End of Life Options

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...

Read On >

 

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...

Read On >

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...

Read On >

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...

Read On >

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...

Read On >

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...

Read On >

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...

Read On >

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...

Read On >

The Text Trail

Public defender to probe racist, homophobic sheriff's office texts

(July 21, 2016) The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is sending some of its leadership staff to tolerance training due to a text message scandal that's come to light in the wake of the...

Read On >

Humboldt Responds

Readers begin a dialogue on race, policing and the deadly toll of a tragic week

(July 14, 2016) We on the North Coast watched intently, tied to our televisions, radios and news feeds this week as more painful stitches were added to the fabric of this nation's history....

Read On >

Predicting the Unpredictable

Humboldt firefighters weigh in on the 2016 fire season

(July 14, 2016) A decent winter's rain does not mean an easy season for firefighters. True, this last year capped a record-breaking four-year drought with a moderately wet El Niño, but the drought,...

Read On >

Archives


in our blogs...

Huffman's Flag Ban Rises from the Ashes

(August 24, 2016) The Department of Veterans' Affairs announced yesterday that it will ban the flying of Confederate flags in national cemeteries. The announcement comes exactly two months after House Republicans voted to...

Read On >

SoHum Homicide Victim Identified

(August 23, 2016) The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the identity of the victim of last week’s homicide as 52-year old Stephanie Faye Gawboy of Redway. Gawboy’s identity has been public knowledge...

Read On >

Into and Out of the Theater Business

(August 22, 2016) Looking to manage a marquee? Here's your chance. The Arcata Theatre Lounge is on the market for a cool $1.85 million via Ming Tree Realtors. The revamped Art Deco...

Read On >

More News Blog »

Top Tags in
News

eureka


Fortuna


insects


police


bugs


socialize

Facebook | Twitter

© 2016 The North Coast Journal Weekly

Website powered by Foundation

humboldt