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Liz Writes Life 4-11-17

April 11, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Etna Rodeo The Scott Valley Pleasure Park Rodeo will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2017. From my research into the history of the rodeo, (I served … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 4-4-17

April 4, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News Senate Bill 54 is causing a stir throughout the state. On March 29, 2017, it received its third amendment vote in the state senate committee and is headed to … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 3-28-17

March 28, 2017 Liz Writes Life Our peas are up about an inch high and it is time to get onion starts in the ground. Yep, after the dark snowy winter, gardening season will soon be upon us. Sure do … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 3-21-17

March 21, 2017 Liz Writes Life At age 57, Alaska’s Mitch Seavey ran the race of his life winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 14, 2017. Mitch shattered the previous time record to steal the title of … Continue reading

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The Sled Dog Relay That Inspired the Iditarod

History.com March 10, 2014 By Christopher Klein  In 1925, a daring sled dog relay through the savage Alaskan winter delivered life-saving medicine to the remote village of Nome, an event commemorated each March by the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 3-14-17

March 14, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA During the last two weeks, I have mentioned that Western Rivers Conservancy is considering purchasing the Timbervest properties on the west and south edges of Scott Valley. … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 3-7-17

March 7, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Snow covered the blooming purple violas this weekend, several times, and something has eaten, at least one of the primroses. We decided to plant snow peas last … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 2-28-17

Feb. 28, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA Two days after I reported, in last week’s column, that the local Timbervest properties were not going to be purchased by a non-profit group, Siskiyou Co. Dist. … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 2-21-17

Feb. 21, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA. The U.S. Forest Service held its first snow survey on Feb. 1st in the mountains surrounding the Scott Valley. Guess what? Yep, measurements were over 130 percent … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life 2-14-17

Feb. 14, 2017 Liz Writes Life Published in Siskiyou Daily News, Yreka, CA. A devastating flood disaster along the Klamath River was avoided last weekend — and it was because Siskiyou Co. Supervisors, officials and employees instantly jumped into high-gear. … Continue reading

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