Monthly Archives: January 2014

Don Edgman

The town of Washington mourns the loss of Don Edgman, proprietor of the General Store, who passed away unexpectedly on January 23. Don commissioned this map back in 2009, which he printed up for visitors to the hamlet. On the … Continue reading

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One Toke Over The 50 Yard Line

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Move Over, Tesla

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Too Much Truth In Advertising

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Before Obamacare

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Inept Vs. Insane: Start Your Engines

Now that we’ve taken down the Christmas lights, suffered through the New Year’s hangover and backtracked on the resolutions, it’s time to gear up for the 2014 midterm elections. If anything, the chasm between left and right has only widened … Continue reading

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Historian vs. Mural – 1992

As I mentioned in the comments on the post about Bob Lickter, Nevada City Independent founding publisher Bob Wyckoff departed this mortal life last weekend. Bob accomplished many good deeds in his time here, and I’m sure his obituary will … Continue reading

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Perils Of The Newspaper Business

Back in those ancient days when cameras still required film, Bob Lickter, the staff photographer of The Nevada City Independent, would often find he had a few empty frames to fill at deadline time. The news couldn’t wait for Bob … Continue reading

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Killin’ Time (The Final Chapter)

Another Mystery Solved

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