Articles by Hank Sims

December 2018

Fight Over Mercer-Fraser Glendale Operation Derails Today’s Big Board of Supervisors Meeting on Mass Land Rezoning

County Government’s Unusual Decision to Mourn President George Bush By Giving Everyone the Day Off Probably Cost Local Taxpayers Nearly Half a Million Dollars

(UPDATE) Final Humboldt County Election Tally Shows Major Races Unchanged; Insurgent Candidate for Eureka School Board Pulls Ahead, Wins

Cold in Arcata? Arcata House is Opening Its Emergency Shelter Today

(UPDATING) Shooting on Heather Lane in Arcata This Morning; Arcata High Briefly Placed on Lockdown

November 2018

HUFFMAN: I’m Voting For Nancy Pelosi for Speaker, and Here’s Why

Green Diamond Acquires Over 9,000 Acres of SoHum Forest in the South Fork Eel Watershed; Seller Gifts Development Easement to Local Land Trust

Assm. Jim Wood — a Forensic Dentist — is in Paradise, Helping Identify the Dead

EPD Internal Investigation Concludes Officer Violated Policy by Telling Native American Man to ‘Go Back to the Reservation’

As Much as 45% Percent of the Humboldt County Vote Hasn’t Been Counted Yet

(UPDATING) Humboldt County Election Night — Live!

ELECTION PREVIEW: Crunching the Numbers on Tomorrow’s Bonkers Ballot in Eureka!

LAWSON CASE: Arcata Police to Wrap Up Investigation This Week; ACLU Decries ‘Excessive Police Presence’ at City Council Meetings

October 2018

‘Illegal’: Prominent HSU Entrance Sign Gets Prominently Graffitied on the Anniversary of its Near Destruction

(UPDATES) Emergency at the North Jetty; Rescuers Searching for Young Man Reportedly Lost in the Sea

(UPDATING) The Discovery of a ‘Powder Substance’ at the Courthouse Has Brought Out Hazmat, Closed Eureka’s I Street

(UPDATES) Man Stabbed to Death in Downtown Arcata This Morning; Suspect Still at Large

It’s TRUMP DAY for Humboldt County Supervisors Ryan Sundberg and Virginia Bass!

Public Defender Decries Goldberg Murder Conviction, Accuses Juror of Misconduct, Hints at Appeal

Brush Fire Burning on Daby Island, Humboldt Bay’s Third Most Famous Island

Next Week Scotia Will Say Goodbye to the Ol’ Number Nine Locomotive, a Downtown Fixture

MORE PRESCRIBED BURNS! Calfire is Going to Torch Some Acreage in Ettersburg and Lone Star Junction Over the Coming Days

Health Department Shuts Down Raliberto’s Taco Shop Due to Cockroach Infestation

Is Anyone Dumb Enough to Cast a Write-In Vote for ‘Impeach Trump’ on Their City Council Ballot?

Someone Has Disfigured the McKinley Statue by Spraying it With A Patina-Eating Chemical

STATE OF EUREKA: In Today’s Eureka, Policing is About Much More Than Arresting Bad Guys

Attorneys Argue About What to Do With Arcata Woman Who Killed Her Daughter While Suffering From Mental Illness

(PHOTOS/AUDIO) ‘The Harbor is Healthy’ Says Incumbent Commissioner Richard Marks; Campaign Rally by the Bay Notable for Political Diversity, Hot Dogs

ONLY A TEST: FEMA is About to Get Up in Your Phone!

September 2018

END OF THE LINE: Gov. Brown Signs McGuire Bill to Eviscerate the North Coast Railroad Authority, Start Trail Planning

The RETURN of WEATHER! It’s Going to Rain This Weekend, They Think!

Yet Another Roundup of Upcoming Candidate Forums in the Eureka Area

Sheriff’s Office Implements New Records Management System; Most of the County Policing Now on the Same Page, Records-wise

Arcata City Manager Issues Update on Josiah Lawson Investigation; City Mobilizing Lots of Resources to Solve Case, Diemer Says

The New Eureka General Plan Will Guide the City For a Generation, and It’ll be the Subject of a Special City Meeting Monday Night

WATCH: The Trailer for ‘Murder Mountain: Welcome to Humboldt County,’ the New Docuseries on Fusion TV That Premieres Sunday, Has Been Released

FORK YEAH! Feed Store Employee Gives Firefighters a Lift to Tiny Balloon Track Blaze

Eureka Candidate Forum Tonight! See The Candidates for Third Ward and Fifth Ward Go Head-to-Head (or at Least Side-to-Side)

Fire Breaks Out in Steep Terrain Above Carlotta This Morning; Calfire Holds it to One Acre

Fatal Shooting Near Phillipsville This Morning

Central Labor Council ‘Reluctantly’ Endorses Measure O, the Re-Up of the Half-Cent Sales Tax on the November Ballot

Eureka Man in Custody After Allegedly Crashing Stolen Semi Into a Tree, Running Away Armed

Another SoHum ‘Road Rage’ Shooting Today; Victim Doing Fine, Suspects Still at Large

(VIDEO) Eureka Man Arrested After Fleeing Cops, Smashing Into Several Parked Cars Downtown

A Big, Goofy California Sea Lion Flopped Himself Up Onto the Highway Last Night, Causing Everyone a Lot of Trouble

SoHum Man With Felony Warrants Outstanding Tries to Beat Feet While Detained in Traffic Stop; Fails

Arson at St. Bernard’s Church in Eureka; Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Suspect

(PHOTOS/AUDIO) Marian Brady Vows to Make the Harbor Great Again at Campaign Launch By the Bay

POWER PATROL! PG&E is Flying All Over the County in a Little Cessna, Looking for Fires

Debating Season is Nigh! Here’s a Couple of Places Where You Will Be Able to See Eureka’s Bewildering Array of Candidates Go Toe-to-Toe