Articles by John Ross Ferrara

August 2022

Six Rivers Lightning Complex Threatens More Than 700 Humboldt Homes as It Nears 11,000 Acres, Remains 0 Percent Contained

More Residents Ordered to Evacuate Due to Six Rivers Lightning Complex Surrounding Willow Creek; Fire Remains Uncontained

Firefighter Hospitalized After Flash Flood Washes Away Bridge in McKinney Fire Zone

(VIDEO) Two More Deaths Reported In Connection to McKinney Fire, Bringing Death Toll to Four

Redwood National Park Closes ‘Hyperion,’ World’s Tallest Tree, to the Public While Officials Determine How to Prevent Environmental Degradation in the Area

July 2022

(VIDEO) Humboldt’s Orion Cosce Gets First UFC Win Despite Missing Weight

McKinney Fire That Shut Down Highway 96 in Siskiyou County Grows to 51,468 Acres; Thunderstorms Remain Possible in Trinity County

Arson Deemed Possible as Second Wildfire Sparks in Downtown Hoopa in Three Days; Hoopa Valley Temperatures Expected to Hit 106 Today

(VIDEO) Two Fires Illegally Ignited Hours Apart In Hoopa, Hawkins Bar; Authorities Investigating

While the Rest of the West Cooks, Coastal Humboldt is Forecast for Heavenly 70-Degree Weather Next Week

Cal Poly Humboldt Pays Almost Double to Swipe 16-Acre Arcata Property, Foiling Long-Term Plans for Senior Living Community

WARNING: Coastal Humboldt May Actually See ‘Hot’ Temperatures Above 70 Degrees Tomorrow

For Many Complicated Reasons, There is No Dammed Swimming Hole at Freshwater Creek This Summer, But the County Hopes to Bring it Back Next Year

(VIDEO) Senator Mike McGuire Announces $1 Million Investment for the Arcata Ballpark

[UPDATED] New Hoopa Valley Police Chief Inaccurately Stated That Officers Destroyed $10.8 Million Worth of Illegal Cannabis on Tribal Land, Says He Intentionally Released Misinformation as a ‘Test’

June 2022

Lack of Funding, Staffing Shortages and Inability to Predict Future Pandemic Restrictions Resulted in Negative Oyster Fest Reviews Despite Best Efforts, Organizer Says

(VIDEO) HUMBOLDT OUTDOORS: Retracing Jack London’s 1911 Journey Through Humboldt County

Former HSU Student Doug Thron Travels to Ukraine to Rescue Lost Pets in War-Torn Areas Outside of Kyiv

Trans-Owned Bakery Patches’ Pastries Sets Up Shop at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds as Sit-Down Cafe

(MUSIC VIDEO) Local Rapper ‘Hiway’ Gets Political With His New Track ‘Orange Cap City’

May 2022

(VIDEO) One Person Dead, One Rescued After Hazardous Surf Sweeps Hikers From Black Sands Beach

Humboldt Transit Authority Driver Under Review After Crashing Into Parked Van With Passengers On Board

DISCOVERY: Redwood Trees Use Two Completely Different Types of Leaves to Manage Sunlight and Water Intake, UC Davis and Cal Poly Humboldt Scientists Say

(VIDEO) Paragliding Daredevil Soars From Scenic Drive to Houda Cove

HUMBOLDT OUTDOORS: Venturing Inside the Loleta Tunnel

(VIDEO) Humboldt Redwoods State Park Naturalist ‘Griff’ Talks Reintroduction of the California Condor and Its Importance to Local Tribes

WWE Legend Mick Foley Shows Humboldt Love on Twitter In-Between Savage Henry Shows, Says He’ll Be Back

April 2022

Possibly the Largest Cruise Ship to Ever Dock in Humboldt Bay Will Arrive Next Week, Offloading Hundreds of Tourists Into Humboldt County

Eureka’s Jake Hanson Signs One-Year Deal With Packers After Playing Five Games in the NFL Last Year

(VIDEO) Watch Local Fighter Tyson Siphavong-Miller Win His Third Pro MMA Bout at Bellator 277; Louis Cosce Cancels Upcoming UFC Fight After Reportedly Testing Positive for COVID-19

(VIDEO) HUMBOLDT OUTDOORS: Ray Olson Cracks the Case on the Mysterious Arcata Community Forest Wood Carvings

(VIDEO) Artificial Intelligence Image Generator Funded By Elon Musk Transforms Eureka’s ‘Pink Lady’ Victorian Into a Work of Modern Architecture

(VIDEO) Some Prankster(s) Took the Arcata Playhouse’s Peg-Legged, Butt-Bubbling Pony for an Early Morning Joyride; Arcata Police Saw That It Was Returned Safely

This Warm, Sunny Day Will Soon Succumb to Spring Rain, Gale-Force Winds and Snow

March 2022

(VIDEO) Newly Signed Bengal Alex Cappa Tries Cincinnati’s Self-Proclaimed ‘Famous’ Chili Cheese Spaghetti for First Time

Cass Bell Drops Out of Upcoming Fight Due to ‘Injuries and Family Issues’; Eureka’s Tyson Miller Still a Go

City of Eureka Reviews Plans to Turn Broadway’s Pine Motel Into a Subway, Starbucks Drive-Thru

New Student Housing and Education Buildings, Two Parking Structures and Major Demolition Work Ahead: A Look at Cal Poly Humboldt’s Five-Year Infrastructure Plan

(VIDEO) Cappa Officially Inks $40 Million Deal With the Bengals, Fields Press Questions

Rain, Snow in Weekend Forecast; Sneaker Waves Possible Today

Alex Cappa to Sign $40 Million Deal With the Bengals, ESPN Reports

Permit System to Limit Number of Cars Entering Fern Canyon and Gold Bluffs Beach During Peak Months; Entrance Fee Increased

(VIDEO) HUMBOLDT OUTDOORS: Mysterious Wood Carvings in the Arcata Community Forest

(UPDATE) Fortuna’s Humboldt Jerky Co. Among Brands Recalled By USDA for Possible Listeria Contamination

February 2022

Local MMA Pros Set to Fight at Bellator 277 in April

Rainy March Forecast to Ease Drought Conditions in Humboldt County After Dry Start to 2022

(VIDEO) McKinleyville Man Sinks Full-Court Putt at Cal Poly Humboldt Basketball Game to Win New Car

Hit-and-Run Driver Smashes Into Eureka Storefront, Local Business Owner Says

(VIDEO) Simulation Shows How Tonga Tsunami Spread Across the Pacific

Beached Yacht Causes Months-Long Logistical Nightmare for National Parks Service; Federal Charges Filed Against Owner