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There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

There are three Arcata City Council candidates for 2018

Mad River Union ARCATA – Of the seven individuals who took out nomination papers for Arcata City Council, four turned them in and three qualified to run. This afternoon, City Clerk Bridget Dory reported that the Humboldt County Office of Elections had found that just 17 of the 23 signatures on aspiring candidate Ryan Dale’s

Yak pack on fast track to bushwhack blowback

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It was nice while it lasted, the glimmer of goodwill projected by the two two-legged creatures among the five who live together in the Arcata Community Forest. A recent encounter with the infamous “yaksmen” and their animal companions went famously, with a passing bicyclist enjoying fresh milk

Arcata Fire may survey voters about tax increase

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA/MCKINLEYVILLE – The Arcata Fire District Board of Directors has decided to drop its plan to put a tax measure on the November ballot after learning that it would be impossible to meet the deadline for doing so. Instead, the district may hire a polling company to determine what kind

At The Market: Nicaraguan tamales and salsa

Alba López makes wonderful Nicaraguan tamales. They’re wrapped in banana leaves and the spices are blended into the masa – really different from Mexican tamales. And she makes homemade salsa and banana bread too. Stop by her booth at the McKinleyville Farmers’ Market on Thursday afternoons to pick up an easy dinner – pork, chicken,

Dogtown: Sammie and Dozer are ready to be sweet, sprightly partners

Redwood Pals Rescue is very dependent on our foster network. We don’t have a physical facility where we can keep dogs, though the shelter is always generous in allowing us some time to find placements for the dogs when space allows. Sometimes our dogs go to foster homes where the people waiver about fostering or

LoCO gets Drooz’d

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Another local news organization, the Lost Coast Outpost (LoCO), has received a demand letter from Deborah Drooz, Esq., the Los Angeles attorney representing Humboldt State University Vice President Craig Wruck. Over the last several days, Drooz has sent the Mad River Union letters accusing it of false

McKinley EIR ready after election, statue supporters cite fantastic figures

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Rebuttals to the arguments have been received for and against Measure M, the ballot measure which would reverse the City Council’s Feb. 21 decision to remove the statue of William McKinley from the Arcata Plaza. At last week’s City Council meeting, Community Development Director David Loya said

Arcata council incumbents, aspirants getting serious

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union Note: This story includes material previously published online. – Ed. ARCATA – With two four-year Arcata City Council seats available this November and a host of pressing issues at hand, incumbents and outsiders alike are joining the candidate queue. As of Monday morning, some seven possible candidates have taken

Union gets second letter from HSU VP’s attorney, KHSU staffer got one too

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Mad River Union has received a second letter from Deborah Drooz, Esq., attorney for Humboldt State University Vice President Craig Wruck and his wife, Elizabeth. The latest letter, dated Aug. 6, is a flattened pdf document scanned at a slight angle from the original (see below).

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