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Prepare for Impact

A new vaccination law has school administrators caught between a needle and a hard place

(August 25, 2016) As the first day of school approaches, there's an anxiety building in many administrative offices throughout Humboldt County. The anxiety doesn't seem to be pervasive, but cloistered in different pockets...

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Style, Class

(August 25, 2016) Dressing for the first day of class at Humboldt State University isn't a high-pressure fashion emergency (you remember junior high). Students roll up in what's comfortable and what speaks...

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A Waiting Game

Locals eyeing governor's coastal commission appointment process

(August 25, 2016) It's a seat at one of the state's most powerful tables. With 12 members handpicked by Sacramento's top officials, the California Coastal Commission determines the future of projects proposed on...

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End of Life Options

And why we might not have them in Humboldt

(August 18, 2016) If Elizabeth Wallner's life was reduced to a statistic, it might be one of these. She's among the 30 percent of US adults who serve as a primary caregiver (for...

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Putting Heads Together for Housing First

Humboldt County has one of the highest rates of chronically homeless people in the United States

(August 18, 2016) It's Thursday, Aug. 11, moving day, and the Eureka Police Department is busy. Every morning at around 6:30, several officers visit the parking lot where homeless people are allowed to...

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Correction

(August 18, 2016) The cover story, "Best of Humboldt," in the Aug. 11, 2016 edition of the North Coast Journal contained several errors. Ken Luu and Henry Krüger's names were misspelled, and Hole...

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The Death of Jeannie Newstrom

Was it elder abuse, neglect or a failure of the system?

(August 4, 2016) Before you read the details of Jeannie Newstrom's death or the painful, gruesome and — if the allegations are to be believed — entirely preventable indignities that led up...

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Feds Probe Plane Crash

Life Flight wreck leaves no survivors

(August 4, 2016) A federal investigation is underway to determine what caused a medical transport plane bound for the Bay Area to crash just north of McKinleyville in the early morning hours on...

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Pit Boys

The story of a cowboy barbecue

(July 28, 2016) "I'm gettin' bloody here!" The meat arrives It's 7:25 on a foggy Fortuna morning and it's quiet but for the beep, beep, beeping of the Ayers delivery truck reversing...

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The Taxman Cometh

SoHum growers mull trusting, paying the Man

(July 28, 2016) Public comment during last Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting stretched close to two hours, as many small growers turned up to protest a proposed excise tax. While county staff...

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Strapped

Eureka police are seizing firearms at a staggering rate. The question is, why?

(July 21, 2016) There was the black .45 caliber handgun investigators picked up next to a dead 20-year-old at the scene of a shootout with a California Highway Patrol officer on Q...

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HumBug: An Afternoon on the Van Duzen

(August 28, 2016) Trying to stay up to date with the entomological fauna in my area, I went for an extended hike, braving ankle-deep waters and wading upstream from my usual haunts....

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Orr Pleads in Shooting of Phillipsville Woman

(August 28, 2016) A 60-year-old Southern Humboldt man faces 14 years in state prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter stemming from the April 25, 2015, killing of a woman in Phillipsville. According...

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Sheriff IDs Shooters in Deadly Standoff

(August 27, 2016) The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has identified the officers who shot and killed David Allan Fulton after a tense Aug. 18 standoff in McKinleyville as being from Mendocino County. During...

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