Tag Archives: fire

Citizen of the Year – Day to Day

Monday - 15 December 2003

Estelle Fennell – Citizen of the Year Last fall we had fires. We also had our intrepid reporter and news manager at KMUD, Estelle Fennel, who 24/7 kept us informed, went into the fire zone, and won great respect for her efforts from CDF and other locals. Estelle Fennel has been named Citizen of the […]

Moving On – Home Improvement

Saturday - 4 October 2003

Fire Update…and other stuff The fires have been contained, although they’re still burning and the smoke is still a major problem. We finally have an appointment for Russel to see a doctor at the chest clinic at the VA hospital in San Fransisco, Fort Miley. This is on Wed the 8th. Please pray for ‘good […]

More fires..more waiting is

Monday - 29 September 2003

Well the fires closed down school today. There was no school on Friday either. This is because the particulate matter in the air is too great, or so says the Air Quality Control people. Yes it is smokey. Some days worse than others… today wasn’t nearly as bad as yesterday. They say no school until […]

Waiting is…

Sunday - 28 September 2003

‘Waiting Is…’ a coined phrase by an old friend. He taught me a lot about patience, although I still have a lot to learn. Waiting for the fires to finally burn themselves out. The smoke fills the sky and it is hard to breathe today, as it was on Thursday. We (here in Garberville) did […]


Tuesday - 23 September 2003

Garberville and all of Southern Humboldt is covered in smoke from the Canoe fire burning on the north coast/King Range/Honeydew area. This is from CDF’s web site: “Inaccessibility continues to hamper containment efforts along with hot dry weather on the Canoe fire. Fire intensity increased in the late afternoon and evening yesterday expanding the fire […]