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Articles by Ryan Burns

October 2019

Sheriff Says the Number of Illegal Pot Farms is Dwindling, But Many Remaining Outlaws Are Back to Hiding Indoors

Appeal Denied: State Upholds Its Decision to Revoke Liquor Licenses for Arcata Bars Sidelines, Toby & Jack’s

PG&E Executive Admits in Public Testimony That Last Week’s Power Shutdown in Humboldt County ‘Should Not Have Happened’

Amid Wave of Pot Farm Robberies, Mattole Valley Residents Take Security into Their Own Hands

(PHOTOS/VIDEO) Supervisor Estelle Fennell Kicks Off 2020 Re-Election Campaign in Fortuna

Eureka Rescue Mission Could Use Blankets, Water as Volunteers Prepare for Cold-Weather Shelter

Elected Officials Still Can’t Agree on Whether the Risk of Fraud in County Government is High or, Like, Normal

(PHOTOS) Artists Transform Arcata Sidewalks into Colorful Canvases for Annual Pastels on the Plaza

(VIDEO) Young Hoopa Siblings Highlight Healthy Food Traditions as Part of Global Effort to Fight Hunger

Young Man Crashes Stolen Dodge Neon into Parked Boat, Eureka Police Say

Updated Eureka Pet Ordinance Would Limit Residents to Three Cats or Dogs, One Potbelly Pig or Two Mini Goats, Among Other Changes

Auditor-Controller Karen Paz Dominguez Challenges County’s Planned Responses to Civil Grand Jury Report

September 2019

Rep. Huffman on CNN: Republican ‘Cult of Trumpism’ Should Start to Crack With ‘This Betrayal of His Office’

[UPDATED] HSU Police Officers Cast Vote of ‘No Confidence’ in Chief Donn Peterson

People Thought There’d Been a Toxic Spill in Trinidad Harbor. It Turned Out to be Naturally Glowing Marine Life.

PETA Buys Bus Ads Opposing Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula: ‘You Can’t Be a Fish-Eating Environmentalist’

(PHOTOS + VIDEO) The Yurok Tribe is Leading a Massive Restoration Project on the Trinity River, and the Fish are Coming Back

(MAPS) Here’s Where the County Might Allow You to Grow Industrial Hemp

TODAY in SUPES: Bohn Expresses Worry Over Voter Fraud and Cybersecurity; Hoarding Task Force Offers an Update

(UPDATE: NOT A DRUG LAB) Humboldt Bay Fire Responds to Blaze at Possible Drug Lab in Eureka

Local Enviro Groups Demand Changes to Proposed Terra-Gen Wind Energy Project Slated for Ridges South of Rio Dell

(VIDEO) Here’s a Li’l String Band-Infused Joy for Your Thursday Afternoon

Times-Standard  Publisher Says, ‘We’re Just Fine.’ His Recently Terminated Reporters Say Otherwise.

August 2019

(UPDATE: CLEARED TO REOPEN) County Health Department Shuts Down Eureka’s China Woks 88 Buffet After Inspection Reveals Cockroach Infestation

Despite the Drug Dealing, Plaza Bars Sidelines, Toby & Jack’s Might Get to Keep Their Liquor Licenses

WEED IS BACK! Humboldt County Growers Say They’re Having Their Best Season in Years

Jockey Seriously Injured, Horse Euthanized After Accident at Humboldt County Fair

County Makes ‘Bold Choices’ to Address Affordability and Homelessness in Newly Adopted Housing Element

Eureka-Born Avant-Rock Legends Mr. Bungle Announce Reunion Shows with Members of Anthrax, Slayer

That Coastal Commission Meeting Was a Confusing Mess. Did They Even Mean to Advance the Hotel Project?

Coastal Commission Gives Green Light to 100-Room Hotel on Trinidad Rancheria … as Long as the Tribe Can Find a Reliable Water Supply

Coastal Commission Approves Eureka-Arcata Highway 101 Corridor Improvement Project

Trump, Republicans Sue California Over the McGuire-Initiated Law Forcing Candidates to Release Tax Returns

Coastal Commission Preview: Trinidad Hotel, Arcata-Eureka Corridor Project on Agenda for Meeting in Eureka

KHSU Exploring Partnership With Capital Public Radio

July 2019

OUTPOST INTERVIEW: Jim Wood Talks Universal Health Care, Bipartisanship and the Uphill Battle for Change

The County is Set to Buy Most of This Eureka Block, Including Raliberto’s Taco Shop, and Turn It Into a Parking Lot

County Agrees to Pursue Infrastructure Funds in Hopes of Landing Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula

Eureka Police Surrounded a Problem Property and Knocked on the Door. The People Inside Ran. Then They Got Caught.

Tribes Say They’ve Been Left Out of the Process on Potter Valley Project, but Congressman Huffman Begs to Differ

Nordic Aquafarms Set to Ask County for ‘Financial Incentives’ Before Committing to Indoor Fish Farm Project

Grand Jury Finds County Has ‘High Risk of Fraud,’ Poor Communication and Insufficient Accounting Training

(UPDATED) Humboldt County Supervisor Mike Wilson to be Appointed to the California Coastal Commission

Local Approach of Criminalizing the Homeless is Counterproductive, Grand Jury Report Finds

The Governor’s Deadline to Pick a Local Rep for the Coastal Commission Has Expired With No Selection

The State Corruption Investigation Into Humboldt’s Public Administrator Bureau Seems to Have Fallen Into a Black Hole

Famed Investment Banker Offering $10K Reward for Contents of Briefcase Lost at Eureka’s Carter House Inn

(VIDEO) SHARK SIGHTING! Apparent Great White Spotted Near Trinidad

A New State Law is Changing How Courts Treat the Mentally Ill, But in Humboldt It’s Not That Easy

June 2019

Board of Local Energy Agency Unanimously Directs Staff to Pursue Agreement With Terra-Gen Wind Project