A Seat at the Table

(April 7, 2022) Reading her ruling overturning the firing of Humboldt County Sheriff's Sgt. Jason Daniels, it's clear arbitrator Bonnie Prouty Castrey considered many things ("Embedded in the Culture," March 31). She...

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Sunshine and Sovereignty

(March 24, 2022) ''Access to information concerning the conduct of the people's business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in this state." So reads the California Public Records Act and...

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Trashfire Girls

Camp for today's world

(May 19, 2022) Welcome, parents, to tonight's Trashfire Girls open house! Please, help yourself to juice and cookies, and once you're settled you can open the brochure on your seat. We're fetching some...

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The Cat Speaks Out Against Cancel Culture

(March 31, 2022) I have endured this campaign of bullying in silence for as long as I can. But someone has to take a stand against the censorship, blackballing and overall mistreatment I...

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Cannabis Strains for 2022

Fake weed for real problems

(March 17, 2022) Diesel Diesel. Now that gas prices have you buying a shotglass of fuel at a time, the petroleum fragrance of the exponentially intensified terpenes of this inbred plant will hit...

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Views: Klamath Basin Dam Removal Needs a Science-Driven Oversight Plan

(May 19, 2022) The Klamath Basin is on the cusp of the most ambitious dam removal effort ever attempted. If all goes to plan, efforts will get underway by next year to bring...

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It's Time for Government Investment in Urban Indian Communities

(April 7, 2022) Strong urban Indian communities today are the legacy of survivors who refused to let the colonizers win.  Tribal people from across our lands were sent to boarding schools and forced...

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Fascism 101

(March 17, 2022) I've never been much of a history student, but lately I've been reading up on fascism, prepping for a course I'll be delivering through Cal Poly Humboldt's OLLI program for...

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Don't Worry About Wearing Masks

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Try It!

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Real Concerns

(May 26, 2022) Editor: No matter what side of the abortion issue you are on, no one has a right to dictate mastery over your own body. My response to the news that...

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Offshore Wind Concerns

(May 26, 2022) Editor: The California Coastal Commission's decision to allow initial investigation into the feasibility of offshore wind generators ("Coastal Commission Moves Offshore Wind Forward," April 14) will, once again, challenge our...

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Gateway Concerns

(May 26, 2022) Editor: After looking over the draft development plans for the proposed Gateway project, I was immediately opposed to the idea of eight-story apartments looming over the Arcata Bottoms, an area...

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