lauren’s Restaurant I overheard Barbara and Lauren discussing a story that was to be…

In Loving Memory Of Henry Hill

The first thing I saw when I arrived at Henry Hill’s memorial was a live pink poodle on a leash with a pink haired lady…

Mission 4 & More!

“The BV Space Program launched a weather balloon carrying the Space Panther One (a styrofoam cooler approximately 1.5 feet square covered in Gorilla tape and…

German Ochoa, Wildland Firefighter

This is a story of pride, perseverance and accomplishment for Anderson Valley High School Senior German Ochoa. Like all seniors German needed to pick a…

How Fair Is Our Fair?

The fairest of course! The Anderson Valley Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show is the “Mother of all Mendocino County People Watching Events.” If you…

Kristofferson & Bottrell For Hendy Woods

Two famous guys stepped up to help us save Hendy Woods Park by singing their hearts out at a benefit concert in the Big White…

What A Wonderful Wedding!

I was lucky to be invited to the wedding of Yutzel Alejandra Garcia and Alejandro Gonzales on Saturday June 7th. The ceremony took place at…

School News 11/11/2009

Wild & Wilder The Fourth grade classes of Shirley Tompkins and Vickie Brock had the privilege of going back in time with Tamara Wilder who…

School News

Daring To Succeed The following is a letter written to Betsy Taylor AVID teacher at AVHS by Veronica Mendoza her former student. Veronica is a…

School News 9/9/2009

 Most Memorable Students Everyone loves “Where are they now?” the part of School News that reports on what AV High graduates are up to. Last…

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