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Ukiah, California
May. 24, 2017


"Growing: Art, Life, and Culture in Mendocino County" includes a variety of local art and a "Cannabis Confessional."
MCSO is seeking Kelley Coan, shown in a photograph from 2007. She is described as a white female adult, 5'06" tall, weighing approximately 140 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes, and is 39 years old.
MCSO is seeking Kelly Coan in the murder of Jamie Shipman, as well as Shipman's vehicle.
Doug Guillon and Steve Honeycutt of Guillon Construction in Chico talked about their project on Thursday morning.
The Ukiah Valley Sanitation District agreed to refund the temporary homeless showers hookup fee — but only if the showers really are temporary.
Permit amnesty deadline extended to the end of the year.
Body found at deceased's residence in Caspar -- deceased's car is missing. The MCSO asks for assistance, and information about the car, but urges people to exercise caution and not approach the car.
The Mendocino Sheriff is asking for help in looking for a 2009 Chevrolet HHR, like the one in the picture. If you have info call: (707) 463-4086.
MENDOCINO CO., 5/18/17 — The Grist Creek asphalt plant located on highway 162 has been dismantled over the last...
A Bell 407, similar to one used by the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.
Increased air traffic this weekend plus some tips on aerial identification.


Governor’s Puzzling 3rd District Appointment (opinion)

In which Jim Shields, resident of District 3, editor of the Observer, and manager of the Laytonville Water District, describes his reservations concerning the new District 3 supervisor, Georgeanne Croskey, and the selection process.

Human Race a party on the plaza

Hot dogs, adoptable dogs, and worthy causes turned out for the annual fundraiser.

Mendo SWAT team to receive $65,000 in new gear

The Mendocino SWAT team gave us a tour of some of the equipment they use, and some of the new equipment they're purchasing.

Letter to the editor: The state of the grange

Annie Waters from the Little Lake Grange weighs in on the current grange discussion.
Tamar Kaye, of Greenway distillery.

Wine in the Garden: Taste of Redwood Valley

Taste of Redwood Valley — in the spring!

Ukiah joins groundwater authority

The governance structure for the Ukiah Valley groundwater basin got one more member on Wednesday.

Presentation on salmon at the Willits Library, on Earth Day

The Eel River Recovery Project (ERRP) will be making a presentation at the Willits Branch of the Mendocino County Library on Earth Day, April 22, from noon to 3 PM on the Secret Lives of Eel River Fishes.
Round Valley Wailaki language teacher and Dreamstarter recipient Cheryl Tuttle with students Walter Card, Shayleena Britton, and Lourdes Downey talking to students at Willits High School this March.

Round Valley student awarded $10,000 for Wailaki language project (w/videos)

High school senior Shayleena Britton will create an educational resource to share the Wailaki language.

Children frolic with scorpions at Hopland “bioblitz”

A group of nature-lovers heard a lecture from an expert on spiders and scorpions, before heading into the woods at the Hopland Research and Extension Center to encounter the bugs in person.

Video: Check out the Orr Springs Road Bailey bridge!

Take a drive over the new bridge covering the gap on Orr Springs Road.

Opinion: Complaints about Ukiah Co-op More than Warranted

Co-op members, share this far and wide, only 1 day left to vote for Gina Covina in co-op board election. Deadline is March 31st!
Soda Creek, part of the upcoming field trip March 18. Photo from ERRP.

Wanna go wild? Upcoming salmon spotting field trips and how to help the Willits...

Upcoming field trips and presentations and how to donate to a new Willits "Hub."