Wagging the Dog

Wagging the Dog

(June 13, 2019) There are currently six people whom Eureka voters have entrusted to make city decisions on their behalf. Five councilmembers and a mayor. That's it. But these six people —...

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'Incredibly Disappointing'

(May 16, 2019) Two days and 600 miles apart, a pair of governing bodies held very different conversations about the need for local input into development decisions that will impact Humboldt County for...

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Journal Snags a Dozen Awards

(May 9, 2019) We at the Journal find ourselves with some thanks to pass around. We're gratified on a weekly basis when you pick up our new edition, finding that it adds some...

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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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Recent Comments

  • Re: Wagging the Dog

    • The City Council would do well to follow Mr. Greenson's well-reasoned advice. The coverage and…

    • on June 14, 2019
  • Re: Wagging the Dog

    • Amazing display of, at the very least, ineptitude by the entire city administration. If the…

    • on June 13, 2019
  • Re: 'Incredibly Disappointing'

    • From day-one, Bohn, Bass and Fennell NEVER represented average residents, they worked tirelessly to unilaterally…

    • on May 23, 2019
  • Re: 'Incredibly Disappointing'

    • Bass, Bohn, and Fennell don't represent their constituents, they represent development and construction businesses. Always…

    • on May 22, 2019
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