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February 22, 2024

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 8

Parklets vs. Parking Why are the parklets still taking up 49 public parking spaces in downtown Healdsburg? The Covid Emergency is over. I drove through the Plaza today. The parklets look like hammered dung. And there was no parking for me. Has the City...

Snapshot: Blow That Horn

Perhaps the most famous trumpeter of the 20th century, Louis Armstrong was a force of nature on the music scene from the 1920s through 1971, when he passed away from a heart attack. Born in 1901, his New Orleans neighborhood, “the Battleground,” was a tough...

Flashbacks from Healdsburg, Feb. 8

100 years ago – Feb. 7, 1924 January Report of School Nurse During January Mrs. Alice Howard paid 34 visits to 14 schools in this section, according to her monthly report as Healdsburg Red Cross nurse. She inspected 253 children during the month, recommending 62 teeth...

Snapshot: Two Rockies, One Range

Although lumped together as the “Rockies,” the Canadian and American Rockies are quite different, reports Pierre Ratte.

Snapshot: 40 Days, 40 Nights

The Sierra Nevada is experiencing a record amount of rainfall and snowfall, but the season's total snow so far being 87 inches pleas when compared to last year’s seasonal total of 687 inches.

Flashbacks from Healdsburg, Jan. 25

A world champion wrestler signed on to wrestle locally in Healdsburg, the environmental impact of geothermal energy development, and sending aid to a struggling post-War Europe in news from the Healdsburg Museum.

The Library: ‘Where everybody knows your name’

The Healdsburg Regional Library has become a place where the community gathers to share information, assistance and good cheer, and has become an "information ground" and "third place" for its users.

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 18

The Healdsburg Tribune has welcomed Simone Wilson as a writer, and a reader from Wisconsin writes in to say he enjoys the paper.

Snapshot: Pruning Prepares the Vines

Sonoma County's vineyard workers clip 100 million canes per year, bringing forth spring's bud break, summer's veraison, and fall's harvest, and German POWs worked in the vineyards and orchards during the 1940s.

Flashbacks from Healdsburg, Jan. 11

Back issues of the Healdsburg Tribune include news fines levied for Prohibition violations, Daylight Saving Time and a local man on national TV.