Good Night and Good Luck

Good Night and Good Luck

(April 18, 2019) It's no secret that KHSU had been in some state of turmoil since the seemingly abrupt firing of longtime operations and program director Katie Whiteside last May, and more...

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Sad Days in the First District

(April 11, 2019) It's been a rough couple of weeks for voters in Humboldt County's First District. First, they watched as challenger Allen McCloskey's campaign to unseat two-term incumbent Rex Bohn in next...

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My Conversation with Richard Ehle

(April 4, 2019) As a reporter, there are moments you remember with incredible clarity. Sometimes it's because the moments are monumental, like when a source called in 2007 to tell me a criminal...

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Triggers and Lifelines

Checking in with each other about trauma in the headlines

(March 28, 2019) The news is depressing. Not all of it but enough. Scrolling through Twitter, Facebook and news websites can be overwhelming, one awful headline after another. Hell, our staff can...

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Cannabis Collaboration Can Set Us Apart

(March 21, 2019) It's no longer a secret that Humboldt County's economy is contracting. Countywide, sales tax receipts in the 2017-2018 fiscal year plunged 15 percent from the year before and it's obvious,...

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Pay it Forward

(March 6, 2019) Like most of Humboldt County and much of the nation, we witnessed with a growing sense of dread last weekend as the story of two young sisters missing from Benbow...

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Facing the Cost of California's Mental Health Crisis

Screaming at demons

(February 21, 2019) Working in Old Town Eureka, we see California's mental health crisis play out daily: the unshaven man draped in a wet blanket, standing on a street corner talking to...

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Atonement

(February 7, 2019) While the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal has been widely known and reported on the North Coast going back 25 years, the Santa Rosa Diocese's recent release of a...

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The Grifter in Chief

(December 27, 2018) History will remember 2018 as the year it became increasingly clear that a grifter — and likely a felonious one — is living in the White House. No matter what...

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Better Together

(December 13, 2018) On this week's cover, you'll find an expansive story that spills more than 4,500 words trying to explain Humboldt County's housing shortage and what it means. It's the product of...

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Fight for Trans Rights

(November 8, 2018) Trans rights are human rights, civil rights. It's that simple. Consequently, the Trump administration's recent move to narrowly define gender as an "immutable" condition determined by genitalia at birth...

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New Fairgrounds Lease Leaves the Public in the Dark

(October 25, 2018) In case you missed it, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors decided Oct. 16 that you don't get to have input into how the county fairgrounds are operated or...

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We All Need a Hero

(October 11, 2018) When my 6-year-old daughter was afraid to put her head and face under water during swim class recently, I explained what it means to be brave. I said bravery isn't...

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Localize Your Impact

(September 6, 2018) Forty years ago, a young couple lobbed a rock of altruism and hope into the middle of the pond that is Humboldt County. Decades later, the ripples from Joe Abbott...

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County of Humboldt, Please End the Madness in Ferndale

(August 1, 2018) In a few weeks, the fairgrounds in Ferndale will be awash with the smell of fry oil and children's gleeful screams as the 122nd annual Humboldt County Fair gets underway....

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Know Your Enemies

(July 5, 2018) In some ways, there's little different about last week's mass shooting in Annapolis, Maryland, that left five people dead and three injured. After all, it was the 154th such...

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