Opinion articles

Letters: Arcata Bottom mega-grow needs an EIR

At least meet Nordic Aquafarms’ standard – do an EIR Humboldt County appears hell bent on approving massive projects like the mega cannabis grows and the (proposed) fish factory. In every case, citizens and environmental groups have been clamoring for EIR’s. So why is it that the county is so reluctant and unresponsive to the

Letters to the Editor, May 26, 2021

Preserve Arcata Bottom (Letter sent to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors:) Senator McGuire is concerned enough about the drought to call a town hall meeting, and we hope that our Board of Supervisors will also share this concern.  My husband and I live on three acres on the Arcata Bottom, land passed down from

Sharing the beach with Western Snowy Plovers on Memorial Day

Friends of the Dunes HUMBOLDT – Memorial Day weekend is almost here! Enjoying our public lands on this holiday is a way you may choose to honor and reflect on the sacrifices that so many have made for our country.  If you choose to visit our public beaches this Memorial Day, you won’t be alone.


Letters to the Editor, May 19, 2021

Alternatives to vacuous online schlock Now that COVID is at least partly under control and I am fully vaccinated, I have ventured again to begin using public transportation. I am most thankful for this because owning a car, basically, is owning a bottomless pit. That said, while the schedules are a bear, I am managing with