Business

May 2020

Times-Standard Dismantles Printing Press, Lays Off Production Staff; Papers Now Being Trucked From Chico for Delivery

Simply Macintosh, Humboldt’s Reliable Apple Product Repairs Destination, Announces Its Permanent Closure

April 2020

Nordic Aquafarms Expands Aquaculture Facility Plans, Releases Images Showing What the Fish Farm Would Look Like

COVID Has Hit the Local Economy Hard, But Officials Say There’s Still Cause for Optimism

Arcata Sports Apparel Company Switching Up Production to Help Meet Overwhelming Demand for Face Masks; Furloughed Employees to Return to Work

City of Arcata Distributes Emergency Loans to Local Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Local Business Owners Struggling Through Confusion, Delays in Effort to Secure Federal Relief Funds

March 2020

Local Agencies Are Teaming Up to Provide Relief to Small Businesses

As Local Businesses Lay Off Employees and Close Up Shop, Owners Worry About Long-Term Financial Impacts

February 2020

A Delegation of Norwegians is on a Whirlwind Tour of Humboldt, Scoping Green Economic Development Opportunities

HEARTBREAK: Humboldt County’s First Starbucks is Closing Permanently on Valentine’s Day

January 2020

Sign Company Owner Threatens Lawsuit as Harbor District Looks to Ban New Billboards, Prohibit Repairs to Old Ones In Its Jurisdiction

Add Pier 1 Imports to the List of Big-Box Stores Closing Up Shop at the Bayshore Mall

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

Save Your Quarters! Slice of Humboldt Pie Owners Opening Video Arcade in Arcata

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

Nordic Aquafarms Hires Idaho Native as First Cali-Based Exec, Signs Contracts for Permitting, Engineering

December 2019

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

Arcata Restaurant Folie Douce Closes ‘Indefinitely’ One Year After Changing Hands

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

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

Due Diligence Complete, Nordic Aquafarms Decides to Move Forward With Aquaculture Facility on the Samoa Peninsula

October 2019

Blue Lake’s Mad River Brewing Company Acquired by Yurok Tribal Corporation

Newsom Wants PG&E to Give $100 Rebate to All Residential Customers Affected by Blackout

September 2019

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

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

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

August 2019

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

HERE COMES MOUNTAIN MIKE’S! The Chain Restaurant Assault on Eureka Continues, With Pizza Franchise Replacing Vampire Penguin

(UPDATE) Eureka’s Sears Store Will Be Closing Its Doors Soon, Though We Can’t Get Corporate to Confirm It

HSU’s Small Business Development Center Taking Over Former Third Street Gallery Space in Eureka

July 2019

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

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

Ambitious Twentysomethings to Buy Arcata Theatre Lounge; Business Duo Says They Plan to Offer Restaurant-Style Dining, Multi-Screen Sports Days and Bottomless Mimosas

Historic Requa Inn Up for Sale: 105-Year-Old Property Listed for $1.99 Million

BECAUSE WEED? Old Town’s ‘Because Coffee’ Closing This Weekend, Will Likely Be Replaced by Cannabis Smoking Lounge

May 2019

County Extends Public Comment Period for Humboldt Wind Energy Project

Accused of Over-Prescribing Opioids and at Danger of Losing Her License, Local Doctor Takes Fight to State Medical Board

Some McKinleyville Residents Don’t Want the Dollar General Store to Sell Hooch, and They’re Writing Letters in Protest

Humboldt Wind Energy Project Proponents Give Presentation to Skeptical Crowd in Ferndale

Would You Like to Be the New North Coast Co-op General Manager?

April 2019

Federal Relief for Fisheries Disasters Dating From 2015 Finally Available, Huffman’s Office Announces

Fire and Light Announces Closure, Will Seek Potential Buyers

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

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

SoHum Health Care District Gets Lifesaving $1.8 Million Bridge Loan From Three Local Nonprofit/Government Institutions

Nordic Aquafarms, the Company Planning a Massive Land-Based Fish Farm in Samoa, Will Hold a Public Forum to Talk About the Idea Next Week

March 2019

Old Town’s Black Faun Gallery Will Close Its Doors in May


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