Unease, Inaction and Time for Reckoning

(June 4, 2020) The video of police officer Derek Chauvin killing George Floyd joins a heartbreaking library of footage of the abuse and death of Black Americans at the hands of those...

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Privileged Protest

(May 28, 2020) By now, just about everyone has seen the photograph. It's of a brunette white woman standing on the Humboldt County Courthouse lawn with a smattering of American flags in...

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The Cost of COVID

(May 21, 2020) It feels as though loss has come to surround us lately. Our children have lost the opportunity to go to school, tear through playgrounds, have playdates, finish their sports seasons,...

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The Cat Would Like You to Return to Work

(May 7, 2020) Oh, hey. Did I wake you by running full bore through the living room and leaping up the couch arm onto your head? Well, now that you're up, let's talk....

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Tell Us Your Story

(May 7, 2020) When the history of the coronavirus pandemic is written, each day of these early months will seem like a compressed week when examined by scholars. That's how fast the virus...

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My experience with race and racism in Ferndale

(July 2, 2020) I'm the organizer of the Ferndale "protest" rally, gathering on June 28. There have been multiple threats against me and others who attended circulating social media since it hit the...

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East Through the Pandemic

Reflections on a 2,800-mile drive across America

(June 25, 2020) I had not been more than 10 miles from home since March as, like most of us, my family has adhered to the protocols and shelter-in-place restrictions aimed to...

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'The Anti-Lincoln'

Why Trump is incapable of rising to this moment

(June 11, 2020) This week, thoughtful leaders in my district and around the country are doing their best to de-escalate violence and channel our national outrage into peaceful demands for change. This moment...

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Mask Wearing Styles

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A Kink in the Chain

(July 2, 2020) Editor: When I went to donate a cow to the local food bank, I was directed to Redwood Meat Co.'s slaughterhouse ("Pandemic Widens Gaps in Regional Food Supply Chain," June...

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'Her Name Was Ida'

(July 2, 2020) Editor: After reading your May 28 issue, I would like to thank you for your article: "Her Name Was Ida" and "A Glimpse Inside Alder Bay." My stepmother moved into...

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A Hero Among Us

(July 2, 2020) Editor: It is exciting to discover that we have a superhero living in Eureka. Thanks to Thadeus Greenson's June 11 article "21 Days in the Park," we are introduced to...

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    • What a great speech! Thank you Adrianne. Best of luck to you going forward.

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    • Gregory- No, this is not the real picture. We don't have rights to the picture,…

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