Articles by Ryan Burns

August 2018

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

Felon Passes Out in Bayshore Mall Parking Lot With Loaded Handgun in His Lap, EPD Says

July 2018

Supervisors Approve Eucalyptus Removal for Bay Trail Project, Though the Trees May Yet be Saved

Adios, Bien Padre: Local Tortilla and Corn Chip Company Shutting Down After 45 Years in Business

More Power Outages Hit Mendo and Lake Counties, Affecting 50k People; Gas Unavailable; Traffic Backed Up

How You Can Help Victims of Shasta County’s Carr Fire

Drug Enforcement: One Week, 12 Search Warrants, Almost 50k Marijuana Plants Destroyed

Drug Task Force Nabs Suspected Drug Dealer, Finds Six Pounds of Suspected Heroin in False Compartment of Car

The DMV Was Planning to Close Its Eureka Office for Nearly Four Months But Evidently Got Talked Out of It

(VIDEO) Joe Bonino Launches Campaign Challenging Kim Bergel for Eureka’s Fifth Ward City Council Seat

Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Finding ‘Possibly Disoriented’ Man Last Seen on Logging Road South of Eureka

(PHOTOS) One Arrested After Eureka Office Building ‘Ransacked and Vandalized’

Marine From Hoopa Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter After Stabbing Fellow Private at Camp Pendleton

Huffman Dismisses Call to Strip His Delegate Status for Sundberg Endorsement

Citing Race, KHSU Staffer Lorna Bryant Says She Was Verbally Abused by University Vice President

Redway Man Dies After Running Motorcycle Into a Tree Off of Briceland Road

Humboldt Progressive Democrats Want Elected Officials Stripped of Delegate Credentials for Endorsing Sundberg

Arcata Man Once Charged With Animal Abuse Pleads Guilty to Vandalizing the Co-op

Paintings by Local Artist Matt Beard Selected to Promote This Year’s California Coastal Cleanup Day

Humboldt Bay is at the Highest Risk of Sea-Level Rise on the Entire West Coast, Study Says

Will the Great Redwood Trail Act Pass Before the NCRA Goes Off the Fiscal Cliff?

Ousted from KHSU, Katie Whiteside Lands Job at KEET, PBS North Coast

Arcata Man Pleads Guilty to Carjacking, Grand Theft and Burglary

Jury Convicts Felon Who Was Arrested in Car Going the Wrong Way With Alcohol on the Floorboard, Gun and Ammo in the Glove Box

In Open Letter to Arcata Council, Former HSU President Says Approving ‘The Village’ Student Housing Project is a ‘Moral Obligation’

Chinese Gourmet Express in the Mall Cleared to Reopen After Clean Inspection

The County’s Getting Ready to Ban Target Shooting at Popular Public Spots Because Some People Suck At It

County Health Officials Shut Down Chinese Gourmet Express in the Bayshore Mall for Health Code Violations

Supervisors Send Sanctuary Ordinance to November Ballot

Humboldt County Sanctuary Ordinance Set to Qualify for November Ballot

The Chronicle’s List of ‘Top 10 Campsites in Humboldt County’ Only Has Seven Campsites in Humboldt County

There’s Now a Medication Disposal Bin at the Courthouse, Part of a New Anti-Opioid Campaign from Sheriff’s Office and RX Safe Humboldt

Humboldt Growers See Opportunity as the State’s New Cannabis Rules Cause Bottlenecks in the Supply Chain

Steve Madrone Wins Fifth District County Supervisor Election in Final Tally, Defeating Incumbent Ryan Sundberg

Highway 101 Closed South of Willits After Freeway Incident Leaves at Least One Dead

Humboldt County Gets Its Own Regional Office of the Bureau of Cannabis Control

Noah Levy, Humboldt County Planning Commissioner, Arrested for Public Intoxication

June 2018

As State Continues to Investigate Humboldt’s Public Administrator Bureau, Sheriff Honsal Outlines New Anti-Corruption Policies

Klamath River Renewal Corp. Files ‘Definite Plan’ to Remove Four Hydroelectric Dams

Local Environmental Groups File Complaint Against U.S. Forest Service and Mercer-Fraser Co. Over Operations at Willow Creek Property

Proposed Jerold Phelps Hospital Expansion Site Deemed Too Close to Garberville Airport, But Supervisors Could Possibly Approve Plans Anyway

Lack of Experience and Insufficient Training Are What’s Wrong at Auditor-Controller’s Office, Outside Analyst Finds

(UPDATED With Response from St. Joe’s) Housekeepers at St. Joe’s and Redwood Memorial Say Cleaning Solution is Making Them Sick; Protest Planned Monday

17 Quotes From Last Night’s Community Forum on Guns in Eureka

Supervisors Decide Not to Take a Stand Defending Trophy Hunting of Iconic African Animals

Supervisors to Consider Letter Opposing a State Ban on Possessing African Hunting Trophies Such As Rhino Horns, Elephant Tusks and Lion Pelts

It’s Raining Grants at the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services; $9M Landed in Recent Weeks