Let it Flow

Let it Flow

The Trinity River gets more water

(August 28, 2014) Tribal leaders praised the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's decision, announced Aug. 22, to let more water out of Trinity River reservoir to improve conditions for the fall run of Chinook...

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The Importance of Why

North Coast schools brace for a new era of education

(August 28, 2014) Raise your hand if you think you can solve an eighth grade math problem. If you came up during the learn-and-burn era of teaching in the 1990s and 2000s in...

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Campus Couture

On the first day of school at HSU

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Weed All Around

(August 28, 2014) East: A California marijuana lobby is growing like, well ... , with representatives most recently tapping growers in Willow Creek for cash and pledges upwards of $5,000 and a...

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Ground Breaking

Lisa Rossbacher takes over as Humboldt State's new president

(August 21, 2014) Lisa Rossbacher hiked all around campus on her first day on the job, July 14, as Humboldt State University's new president, meeting the people who keep the place humming —...

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The Politics of Water

Chesbro's 'no' vote underscores changes coming in January

(August 21, 2014) It was one of those few feel-good moments of unity in Sacramento. After months of wrangling, and with a deadline looming, the Legislature had just combined to vote 114-2 in...

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Cannabis Quagmire

(August 21, 2014) Nearly two decades after California voters passed a landmark medical marijuana law, there remains no statewide regulatory framework to govern what has now become a $1.8 billion industry. In each...

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Why local governments are broke and coming after your money

(August 14, 2014) Fortuna Mayor Doug Strehl hates taxes. So does Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Chair Rex Bohn. Strehl's worked on Fortuna's Main Street since he was 15 years old and has...

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Will Not Comply

The sheriff and the grand jury disagree on jail releases

(August 14, 2014) Sheriff Mike Downey says the jail will continue to release inmates during late night and early morning hours, despite a recent recommendation from the Humboldt County grand jury to halt...

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Fire in the Hills

Images from CalFire's battle to contain the Lodge Complex Fire

(August 14, 2014) Usually a popular locale for summer revelers soaking up the music festival scene, Black Oak Ranch north of Laytonville more closely resembles a wartime outpost these days. That's because the...

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Stoned Love

(August 14, 2014) There were no code words, no shiftiness, no subterfuge, no apologies. I have to give him credit: He was honest from the start. He liked me, I liked him, and...

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in our blogs...

On-Duty Ranger Arrested for Suspected DUI

(August 28, 2014) The California Highway Patrol is requesting that prosecutors file charges against a California State Parks law enforcement ranger arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence while on duty. CHP...

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Gets in Your Eyes, Lungs

(August 27, 2014) Every summer it’s the same, it seems: The woods burn, and the smoke settles in heavily over our inland communities. This season, so far, it’s the Happy Camp and July...

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Judge Denies Bid To Stop Trinity Water Releases

(August 27, 2014) A federal judge with the Eastern District Court of California today denied a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction sought by Central Valley Project water users to stop extra releases...

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