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Happy Four Twen-Meh In Redwood Park, Or Not

Happy Four Twen-Meh In Redwood Park, Or Not

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With the first sunny weather in five years, the City of Arcata is prepared for any attempts to resurrect what used to…

Student Burned in Residence Hall Grease Fire

Student Burned in Residence Hall Grease Fire

HSU Press Release Firefighters from the Arcata Fire District responded to a reported structure fire with a confirmed burn victim at Shasta Hall on the Humboldt State University…

Cannabis Grows, Hash, Firearms, Records Seized At Multiple Locations

Cannabis Grows, Hash, Firearms, Records Seized At Multiple Locations

HCSO Press Release On 04-16-2014, at approximately 10 a.m., the Humboldt Drug Task Force assisted by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search…

Pact May Bring Klamath Dam Removal Closer

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – County supervisors have said that a Klamath Basin water use agreement stemming from a key court ruling opens new potential for…

Armed Robbery In Dow’s Prairie Today

  Raw from the Sheriff’s Office: On 04-15-2014, at approximately 11:45 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from two adult female victims who said they…

Major School  Shuffle In McKinleyville

Major School Shuffle In McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Morris and Dow’s Prairie schools may be massively transformed in the coming school year, with all kindergarten through second-grade students going…

Grief follows ‘great tragedy’

Bryn Robertson Mad River Union ORLAND/ARCATA – A tragic accident on Thursday, April 10, involving the collision of a FedEx tractor-trailer and a chartered bus traveling from Los…

Another Woman Is Missing

Another Woman Is Missing

On 04-08-2014, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a missing person report from the mother of Jacqueline Joanne Sullivan, 39 years old. The mother…


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Entertainment

HSU Film Festival Poised For Take-Off

HSU Film Festival Poised For Take-Off

HUMBOLDT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL • Animations & Experimentals (eight films in each category): Wednesday, April 16 at…

Seventh Annual Big Time and Social Gathering

ARCATA – Humboldt State University hosts its seventh annual California Big Time and Social Gathering…

Experience Physical Reality

Experience Physical Reality

VAN DUZER THEATER – Physical Reality, this spring’s HSU dance concert, graces the Van Duzer…

ópera De Portuguese

ópera De Portuguese

GIST HALL – Audiences for this spring’s HSU Opera Workshop concerts will be among the…

Americaraoke: The Great Equalizer

Americaraoke: The Great Equalizer

Bryn Robertson Mad River Union NOHUM – It’s Wednesday evening inside a dimly lit bar,…

Nature Celebrated At Mack Art Night

Nature Celebrated At Mack Art Night

MACK TOWN – McKinleyville Art Night is Friday, March 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.…

A Beautiful Compulsion

A Beautiful Compulsion

Mark Larson Special to the Union BLUE LAKE – Ink addicts in large numbers gathered…

Northcoast Prep Art Show At Marsh Commons For Arts! Arcata

Northcoast Prep Art Show At Marsh Commons For Arts! Arcata

ARCATA MARSH COMMONS – Northcoast Preparatory Academy’s Senior Art Exhibition will be displayed at Arts Arcata…

Bumper Crop Of Spring Art At Arts! Arcata

Bumper Crop Of Spring Art At Arts! Arcata

ARCATA – Spring is in the air, and March’s Arts! Arcata promises a bumper crop…

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Editorial

Process: It’s All We Really Have

Process: It’s All We Really Have

The way to get rid of billboards was never to vandalize and destroy property, and the way to save them was never to talk about shooting people. The…

McKinleyville’s Trails: Don’t Let The Dream Be The Enemy Of The Reality

McKinleyville’s Trails: Don’t Let The Dream Be The Enemy Of The Reality

(Rambling Jack column from this week’s opinion page.) Jack Durham Mad River Union Listening to last week’s presentation by the McKinleyville Organizing Committee, one could understandably get the…

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

When The Natural Environment Was An ‘Eyesore’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: Two weeks ago, the City opened McDaniel Slough to the bay for the first time in 120 years. The previously landlocked…

Opinion Columns

Tom Morton: Pudding Denialism And The Politics Of Fear

Tom Morton: Pudding Denialism And The Politics Of Fear

Humboldt is standing at the brink of a precipice, the cusp of a crossroads. There’s a fork in the road and…

Nicole Barchilon Frank: Praying In The Lap Lane

Nicole Barchilon Frank: Praying In The Lap Lane

You cannot have it all, do it all, be it all. It is impossible to have a healthy body, family life,…

Police Logs

Arcata Police Log: We May Not Be Able To Use These Three Teeth

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union • Monday, January 6 8:12 p.m. A father and ex-husband attended a daughter’s basketball game in violation, said the mother, of…

Vitals

Obituary: Lisa Marie 1961-2014

Obituary: Lisa Marie 1961-2014

Lisa Marie left us on March 27, 2014, at the young age of 52, after surviving with cancer for 10 years. Lisa served Humboldt County as a…

Scamwatch

Craigslist Scammers Post Bogus Home Listings

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union FOREST AVENUE – Realtor Stephany Joy was holding an open house at a home on Forest Avenue lst Sunday when a…

Animals

Dogtown: Taking A Moment To Celebrate The Successes

Dogtown: Taking A Moment To Celebrate The Successes

Mara Segal I thought that perhaps my readers might like to hear some of the happy stories of shelter and rescue dogs this week. Sometimes we get so…

Business

Cannabis Grows, Hash, Firearms, Records Seized At Multiple Locations

Cannabis Grows, Hash, Firearms, Records Seized At Multiple Locations

HCSO Press Release On 04-16-2014, at approximately 10 a.m., the Humboldt Drug Task Force assisted by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a Humboldt County Superior Court…

Neighborhood

Trinidad Tidings: Start The Year With Art, Jazz, Stories, Salons

Patti Fleshner Trinidad Tidings Donna Haddock of Inner Center Fine Arts Institute presents five Friday Fine Art Salons in January. Salons will address the following topics: Jan.…

Election 2013

New Blood For McKinleyville Town Board

Note: The following is an updated version of the story that appeared in this week’s Union print edition. This article includes the new vote count released this…

Food

One Barn, Two Artists, 26 Years And A Re-imagined Mural

One Barn, Two Artists, 26 Years And A Re-imagined Mural

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM  – In its April 1, 1988 edition, Arcata’s Union newspaper reported on an enthusiastic young mural artist painting a…