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A cow in McKinleyville as seen through a wet window. JD | Union

Brace yourself for rain and be careful driving

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The first real rainstorm of the season is expected to hit Humboldt late tonight, with the heaviest rainfall coming late Saturday and early Sunday morning. The National Weather Service issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook,” warning motorists that the roadways may be slick due to the buildup of oil that hasn’t

Opinion

Letters to the Editor Sept. 21, 2016

Walking to end Alzheimer’s My husband Alan was diagnosed with dementia nine months after we were married. I was 53 years old, he was 61. Before the end of our sixth year together, in July 2011, he had passed. I am wildly grateful for having had Alan in my life. But it still breaks my

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The Hum ~ Sat. 10/1 ~ Too Much Stuff

For decades, the first Saturday in October has always been busy for me — too busy. First, there’s Pastels on the Plaza, an explosion of color from artists wielding chalk, circling the square, all for the sake of kids and the Northcoast Children’s Services, fine folks who take care of our preschoolers. My boy went to

Sports

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HSU Football Visits Nebraska for Chadron Showdown

HSU Sports ARCATA – Humboldt State football hits the road this weekend and travels to face Chadron State Saturday for the first time in program history. Kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m. PT. The Lumberjacks dropped their second straight home game last week and moved to 2-2 overall and 1-2 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference

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Sales for Survivors to raise funds to support women’s health

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Saturday, Oct. 1 starts the month of shopping for survivors of breast cancer. Many stores, restaurants and other businesses around the county designate one day in October on which they donate a percentage of sales to the Breast and GYN Health Project. Others run specials on certain products

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The Hum ~ Sat. 10/1 ~ Too Much Stuff

For decades, the first Saturday in October has always been busy for me — too busy. First, there’s Pastels on the Plaza, an explosion of color from artists wielding chalk, circling the square, all for the sake of kids and the Northcoast Children’s Services, fine folks who take care of our preschoolers. My boy went to

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