First They Came for the Truckers Parade

(October 17, 2019) Editor: A letters submission decried the recently restored Truckers Christmas Parade as a waste of fuel (Mailbox, Oct. 10). It is a much loved family friendly event but some find...

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'A Powerful, Deeply Moving Movie'

(October 17, 2019) Editor: I'd like to provide a different perspective on From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock, the Kevin McKiernan film that was reviewed in last week's Journal (Through the Eyes of...

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What is Eureka's Homelessness Plan?

(October 17, 2019) Editor: Required for some funding, Eureka needs to finish its Housing Element. The current draft contains innovative approaches for housing, big projects and tiny ones. The approach for homelessness needs work....

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Wind Power Now

(October 17, 2019) Editor: The power blackout of Oct. 9 was a wake-up call for Humboldt County ("County Officials: Prepare for Days Without Power," posted online Oct. 8). People scrambling to get basic...

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No Time to Waste

(October 17, 2019) Editor: Thanks to Jennifer Savage for the compellingly written "Hey Reporters!" (Oct. 3). The underreporting of the looming climate catastrophe has been nearly as criminal as the politicians and industries...

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'Simple Acts'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: For those individuals concerned for the Earth, I have a few simple things anyone can do right now (NCJ Daily, Sept. 26). Plant a tree, pick up a bag...

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'Robbed'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: As British investigative journalist George Monbiot remarked, calling our planet's temperature increase "climate change" is like describing an invading army as "unexpected guests." The children striking on the Arcata...

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Bohn-headed'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: Ah, the relief when news broke that the Eureka Trucker's Parade had no sponsor this year; this fuel-wasting, folksy tradition would die a natural death, and perhaps be replaced...

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'He! Him!'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: Thank you, Laura Cooskey (Mailbox, Sept. 19).  Laura walked you through the history of the necessary slow tradition of a people's language. We read and study what is referred...

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'A Confused Interpretation'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: In her story "Flood Watch" (Sept. 26), Elaine Weinreb quotes county Planning Director John Ford as saying, "The California Coastal Commission seems to be undergoing a shift and appears...

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'Concerned'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: I had written a letter to you in the Sept. 19 issue wanting to answer Martha Johnson's question (Mailbox, Sept. 12) of why Christians vote for President Trump, as...

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'A Public Service'

(October 11, 2019) Editor: I hope the list of newspapers ("Endangered," Oct. 3) Marcy Burstiner subscribes to had an omission, because the Times-Standard was not listed. Obviously, it needs all the help it can get...

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'I'm Sad'

(September 26, 2019) Editor: I love burgers ("Burger Week," Sept. 12)! The list of burgers you've presented for Burger Week is impressive but I've noticed a deficit of veggie burgers (less than 10...

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A Tiny How-to

(September 26, 2019) Editor: Buy land to cover projected need for homeless housing ("With Housing Element Passed, Staff Pushes Forward on Tiny Houses," Aug. 29). Stake it out for the number of tiny...

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To Reduce Suffering

(September 26, 2019) Editor: The first time I met someone who used they/them pronouns, I too struggled with the potential lack of grammatical clarity. It didn't take me terribly long to realize that...

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But ...

(September 26, 2019) Editor: The editorial "We've Come to Prefer They/Them Pronouns" (Sept. 12) details the issues the journalistic world has in dealing with the identification of the non-binary among us. While this...

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