Humboldt Harbor: The Heart of Our Community

Humboldt Harbor: The Heart of Our Community

(January 19, 2017) Humboldt Bay is the heart of our community. Its pulse is the rhythm of the tides. Each tide disperses everything from micronutrients that sustain vital natural resources to cargo destined...

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The Week in Weed

The Cannabis Conundrum

Where drugs and medicine collide

(January 19, 2017) When I began my brief career as a drug and alcohol counselor (2010-2012), I had learned to define sobriety along some pretty stark lines: Either you were abstinent from all...

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Cloudy Sessions

(January 12, 2017) Humboldt County marijuana growers hoping a typo would grant them a reprieve from paying the twice-yearly excise tax overwhelmingly passed by voters in November are going to be disappointed. When...

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So You Want to Start/Stop Smoking Weed

(January 5, 2017) So You Want to Start Smoking Weed Kids, put this down. Your brains don't finish developing until you're 24, and while statistically you're probably going to start getting high long...

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Publisher

Reawakening

(January 19, 2017) Excuse me. I've been hibernating. I remember the day I fell into a slumber. It was Nov. 8, the night I wrote my last column. No, it wasn't just Trump...

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Editor

Dear Shlomo,

(December 22, 2016) I realize you might be a feeling a bit picked on at the moment, seeing our second cover story about your Humboldt County holdings in the last three months....

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Media Maven

Smarten Up

(November 17, 2016) Last week, half the nation elected a man who doesn't read over the smartest candidate who has ever run for office. That it shocked me shocks me. Why the hell...

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Original Voices

Resilience and the Response to American Genocide

(November 10, 2016) In 1867 my great-great grandmother Susie Jack survived a series of massacres that occurred among her Achumawi people in her homeland in a valley located in northeastern California, in what...

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Views

Last Chance

(January 5, 2017) Back in November a dear friend and I took our annual trip to Ashland, Oregon, to enjoy the fall leaves in Lithia Park. I love most of the drive, first...

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Mailbox

Seeing Clearly

(January 19, 2017) Editor: Kimberly Wear has written a chilling article about an out-of control prosecution ("Profoundly Disturbing," Jan. 12). The rights of the public to be protected and the rights of the...

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Remembering Amber

(January 19, 2017) Editor: I am overwhelmed again with the deep life-changing, tragic loss of my daughter Amber Slaughter. My heart is running, my belly is tight and working on trying to hold...

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McKinleyVOTE

(January 19, 2017) Editor: A special election is coming up in McKinleyville soon, for a vacated seat on the Board of the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD). If you are one of the several...

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A Day On

(January 19, 2017) Editor: What logic is behind the city of Fortuna not honoring the federal holiday for Martin Luther King? City Hall is open 1/16/17. Kay Wunder, Fortuna...

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  • Re: Remembering Amber

    • My heart still hurts for Amber's family and friends. I often think of how her…

    • on January 20, 2017
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    • I will never forget the profound loss felt by our entire community when Amber left…

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  • Re: The Cannabis Conundrum

    • The gateway theory has been disproved to the point where it is now an accepted…

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    • The loss of my beautiful friend Amber was one of the most profound losses that…

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