Articles by Ryan Burns

June 2017

Dr. Michael Fratkin Let Go as Head of St. Joseph Health’s Palliative Care Program

Local Planned Parenthood Affiliate Lights Up a Redwood Tree in Pink to Show Opposition to Trumpcare

Early-Morning Fire Consumes Several Businesses in Downtown Eureka

County Unemployment Rate Keeps Falling, Hits Lowest Mark Since 1980s (At Least)

Clam Beach Named Most Polluted Beach in California by Watchdog Group

Confessions of a Fair-Weather Warriors Fan (An Over-Serious Response to Devoted Lakers Fan Thadeus Greenson)

Supervisors Consider Changes to Cannabis Ordinance as Public Expresses a Variety of Concerns

Help Eureka Redraw Its Ward Boundaries Now That Wards Actually Matter

Eureka Finally Backs Away From Beach Disposal Approach, Now Plans to Dump Bay’s Dredge Spoils Offshore

Arcata Calls in Outside Investigators, Approves $21K Reward for Info Leading to Conviction of Lawson Killer

Firefighter Cannot Wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ Lapel Pin: Humboldt Bay Fire Board Upholds Chief’s Order

Local Firefighter Files Grievance After Being Told to Remove a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Lapel Pin From His Uniform

Introducing Humboldt’s Flying Squirrel, a Newly Discovered Species of Rodent That Glides Through Our Forests

May 2017

(PHOTOS, VIDEOS) Behold! Duane Flatmo Reveals His Latest Flame-Throwing Art Car Design, ‘Rabid Transit’

Peninsula School Superintendent-Principal Comes Out as Transgender

Amid Funding Troubles, County Library Struggles With Increased Crime, Drug Use and Homelessness

TICKS! County Explains How to Protect Yourself From These Disgusting, Blood-Sucking, Disease-Ridden Hellspawn

Humboldt’s Homeless Numbers Down More Than 40 Percent From Two Years Ago, According to Preliminary Count

Eureka Councilmember Marian Brady Says ‘Cowardly’ Trinity Supervisors ‘Wimped Out’ and Ruined Humboldt’s Bright Future

In Email to Sundberg, EPA Reaffirms Opposition to Beach Disposal of Dredge Spoils, But Eureka Official Insists It’s the Best Option

Supervisor Ryan Sundberg Appeals to National EPA Official on Marina Dredge Disposal

Senator McGuire to Hold Hearing on Collapse of Local Salmon Fishery

Check Out The Arcata High Student’s Digital Art Piece That Won This Year’s Congressional Art Competition

DA Finds No Wrongdoing in Last Year’s Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in McKinleyville

New Marijuana Trade Group Introduces Itself: ‘We Are the Seed Hunters, Carriers of the Torch, Innovators and Pioneers’

State Kicks Down $1.5M for Cleanup of Illegal Weed Grow Operations in the Emerald Triangle

St. Joseph Hospital President Dr. David O’Brien Announces Resignation

Supervisors Ponder How Strict to Be With Cannabis Cultivators

Local Students Win State History Day Competition, Head to Nationals

EPA Says Eureka, Harbor District Should Have Known Dredging Disposal on the Beach Wouldn’t be Allowed

Rep. Huffman Slams Passage of TrumpCare; Protests Planned at County Courthouse

EPA Rejects Eureka/Harbor District’s Plan to Dump Dredge Spoils on the Beach

Meet Michele Stephens, the County’s New Director of Public Health

Yay! Part Six of Eureka’s ‘Get to Know a Zone District’ Has Landed

April 2017

(PHOTOS/VIDEO) CR Protesters Demand Reinstatement of Beloved Staff Member, Storm President’s Office; Respectful Conversation Ensues

Supervisors Vote to Fine-Tune Civil Rights & Diversity Resolution

Sheriff’s Office: Heroin Sales Operation Discovered in House With Small Children

United by Tragedy, HSU Community Celebrates the Life and Mourns the Death of David Josiah Lawson

The Slide on 101 Just Keeps Sliding; Still No Estimated Date for Reopening

Zoellner Pleads Not Guilty to Arcata Stabbing Murder; Bail Set at $1 Million

‘He Was the One’: Josiah Lawson, Humboldt State Student and President of Brothers United, Remembered at Campus Prayer Service

Supervisor Rex Bohn Suggests Placing Liens on Properties With Weed-Related Code Violations

Cat Found Partially Skinned Alive in Eureka; Vet Says No Evidence It Was Caused by Human

Arcata Police Seeking Witnesses to HSU Student’s Stabbing Death

Community Votes to Spend Weed Tax Revenue on Children and Family Mental Health Services

(UPDATE) HSU Student Fatally Stabbed in Arcata

In Response to $1.44 Million Claim in Adult Protective Services Case, County Counter-Offers Less than $2,500

Gonsea Restaurant Reopens Five Days After Public Health Shut It Down

Attorney Allison Jackson Files $1.44 Million Claim Against County Over Adult Protective Services Case

Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Wanted Felon After Finding Him Asleep in a Poorly Parked Car With a Loaded Gun in His Waistband