Albert and the Baskets

Albert and the Baskets

The Clarke gains a collection that reveals a tradition saved

(October 30, 2014) The women in her family made baskets — Yurok, Karuk and Hupa women who, since time immemorial, went into the woods and hills to gather sticks and bark, lily stems...

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Scotia

Amid the death rattles of one of America's last company towns, local historian Jerry Rohde looks back. An excerpt from Both Sides of the Bluff History of Humboldt County Places

(October 23, 2014) Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from local historian Jerry Rohde's recently released book, Both Sides of the Bluff: History of Humboldt County Places. An extensively researched chronicle more...

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Viacom Zaps Suddenlink

The Humboldt television ripple

(October 23, 2014) If you are a Suddenlink cable subscriber, on Oct. 1 you lost your MTV and can't get your news from the Daily Show's Jon Stewart anymore. Instead you've now got Oprah...

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Bankrupt

Do bankruptcy filings tell us anything about Eureka's Ward 3 candidates?

(October 23, 2014) A local blogger cast the first stone, reporting that Kim Bergel, a candidate to represent Eureka's Ward 3 on the city council, filed for bankruptcy a couple of years ago....

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$12/hr

Would a 33 percent minimum wage raise mean business boom or doom?

(October 16, 2014) Zack Thiesen has worked minimum wage jobs since he was a teenager. The thin 29 year old, with large sideburns and dark hair tucked behind his ears, says he's installed...

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Sssssmokin'

Arcata's smoking ban do-over

(October 16, 2014) Barry Lee's dental office, on the southwest corner at J and 10th streets in Arcata, is a tranquil converted home, its bright green lawn sunken below the sidewalk and speckled...

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Stand Down

Portraits of veterans

(October 9, 2014) To "stand down" in combat is to take a recuperative break from the action. Events such as the North Coast Stand Down, held Oct. 3 through Oct. 5 at the...

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Unanswered

Questions swirl in wake of EPD shooting

(October 9, 2014) It's been more than three weeks since police shot and killed 22-year-old Thomas "Tommy" McClain on the front lawn of his Eureka home and the questions keep coming: What was...

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Fear vs. Hope

Debating the merits of Measure P, a ban on growing GMOs in Humboldt County

(October 2, 2014) On a recent Friday night in September, less than two months from election day when voters will decide whether to ban the growing of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Humboldt...

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Last Rites

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office's days as an independent agency may be numbered

(September 25, 2014) Humboldt County Coroner Dave Parris sounds tired. Usually reliably chipper and upbeat, Parris' voice is worn with exhaustion as he speaks with the Journal on Sept. 17. The topic of...

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Officer Involved

Inside EPD's Protocol

(September 25, 2014) "Shots fired. One down." Those were the four words yelled into a Eureka police radio shortly after midnight on Sept. 18 after a 22-year-old man was shot and lay dying...

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Jaso at the Bat

In a season of big promise, Humboldt's crackerjack catcher takes a bad hop

(September 18, 2014) It's a hot and humid afternoon in Atlanta, Georgia, and Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso is getting a rare break from batting practice. The Atlanta Braves are doing some kind...

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'The People's Election'

A retrospective look at the supes' campaign finance proposal

(September 18, 2014) A local professor is fond of saying politics is essentially choosing who gets what, when, where and how. If that's the case, then the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is...

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'The People's Election'

A retrospective look at the supes' campaign finance proposal

(September 18, 2014) A local professor is fond of saying politics is essentially choosing who gets what, when, where and how. If that's the case, then the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is...

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Merv's World

He makes regalia, bangs rock 'n' roll drums, races boats and, now, leads the Six Rivers National Forest

(September 11, 2014) Here's a funny story, Merv George Jr. says, leaning slightly forward in his chair and smiling. It's mid-August, George is just a couple weeks into his new role as the...

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Homeless Museum

(September 11, 2014) Long-overdue repairs on the Carson Block — that massive edifice at the intersection of Third and F streets in Eureka that was once the largest office building north of San...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Bankrupt

    • I wonder how many bankruptcies Humboldt County suffers compared to the rest of the state/nation...another…

    • on October 30, 2014
  • Re: Viacom Zaps Suddenlink

    • Sean I think the issue is bigger than just "is the Daily Show on my…

    • on October 29, 2014
  • Re: Scotia

    • More than 200 photos and line-art images with a chronological account of each location; beautiful…

    • on October 28, 2014
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    • The answer to "Why Glenn Beck" is actually pretty simple. Conservative news and commentary outlets…

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