31 Points About Mass Shootings

(August 8, 2019) We were at a loss for words. Two shootings — in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio — in less than 24 hours. Thirty-one dead. Fifty-one injured. As information...

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Dog Whistles and Racists Among Us

(July 18, 2019) Over the past week, we've heard two dog whistles blown loudly, one via the bulletin board at a local coffee shop and the other through the Twitter account of...

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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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'Illicit Markets' and Cultural Insensitivity

(August 15, 2019) I got an email a couple of weeks ago from a source who works for a cannabis advocacy organization informing me that, "across the industry," folks in the weed world...

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Sheriff's Office, National Guard Begin Week of Warrants

(August 8, 2019) Humboldt County's Marijuana Eradication Team, working with the National Guard, is in the midst of serving multiple search warrants on unpermitted grows in a multi-day crack down on the illicit...

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Flower Service Comes Tableside

(August 1, 2019) A recent audit by the California Department of Finance on the state's nascent cannabis regulatory framework found the newest arm of the Golden State's bureaucracy is suffering some growing pains....

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A Word about the 'Threat' of White Supremacy

(August 15, 2019) In the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, by a white supremacist gunman who left a violent, racist manifesto before he murdered 22 people, Fox News...

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Come See for Yourself

(August 1, 2019) Safety of employees, contractors and trespassing individuals is Humboldt Redwood Co.'s first priority. We are aware of trespassers on our property ("Straight from the PALCO Playbook," July 18). We have...

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'A Humanitarian Disaster'

(August 1, 2019) A beautiful 2-year-old Honduran girl flashed a huge, radiant smile when we walked up to her July 27. Her name is Natalia and she just wanted to play. We were...

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Straight from the PALCO Playbook

(July 18, 2019) An ember of the old Timber Wars is still smoldering in the woods near Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole. There, a stand-off between forest defenders and Humboldt Redwood Co. is...

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What happened to the Radio Station?

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No Transparency for you

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Intent is the Same

(August 15, 2019) Editor: What counts as a mass shooting? ("31 Points," Aug. 8.) Recently there have been three mass killings: in Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton. The day before the Gilroy...

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'The Trump Extinction Plan'

(August 15, 2019) Editor: I am writing in support of the Endangered Species Act and in opposition to efforts by Congress to undermine this landmark wildlife conservation law ("Rollback of Endangered Species'...

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Dimming Hopes

(August 15, 2019) Editor: As each month passes, my hopes dim for ever having an NPR station with the same relevance to the local community that we had in KHSU prior to...

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