Off the Record (Sep. 19, 2018)

MICHAEL SLAUGHTER has died, just as he said he was going to do in his final message to us.  A long-time subscriber all the way back to the 1980s, Michael had sent us an email that said, "Today I die. Thank you for the decades together. Michael Slaughter.”…

Off the Record (Sep. 12, 2018)

WHY ARE THESE WOMEN LAUGHING?  (Because they make a lot of money providing invisible and/or failed services and never have to account for how many people "served" and how much money is spent "serving" them?)…

Off the Record (Sep. 5, 2018)

THE BIG FIRES are just about extinguished but still no formal announcement of their causes. We are reliably informed that the reason for the largest, the Ranch Fire, is known and not arson. But the River Fire remains under investigation. If you came in real late, the Ranch Fire started on the Guntley ranch property off Highway 20 near the Potter Valley turnoff. The River Fire that began just off Highway 175 and burned east over the mountain darn near into Lakeport is still a mystery as to what ignited it.…

Off the Record (July 11, 2018)

CHRIS SKYHAWK, candidate for 5th District supervisor suffered a nearly fatal stroke on Tuesday, June 26th and was flown out of Fort Bragg to Stanford where he remains hospitalized but improved enough to soon be moved to a rehab facility. Cards and letters can be sent to him at P.O. Box 127, Albion 95410. …