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Humboldt State holding town hall meeting on The Village

Humboldt State holding town hall meeting on The Village

Humboldt State University press release On Monday, June 18, Humboldt State University will host a town hall meeting to answer questions about the University’s plan to operate the proposed Village Housing facility. The meeting will be in the Great Hall (College Creek complex) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend, and parking will

OysterFest to feature Lagunitas, Redwood Curtain and SeaQuake beers

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA –The OysterFest beer-broglio has either been resolved, or just gotten worse. But in any case, attendees at this weekend’s 28th Annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival will have a choice of delicious, thirst-slaking beers from three breweries – one hyperlocal, one regional and one regional/multinational. First reported by John

Arcata’s Legionnaires pledge to smash autocracy, announce burlesque show

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – On a warm, sunny Friday evening, only about one-10th of American Legion Post 274’s 111 members  turned out for the June 1 monthly meeting at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building. So most member vets missed out on the grandeur and pageantry of the swearing-in of the post’s

Will Mack Town ditch McKinley & change name?

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – While Arcata has spent a good part of the year quarreling over the legacy of President William McKinley and his bronze statue on the Plaza, McKinleyville has been mostly mum regarding its namesake. But at a May 30 meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), resident Linda

Humboldt State on Katie’s firing, who’s in charge, the difficulty of change

Mad River Union Note: The following email message was sent today from Humboldt State University to HSU personnel, station volunteers and members of the public who inquired about the recent firing of former KHSU Program and Operations Manager Katie Whiteside. – Ed. From: Craig C Wruck <[email protected]> Date: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 4:59 PM Subject:

Barn Fire lighting a blaze in Blue Lake

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The June calendar for The Logger Bar shows the Friday, June 8 listing as a band called Bonfire. That’s a typo but it might be an apt one: Barn Fire, a band described by its members as “crunchy Western Honky Tonk” or “low down and gritty Honky

Nonstop ACV-to-LAX service begins

HUMBOLDT COUNTY CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF UNITED AIRLINES NON-STOP SERVICE TO LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX) RREDC Press Release HUMBOLDT – Elected officials, business and community leaders, and the general public are celebrating the launch of United Airlines new non-stop service from Humboldt County to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).    “United is excited to

Interim Police Chief Rick Ehle starts work Monday

CITY OF ARCATA APPOINTS RICHARD EHLE AS INTERIM POLICE CHIEF Arcata, CA, June 7, 2018 – The City of Arcata announced today that Richard “Rick” Ehle has been appointed Arcata Police Department’s Interim Chief of Police. “Chief Ehle’s leadership will allow our existing personnel to maintain their current focus and his experience will provide opportunities

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