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Firefighters discover marijuana grow in structure fire

Arcata Fire MCKINLEYVILLE – Shortly after 7:00 p.m. Sunday, July 5. Arcata Fire District responded to a residential structure fire located in the 1500 block of Whitmire Avenue after receiving reports of smoke coming from the attic. Upon arrival of the first engine the report was updated to a single family structure with white smoke coming

Opinion

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Recent Letters to the Editor

When the levees break Aldaron Laird must be commended for his work regarding the importance of securing our bay shore from expected sea level rise. While as stated, we do not know the extent of rise that will actually occur, it is clearly time to strengthen our dikes and levies. The suggestion that we first

Entertainment

BUT I PLAY ONE IN THE MOVIES The real Kev fake-interviews Mary Jane. Submitted photo

On the set: Mary Jane, a musical potumentary

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – “John came to see the play twice and he said, ‘You should make a film,’ and it’s now two years into the process,” Michael Fields explained. Fields is the director of Mary Jane: The Musical currently playing on stage at Dell’Arte through July 5. And John is

Sports

Bobby Schuman with the shoestring grab. Photo by Erik Fraser

Crabs soldier on during tough tournament

Erik Fraser Humboldt Crabs ARCATA – So that’s what a losing streak feels like. After plowing through the first third of the season like a freight train – winning 15 of their first 16 games, including their series opener against the Walnut Creek Crawdads on Friday, June 19 – the Humboldt Crabs’ locomotive ran out

Community

TODAY'S HOTEL ARCATANS Most of the staff of today’s Hotel Arcata. From top, left to right, based on their head level; Ben Thvedt, front desk clerk; Casey Melligan, housekeeper; Michelle Hasiuk accounting; Zach Winger, assistant manager; Steve Baldy, planner; Sarah Knight, controller; Joe C. Fernleaf, maintenance; Christina Molnar, housekeeper; Carly Sharman, housekeeper; Moe Blanche, housekeeper; Diane Cutshall, hotel manager; Shawna Neyra, owner representative; Asher Neyra; future owner representative; Virgil Moorehead, owner representative. Photo by KLH | Union

Hotel Arcata celebrates 100th anniversary with tour and talk Friday, July 10

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Over a century of Arcata history, the Hotel Arcata has stolidly occupied the Plaza’s northeast corner. There, it has weathered wars, economic up- and downturns, changes in social mores, civic controversies, Plaza parades and festivals, celebrity visitations and Humboldt’s wild weather. Through it all, the building has offered

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