—- The Blue Lake Rancheria shut down its temporary employment agency , Mainstay Business Solutions, following a dispute with the state Employment Development Department. (See background and notice of disclosure here .)

— Meanwhile, the Yurok Tribe closed a huge land dea l with Green Diamond.

— An Internet consultant who came to town to conduct workshops with locals posted his thoughts on how Humboldt County can best promote its products and its culture . A). Content is king ( thank you!). B). It’s all about the redwoods, baby.