Openings on McKinleyville Recreation Advisory Committee

OPENINGS ON MCKINLEYVILLE REC COMMITTEE The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) announces two regular voting member vacancies and two alternate member vacancies on the Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC). The purpose of the committee is to make recommendations to the district’s board of directors regarding plans, policies, programs and projects relating to McKinleyville’s parks, facilities, open



OPINION: Who dares to ask, ‘Have you no decency, sir?’

That historic question, aimed at rabble-rouser Joe McCarthy in 1954, effectively ended the Senate career of the notorious Wisconsin Republican. The nation, indulging in one of its chronic fits of political paranoia, had embraced McCarthy during the Red Scare. He willfully exaggerated the threat of Communist subversion in Washington for political gain. Mao Tse-tung had



FILM REVIEW: ‘Mary Jane’ more than pot porn

Lauraine Leblanc & Jack Durham Mad River Union EUREKA – After much fundraising, hijinks and anticipation, Mary Jane: A Musical Potumentary opened to a packed house at the Eureka Theatre last Friday. The film, directed by Emmy-nominated director John Howarth, is an enhanced version of Mary Jane: The Musical, a hit theatrical production featured in


Victorious start for Humboldt Crabs

Kevin Wyart & Erik Fraser Humboldt Crabs ARCATA – Opening weekend of the Humboldt Crabs season offered up a little bit of everything — a new tradition in the “Fan Fest” at the Arcata Ball Park on Thursday night, a solid opening night win on Friday, a laugher of a game in a Saturday night



Companion Animals: Kittens beautiful like a rainbow

What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special.   – Morris Dees There is no lone color that might surpass the combined beauty of every color, and so we at Companion Animal



McKinleyville postcards

At the Mad River Union office, Editor & Publisher Jack Durham maintains a small collection of McKinleyville postcards, scrounged from garage sales and antique shows. The cards provide a glimpse into McKinleyville’s past.