CHP chases golf cart on freeway at 10 mph

CHP Press Release In the early morning hours of October 24, 2014, 35 year old Cory Pearson, a Post release Community Supervision parolee, reportedly stole a golf cart from the Sun Valley Bulb Farm in Arcata. Pearson, while under the influence of methamphetamine, was driving the stolen golf cart on Lamphere Road in Arcata. At 7:46 a.m.,


Roger Mullins

Obituary: Roger Mullins, 1950-2014

Roger Mullins passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, with his wife, Marcia, by his side. Roger was born on Feb. 14, 1950 in Coweta, Okla., to Daniel Mullins and Helen Appleby. He graduated from Hoopa High School in 1969 and immediately after graduation served in the U.S. Army. He was selected as part of


Recent GMO-related Letters to the Editor

What if we’re wrong on GMOs? Measure P has a lot of people asking: Is it possible that genetic engineering could have unintended consequences? One group of “experts” says, “Yes,” and those who stand to benefit from GMOs say, “No.” When there’s a profit motive to take a particular position, I tend to not trust



Ready, set… glue!

John Ross Ferrara Mad River Union CREAMERY DISTRICT – Armed with hot glue guns, scissors and duct tape, four teams of two entered the Arcata Playhouse arena to redefine sport at the second annual Rebel Craft Rumble. Organized by SCRAP Humboldt, the fundraiser pitted Humboldt’s fiercest crafters against one another in a winner-take-all gauntlet of



A spirited Homecoming for Arcata High

  John Ross Ferrara Mad River Union ARCATA – When head coach Dave Newton’s 15-man roster was beaten and exhausted from the demanding workload by halftime, he called upon star running back Conner Cox to take over as quarterback. The Tigers debuted a consistent wildcat offense in the second half of Friday night’s homecoming game

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