Todd Allen Lindgren

Man deemed ‘armed and dangerous’ arrested in McKinleyville after short struggle

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office McKINLEYVILLE – On Wednesday, May 4 at about 10:50 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious person in the area of the 700 block of Kelly Avenue in McKinleyville. Upon arrival, deputies met with 27=year-old Todd Allen Lindgren. Deputies conducted a records check through the Sheriff’s


Rambling Jack

Rambling: Over the Manila Dunes and to the beach

We walked to the beach behind our home in Manila last Wednesday, as we often do, and made our way up and over the dunes and through the green and gold beach grass that occasionally jabs you with its sharp ends, but never leaves a mark, just a fleeting pain like a pinprick. The dogs


Minor Theatre gets major reboot

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – The Minor Theatre is getting close to being ready for its close-up. While the reboot is almost in the can and historical continuity is being honored, “permit issues” have kept the official opening date unclear. “We’re doing a whole one-eighty,” Merrick McKinlay said. “Coming Attractions [the Ashland, Ore.


MOTHER’S DAY RUN Board members at the Atalanta Run & Walk last year included, from left,  Kate Green, Kathie Hamilton Gentry, Suzanne Pasztor, Laura McEwen and Melinda Wilson.                           Submitted photo

Run for women’s health on Mother’s Day

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – Every year they run – daughters, mothers, grandmothers. Generations of women have been running in the Atalanta Victory Run and Walk for 35 years. The Sunday, May 8 run is sponsored by the North Coast Co-op and the Six Rivers Running Club with proceeds benefiting the Breast and



Obituary: William Stephen Linton

William Stephen Linton was born Dec. 28, 1951 at Santa Monica Hospital, the third child of Dr. William and Maxine Linton. A good student, he did well at Roosevelt Elementary, Lincoln Junior High and Santa Monica High School. He was an excellent wrestler in high school and particularly sharp in math and science. He went



PHOTOS: Firefighters burn down McKinleyville house

BURN BABY BURN The Arcata Fire District hosted a training session Saturday at 2200 McKinleyville Ave. in McKinleyville. Firefighters with Arcata Fire, the Fieldbrook Fire, Blue Lake Fire and Humboldt Bay spent the  day training before burning the house down to the ground. “Training burns are a valuable tool in teaching our firefighters the ability