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The Eureka Women's March through an Indigenous Lens

(January 23, 2017) Videographer and photographer Matika Wilbur created a short film documenting this Saturday's march. Wilbur, who is Tulalip and Swinomish, is visiting the Karuk and Hupa Nations as part of her year-long project...

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Canine Cop Calls it a Career

(January 23, 2017) Zari, the Arcata Police patrol dog, has retired after eight and a half years of service. During his career with APD, Zari, a German shepherd who joined the force in...

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Black Violin

(January 23, 2017) If you like hip-hop, rock, R&B and bluegrass mixed in with your classical violin, don't miss a night genre-busting music courtesy of Black Violin on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at...

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HumBug: All Aglow

(January 22, 2017) The other day I received my new ultraviolet (black light) 51 LED flashlight from Amazon.com ($9.99). A significant upgrade from my old one. I discovered that some millipedes glow brilliantly...

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Largest March in Eureka History

(January 21, 2017) UPDATE: Organizers report that the official tally for Saturday's march was between 7,000 and 8,000 people, which is roughly six percent of Humboldt County's total population. Previously: Thousands of...

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Applicants Line up For Ulansey's Planning Commission Seat

(January 21, 2017) So far, at least 16 candidates have turned in paperwork to be considered Tuesday for an at-large position on the Humboldt County Planning Commission after the supervisors decided to explore...

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Silent People in Black Protest on Arcata Plaza

(January 20, 2017) Several dozen protesters joined the People in Black Inaugural Day Vigil on the Arcata Plaza this morning. They held signs or simply expressed their First Amendment rights with their...

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The Best Medicine

(January 20, 2017) Meryl Streep quoted her late friend Carrie Fisher: "Take your broken heart, make it into art." Circumstances may be what they are but we are not powerless to bring...

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Elder Abuse Case Against Timber Ridge Yields $5 Million Verdict

(January 19, 2017) Timber Ridge McKinleyville will pay the family of a woman who died under its care $5 million after a jury found the facility liable for wrongful death and elder abuse...

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Horszowski Trio

(January 19, 2017) New York City musicians and Columbia University teachers, Jesse Mills, Raman Ramakrishnan and Rieko Aizawa, better known as the Horszowski Trio, perform selections by Beethoven, Bernstein and Mendelssohn Friday,...

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Fish Tales 4

(January 19, 2017) Dell'Arte International and the Mad River Alliance are gettin' fishy with it again. The popular Fish Tales production returns to the stage with Fish Tales 4 on Friday, Jan....

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UPDATE: Eureka Council Passes Human Rights Resolution

(January 18, 2017) UPDATED: The Eureka City Council passed a broadly worded resolution last night that delineated the city’s goals and attitudes towards minority groups, women, immigrants and the environment. The Human Rights,...

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The Same Boat

(January 18, 2017) In January of 2016, Sierra Leash traveled from Humboldt to Greece to volunteer with refugees fleeing to Europe from Syria and other war-torn countries. One year later she reports,...

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King's Day

(January 17, 2017) On Monday, Jan. 17, a crowd stretching several blocks made its way through Eureka from Eureka Police Headquarters to the Adorni Center in honor of Martin Luther King Day....

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Who's Whooo in Ferndale

(January 17, 2017) The Ferndale Music Company and the Old Steeple, housed in a historic church at the corner of Bluff and Berding streets in Ferndale, have collaborated with Ferndale Tech to bring...

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With the Flu Season Here, There's Still Time to Vaccinate

(January 17, 2017) There’s good and bad news about this year’s flu season. The bad news: It’s here. The good news: The current shot is a close match to the strain that...

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The Return of the California Condor

(January 17, 2017) The Yurok Tribe led a major effort to restore a bird that hasn’t been seen on the North Coast for over a century. The Tribe teamed up with a number...

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Hot Tip

(January 16, 2017) There are dark moments when American food appears to be slouching into strip-mall homogeneity, forcibly cheered on by the shrill strains of waitstaff marching a birthday dessert to a table...

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Ghosted

(January 16, 2017) Campy black-and-white horror/sci-fi films of the '50s and '60s provide just a bit of a fright but mostly ghostly good fun. From William Castle, B-movie mogul and pioneer of...

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HumBug: No Bugs Today

(January 15, 2017) Last week, for the first time in several hundred excursions along the Van Duzen River spanning over 20 years, I saw no bugs. Only the sad remnants of a...

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