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Articles by Ryan Burns

January 2020

Incumbent Supervisors Have a Lot More Campaign Cash Than Challengers, Though the Picture is Incomplete

Terra-Gen Critics Said We Should Wait for Offshore Wind, But Will That Project Spark an Even Nastier Debate?

Nordic Aquafarms Terminates Humboldt-Based Exec After Seeing Photo of Him Posing With a Lion He’d Killed

(PHOTOS) Local Artist Brings Interactive Projects, Supplies and Smiles to Migrant Shelters in Tijuana

Shots Fired in Danco Town: Samoa Residents Unnerved, Distressed by Owner-Approved Shooting Range

December 2019

Two Billboards Recently Fell Over, and the County Will Hold a Public Hearing to Decide if They Can Be Rebuilt

Planning Commission Chair Bob Morris Resigns Following Supervisors’ Wind Farm Decision

The County Has Abandoned Its Attempt to Buy a City Block in Eureka and Turn It Into a Parking Lot

Bass Explains Why She Switched Positions on the Wind Project; Wilson Calls the Whole Experience ‘Devastating’

Four Challengers for Estelle, One for Rex: Here Are Your Supervisor Candidates for the Shortest Primary Season in Humboldt County History

Tree-Trimming Accident Briefly Leaves Man Suspended 40 Feet Above the Ground in Eureka

TODAY in SUPES: County Asks for Assurance That Trinity River Water Won’t Get Diverted to New Central Valley Reservoir

Ten Window Williams Jewelry Store Closing After 92 Years in Old Town Eureka

(UPDATED) Congressman Huffman, County Staff Send Letters Urging Umpqua Bank to Spare Loleta Cheese Factory

Bank Plans to Foreclose on Loleta Cheese Factory This Friday, Ending Local Business’ 37-Year History

November 2019

Planning Commissioners Explain Their Flip-Flops as Supes Prepare to Hear the Terra-Gen Wind Project Appeal at the Adorni Center

In a Wild Meeting, the Planning Commission First Deadlocks, Then Denies the Humboldt Wind Energy Project

The Planning Commission Could Reach a Decision on the Humboldt Wind Energy Project Tonight

TODAY IN SUPES: A Protest Song, a Likely Hemp Moratorium Extension and the End of Columbus Day

Local Businesses are Donating a Car to a Person in Need, With Help From Betty Chinn

Nordic Aquafarms, Which Now Has a Local Office and is Recruiting Employees, Will Host a Community Meeting Tonight

HSU Retains Outside Law Enforcement Firm to Review Allegations Against UPD Chief Donn Peterson

PG&E Says Its Local Plant Can’t Power Humboldt Alone; We Found Documents That Suggest Otherwise

Superintendent Offers Apology for M&M Costume Incident, Says Intent Was Not to Mock Student

October 2019

Supervisor Bohn and Sheriff Honsal Pen Letter to PG&E Execs Demanding a Plan to Keep Local Power On During Future PSPS Events

The Latest Update of Questionable Reliability is That We’ll Start Losing Power at 7 p.m.

Humboldt County OES Doubles Down, Contradicts Official PG&E Statement on Timing of Outage

Here Comes the Power!

Here’s an Updated List of Where You Can Charge Your Phone or Medical Device

About the Whale: Marine Mammal Experts Explain Why Your Rescue Ideas Probably Would Not Have Worked

The Whale is Dead

WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHALE UPDATE: Alive, But Still Beached in the Surf Zone

(UPDATING) A Whale Caught in Fishing Nets has Washed Ashore North of Samoa

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