Articles by Stephanie McGeary | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Articles by Stephanie McGeary

December 2021

OLD ARCATA ROUNDABOUT? Arcata Council to Consider Improvement Plans for Old Arcata Road, But Some Bayside Residents Aren’t Happy With the Design

November 2021

Arcata House Partnership and Danco Seek to Convert Two Valley West Hotels Into Homeless Housing Developments

Looking to Grab a Meal or Lend a Hand This Thanksgiving? Here’s a List of Local Nonprofits Serving Free Food This Holiday

Beaver Moon to Blood Moon: Tonight Will Feature the Longest Partial Eclipse in More Than 500 Years! Let’s Hope Humboldt is Lucky Enough to See It.

Eureka City Council Approves New Ward Map, Ranked Choice Voting; Bans Coal on City-Owned Property

TONIGHT at EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: Ward Redistricting, Ranked Choice Voting Implementation, Anti-Coal Ordinance and More

Fortuna Cemetery District and Local Mortuary at Odds Over Who’s Responsible for Moving Caskets to the Gravesites

FALL BACK: Like it or Not, Daylight Saving Time Is About to End and Things Might Feel Weird Until We Adjust

Eureka City Council Approves ‘Charlie Moon Way’ As Name for Historic Chinatown Alley, Discusses Hiring Independent Police Auditor

October 2021

Eureka Chinatown Project to Name Alley ‘Charlie Moon Way’ in Honor of Humboldt’s Legendary Chinese Immigrant

(UPDATING, DELAYED) WATCH LIVE: Majestic Six Rivers National Forest Tree ‘Sugar Bear’ Being Cut Down to Fulfill Its Destiny

Treasured Local Star Sara Bareilles Shows Love for ‘Sugar Bear,’ the Fir from the Six Rivers Forest that Will Be This Year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Arcata City Council Casts Vote of ‘No Confidence’ in Brett Watson, Removes Him as Mayor

Is Arcata Mayor Brett Watson Being De-Mayored? Amid Mysterious Circumstances, Arcata City Council Calls Special Meeting to Elect New Mayor and Vice-Mayor

NEXT UP at EUREKA CITY COUNCIL: Ward Redistricting Maps and an Anti-Coal Ordinance on Tuesday’s Agenda

With an Alarming Spike in Congenital Syphilis Cases in Humboldt, DHHS Urges Community to Get Tested

ARCATA OKs SHROOMS! City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution Decriminalizing the Use of Psychedelic Plants and Fungi

Eureka City Council Approves Vaccination Mandate for City Employees

Will Arcata Be Trippin’? City Council May Vote to Decriminalize the Use of Psychedelic Plants and Mushrooms

(PHOTOS) Hundreds Rally in Eureka, Joining Nationwide Women’s March Prompted By Texas Abortion Law

Two ‘Arcata Dudes’ Bring Unassuming Art Gallery to Downtown A-Town

September 2021

(PHOTOS) SMILES IN THE SKY! Humboldt’s Skywriting Pilot Does it Again

FLOWING AGAIN! South Fork of the Eel Reconnects to the Main River After Recent Rainfall

Walking Tour of Arcata’s ‘Gateway District’ Tonight! Learn About the City’s Plan to Develop More Housing in This Newly Named Neighborhood

DRIVE THE PAINT! New Nonprofit Adds Some Color to Arcata’s Shay Park Basketball Court

Arcata City Council to Consider Launching Rental Inspection Program to Protect Tenants, Community Ambassador Program to Improve Downtown Area

One Year After Smokeageddon, the Sky Did Something Else Weird and Beautiful

Looking to Streamline Development of the Waterfront and Old Town, City of Eureka Seeks Help From Outside Consultants

Here’s a Look at How the City of Arcata is Spending $4.4 Million in COVID Relief Funds

Arcata City Council Will Decide How to Spend $4.4 Milion in COVID-19 Relief Funds; Lobby Group Wants the City to Prioritize Reducing Carbon Emissions

August 2021

Famous Sex Pundit Dan Savage Gives Shoutout to Eureka’s Gazebo-ner on Latest Episode of ‘Savage Lovecast’

Local Writer and Teacher Brings ‘A Hub for Humboldt Writing’ to Arcata’s Sunny Brae Center

‘Real History is Being Acknowledged’: Two Eureka Murals Shine a Spotlight on the City’s Racist Past

(AUDIO) HUMBOLDT HOLDING UP: How Do We Tackle Humboldt’s Housing Crisis? State Housing Policy Specialist Brian Heaton Shares His Thoughts

Cement Planter That Held the McKinley Statue Will Be Removed From Center of the Arcata Plaza Next Week

Behold ‘Hairy Garcia’: New Eureka Mural Combines Two Beloved Legends

Struggling to Pay Your Bills Due to COVID? You Might Be Eligible for the City of Eureka’s Utility Assistance Program

July 2021

‘The Sun Set Twice on the People That Day’: Mural by Native Artists Brian Tripp and Alme Allen to Be Restored at Its New Home Outside the Clarke Museum

All Hail Arcata’s New Councilmember! Meredith Matthews Unanimously Selected by Council During Wednesday Night Candidate Forum

Who Will Be the Next Arcata City Councilmember? Better Know the Seven Applicants Who Will be Grilled During Wednesday’s Public Forum

SCOOTER CANNONBALL: Riders Roll into Eureka After Grueling 10-Day Race Across the Country

Arcata City Council Candidates Announced; Seven Qualifying Applicants Will Be Publicly Interviewed Next Week

Betty Chinn’s Trailer Housing Project One Step Closer to Reality After Eureka City Council Approves Coastal Development Permit for Property off South Broadway

Eureka City Council Poised to Finalize Permitting for Betty Chinn Trailer Village Near Hikshari Trail; Project Could Be Completed Soon, Unless Someone Files an Appeal

Two Big Cell Towers Proposed for Arcata Bottoms, Including One Disguised as a Rustic Water Tower

Arcata City Council Decides to Resume In-Person Meetings July 22, Elects New Mayor and Vice Mayor, Approves Statement Supporting LGBTQ Community

After Someone Cut Down a City-Owned Tree Decorated With Pride Flags, Arcata Council Will Consider Statement Supporting LGBTQ Community

(VIDEO) Sheriff’s Office PSA Reminds You Not to Be Stupid With Your Fireworks

Headed to the Beach for the Fourth of July? Please Respect the Snowy Plover Nesting Grounds!

June 2021

(VIDEO) COUGAR ALERT: Arcata Mountain Biker Has Close Encounter of the Furred Kind