Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Arcata Fire’s directors serve their five divisions

Arcata Fire’s directors serve their five divisions

Rene Campbell Arcata Fire Board President The third Tuesday evening of every month you will find five people with differing backgrounds and experience serving on the Arcata Fire District Board. In conjunction with Fire Chief, they look at budget items, emergency equipment needs, and ways of educating the public around emergencies. The District was initially

Vote ensures road and public safety funds

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s public safety services and roads will continue their current levels of tax funding, as voting for local and state ballot measures supported them. The locally-advanced Measure O, which continues a half-cent sales tax for public safety services, was approved by voters while the statewide Proposition 6,

CERT training will help Humboldt survive the next disaster

Linda Nellist CERT Coalition Lead Instructor What is CERT? CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. Currently, Humboldt County has 9 CERT teams, with several new ones being formed. All CERT volunteers have been trained in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. They

Trinidad Tidings: Seaside village awaits results

Last week’s election left the composition of Trinidad City Council uncertain until absentee ballots are counted.  There were six candidates for three positions. Leading the vote count is Mayor Susan Rotwein. However, votes for incumbents Jim Baker, Dwight Miller and challenger Tom Davies are too close to call at this writing. The county election office

Blue Lake Notes: The award-winning peaceable hamlet

The Blue Lake Museum will have its Pints for Non-Profits event today, Nov. 14 at the Mad River Brewery, 195 Taylor Way, Blue Lake. My apologies in regards to information in my last column. I got the name of the band wrong. The band playing will be Old Dog, and music will take place from

Thanksgiving 2018 dinners and more

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Thanksgiving celebrations and other events have been scheduled for the annual holiday. This list may expand as further announcements roll in. Vegan Society of Humboldt Join the Vegan Society of Humboldt for the annual Thanksliving Potluck Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Humboldt Area

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