Born Too Soon

Pre-Title IX, Karen Logan ruled the court

(October 29, 2020) When I was a kid, boys rode their Schwinns around Humboldt County neighborhoods, sneaked through the alleys and climbed on Main Street rooftops at night; they played pickup baseball games...

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California Halibut Still Biting

(October 29, 2020) The lack of rain isn't doing the run of late-fall kings any favors but it is keeping the California halibut fishery alive. Without an influx of freshwater from the rains...

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Strange Looks at the Beach

(October 29, 2020) A trip to the beach in search of night light yielded a few views to share from Humboldt's beautiful Pacific Coast. Though most poignant was an image of a dead...

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Free Will Astrology

Week of Oct. 29, 2020

(October 29, 2020) ARIES (March 21-April 19): Reed Galen is an American political consultant who has worked long and hard for conservative causes. But in next week's election, he opposes conservative Donald Trump,...

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Puzzles October 29,2020

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Hiking in Place with the Ramblers

(October 22, 2020) The North Coast, with its wealth of natural environments to explore, from mountains and marshes to river trails and redwood forests, is also rich in hiking groups. Recently I checked...

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Salmon and Anglers Waiting on Rain

(October 22, 2020) In an all too familiar pattern, October is again looking like it will be void of substantial rainfall. Aside from a few weak systems, it seems we won't see...

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Every Breath You Take

(October 22, 2020) Other than The Anatomy Coloring Book (you have to be a certain age), I can't say I've paid much attention to my internal organs. Most of the time they all...

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Free Will Astrology

Week of Oct. 22, 2020

(October 22, 2020) ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I've been told that nobody sings the word 'hunger' like I do," testified Aries chanteuse Billie Holiday. She wasn't suggesting that she had a stylish way...

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Puzzles October 22,2020

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Game Plans

Local high school sports possibilities

(October 15, 2020) The Humboldt Del Norte League (HDNL) successfully petitioned the North Coast Section (NCS) on Oct. 2 to allow our HDNL schools to have our own model for athletics this year....

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Chetco Estuary Best Bet for Kings

(October 15, 2020) If you're looking for fresh kings with the potential for a big one, the Chetco estuary is the place to be. Salmon have been staging in the tidewater since...

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For Gerrianne Schulze, Died Aug. 22, 2020

(October 15, 2020) I met Gerrianne through a picture taken on a camera loaned to someone for a birthday party in the summer of 2015. That fall I looked over a pot of...

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Molluscs and Murder

(October 15, 2020) Well, I was acquitted of murder again. This time I had beaten a man to death with my bare knuckles because he called a scallop a "clam." The judge agreed...

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Free Will Astrology

Week of Oct. 15, 2020

(October 15, 2020) ARIES (March 21-April 19): Would you be willing to meditate on how you might become more skilled in the arts of intimacy? Would you consider reading books and websites that...

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Puzzles October 15,2020

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'Their Success is our Success'

HSU welcomes San Jose Statefootball to campus, leaving health officials 'disappointed'

(October 8, 2020) Football is returning to Humboldt State University's Redwood Bowl but it's not without controversy and will likely do little to appease Lumberjack fans who frantically fundraised and networked in an...

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Weekend Rain Could Kickstart Coastal King Season

(October 8, 2020) As the fall salmon season begins to wind down on the Klamath River, anglers will no doubt turn their attention to the late-fall coastal salmon runs. The Smith, Chetco...

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Sound Bites

(October 8, 2020) Last time, I discussed Thomas Edison and Emile Berliner, the two main protagonists in early attempts to reproduce sound. Edison invented a machine that could both record and play...

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Free Will Astrology

Week of Oct. 8, 2020

(October 8, 2020) ARIES (March 21-April 19): "A person's best ally is someone who takes care of herself," says actress Susan Clark. I heartily agree. The people with whom you can cultivate the...

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A Once in a Blue Moon Halloween

(October 31, 2020) Everything had appeared to have aligned for Halloween this year, including its much coveted Saturday arrival complete with the treat of a full moon, the second  this month. (The...

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Slater Fire Evacuation Order Lifted, No Growth for Devil Fire

(October 31, 2020) According to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service, evacuation orders relating to the Slater Fire have all been lifted as of 8 a.m. today. Slater Fire 157,169 acres,...

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Public Health Confirms Two New COVID-19 Cases

(October 30, 2020) Humboldt County Public Health confirmed two new COVID-19 cases today, making nine this week and a total of 571 to date. The county also reported that the state has...

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