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National Park Service concealed high levels of toxic material in Drakes Estero project

Critical information withheld from US Army Corps of Engineers permit applications and NEPA documents. There are new developments in the Russian River Times ongoing investigation of National Park Service (NPS) misconduct in Drakes Estero. After their controversial decade-long battle to … Continue reading

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Health Care and the Economy: 2007 Revisited

Nearly a decade ago, the Russian River Times published an article on health care, which we have re-published below, in which we looked at the state of US health care using facts and analysis from The World Economic Forum, CRS … Continue reading

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A Decade of NPS Deceit in Drake’s Estero

The value of local news…. A decade of NPS history just repeated itself in Drake’s Estero, and unless Interior Secretary Zinke takes decisive action to root out the entire toxic NPS management culture, we can look forward to a further … Continue reading

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NPS to the Lunny Family: We don’t have to tell you anything

The Russian River Times posted these letters with permission from the Lunny family and are referenced in the subsequent editorial. We are looking at this type of post in conjunction with our other reporting as a way to  use the … Continue reading

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Toxic National Park Service

More corruptive acts in the decade long battle to close the historic oyster farm in Drake’s Estero The Russian River Times (RR Times) has obtained photographs and samples from the National Park Service (NPS) Drake’s Estero ‘Restoration’ project site where … Continue reading

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Dollars Disappear in Drake’s Estero

National Park Service busts through seal-pupping deadline as fired former diver challenges costs. National Park Service (NPS) was supposed to have finished its Drakes Estero Restoration Project by the beginning of the seal- pupping season on March 1 this year.  In … Continue reading

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National Park Service: There they go again

Triggered by a whistleblower, another NPS cloud of scandal descends on Point Reyes National Seashore . The  National Parks Foundation (NPF) website, under the heading ‘Saving the Ecological Sanctuary of an Estuary,’ talks about their contribution to the $4 million … Continue reading

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