Heartrock Mountain Farmers Fight Fire On Pine

Aug 15, 2018
Molly Oraya McClellan

August 15, 2018 -- A few days after the Ranch Fire broke out, cannabis cultivators at Heartrock Mountain Farm, at the top of Pine Avenue in Potter Valley, raced to put out spot fires and douse burning trees along the firebreaks dug by CalFire. three of the people who were there tell their story.

A New Art Form At Grace Hudson Museum

Aug 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 -- The Wild Gardens at the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah have a new sculpture. It's a large steel fish trap, modeled after the woven and interwoven baskets used by indigenous people along the Russian River. Artists Bruce Smith and Kendra McKee are auto machinists by trade. They built a new set of tools and figured out a whole new way to operate as they created this one-of-a-kind piece, based on an ancient art form. 

O. Hope McKenney

On Monday night, CalFire representatives and local officials, announced a firefighter from Utah has died while fighting in an active fire zone on the Ranch Fire. Utah officials have identified the firefighter as Matthew Burchett, a battalion chief from Draper – near Salt Lake City. 


Monsanto must pay $289million in SF cancer trial

Aug 11, 2018
Photo courtesy of Baum Hedland Law Firm

To hear this  interview with Carey Gillam with updated news of historic SF jury $289M verdict against Monsanto, in favor of plaintiff, Dewayne Johnson, click on this link:

Carey Johnson will be featured on the upcoming Forthright Radio, 8-15-18. She attended much of the 4 week trial.

Jeffrey Parker

KZYX is recruiting a Membership Assistant. The job is 20 hours a week at our studios in Philo. You must be a quick learner, with basic clerical skills, and computer literacy including spreadsheets. Duties include data entry, direct mailings, phone calls and emails with members, and helping with fundraising drives. Hours are flexible. It’s even better if you are bilingual in Spanish.

If interested, email Diane Hering at

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