Articles by John Ross Ferrara | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Articles by John Ross Ferrara

December 2020

(AUDIO) Local Experts Record Chorus of Humpback Whales Singing Same Song Off the Humboldt Coast

Redwood National and State Parks Temporarily Closes Several Lookouts, Parking Lots in Accordance With County, Yurok Tribe’s Cautionary COVID-19 Policies

Cass Bell Signs Lucrative New Fight Contract With Bellator

Video Shows Three People Running for Their Lives as Multiple Waves Nearly Sweep Them Off the North Jetty

(VIDEO) Search and Rescue Underway for 67-Year-Old Woman Who Was Reportedly Swept Out to Sea at the North Jetty, Sheriff’s Office Says

Four Wildberries Marketplace Employees Test Postive for COVID-19

CDFW Warden Shoots Fortuna Family’s Puppy to Death in Front of 10-Year-Old on Thanksgiving; Warden Says the Dog Was Killing His Livestock

November 2020

High Surf Advisory: Alaskan Cyclone Casts Rough Seas, 25 Foot Waves Upon the Emerald Coast

Fatal Crash on Highway 36

Numerous Arcata Restaurants Shut Down as Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

(VIDEO) Local MMA Fighter Louis Cosce Handed First Loss By TKO at UFC 255, Wins $50,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ Bonus

Local UFC Fighter Louis Cosce Looks to Defend Perfect Record Tomorrow at UFC 255; Brother Orion Scratched From Contest Due to Injury

(UPDATE) Formerly Rogue Eureka Subway Reopens After Health Inspector Shut It Down for Selling Subs Without a Valid Permit, DHHS Says

The First Hard Freeze of the Season is Forecast to Hit Humboldt, Del Norte and Mendocino Counties Early Monday Morning

(VIDEO) Aggressive Driver Nearly Hits McKinleyville Protester During Yesterday’s Pro-Trump Parade

(UPDATING) Hundreds of Flag-Waving Trumpers Depart Fortuna for Countywide Political Parade

October 2020

Suspected DUI Driver Arrested After Crashing Into County Coroner’s Vehicle With Deceased Person On Board

Suspect Arrested for Bayshore Mall Parking Lot Robbery, EPD Says

(VIDEO) Firefighters Make Quick Work of Vegetation Fire Burning Near Rio Dell

(AUDIO) Lumberjack Turned Buccaneer Alex Cappa Gives the Outpost A Q&A Before Today’s Game, Reveals What His Sunday Night Football Intro Might Have Been if Bucs Weren’t Bumped

‘Critical Risk’ Fire Weather Expected in Trinity, Mendo Counties Today, NWS Says

(UPDATE) Health Department Orders the Alibi’s Restaurant to Shutter Due to a Broken Wastewater Disposal System

(VIDEO) Serial Pumpkin Thefts Plague Arcata Porch; Man Caught Having Midnight Pumpkin Feast on Family’s Stoop

Firefighter Battling August Complex Seriously Injured After Fire-Damaged Tree Falls Onto Pickup Truck Near Forest Glen

(VIDEO) Humboldt Redwoods State Park Naturalist ‘Griff’ Talks Viral Cougar Sighting in Utah, Gives Tips on How to Avoid a Mountain Lion Attack

Hellish Conditions and Evacuation Holdouts in North Zone Caused ‘A Lot’ of Structures to Be Destroyed Earlier This Week, Firefighters Say; No Homes Lost in Two Days

September 2020

Arcata’s Minor Theatre in Danger of Closing Permanently, GoFundMe Page Says; Business is Offering Promotional Deals to Stay Afloat

THE RETURN OF GNAR: First Big Ocean Swell of the Season Hits Humboldt This Week

(UPDATE) Homicide Arrest in Arcata

Firefighters Rescue Injured Kitty Covered in Fire Retardant Near Mendo’s Oak Fire

Popular ‘Mendocinosportsplus’ Blogger Paul McCarthy Dies, Family Announces

That Orangish Stuff Sloshing Around the Shoreline Near Big Lagoon is Likely Non-Toxic Phytoplankton, Local Biologists Say

Five Structures Destroyed as West Zone of August Complex Grows to 55,000 Acres; Red Salmon Complex Now 95,137 Acres

President Trump Applauds the Thickness, Power and Wetness of Humboldt’s Redwoods During Wildfire Briefing With Gov. Newsom

West Zone of August Complex Grows by More Than 18,000 Acres, Remains Zero Percent Contained

(VIDEO) Humboldt Redwoods State Park Naturalist and Local Dance Legend John ‘Griff’ Griffith Talks About California’s ‘Complex’ Wildfire Problem

Red Salmon Complex Growth Slows, Firefighters Working to Stop Hopkins Fire From Crossing the Eel River at Kekawaka Creek

Red Salmon Complex Explodes to 71,610 Acres; Strong Winds Push Hopkins Fire Burning in Yolla Bollies Toward Humboldt County

‘Dangerous’ New Wildfire Burning North of Willits Prompts Mass Evacuations, Shuts Down Highway 101

Back-to-Back Barn Fires a Coincidence, Arcata Fire Battalion Chief Says; Sheriff’s Office Investigating Sunday’s Barn Fire After Illegal Marijuana Grow Was Found on the Property

Red Salmon Complex Actively Spreading Near Trinity Mountain, Grows to 25,858 Acres

August 2020

(VIDEO) Firefighters Extinguish Another Barn Fire In the Arcata Bottoms

PETA, Local Animal Advocate Offering $6,000 Reward for Helping Authorities Catch the Samoa Dunes Dog Killer

Dry Thunderstorm Risk Results in Little to No Lightning, NWS Says; Red Salmon Complex 41 Percent Contained

RED FLAG WARNING: Sweltering Interior Temperatures, Dry Thunderstorms Possible Today and Tomorrow

Local Anime Lover’s Fly-Ass Whip Goes Viral on TikTok

(VIDEO) Cosce Brothers Awarded UFC Contracts By Dana White After TKOing Opponents, Remain Undefeated

Red Salmon Complex Grows to More Than 15,000 Acres; Containment Still at 35 Percent

(UPDATE: FOUND SAFE) Briceland Man’s Disappearance Being Investigated By the HCSO’s Criminal Investigations Division; Search Parties Organizing on Social Media

Jones Point Fire Burning South of Hoopa is 89 Acres in Size; One Firefighter Injured, Hoopa Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services Says