Enough, Mr. President

Enough, Mr. President

(August 16, 2018) On Nov. 9, 2016, like many Americans — a majority, in fact — I woke up with a throbbing headache and the realization that Donald Trump had hijacked the Republican...

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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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A Word from the Lying Media

(June 7, 2018) We live in a media landscape that's far more complicated than any in human history. Here in Humboldt County — in addition to the litany of national and local...

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The Week in Weed

Reaching Hmong Growers

(August 16, 2018) Ask any cannabis farmer in Humboldt County who's navigating the labyrinth of paperwork, legalese and filing requirements of going legit — it ain't easy. Now imagine feeling your way through...

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The Cannabank of California

(August 9, 2018) What to do with all that cannabis cash is a problem North Coast growers have faced for decades, leading to tales of six-figure sums buried under chicken coops, violent home...

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Brave New World

(August 2, 2018) The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit has been busy. Over the course of about a week, the unit reported serving a dozen search warrants in southern Humboldt County,...

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Facebook Update

(June 7, 2018) Hello. Mark Zuckerberg here with a few announcements about our Facebook community. Call me Mark, though. Many humans call me Mark. Just kidding. About the humans. It's been a...

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The Cat Would Like to Open a Dialogue

(May 31, 2018) Let me start by saying I am here to listen and this is a safe space. I want you to know that and feel comfortable. Maybe you could start by...

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Why the ADA Still Needs Protecting

(July 26, 2018) In 1990, President George H. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), giving people with disabilities assurance they would no longer be excluded from society based on their disability....

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Tribalism and Polarization, And Why We Should Be Concerned

(June 28, 2018) A Google search of tribalism in America returns 664,000 results with headlines like "The New Tribalism and the Decline of the Nation State" and "Can Our Democracy Survive Tribalism?" Recently,...

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Gun Forum Shows Left and Right Can Talk Peacefully

(June 21, 2018) When the young female gun control activist started talking earnestly with the burly firearms pro — a man who had earlier proclaimed that many gun laws don't make sense...

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Media Maven

Sinclairly Yours

(June 7, 2018) Hi, I'm Marcy Burstiner. My greatest responsibility is to serve my community. I am extremely proud of the quality, balanced journalism that I produce, but I'm concerned about the...

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The best to Linda

(August 16, 2018) Editor: I just wanted to write to wish Linda Stansberry the best in her new endeavors. Linda has great writing skills. From her early columns in the NCJ to her...

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Wiz of a Performance

(August 16, 2018) Editor: My wife and I attended the opening of The Wizard of Oz at the Van Duzer Theatre at HSU on Aug. 3 ("Not in Kansas," Aug. 9). It is...

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In Support of HACHR

(August 9, 2018) Editor: Bravo to Thadeus Greenson for giving a human face and heart to HACHR ("Flashpoint," Aug. 2). They treat some of our most vulnerable outcast citizens with compassion and dignity....

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Enough, Mr. President

    • Oh, come on, Judy. Move to Canada? Right. To proclaim a belief that the dog-and-pony…

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