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Secret to lifetime employment is simply getting started

Modern technology has done a good job of eliminating labor intensive jobs. The industrial revolution of the past 100 years has created many labor-saving devices and most recently the digital computer that has revolutionized data collection, accounting, correspondence and education, to name just a few. As technology has advanced reducing labor intensive jobs it has also sparked prosperity that has created a demand for more products and services which has created new premium job opportunities!

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Book Fair a rousing success
Posted: May 27, 2015

The Hayfork Elementary School Library would like to thank everybody for a great and successful spring Book Fair. Thank you to the parents and students that came out to make it such a success. A great big thank you to the staff at HES that supported this event.

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Time to vote progressive
Posted: May 27, 2015

This is in response to the letter by George Loegering, published in the May 13 issue of The Trinity Journal. I have great respect for Mr. Loegering, having read his letters in the past. However, he has it all wrong this time.

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Reality and pseudoscience
Posted: May 27, 2015

Reality: the quality of being real or having an actual existence – Oxford English Dictionary.

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Wine Gala helps support camp
Posted: May 27, 2015

The Watershed Center would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our community for the success of the 8th annual Wine and Cheese Gala. The Wine Gala is a key source of funding for the Indian Valley Summer Camp, an outdoor environmental summer camp open to all Trinity County youth, regardless of ability to pay; and it is made possible by the support of our community, in particular our generous co-hosts the Hayfork Rotary Club.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Community stepped up
Posted: May 20, 2015

The residents of Trinity County deserve a big thumbs up!

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Art, nature and harmony
Posted: May 20, 2015

Art, it is a reflection of an energetic frequency that corresponds to certain parts of the Earth. People divide into races and each race has a specific function, its purpose. Each race has its motherland, a part of the Earth which corresponds to specific peoples on the level of energies. Living on his motherland, a person has an opportunity to create art that reflects the harmony and beauty of his land; to eat properly, according to his geographical location; to dress correctly, in the materials which grow in the local area and made according to the local tradition; and to receive a true education, the wisdom of his ancestors accumulated over thousands of years.

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Just water under the bridge?
Posted: May 20, 2015

The severe drought that we are experiencing in California makes one question the wisdom of the increased water releases from the Lewiston dam. When many Californians are looking at rationed water supplies in the order of 55 gallons per day per person, and farmers are having to leave thousands of acres bare of crops because they can’t get enough water to irrigate, does it really make sense to send so much water down the Trinity River and out to the ocean?

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Shout out to the feds
Posted: May 20, 2015

Hey! I just want to send a well- deserved “thanks” to the federal government. You do so much for us and sometimes we just don’t think to appreciate your guidance in every little thing we do.

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Secret to lifetime employment is simply getting started
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 6:15 am

Modern technology has done a good job of eliminating labor intensive jobs. The industrial revolution of the past 100 years has created many labor-saving devices and most recently the digital computer that has revolutionized data collection, accounting, correspondence and education, to name just a few. As technology has advanced reducing labor intensive jobs it has also sparked prosperity that has created a demand for more products and services which has created new premium job opportunities!

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Book Fair a rousing success
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 6:15 am

The Hayfork Elementary School Library would like to thank everybody for a great and successful spring Book Fair. Thank you to the parents and students that came out to make it such a success. A great big thank you to the staff at HES that supported this event.

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Time to vote progressive
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 6:15 am

This is in response to the letter by George Loegering, published in the May 13 issue of The Trinity Journal. I have great respect for Mr. Loegering, having read his letters in the past. However, he has it all wrong this time.

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Reality and pseudoscience
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 6:15 am

Reality: the quality of being real or having an actual existence – Oxford English Dictionary.

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Wine Gala helps support camp
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 6:15 am

The Watershed Center would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our community for the success of the 8th annual Wine and Cheese Gala. The Wine Gala is a key source of funding for the Indian Valley Summer Camp, an outdoor environmental summer camp open to all Trinity County youth, regardless of ability to pay; and it is made possible by the support of our community, in particular our generous co-hosts the Hayfork Rotary Club.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Community stepped up
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 6:15 am

The residents of Trinity County deserve a big thumbs up!

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Art, nature and harmony
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 6:15 am

Art, it is a reflection of an energetic frequency that corresponds to certain parts of the Earth. People divide into races and each race has a specific function, its purpose. Each race has its motherland, a part of the Earth which corresponds to specific peoples on the level of energies. Living on his motherland, a person has an opportunity to create art that reflects the harmony and beauty of his land; to eat properly, according to his geographical location; to dress correctly, in the materials which grow in the local area and made according to the local tradition; and to receive a true education, the wisdom of his ancestors accumulated over thousands of years.

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Just water under the bridge?
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 6:15 am

The severe drought that we are experiencing in California makes one question the wisdom of the increased water releases from the Lewiston dam. When many Californians are looking at rationed water supplies in the order of 55 gallons per day per person, and farmers are having to leave thousands of acres bare of crops because they can’t get enough water to irrigate, does it really make sense to send so much water down the Trinity River and out to the ocean?

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Shout out to the feds
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 6:15 am

Hey! I just want to send a well- deserved “thanks” to the federal government. You do so much for us and sometimes we just don’t think to appreciate your guidance in every little thing we do.

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Who cares about marijuana grows?
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 6:15 am

I am also retired and empathized with the Hayfork woman whose letter you recently published. My complaint is nowhere as serious as hers.

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Wednesday 05/13/2015
Regulation already exists
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 6:15 am

The May 6 front-page article “Lawmakers seek marijuana grow regulation” illustrates the desperate situation we are in. The electorate is generally under, or misinformed, and these “lawmakers” are obviously no different. They apparently know little about existing California law on marijuana.

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Respect for feelings, opinions
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 6:15 am

So, I had a run in with a gentleman on the first of the month and this meeting got me thinking. So what’s more important, free speech, the desire to not be offended, the golden rule or maybe some measure of these mixed together. Funny thing, this occurred over a flag, a different one than I suppose I’m known for mentioning.

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Progressives, conservatives and others needed
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 6:15 am

The progressive political movement started in the early 1900s and has seen many high-level government officials elected, including presidents like Theodore Roosevelt. Progressives have been successful over the years and have initiated many government “reforms” to American industry and large corporations in order to make individual citizens’ lives easier. To some extent they have done this by “modernizing” the Constitution.  

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What is a penny worth?
Posted: May 13, 2015 - 6:15 am

A few days ago I went to the Weaverville Transfer Site (dump) and was shocked at seeing hundreds of pennies on the concrete floor.

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Wednesday 05/06/2015
Grows all around turning dream retirement into nightmare
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 6:15 am

My husband and I bought 20 acres off Highway 3 in Hayfork — we built our “dream retirement home” on the property and have worked for 14 years to bring it to where it is today. We plan to move in the near future.

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Health care simply a racket
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 6:15 am

So Trinity County is near the bottom in health rankings? Let me tell you some of the reason why. When I came here all I had was Medicare and a medical condition I acquired while in the Army. Later injuries here complicated and made matters worse.

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Freedom to worship in D.C.
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 6:15 am

Our country is the land of freedom, liberty and justice for all people. Our forefathers called out to people in all parts of the world. They said come to America all of you that are persecuted, and oppressed because of your religion, and you will have freedom. What a country, folks.

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Disrespect for law and order
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 6:15 am

There have been several instances of public protests lately stemming from police-related deaths of young black men that have erupted into major riots with people injured and businesses damaged or destroyed. This is a very serious situation and needs to be thought through because it could be due to wholly unrelated reasons that could seriously affect our country. We as a country do have enemies in the Mideast who have put us on alert by many actions starting with the 911 catastrophe that they want us ruined as a nation and individually dead if not a Muslim. These riots are very expensive and take personnel away from normal duties; these factors could impact or seriously affect our economy.

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Many contribute to Sober Grad
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 6:15 am

To the community of Weaverville: Just wanted to say thank you to all who attended the Calcutta last Saturday. We had a great turnout and raised thousands of dollars for Trinity High School’s Sober Grad and the Senior Class Trip.

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Wednesday 04/29/2015
A truly talented county
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

It never ceases to amaze us that we who live in this little mountain hamlet known as Weaverville have amongst us so many talented artists and musicians.

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Protective vest for K-9 Chase
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

Southern Trinity is excited to have a resident deputy and a K-9. I started this protective vest project after meeting our K-9 officer Chase.

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Beauty found in local artists
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

There are those that awaken each morning, look out, and see only what’s wrong. Then there are those that marvel at the beauty in the world. Almost 50 years ago, in my travels through Europe, I was fortunate enough to visit the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands and see Rembrandt’s “Night Watch.” I then ventured across the avenue to the Van Gogh Museum and studied the “Potato Eaters” and “Shoes with Laces” by the master Vincent van Gogh. During my journey I went to Rome and spent an afternoon laying on my back, in the Sistine Chapel, gazing at Michael Angelo’s incredible works. I also went to Paris and the Louvre to see Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa.” In the Prado in Madrid I saw some of the works by Goya.

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Freedom more than cloth
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

Just a response to the wannabe fascist who thinks it’s cool to assault somebody for stomping on a piece of Chinese nylon. Seriously, what numbskull still plays that tune?

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Back and forth in a free press
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

Recently I placed a call to 911 and who should come to the rescue but our famous Mark Potts, deputy extraordinaire. He handled my emergency with great finesse and then took a few gracious minutes to allow me to express my concerns about law enforcement in Trinity County.

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Feed, auction aid Coffee Creek VFD
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

If you missed the Coffee Creek VFD Annual Auction and Chili Feed, you missed one of the most fun North Lake events of the year. Laughter filled the fire hall all night. Oak wood was raffled, jelly beans counted, priceless sweets fought over, surprise gifts given, our senior “senior” honored, and famous chili ingested.  

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Cemetery thanks
Posted: April 29, 2015 - 6:15 am

The Weaverville Cemetery Association would like to thank the Clampers, and especially Bob Simmons, Steve Simmons and Doug Colberg, for making our Breakfast Sandwich fundraiser a huge success. Thank you to all the people who purchased sandwiches and especially those who left additional donations.  

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Proposal for a resolution on Trinity County water
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 6:15 am

Whereas fracking is a safe and clean way to get plenty of oil to run our vehicles at the cost only of using a little bit of excess water and,

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There oughta be a law
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 6:15 am

Seems like there are new laws all the time, so many that they are confusing and have added laws to clarify the former. Some of the worse regulations are designed to preclude competition in everything from licensed interior decorators to licensed taxi services; from local farm products to farm subsidies. There are hundreds of well-intended laws and regulations that are used by government for social engineering which is not the purpose of government. Enforcement, paperwork and litigation are being wasted for little gain; this is government run amok! Moreover, there are natural laws, common sense and economic safeguards that can provide basic control of undesirable behavior and harm to others.

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Volunteers keep Trinity humming
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 6:15 am

So my last letter may have been a tad heavy handed, Jill Richards deserves more than anything to have her tireless efforts helping the art community acknowledged. Even if I am sometimes critical, she’s pretty awesome.  

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A tribute to Lon Simmons
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 6:15 am

Lon Simmons, famous sports announcer, died on April 5 at 91. He and Russ Hodges announced the S.F. Giants games on radio from 1958 to 1973.

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Protecting flag worthy of medal
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 6:15 am

What is our country coming to when it lets Michelle Manhart be arrested for trying to defend our country’s flag from being walked on?

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Thanks for appreciation
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 6:15 am

The Trinity Hospital Auxiliary would like to express its thanks for the Volunteer Appreciation event of last Thursday, April 16, which took place in the hospital’s lunch room. The event was hosted by CEO Aaron Rogers, and it seemed as though there was a representative from every department that came to share in root beer floats and thanks for the efforts and contributions of the auxiliary. Roses and gifts were presented to the auxiliary members who attended.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Prevention efforts appreciated
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:15 am

I live on Hennessey Road in Burnt Ranch and I want to express my sincere thanks for the great project being done by the Trinity County Fire Safe Council. The very clean and complete job they are doing is worthy of praise just for the high quality of work they are doing, but beyond that, they are providing my whole neighborhood with a level of preventative fire protection that hasn’t existed in the 22 years I’ve been here.

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Support for right to die
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:15 am

It seems that in a county as small as ours, many have been touched with the sadness of watching friends or loved ones suffer long and painful dying processes.

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Asset forfeiture, policing for profit
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:15 am

 “The felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.” That’s the California Penal Code definition of robbery. Does this not describe exactly the misnamed government program called civil asset forfeiture?

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County needs more promotion
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:15 am

I saw some spark of life last month in the local galleries; some old problems still hampered some galleries’ shows but as I said the fiber arts show weirdly always struggles. Though this month some of the specters that hamstring the local art scene crept back to the top. I’m speaking of the boogeyman of bad ideas.

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Environmental degradation ruining previously majestic landscapes
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 6:15 am

In 2004 I visited Trinity Pines and drove through the dusty pockmarked roads that wind like a serpentine labyrinth through this remote subdivision south of Hayfork. Inhabitants at that time were gritty people willing to live off the grid, characters who wanted a place to hide, and folks who enjoy a slice of the natural world in a more raw and private setting.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Community-based solutions needed for water
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

From Julia Baldwin

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Original intent of Constitution
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

The three most perverted powers of the federal government are the General Welfare, Commerce and Supremacy Clauses. The statists expand the general welfare beyond its parameters which is entirely ensconced within the succeeding 17 clauses that comprise Article 1, Section 8.

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Better starts with citizens, voters
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

I am always delighted to see Mr. Redinbaugh’s letters. He lives only 8 inches next door and we never seem to be able to communicate.

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To live what we believe
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

When I was taught to love my God with all my soul and heart, put no other god before him, people said good. When I was taught to honor my Father and Mother everyone said well done. When I was taught do not kill, do not lie, do not steal, and do not covet other people’s things, that was a good thing.

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Fun and games from CAO, board
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

More fun and games from the CAO and the Board of Supervisors: even though they’ve reported a surfeit of recent funds after purchasing new vehicles for themselves to travel all over the state on missions of self-aggrandizement, they still refuse to discuss a cost-of-living increase in county workers’ pay. If you’ll remember it’s these same county workers who, after receiving a 2 percent raise in 2011, lost it in 2013 while department heads under the CAO received a cost-of-living raise.

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Sheriff’s Office doing well
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

Just want to give a shout out to Sheriff Bruce Haney who has done a good job keeping things from getting too out of hand around here. Have there been mistakes? Yes, but come on no one is 100 percent perfect and considering budget losses, legislation and the general size and dispersion of people in this county he does pretty damn good with what is available to him. Trinity Pines has calmed down from what it was before and early on in his time as sheriff. The lunatics toting shotguns telling people roads were closed seems to have stopped.  

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‘American Sniper’ misses target
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

Guess all the hype, along with some well-deserved respect for Clint Eastwood’s past movie-making efforts, finally enticed me to go see the movie “American Sniper.”  

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Community Kudos
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 6:15 am

Sewing machine donation

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Time to advance Klamath River settlement agreements
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:15 am

Earlier this year the Family Farm Alliance Board of Directors, by unanimous vote, formally supported the concept captured in recent Senate legislation to advance the settlement agreements developed for the Klamath River watershed. The Alliance is a grassroots, nonprofit organization that represents family farmers, ranchers, agricultural water purveyors and allied industries in the 17 Western states. We have long advocated that the best solutions to the challenges faced by Western irrigators come from the ground-up, driven by local interests.

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Start locally, save creeks
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:15 am

Last September, while I was standing in the dry creek bed of Browns Creek, I felt like I was in the scene of an apocalyptic movie. Then, the next day (literally overnight), our stream began flowing at what could be considered a normal flow rate for this extreme drought. My emotions ran the gamut from anger toward “whomever” stole the creek, to relief that perhaps this drought had not actually killed the creek. But, the dominant emotion was anger: toward “who” stole the creek and how come “somebody” let them get away with it.

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Support End of Life Option Act
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:15 am

Thank you Robert Van Fleet for your very informative letter to the editor entitled Options for the End of Life.

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Blooming planet, kindness key
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:15 am

In hard times it is wise to remember the ways of the ancestors, the truths they left behind for us, their descendants.

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Lost water can be reclaimed
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 6:15 am

Several years ago the then-head of the Trinity River Restoration Program said in late February that it was going to be a “normal water year” and then we had the driest March on record and it turned out to be a “dry year.”

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