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McKinley defacement probed as statue opponents deny involvement

McKinley defacement probed as statue opponents deny involvement

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – As Arcata Police try to find out who defaced the statue of William McKinley on the Plaza, supporters and opponents of Measure M continue to infer and at times outright accuse each other of committing the vandalism for political reasons. Meanwhile, those wishing to remove the

Trinidad Tidings: Council gets down to business in the seaside village

Trinidad Civic Club Co-Presidents Dana Hope and Jan West, Penne O’Gara and Gary Stillman led the CASA Kid Walk, “A Walk to Change Lives,” as a top fund raising team for the court appointed child advocate organization which trains individuals to mentor children in the court system. There were 31 Kid Walk teams last weekend.

Dogtown: Let Gloria come a-walkin’ down your street

This has been a big week for the shelter’s longest canine resident, Gloria. Gloria has been at the shelter since Dec. 23. That’s a long time to be in a kennel, even with warm floors, regular meals and a daily walk. Gloria is easy to overlook. She is in an end kennel, another mostly black

New channels give Jacoby Creek flooding relief, eco-boost

Mad River Union BAYSIDE – Last Wednesday, Oct. 3, just after 2:30 p.m., Jacoby Creek made a major breakthrough. That was when the last soil barrier between the creek and a vast network of new riparian channels was breached, allowing water to flow in and turn 11 acres of cow pasture into a marsh and

Politics pervade City Council meeting

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – With a complement of Arcata Police officers standing by in Council Chamber, the City Council processed matters political last week. The police were on hand to ensure that democracy could be conducted, following the shutdown of two successive council meetings and abrogation of press freedom in the

Home is Where the HeART is

Judy Longshore Special To The Union ARCATA – Paintings, pottery and photographs by local artists and others will be up for Silent Art Auction in benefit of Arcata House Partnership on Friday, October 12, during Arts! Arcata. This one-night-only event at the Feuerwerker Building, 854 Ninth St., between H and I Streets in Arcata, presents

Fly the friendly skies from ACV to Denver

UNITED AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE FROM HUMBOLDT COUNTY TO DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Fly Humboldt United Airlines, the Redwood Region Economic Development Commission announced today that United will begin nonstop service from Humboldt County (ACV) to Denver International Airport (DEN) starting June 7, 2019. First Departure On June 7, 2019 Tickets will be available for

Humboldt emergency notification systems you should know about

Humboldt CERT HUMBOLDT – Would you like to be notified in the event of a major emergency in your area? Emergency notification is offered by the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services (OES), along with the cities of Arcata, Eureka and Fortuna, and both Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods, which are set

Sloppy Zehndner paper fails to support its narrative

These interns rely on “guilt by association” throughout their paper, and draw an unsupported conclusion that Mr. Zehndner’s “history reflects him to be an opportunist who took advantage of the Indian indenture system in California.” According to the article, the most damning information about Mr. Zehndner seems to be that a 7-year-old girl named “Lucy”

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