Poor Show

(July 21, 2016) Editor: Publisher Judy Hodgson begins her column "Maybe Next Year (July 14)," "I think we can all agree that last week was a particularly bad week for news" —...

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True Ward? I'll Pass

(July 21, 2016) Editor: First, what the U.S. Census calls "race" I prefer to think of as ancestry. By this definition the current ancestry of Eureka is just about 80 percent white. If...

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'Affordable,' Really?

(July 14, 2016) Editor: I have dealt with several realtors who were as shady as lawyers (Mailbox, July 7). Realtors rarely report other bad agents. When was the last time anyone ever heard...

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Gambling with our Lives

(July 14, 2016) Editor: OK ... We have brought flowers, lit candles, written notes, cried, and sung (NCJ Daily, June 16). The politicians, police, FBI, and hospital personnel have all congratulated each other...

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What Does the EPD Have to Hide?

(July 7, 2016) Editor: It's very sad that our government officials spend so much of their time, and our money, making sure we don't know what they're up to. The police camera case...

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In Gratitude

(July 7, 2016) Editor: I want to thank everyone in my district's communities, far and wide, for going to the polls and voting to re-elect me as your 2nd District county supervisor (NCJ Daily,...

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Big Apple, Big Cheese

(July 7, 2016) Editor: At the small cafe on the fourth floor of the Met, my daughter and I noticed the Dick Taylor chocolate bars being sold on the very small counter by...

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They've Got Soul

(July 7, 2016) Editor: Regarding the "We lost the war" letter to the editor in the June 30 issue commenting on the "The Curious Case of Parcel 106-101-054," the author writes, "The only folks looking forward...

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We lost the war

(June 30, 2016) Editor: I have seen the future for the Emerald Triangle. It ain't pretty. Corporations and other rich cretins have and are driving prices sky high. This noted speculator ("The...

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Poetic praise

(June 30, 2016) Editor: Full marks to Tamara Jackson for last week's poem, Of Leaves, Dew, Me and You (June 23). It is reminiscent of the singular thought of the Tao De Ching:...

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Thanks for the Support

(June 23, 2016) Editor: I want to thank all of my friends and supporters for voting for me (NCJ Daily, June 9). It means a lot when your friends have such confidence...

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Fighting Big Tobacco

(June 23, 2016) Editor: Last March, members of United Indian Health Services' Teen Advisory Group (TAG) from Humboldt and Del Norte areas traveled to the state capital to meet with Sen. Mike...

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Bravo, EPD!

(June 16, 2016) Editor: Brilliant! ("Trimmigration Sting," June 2.) Absolutely brilliant! Nip the problem in the bud, so to speak. Ann King, Eureka...

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You Missed One

(June 16, 2016) Editor: It was encouraging to see the progress towards more ADA accessible trails in our area ("Slow Roll," June 9). One that was not mentioned is Patrick's Point State...

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Pass Eric's Law

(June 16, 2016) Editor: I write in support of the compelling letter by Larry Hourany calling out Sheriff Mike Downey and his fitness for the job (Mailbox, June 9). The thing that...

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Reward Those Like Jimmy

(June 9, 2016) Editor: The feature on Jimmy Smith (June 2) made it clear what a loss this community has suffered with his passing. The wide variety of personal reflections citing his...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Gambling with our Lives

    • Typical right-wing nonsense: a total disconnect between argument and factual reality. Every shooter was an…

    • on July 14, 2016
  • Re: 'Affordable,' Really?

    • Humboldt has been my home for twenty years now. I finally got enough together for…

    • on July 14, 2016
  • Re: What Does the EPD Have to Hide?

    • Wow.

      Thank You.

    • on July 12, 2016
  • Re: They've Got Soul

    • Sure, you'll be in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws when you sell…

    • on July 7, 2016
  • Re: Poetic praise

    • Thank you, Paul, for your sensitive reading of this poem. Being a fan of yours…

    • on July 2, 2016
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