Scenic highways goal gets bounced

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A draft General Plan Update goal of supporting a system of scenic roads continues to elude approval by the Board of Supervisors due to concerns about property rights issues. A staff-reworded goal statement that refers to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) scenic highway process was considered at



Companion Animals: Four rockin’ kitties

Octavia Stremple Need a kitten fix? Check out these four rockin’ kitties at Companion Animal Foundation. Sapphire and Topaz are two little gems, both tortie females, while their brothers Coal and Flint are black and grey respectively. All four are healthy and happy, prancing and playing around the adoption room. Come visit them and other



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 tough night of football; Panthers claw Tigers

John Ross Ferrara Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville High School is one win away from reaching the postseason after they trumped the Arcata High School Tigers 51-6 Friday night. Panthers Head Coach Sean Curry said his team has played at an inconsistent level and will need to practice hard over the bye week if

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