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March 24, 2023

RRWA Environmental Column: Groundwater Aquifers

You can’t see them. You can’t swim in them. But groundwater aquifers are one of the most important sources of water in the North...

Windsor High School’s Vineyard Academy earns state recognition

Vineyard Academy, one of Windsor High School’s four California Partnership Academies (CPA), has just been named as a 2019 Distinguished California Partnership Academy. This award, given to fewer than 2 percent of the CPAs across California, honors programs who embody a strong focus on academics blended with career technical education.

Market bell bought to replace old yeller

It’s a cool, foggy morning and weeds are loving the fact that an extra cup of coffee will give them more time to climb.

Flashbacks: A look back on local history

The following snippets of history are drawn from the pages of the Healdsburg Tribune, the Healdsburg Enterprise and the Sotoyome Scimitar, and are prepared by the volunteers at the Healdsburg Museum & Historical Society. Admission is always free at the museum, open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Humanity First: Old Timers’ Day every day

As the Major League Baseball playoffs get into full swing this week, some of our town’s finest baseball players are taking their own talents to a diamond here at home — in the name of fitness and fun.

Cannabis Country: The future is here and now

Here, in a nutshell, is 2018. The cultivation of cannabis and the manufacture of cannabis products will become legal, but only for those with permits from local government and licenses from Sacramento.

Humane Society of Sonoma County – Healdsburg Activity Log Dec. 17 – 23, 2018

Looking for a lost pet or a new four-legged friend? See the list of incoming strays and the slideshow of cats and dogs available for adoption from the Sonoma Humane Society, Healdsburg Center.

Decoding Teenagers: Fast Lane

This past weekend was my Mom’s 72nd birthday. We celebrated with a girls-only brunch and an afternoon of scouting out vintage stores. As we savored our last few sips of coffee after our meal, we got to talking about the world that she grew up in and how much different things are today.

Farmers’ Market Musings

“The health of soil, plant, animal and man is one and

Common knowledge

In 1966 the movie “The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming,” was filmed along the local Mendocino-Sonoma coast. In the plot, a lone enemy submarine crashes offshore, igniting a runaway rumor chain that almost leads to a machine gun battle, hostage taking and a U.S. Air Force strike. We can only imagine that if the players in the film all had Facebook and Twitter accounts how much faster the rumors of attack would have flown and how World War III might not have been avoidable.