My Friend Antonio

(February 4, 2016) As I age, I read the local obituaries more often to see if any of my friends or former colleagues have died. I am sure I am not the...

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Grangers, the Time is Now

(February 4, 2016) In "The State of the Grange" (Jan. 3), Linda Stansberry detailed the delicate state of health in which an organization at the bedrock of American democracy finds itself. Civil...

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What's Right in Humboldt?

Feeding people in our communities

(December 31, 2015) There has been a lot of attention paid lately to all that's wrong in our isolated little community — the high crime rate, the struggling economy and more. But amid...

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Humboldt's Information Ecosystem

When AT&T sneezes, the North Coast gets the flu

(December 31, 2015) The communication systems that keep us connected are a complex network of networks. As folks on the North Coast know, when part of that system breaks down — as has...

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What Is Wrong With Our Community?

(November 26, 2015) The events leading up to becoming homeless are always traumatic and often related to violence in one's childhood. About 90 percent of homeless women and about 50 percent of homeless...

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Wiyot Tribe Responds to "Murder in Arcata"

(November 5, 2015) The Wiyot Tribe has been particularly blessed to work with a large number of extraordinary professional historians, archaeologists and other cultural resource professionals who live and work in Wiyot...

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Why are Firefighters Endangering Us?

(October 29, 2015) Make no mistake, I like our firefighters. But something wrong and dangerous is going on. It needs to change, and I'm ragging on our supervisors. I've talked to several chiefs....

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We Can Do Better

(October 22, 2015) Linda Stansberry should be commended for writing the article "Can Humboldt County Solve Addiction?" (Sept. 24). It is one of the most informative, relevant and insightful investigative pieces the Journal...

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The Golden Rule Recalled to Life

(September 10, 2015) On June 20, a gray afternoon, a crowd gathered on the bank of Zerlang and Zerlang Boat Yard in Samoa to witness the launching of the Golden Rule. Out on...

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Once More around the Track

(August 20, 2015) Red Smith, the famous New York sports columnist, described the directions to the historic Saratoga Race Course in upper state New York this way: "Take the 87 north from New...

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Disquiet on the Mobile Home Front

(August 13, 2015) Humboldt County heard from four of its five supervisors in reaction to the request that the issue of a mobile home park lot fee stabilization ordinance be placed on the...

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Cannabis Crossroads

Habitat protection, not profit, needs to guide pot ordinance

(August 6, 2015) We are at a crossroads in Humboldt County. We can either build on our rare good fortune of living in a place where wild ecosystems still account for most of...

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