My Word: Rail a win-win for Humboldt Bay

railmeister Local Letters to the Editor

By PETER CRESS – Eureka Times Standard, December 8, 2018.  I encourage local leaders to boldly support the East-West Rail and Green Port Project. My perspective on the project is shaped by two key influences. First, as a sergeant in local law enforcement I see the consequences of hopelessness every day. Second, as one who was born and raised in Humboldt, I …

My Word: Tell Virginia Bass today: ‘We need a freight corridor!’

railmeister Local Letters to the Editor

By KAREN BROOKS – Eureka Times Standard, November 3, 2018. Where’s the industry, retail, and cannabiz to support our economy? Private sector businesses support our communities in more ways than just their taxes so it stands to reason that attracting and growing businesses would be a priority. What are our elected officials and economic development staff doing to encourage private sector businesses …