'Tarnished'

'Tarnished'

How an off-duty incident cost an EPD officer his badge

(January 23, 2020) It was about 1 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, and then Eureka Police Sgt. Brian Stephens was in the briefing room at the department's headquarters on C Street...

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Grave Concerns

Facing backlash, Trinidad gives back $700K trail grant

(January 23, 2020) The city of Trinidad is returning a $714,000 Caltrans grant after a contentious council meeting in which residents raised concerns that the trail renovation project it would fund might disturb...

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The Whistleblower

Dr. Kim Ervin is leaving Mad River Community Hospital after raising a host of concerns

(January 16, 2020) Here's a story that might help you understand Dr. Kim Ervin. Years before she would arrive in Humboldt County to start a decades-long career providing women with healthcare and...

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Audit Reveals Failure to Test Millions of Babies for Lead

Humboldt County has one of the highest concentrations in California

(January 16, 2020) Millions of California toddlers who should have been tested for lead exposure have not received state and federally mandated blood tests, in part because the health hazard — a particular...

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Artists Inside

Humboldt County is set to pilot a life-changing arts program. Officials hope it will change the jail, too.

(January 9, 2020) Tucked in the golden rolling hills of the Tomales Bay watershed, a dozen miles north of Mt. Tamalpais, sits the Marin Museum of the American Indian in Miwok Park....

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The Wild Weather of 2019

(January 9, 2020) Looking back at 2019 from a weather standpoint — it seemed things were a bit on the wild side. So, the Journal reached out to climate specialist Matthew Kidwell in the...

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'Move the Decimal Point'

How one man has helped shield thousands from the cold

(January 2, 2020) It was the day after Christmas in 2008 and Robert Lohn was headed to Gottschalks at the Bayshore Mall to return his grandsons' presents, a pair of remote control...

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New Laws with New Protections Ring in the New Year

(January 2, 2020) With the new year come new laws and 2020 has a bevy of changes going into effect on everything from California's minimum wage and the classification of independent contractors to...

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Top 10 Stories of 2019

(December 26, 2019) Does it feel like 2019 was about seven years of news cycles crammed into 365 short days? That can't be just us. In Humboldt County, it was a year...

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'The Weight of History'

Huffman reflects on historic impeachment vote

(December 26, 2019) It was a day North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman had long been pushing and waiting for, but when Dec. 18 came and the U.S. House of Representatives readied to vote...

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Top 10 Dick Moves of 2019

(December 26, 2019) In the final weeks of the decade, instead of a plague of locusts, a beach full of floppy, pink innkeeper worms, aka "penis fish," washed ashore at Bodega Bay....

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The 25 Days of Crustmas

A fake holiday for real crustaceans

(December 19, 2019) There’s big excitement in the online crustacean nerd community. Alison Young, co-director of the California Academy of Sciences’ Citizen Science Program and Humboldt State alumnus, just invented the Twitter...

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Waiting Game

Gear ready, the North Coast's commercial crab fleet is on hold

(December 12, 2019) Fishermen are optimistic by nature, but spending $5,000 on new crab gear this year is still a risky proposition for commercial crabbers like Curt Wilson. The equipment is expensive, prone...

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Eureka's 'Moonshot' Program Aims High

(December 12, 2019) In an effort to draw new businesses and industries into Eureka, the city is taking a giant leap with the so-called "Moonshot" program, the basic premise of which is thinking...

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Awash in Debt, Loleta Cheese Factory is Shuttered After 38 Years

(December 12, 2019) The Loleta Cheese Factory has closed amid a foreclosure on its property and a bankruptcy case that has stretched five years. The local attraction, which drew nearly 65,000 tourists...

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Flash Fiction 2019

Big stories in little packages

(December 5, 2019) It's only 99 words — what could happen? Evidently a lot. Entries in this year's flash fiction contest gave us talking animals, zombie apocalypses, young love blooming, old friendships...

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