Articles by Freddy Brewster | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Articles by Freddy Brewster

October 2019

Addicted: One Man’s Path to Sobriety After Nearly 30 Years of Struggling With a Heroin Addiction.

Two Feathers Native American Family Services Receives $3.7 Million Grant to Combat Teen Suicide

INTERVIEW: On the Eve of Billionaire Tom Steyer’s Debut on the Democratic Debate Stage, a Conversation With the Arcata Man Who Helped Put Him There

LGBTQ Activists March Through Old Town

Josiah Lawson Documentary Set to Air on Los Angeles Television Later This Month

Out of the Ashes: Former KHSU Content Creators are Back at it With a New Studio at the Arcata Playhouse

September 2019

Happy Quinceanera to Maria Jimenez!!

Over Half of California Voters Want to GTFO of California

An Encounter in Northtown Left a Black HSU Student with A Slash to His Arm, and Other Students Want to Know Why They Weren’t Told

HSU Enrollment is Down by Over 1,000 Students and Expected to Keep Falling for Years

Two Fires on Samoa Peninsula Last Night, Totalling Nearly an Acre

In a Wide-Ranging Interview With the Outpost, New HSU President Tom Jackson Jr., PhD Talks About Challenges For the University, His Background and Why the Loss of KHSU Doesn’t Matter All That Much

Board of Supes Approves $1 Million for Homeless Services, Then Discusses Weed Permitting and Raids on Illegal Growers

HSU Construction Spree: Around $85 Million Worth of Retrofitting and Upgrading Projects are Currently in the Pipeline at Facilities Around the University

Once Drowning in Unresolved Reports of Abuse and Neglect, Local Child Welfare Services Department Says It’s Clearing Out Backlogged Cases

Student, Community Activists Laud HSU Decision to Provide Undocumented Students with Legal Aid

August 2019

Humboldt State Looking to Tighten Up Hazmat Procedures Following Critical Internal Audit From the California State University System

Local Cops Reflect on California’s New Use-Of-Force Laws, Speculate on How They Might Have Applied in Past High-Profile Case

PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Eureka Clinic Shouldn’t Experience Cutbacks, Despite Withdrawal From Federal Funding Over Trump Administration ‘Gag Rule’

Catching Up With the Marijuana Enforcement Team; 136,719 Plants Eradicated So Far This Year, With More Surely to Come

County’s New Cannabis Industry Microgrant Program Gears Up With First Meeting of Advisory Committee

Proposed Food Stamp Reforms Could Cut Assistance to 1,200 Humboldt Residents, County Estimates

The Sky Jockeys at CalFire’s Rohnerville Air Attack Base are Hoping to Get Some Upgrades to Their County-Owned Facility

Humboldt Recology Staff Find Oregon Man’s Missing $23,000 in Thrown-Away Shoe Box This Morning

Who Was Trudy Barton? The Rio Dell Woman, Who Talked to Everyone but Was Known By Few, Died Last Weekend

July 2019

After Wave of Violence Against Nursing Staff, St. Joe’s Workers Rally for Workplace Safety

(UPDATE: MAYBE NOT QUITE!) You Can Get $125 or Free Credit Monitoring if Your Data Was Stolen in the Equifax Breach

The Librarian and the Cop: Struggling to Serve Eureka’s Homeless Population on the Streets and in the Stacks

Held at Gunpoint, Ziptied and Locked in a Trailer: A Local Security Guard Tells His Tale of Being Held Up During a Cannabis Heist

They’re Filling in The Hole in Waterfront Drive; Traffic Could Be Snarled Near H Street for a Couple of Months

(UPDATE) Police Searching for Leads After Armed Robbery in Arcata’s Cannabis Innovation Zone

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Habitually Censors Critical Social Media Comments. Can It Really Do That?

June 2019

LOCKED DOWN: What’s It Like When Your School Goes on Lockdown?

LOCKED DOWN: Humboldt County School Administrators and Police Prepare for the Unthinkable

In Midst of Unusual Marine Mammal Die-Off, Humboldt State Team Surveys the Coast and Looks for Answers

Local Nonprofit Gets Grant to Build Portable Shower Facility for Homeless Folks; Trailer Should Hit Streets Later in the Summer

Humboldt’s County’s Election’s Office, a Transparency Pioneer, is About Ready to Buy New Voting Machines

Humboldt County Growers, Manufacturers Show Out Strong at the 2019 NorCal Cannabis Cup

May 2019

Accused of Over-Prescribing Opioids and at Danger of Losing Her License, Local Doctor Takes Fight to State Medical Board