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

Articles by John Ross Ferrara

December 2021

SURVEY: The City of Eureka Wants Your Input on Solving the Mildly Inconvenient Nightmare of Parking Downtown

November 2021

(VIDEO) Humboldt Public Health Director Sofia Pereira Reflects on County’s Impending 10,000 COVID Case Milestone, Progress Made During the Pandemic

Three Hoopa High Football Players Selected to Play in Fourth Annual ‘Indigenous Bowl’ on the Minnesota Vikings’ Field

Bureau of Reclamation Awards Additional $2.7 Million to Improve Recovery of Threatened Coho Salmon in the Klamath River Basin

NBA Hall-of-Famer Gary ‘The Glove’ Payton and a Lineup of NBA Lineage to Face Off Against Undefeated Humboldt State in Lumberjack Arena This Week

Eureka Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Off a Round Near the Del Norte Pier While Having an Argument Over His Unleashed Dog

Humboldt’s Orion Cosce Announces UFC 271 Bout Against Mike ‘Blood Diamond’ Mathetha, Sets Sights on First UFC Victory

50-MPH Winds Cut Power to More than 3,000 Customers Across Humboldt County

Trinity County Forecast for ‘Significant’ Snow Dump That May Impact High-Elevation Areas of Highway 299; Strong Winds, Rain Expected Along the North Coast

Arcata High Senior Crushes Competition at National Amateur Disc Golf Tournament in Austin

(VIDEO) PepperBall Rounds, Taser, Pepper Spray Used to Bring Resisting Wisconsin Man Into Custody Near the Arcata Plaza, Police Say

October 2021

Arcata Police Department Staffing Crisis: Force Could Soon Reach Unprecedented Lows, Chief Says

Local Football Legend Dave ‘Harpdog’ Harper Reportedly Dies From COVID-19 Complications

WEATHER UPDATE: High Surf Warning, Rainfall Totals, Snow, Flush Rivers and More

After Months-Long Eviction Battle, Kneeland Glen Farm Stand Owner Ordered to Vacate the Property By January

(VIDEO) HUMBOLDT OUTDOORS: A Look at the Historic Ghost Town of Falk

La Niña Begins: ‘Substantial’ Rounds of Rainfall Forecast for the North Coast This Week

North Coast News, Redding Sister Station KRCR Broadcasts Possibly Disrupted By Ransomware Attack Affecting Sinclair Stations Nationwide

‘Sugar Bear,’ the Local 84-Foot White Fir Selected to Be This Year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Will Be Sawed Down Live on Facebook Later This Month

(VIDEO) Humboldt County Naturalist ‘Griff’ Takes His Dance Moves to TikTok to Spread the Word About Biodiversity Loss

September 2021

(VIDEO) Watch Former Humboldt Crab and Present MLB Outfielder Bradley Zimmer Blast a Home Run Off His Non-Crabs Worthy Brother

Scotia Lodge Releases Designs for New Pool Deck, Plans to Break Ground in Spring

(VIDEO) HUMBOLDT OUTDOORS: The Covered Bridges of Humboldt County

(VIDEO) Destructive New Wildfire Burning in Mendocino County

HSU Saw the Highest Number of Reported Rapes In More Than a Decade During the COVID Lockdown, Report Shows

Sequoia Park Zoo’s Beloved Domesticated Cat ‘Chester’ Dies; Zoo Asks Community to Share Photos for a Memorial Slideshow

FIRE UPDATE: Knob Fire 82 Percent Contained; Monument Fire Now 179,276 Acres

Dead Gray Whale Washes Up on Samoa Beach

Sheriff’s Office Asks Community Members Not to Interfere With Firefighting Operations Around Willow Creek After Cannabis Growers Group Rounds Up Firefighting Posse

One-Way Traffic Control In Place on Highway 299 in Areas Surrounding Willow Creek Due to Knob Fire

August 2021

McCash Fire Grows to 38,900 Acres; Monument Fire Now 170,945 Acres, Still 29 Percent Contained

Monument Fire Grows to 164,746 Acres; Rappeller Crew Ferries Equipment Across 140-Foot Canyon After Smoky Conditions Prevent Airlift

FIRE UPDATE: McFarland Fire Almost Fully Contained; All Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted, Highway 36 Reopened

FIRE UPDATE: Highway 299 Reopened to One-Way Traffic Control; McFarland Fire 84 Percent Contained

NOAA Predicts 70 Percent Chance of Rainy La Niña Weather Across the Pacific Northwest This Fall, Winter

Monument Fire Has ‘Lots of Potential’ to Spread as Weather Conditions Worsen, Firefighters Say; McFarland Fire 73 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Inches Toward Hayfork; Northern Edge of McFarland Fire Sees No Growth for Four Straight Days

FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Reaches 150,000 Acres, McCash Fire Threatens Homes Along Highway 96

Monument Fire Grows to 147,323 Acres; 32 Structures Destroyed

McFarland Fire Grows to 118,000 Acres; 25 Structures Confirmed Destroyed

Arcata Business Owner Arrested on Alleged Kidnapping, Child Molestation Charges

Local Woman Hospitalized Following Dog Attack in Fortuna

Monument Fire Grows By More Than 9,000 Acres, Continues to Threaten Hayfork and Junction City

McFarland Fire Grows to 107,000 Acres; Containment Drops to 51 Percent

Monument Fire Grows to 119,000 Acres as Firefighters Protect Junction City

McFarland Fire Nearly Doubles in Size; Containment Shrinks to 53 Percent

MONDAY FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Grows to 97,287 Acres, Now 10 Percent Contained; McFarland Fire Grows to 51,909 Acres, Still 68 Percent Contained

McCash Fire Grows to 2,599 Acres, Remains 1 Percent Contained

SUNDAY FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Grows to 82,000 Acres, Now 7 Percent Contained; McFarland Fire Now 68 Percent Contained

Humboldt-San Jose State Football Team Cancels Public Scrimmage at Redwood Bowl Due to Recent Surge in COVID-19 Cases