Articles by Ryan Burns

December 2018

Conflict-of-Interest Questions Arise as Supervisors Set to Consider Rezoning More Than 500,000 Acres Tuesday

On Shaky Financial Ground, the North Coast Co-op is Roiled by Internal Strife and an Uncertain Future

Following Passionate Public Opposition, Mercer-Fraser Abruptly Drops Proposed Willow Creek Hash Lab Facility

Four-Year-Old Boy Suffers Major Injuries from Exploding Firecracker, Airlifted to UC Davis

November 2018

Two Occupants Trapped After Rollover Accident in Eureka

Goodbye, Sidelines and Toby & Jack’s: State Rules to Revoke Plaza Bars’ Liquor Licenses

Stephen Hillenburg, HSU Alumnus and Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, Has Died

Crab Fishermen Sue Oil Companies for Screwing Up the Planet and Lying About Climate Change

Nonprofits Warned of Fraud After Email Scammer Gets Nearly $3,300 from Local League of Women Voters

(UPDATED) Judge: Sidelines and Toby & Jack’s Should Have Their Liquor Licenses Revoked

SMOKY: Air Quality ‘Unhealthy’ Along Coast and Down Through SoHum Wednesday Morning

County Assesses $4.5M in Penalties for Illegal Weed Cultivation, But Don’t Expect Anyone to Pay Up

(VIDEO) Shark Mauls Seal on Humboldt Bay; Diver Describes Close Encounter

Supervisors Override Objections from Fortuna, Approve Indoor Cannabis Operation Near Rohnerville Airport

Distressed Hoopa High Student Mentions Guns, Schools on Social Media, Gets Visit from Law Enforcement

Eucalyptus Trees Along 101 Should Come Down Because They’re Decayed and Dying Already, Arborist Tells County

October 2018

A Week Before the Election, Conservative Candidates Maintain Financial Advantage in Eureka Races

O is the New Z: A Look at the Ballot Arguments For and Against County’s ‘Essential Services’ Sales Tax Measure

North Coast Co-op Lays Off Employees, Postpones Eureka Remodel Amid Financial Struggles

Here’s Why Eureka Didn’t (Yet) Ask the Attorney General to Investigate the New East-West Rail Scheme

Large-Scale Wind Farm South of Scotia Should Be Up and Running in Roughly Two Years, Project Director Says

Shady Company Behind East-West Railroad Scheme Updates Website, Still Can’t Spell

Eureka Election Money: Conservative Candidates Out in Front in City Council Races; Mayoral Contest a Dead Heat

Uh Oh! The City of Eureka Might Ask the Attorney General to Investigate That $10B East-West Railroad Scheme

Fullerton Said Storme Winter Doesn’t Work for His Campaign. These FCC Filings Suggest Otherwise.

Eureka Candidates Offer Mix of Lofty Ideals and Dark Innuendo at City Hall Press Conference

Differences of Opinion on Display During Second Night of Eureka Candidate Forum

Eureka City Council Candidates Politely Disagree On a Number of Matters During Labor Temple Forum

Let’s Have a Look at the Ballot Arguments For and Against Removing the McKinley Statue in Arcata

September 2018

Attorneys Make Closing Arguments in Plaza Bars Drug-Dealing Hearing

Arcata Plaza Bars Sidelines, Toby & Jack’s Could Lose Liquor Licenses as ABC Hears Drug Dealing Case

STATE OF EUREKA: As Candidates Promise Job Creation, Holmlund Says the City is Already in ‘a Renaissance’

St. Joseph Health Lays Off 35 Employees

The Latest East-West Rail Scheme is the Most Grandiose Plan Yet, With a Price Tag Over $10 Billion. Is It For Real?

Gov. Brown Signs Bills to Block Trump Administration Plan to Expand Offshore Oil Drilling

August 2018

(VIDEO) Semi Truck Drives Through Demonstration at Scotia Lumber Mill, Narrowly Missing Protesters and Dragging Banner Onto the Freeway

Man Arrested After Firing Rifle From His Vehicle, Says Eureka Police Department

DA Asks Public for Help Finding Woman Wanted for Hit & Run, Vandalism

(VIDEO) ‘We’re Changing Ourselves’: Dell’Arte Brings Theater Classes to Inmates at Pelican Bay

Eureka Code Enforcement and EPD Crack Down on Problem Houses, Evicting Residents and Hauling Out 100 Cubic Yards of Junk

(UPDATED) Bass to Appoint Former Eureka Councilmember Mike Newman to County Planning Commission

The Humboldt Marten, a Cute Relative of Minks and Otters, Has Been Declared Endangered by California Fish & Game

Judge Denies Freshwater Placement for Sexually Violent Predator; Search for Housing Location Continues

State Fish & Game Commission Will Consider Listing the Humboldt Marten as Endangered at Thursday Meeting in Fortuna

(PHOTOS) Hundreds of Dead Jellyfish Wash Up on Mad River Beach ‘As Far As the Eye Can See’

Chico Man Arrested in Connection to Two Bodies Found Inside Burning Vehicle Near Ettersburg Junction

Mendo County Stakeholders Want to Take Over the Potter Valley Project, Which Diverts Water From the Eel; Local Enviros Say That Spells Trouble

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Suspicious Deaths After County Supervisor Reports Vehicle Fire Near Ettersburg Junction

[CORRECTION: He’s Not the First!] Meet Cody Roggatz, the Man Moving from South Dakota to Become the County’s Very First Next Director of Aviation

Amid Unprecedented Outbreak of HIV and Syphilis, Health Professionals Urge Precaution, Testing