Glyphosate probably carcinogenic

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, has classified glyphosate—commonly known as Roundup—as “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Glyphosate is one of the world’s most widely used herbicides, used in growing corn, soy, vegetables and fruits and in winemaking and home gardens. It has been...

Art Rogers Family Album, March 12, 2015

BROCK ALEXANDER MORSE — BORN NOVEMBER 10, 2013 Son of Ashley Griffin and Jake Morse of Woodacre. Gransdson of Connie and Dan Morse of Inverness and Liz Cunningham and Dan Bagley of Tomales and Mike Griffin of Bloomfield.

Author Ann Pancake on West Virginia’s hurt and hope

The author Ann Pancake hasn’t lived in her home state, West Virginia, for years, but her stories are overwhelmingly set in hilly Appalachia, where she says her unconscious was formed. Ms. Pancake, who is a presenter at this year’s Geography of Hope Conference—a biennial gathering organized by Point Reyes Books...

The woman behind the Barbarian Beach Party

Last month, D.J. Barbarella, the host of KWMR’s Barbarian Beach Party, spun records for “Soul Nite” at the Old Western Saloon, a benefit for the Inverness Almanac. She granted few requests, and her playlist strayed far from the standard script. “This is not soul,” complained one local on his way...

Art Rogers Family Album, February 26, 2015

THE CALIFORNIA CONSERVATION CORPS AND VOLUNTEERS PULLING UP NON NATIVE BLACKBERRY BRAMBLES NEAR THE RANDALL TRAILHEAD IN OLEMA VALLEY The California Conservation Corps has a Watershed Steward’s Program that will be working in the Point Reyes National Seashore for the next year. A watershed steward works with park fisheries biologists...

Art Rogers Family Album, February 5, 2015

EVELYN “EVIE” ROSE DIETRICH — BORN JULY 20, 2013 Daughter of Jessica and Daniel Dietrich of Inverness Park. Granddaughter of Chris and Mit Landrum and Gary Klemp of Farmington, Missouri and Mary Lou and the late Bob Dietrich of Buffalo, New York. Great Granddaughter of Laverne Harris and Kathy and...

Lawrence Hall of Science engages West Marin youngsters

LEARNING: Middle-schoolers made wind-powered lifters, built miniature bridges and operated hydraulic cranes among other engineering activities in a Lawrence Hall of Science festival sponsored by the park service at West Marin School on Monday.