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Additional resources for Lawson case

Additional resources for Lawson case

Mad River Union ARCATA – Detectives are re-investigating every lead previously brought forth in the stabbing death of David Josiah Lawson on April 15, 2017, and they’re pursing new leads as well. Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer outlined the Arcata Police Department’s ongoing efforts to solve the homicide case in a memorandum recently provided to

Suspect caught after vandalism spree in Old Town Eureka

Eureka Police EUREKA – Between 09/11/2018 and 09-13-2018, Officers with the Eureka Police Department have responded to approximately 25 reports of vandalism to vehicles.  A majority of the reported damage to the vehicles was tires being slashed, however some victims also reported paint damage.  None of the victims could provide any suspect descriptions or reason

Local air quality improves

North Coast Air Quality Management District HUMBOLDT/DEL NORTE –  USFS Air Resource Advisors indicate that the Northern Humboldt and Del Norte area will experience light NW winds today, and that areas closer to the coast should have good air quality. Smoke impacts to coast areas from fires in Southwestern Oregon should also decrease. The Mill Creek 1

HSU Rushing Leader Ja’Quan Gardner Inks Deal with San Francisco 49ers

Andrew R Goetz Humboldt State Athletics ARCATA – When the San Francisco 49ers needed to fortify their rushing attack entering the fourth and final preseason game on Thursday night they didn’t need to look far. Former Humboldt State running back and all-time rushing leader Ja’Quan Gardner signed a three-year contract with the 49ers Tuesday, Aug.

College of the Redwoods Football season opener Saturday at HSU Redwood Bowl

College of the Redwoods ARCATA – College of the Redwoods Football will host its opening game on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1:00 p.m. CR will face Monterey Peninsula College at the Redwood Bowl on the Humboldt State University campus. Students and the public are invited to attend and cheer on the home team. Admission to

Print your Fictitious Business Name Statement and other legal advertising in the Mad River Union

In planning your placement of future legal notices in Humboldt County publications, please consider doing so in the Mad River Union (adjudicated as a Newspaper of General Circulation on Nov. 1, 2013 by Humboldt County Superior Court Judge W. Bruce Watson, Decree No. CV130613). Of the publications vying for your public notice dollar, you won’t

2018 Fall Activity Guide

Father, daughter rescued at North Jetty

Jack Durham Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – A woman who fell into the water at the North Jetty, and a father who jumped in to save her, were successfully rescued shortly after 1 p.m. today, Aug. 16. Both suffered minor abrasions, but were otherwise unharmed. Robert Blubaugh of Yreka said his 29-year-old daughter, Robin

Warning: Blue-green algae in local waterways

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae).  The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Mendocino

HSU to discontinue football after 2018 season

HSU Athletics HSU – Humboldt State University will discontinue its football program after the upcoming 2018 season. The move was announced earlier today, after coaches and players were informed. President Lisa Rossbacher described it as an unfortunate, but necessary, step in addressing the University’s structural deficit and protecting HSU’s core academic mission. She also emphasized

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