Teens These Days

A teacher's dispatch from Fortuna High School

(December 1, 2016) In 1982, I was in my second week speaking from the intimidating side of the podium at Fortuna High School when an unknown high school senior named Barry Mendenhall —...

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Let's Talk About It: Bridging the Divide

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need...

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Let's Talk About It: Aftermath

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need...

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Let's Talk About It: The Safety Pin

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Let's Talk About It: Engage, Engage, Engage

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Let's Talk About It: Choosing Civility

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Let's Talk About It: Finding Common Concerns

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Let's Talk About It: Good Soldiers

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need...

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Let's Talk About It: Take Back the Power

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Let's Talk About It: Promises and Priorities

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Let's Talk About It: Be Concerned

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need safe...

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Humboldt After Trump

(November 17, 2016) Editor's note: This is one in a series of opinion pieces solicited by the Journal. In the immediate aftermath of Nov. 8, it became very clear that people need...

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Come in Peace, Come in Prayer

(November 3, 2016) Editor's note: Conflict over the 1,172 mile Dakota Access Pipeline reached a fever pitch last week when police arrested hundreds of protesters, including Hoopa's own Thomas Joseph. The 30-inch...

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'A Dire Situation'

Skilled nursing closures threaten 'every household'

(October 13, 2016) As your former legislative representatives in Sacramento, we want the community to know how appalled we are by the pending closures of three skilled nursing facilities in Humboldt County....

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A Bridge to 'Openness, Candor and Healing'

(October 13, 2016) Coming to Eureka from Minneapolis in 1987 was eye-opening for me. My father Nathan brought my family here after accepting a teaching position at Humboldt State University. Minneapolis was...

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Black and White

(October 13, 2016) The tension in our nation between the black community and the police is palpable. It feels like one bad incident and cities will burn … again. Recently Elizabeth (Liz) Smith,...

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  • Re: Teens These Days

    • Thank you Mr.Kausen for this great read. Thank you for your years of teaching! Thank…

    • on December 2, 2016
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    • Nailed it. Thank you.

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