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Articles by Ryan Burns

April 2019

North Coast Lawmakers Send Letter to CSU Chancellor Condemning KHSU Actions as ‘A Slap in the Face’

Arcata-Based Cannabis Start-up Offers Steep Discounts Through Costco-Like Membership Model

‘Racism Kills!’ Supervisor Bohn Adjourns Meeting and Leaves Chambers Amid Outcry Over Derogatory Joke

Wind Energy Project Near Scotia Would Impact Birds and the View, Report Finds; Public Scrutiny Invited

David Reed, One of the Two Employees Spared the Ax at KHSU, Resigns in Protest

TODAY in SUPES: Crabbers Congregate; Bass and Wilson Pursue Coastal Commission Seat

Allen McCloskey Announces He’s ‘Walking Away’ From Campaign for County Supervisor

Supervisor Bohn: ‘I Deeply and Profoundly Apologize’ If My Joke Offended Anyone

‘Rex Bohn Must Resign’: Critics Call Out County Supervisor for Racist Joke; Bohn Responds

Allen McCloskey, a Progressive Alternative to Rex Bohn, Has Trouble Explaining Away History of Fraud Allegations

March 2019

In Odd Rebuke, Governor’s Office Rejects All North Coast Nominees for Coastal Commission, Calls for New List of Candidates

Inside the Mind of Dean Glaser: Fortuna Councilmember’s Facebook Posts Are Even Nuttier Than His Call to ‘Put Down’ Drug Addicts

Humboldt County Residents Are Politically Intolerant, According to This (Possibly Dubious) Analysis

Coastal Commission Rules in Favor of Trinidad Rancheria in its Pursuit of Federal Trust Status for Harbor Property

Trinidad Rancheria Wants Harbor Property Placed in Federal Trust, Raising Concerns About Public Access, Environment and Tribal Rights

February 2019

(VIDEO) Locals React to Incident at High School Basketball Tournament That Sent a Tribal Elder to the Hospital

Nearly 1,500 Homeless People Tallied Countywide, More Than Doubling the Previous Count

Arroyo and Watson Join Officials From Fort Bragg, Crescent City in Pursuit of Coastal Commission Seat

Let’s Take a Closer Look at This Big Fish Farm Proposal for the Samoa Peninsula

Harbor District Agrees to 30-Year Lease for Massive, Land-Based Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula

County Planning Commission Denies Permit for Cannabis Grow on Private Land Within Yurok Ceremonial District

Surprise Layoffs at Mad River Community Hospital Leave Care Providers Confused, Concerned for Patients

Ed’s Sanctuary: How an Ornate Hidden Garden Grew Into Eureka’s Largest Homeless Camp and Then Got Bulldozed by the City

January 2019

(PHOTOS) The Eureka Parcel That Got Raided This Morning Was a Pretty Remarkable Oasis Hosting Local Homeless Residents

(PHOTOS) Volunteers Were Deployed Across the County Today to Conduct the 2019 Point-in-Time Homeless Count

Another Woman on the Planning Commission: Supervisor Madrone Set to Appoint Peggy O’Neill, Longtime Yurok Tribe Employee

Meet Melanie McCavour, the Woman Just Appointed to the Humboldt County Planning Commission

Original Organizers Announce They Are Boycotting Saturday’s Eureka Women’s March, Which Is Still On Despite New Organizer’s Heart Attack

Award-Winning Eel River Documentary Now Available to Stream on Amazon Prime and Vimeo

Local Employees of the Federal Government are Struggling as the Shutdown Drags On, and the Impacts are Starting to Spread

Supervisors Give Themselves a Raise With Madrone Dissenting and Bass Absent

Arcata Bars Sidelines and Toby & Jack’s Remain Open as Owner Appeals License Revocation Ruling

(VIDEO) Recently Elected County Officials, Including Two New Ones, Take the Oath of Office

‘Rain, Wind and Snow!’ Big Ol’ Storm Headed Our Way This Weekend

County Supervisors Set to Give Themselves a Pay Raise, Bumping Their Salaries to More Than $97,000 per Year

Amid Rampant Opinions About the Phrase ‘Overwhelmingly White,’ Eureka Women’s March Organizers Issue Follow-Up Statement

December 2018

ON THE INSIDE: Two Inmates and Two Officers Describe What It’s Like, Day-in and Day-out, In the County Jail

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue Feds, Saying Their Practice of Killing Beavers Harms Salmon Habitat

Sundberg Given an Emotional Farewell; Board Postpones Planning Commission Appointment

Will the Board of Supervisors Appoint a New Planning Commissioner Tuesday, at Sundberg’s Final Meeting?

St. Joseph Hospital Cited for Excessive Use of Restraints on Patients, Including One With PTSD

Conflict-of-Interest Questions Arise as Supervisors Set to Consider Rezoning More Than 500,000 Acres Tuesday

On Shaky Financial Ground, the North Coast Co-op is Roiled by Internal Strife and an Uncertain Future

Following Passionate Public Opposition, Mercer-Fraser Abruptly Drops Proposed Willow Creek Hash Lab Facility

Four-Year-Old Boy Suffers Major Injuries from Exploding Firecracker, Airlifted to UC Davis

November 2018

Two Occupants Trapped After Rollover Accident in Eureka

Goodbye, Sidelines and Toby & Jack’s: State Rules to Revoke Plaza Bars’ Liquor Licenses

Stephen Hillenburg, HSU Alumnus and Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, Has Died

Crab Fishermen Sue Oil Companies for Screwing Up the Planet and Lying About Climate Change

Nonprofits Warned of Fraud After Email Scammer Gets Nearly $3,300 from Local League of Women Voters