Madrone wins Fifth District seat

Mad River Union FIFTH DISTRICT – By a narrow  margin, Steve Madrone beat Ryan Sundberg in the race for Fifth District Supervisor. A Post Election Update, released minutes ago by the Humboldt County Elections Division, shows that Madrone beat incumbent candidate Sundberg by 103 votes. Madrone received 3,453 votes, or 50.63 percent, while Sundberg received


Letters to the Editor June 13, 2018

KHSU firing unexplained Three weeks ago long-time KHSU employee Katie Whiteside was fired. I had just seen Katie on a Sunday and spoke with her about coming back as a host and editor for Through the Eyes of Women. On Monday I arranged an interview with an internationally acclaimed author.   On Tuesday I emailed



Crabs to honor Scott Eskra on June 6

    The Crabs will honor one of their own, former Crabs third baseman Scott Eskra on Wednesday, June 6. Fans are asked to wear his number 24 or his initials to the ballpark. Eskra died at the young age of 42 in an industrial accident last March in Hydesville. He was inducted into the


Dogtown: Start your summer with Sweet Pea

Mid-June is always a slower time for dog adoptions as families are frantically getting through the last weeks of school. We wish the graduates of every grade our congratulations and a happy start to summer! For those considering a new canine buddy to share some summer fun, now is a great time to come check


Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, Before and After

On Wednesday, Jan.10, the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse was moved from the bluff on Edwards Street, where it has stood since 1949, down to the entrance to the parking lot on harbor property owned by the Trinidad Rancheria. For a short video of the move, click here. For a longer video click here. Below are some