Blue Container Man

CASSIDY HOLLINGER, a senior at Anderson Valley High School, will attend Vassar College in the fall, which makes this impressive young Boonville…

Quick Draw Wattenburger

JIM WATTENBURGER no longer functions as County supervisor. He decided, he said, to retire after one four-year term. Wattenburger has now attended…

Run For Cover

The board of supervisors, two of them departing, held a "strategic planning" workshop on December 15th. The County's twenty or so department…

Get Out Your Hankies

Mendocino County actually accomplished a couple of things last week, one of which came as quite a surprise to the Board of…

Trouble In Leggett

Leggett is a small place. If it were any smaller it wouldn't have its own school system, and everyone wouldn't know everyone…

Whammies Piling Up

Former Mendocino County Promotional Alliance chief executive Director John Dickerson first presented his alarming analysis of the County's total debt load a…

Frank Cieciorka, In Memoriam

Frank was born in 1939 in Binghamton, New York but grew up in nearby Johnson City, a town then dominated by a shoe factory where the artist first experienced the world of work.…

The Hitchhiker

The hitchhiker was at the Boonville exit on 101. It was about noon. As I passed her she clasped her hands in…