by Hank Sims
Evergreen Pulp is back in the running for that defunct Weyerhaeuser pulp mill in Cosmopolis, Wash. According to the Daily World, Evergreen's bid involves a joint deal with the local public utilities district. Evergreen would get the mill and the PUD would get the mill's biomass plant.
Reporter Aaron Glantz has a piece about the GI Bill on The Nation's website. It features the story of Paris Lee, a Humboldt County native who wanted to go to college but was screwed out of GI Bill benefits. Lee is now dealing cards at Blue Lake Casino. Glantz has previously written about Humboldt State's recently terminated Veterans Upward Bound program, and is the lead reporter for Pacifica Radio's "The War Comes Home" project.