Roofwater Harvesting enthusiasts

We wanted to let you know about the latest OAEC WATER Institute’s DIY booklet called: “Low Cost Agricultural Roofwater System”, which provides plenty of clean drinking water to our hens without the use of any electricity via gravity.  This booklet visually & verbally debuts (after nearly 20 decades of usage by many colleagues) our infamous … Read more

Doug Bosco & His Phantom Railroad

Help Support Important Local Reporting, Subscribe Today by Will Parrish on Apr 27th, 2011 Across recent years, a State of California agency called the the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) has been plodding ahead in its campaign to make freight chug-a-chug down the tracks from the Port of Eureka on down to the San Francisco … Read more

Grist Creek Open Pit Gravel Mine

On April 21,  2011  over fifty Round Valley residents made the trek down to Ukiah to appear at 9am to speak before the Planning Commission against the Planning Department Staff recommendation that the Grist Creek Open Pit Mining Project proceed without an EIR (Environmental Impact Report). They patiently waited for over two hours to be … Read more

Eel River rail line tough to build, and tough to kill

By GAYE LeBARON FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT  Published: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 3:00 a.m.   The rail line through the Eel River Canyon hasn’t carried a train for 13 years. “Oh, we’ll all go out to meet her when she comes…We’ll be shoutin’ ‘Hallelujah!’ when she comes.” Or, perhaps, the variation on the old campfire … Read more