Dying and Destitute

Dying and Destitute

Terminal patients become collateral damage in the war between the Squireses and the city

(January 18, 2018) Craig and Lisa Smith are running out of time. They're dying. He has congestive heart failure and a cancer eating at his kidney. She has a severe respiratory illness and...

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Congressional Chat

Huffman talks civility in the Trump era

(January 18, 2018) Editor's Note: The following are excerpts from an interview with North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman, who sat down with the North Coast Journal in his Eureka field office on Jan....

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As the Squireses' bankruptcy case heats up, the couple may be forced to sell off dozens of properties

(January 11, 2018) When notorious Humboldt County landlords Floyd and Betty Squires filed for bankruptcy protection in November, their finances became an open book laid out in a host of court documents filed...

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Students Inside

Humboldt residents bring the arts to Pelican Bay State Prison

(January 4, 2018) The room is about the size of a large walk-in closet. Its walls are industrial beige, the floor gray concrete. Six cages of diamond metal mesh line a wall, each...

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(January 4, 2018) The "Year of Trump" piece in Dec. 28, 2017, cover story detailing the "Top 10" stories of 2017 contained some misleading information. The group Power Lunch Humboldt, led by Elizabeth...

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Top 10 Stories of 2017

The biggest stories of 2017

(December 28, 2017) What a year, Humboldt. In the pages of our 52 issues this year — and our daily online content — we've told a lot of stories, reporting on the...

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Top 10 Dick Moves

The year in not cool

(December 28, 2017) What makes something a dick move? Oxford English Dictionaries defines it as "vulgar slang" (fair enough) for "a contemptibly cruel or selfish action." It could be as small an...

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Who Said What

Match the quote to the speaker

(December 28, 2017) This was a memorable year for rants, gaffes and wit from all arenas. Can you match the quotes to a speaker featured in the Journal? Click to the next...

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High Stakes

Starting next month, testing laboratories will decide which buds go to market and which get destroyed

(December 21, 2017) For a couple of years now, cannabis growers throughout the state have been taking their harvests to get lab tested. Sometimes they're simply looking to document a potently high THC...

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Something to Crow About

After a neighbor complains, one man fights to keep his rooster and his coop

(December 21, 2017) To start off the morning, Art Rush likes to pour himself a cup of coffee, gather up his rescue tabby cat "Lily" and head for his small white bungalow's back...

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(December 21, 2017) The cover story, "Maria Garcia, Citizen," in the Dec. 14, 2017, edition of the Journal contained a misspelling. Maria Garcia's last name is Arteaga. The Journal regrets the error. In...

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in our blogs...

Judge Reinholtsen Announces Retirement

(January 22, 2018) The Honorable Dale A. Reinholtsen is preparing to finish his 21-year career as a Humboldt County superior court judge. The press release from the court sets his retirement date for...

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Huffman Says No to Stopgap Bill for 'Sh*tdown'

(January 22, 2018) North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman once again took the Republican majority to task for its “colossal failure to govern” in a statement today about his reasons for voting against...

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Humboldt Municipal Water Board Ready to Appeal Planning Commission Decision

(January 22, 2018) John Friedenbach, general manager of the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District, told the Journal today that his agency plans to appeal the Humboldt County Planning Commission's Jan. 12 decision to...

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